POSITIVE, CARING AND SAFE LEARNING
Bobby Odom, a specific learning disability paraprofessional at Falcon Elementary School of Technology, is honored during “Fantastic 49” recognition Jan. 12, ahead of a Board of Education meeting in District 49. When he works with students, Odom, who retired from the Air Force, shows a high level of respect and integrity, according to principal Malinda Keck.
"They shop for their brothers and sisters," said RJ Berry, bus driver, "not even knowing they have anything waiting for them."
Boosterthon activities at Odyssey Elementary School culminate with a fun run Nov. 30. Students earned $8000 in pledges for new playground equipment while learning about leadership and healthy choices.
"We enjoy the opportunity to see the artwork from our students across the district," said Gene Hammond, District 49 transportation director. "To see the importance of safety on our buses through the eyes of those we serve reminds us of the important job we do each day."
Learning about weather and being on television was a highlight of the day for third grade students at OES on May 4.
Choir students from nine elementary schools performed at the District 49 Music Festival on May 3.
Fifth-grader Lily Lyons, 11, turns her thumb up with a team from Evans International Elementary School during a regional Battle of the Books competition April 14 at Colorado College in Colorado Springs.
Third-grader Alayah Ashley, 8, watches Dr. Ron Furstenau, a professor of chemistry at the U.S. Air Force Academy, explain the low boiling point of liquid nitrogen, during a family night March 10 at Odyssey Elementary School in District 49.
Finding Clarity: An Odyssey With Dyslexia
The LEx program at OES is the first of its kind program in Colorado schools that incorporates different learning techniques and opportunities into the larger classroom environment for students that display some of the characteristics of dyslexia. Students in the program not only receive specialized learning time with a highly-trainied specialist each day, but their traditional, larger classroom setting also utilizes techniques that meet their unique learning style. Watch this 20 minute documentary to see the impact its making to students.
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM 5th Grade Music Program
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Valentine's Day Dance
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PTA Meeting
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM 1st Grade Music Program