Emmanuel Lozano Padilla, 13, wraps duct tape around PVC pipes for a shelter concept June 3 outside the Creekside Success Center in District 49. Originally from El Salvador, he previously attended schools in Mexico.
“We learned how to push ourselves to make stuff and learn how to use the resources at hand,” said Isaac Fraire, an eleventh-grader who served as a programmer for the team. Isaac explained that this isn’t like a traditional class, “there isn’t one figure, one person who we could always go to and ask for help.”
"A leader doesn't have to be perfect," said Sophia Mayhugh, seventh grade at Springs Studio for Academic Excellence when asked what she learned at the annual District 49 Middle School Leadership Conference at Sand Creek High School April 15. "A leader makes mistakes, but always tries to do the next right thing."
Eighth-graders Summer Brownsberger, 13, and Ryan Foster, 13, study a professional letter template Feb. 26 at Skyview Middle School. Students in Jennifer Newberg’s eighth grade science class have been studying space, researching the 2006 controversy of Pluto losing it’s status as a planet.
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Trevor Romain, author and illustrator, meets with students May 13 at Falcon Middle School in District 49. While serving in the army of his native country, South Africa, he was inspired to assist children through hardships. Now a resident of Austin, Texas, Romain has published dozens of self-help children’s books—selling more than 1 million copies.
Tenth-grader Caleb Gilbert, 15, of Vista Ridge High School explains how assistive technologies have supported his academic career during “Fantastic 49” recognition Feb. 12, ahead of a monthly Board of Education meeting in District 49.
A child speaks with Santa Claus, played by retired firefighter Jim DeGeorge, after shopping for his family Dec. 6 during Santa’s Toy Express at the transportation department in District 49. Fifty-one students, most 4-8 years old, received a call this year from the “elves” of Santa’s Toy Express.
Eighth-grader Abigail Williamson, 12, sings “The Call” by Regina Spektor during a Veterans Day performance Nov. 11 at Fort Carson, Colo.
Playoff football game against Windsor draws local NBC affiliate to Vista Ridge High School
Jeanne Hornberger, kitchen manager at Sand Creek High School, explains to Board of Education directors how she earned a Louise Sublette Award of Excellence in School Nutrition, considered the highest honor a school nutrition manager can earn, Aug. 14 ahead of a meeting in District 49.
Physical education teacher Tony Marino talks about Skyview Middle School's $2,500 Colorado Healthy School Champions award during a Board of Education meeting May 8 in Falcon School District 49.
Eleven-year old Katarina Lucardie had a secret she couldn’t hide any longer. She wanted to tell it. She wrote a note.