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2015-2016 News

  • Exploring Colorado: Camp Helps Students Develop Language, Friendships

    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.

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  • Patriot Learning Center Graduation, 2016

    More than 70 graduates and GED recipients were honored May 26 at the school.

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  • Students Present Business Plans to Entrepreneurs

    Tenth-grader Mattison Heckel, 17, presents Chance Dog Training, a business that focuses on helping dog owners, to a panel of community members May 26 at the Falcon Homeschool Program.

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  • Springs Studio For Academic Excellence Graduation, 2016

    More than 80 graduates received diplomas May 20 at The Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs.

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  •  RMPEx Foothills Award

    District 49 Earns RMPEx Foothills Award

    “By benchmarking our processes against high-performing enterprises in education and other industries, we can see more clearly where we are already excellent and where we have the most need to improve,” District 49 Peter Hilts, chief education officer, said.

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2014-2015 News

  • Class of 2015: Patriot Learning Center

    Patriot Learning center graduates turn their tassel May 21 during a commencement ceremony.

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  •  Paul Austin with student design drag racing boats.

    Grant Propels Learning at PLC

    Paul Austin, science educator at Patriot Learning Center, will use a $4200 Teachers and Technology grant from CenturyLink to purchase a 3D printer. Austin and his students will use the 3D printer to create different propellers in a boat drag racing unit. "Without this grant, there's no way we could do the tinkering phase of the project," said Austin. "It isn't cost effective and there's no way we'd be able to wait for a manufacturer to do that process for us."

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  • PPSEL Students Present Hundreds of Semester Expeditions

    Kindergartner Cassie Johnson, 6, tells principal Don Knapp that “engineers make machines to make life easier” during a gallery night May 20 at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning in District 49.

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  • Class of 2015: Falcon Virtual Academy

    Fifty-six students graduated from Falcon Virtual Academy on May 15. This is the last graduating class from FVA as it will evolve into Springs Studio for Academic Excellence during the summer.

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  • BOE Honors Bonavita As Colorado Online, Blended Counselor Of The Year

    Dale Bonavita, counselor at Falcon Virtual Academy, explains her recognition by the Colorado Department of Education as online and blended counselor of the year during a Board of Education meeting May 14 in District 49.

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  • Students Honor Supporters at Annual FVA Capping Ceremony

    "I chose you because you were quite fun to talk to and work with throughout my high school career and encouraged me regularly to pursue greater heights in my writing of which I am so fond of," wrote Johnathan Dillard about FVA teacher Jill Pellegrini, "Thank you enough for being such an amazing teacher." Pellegrini placed the graduation cap on Dillard's head at the school's annual capping ceremony.

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  •  Jay Barnish, a senior at Falcon Virtual Academy, grabs a computer April 21.

    Gymnast Finds Balance In Blended Learning

    "Gymnastics is easier to focus on because of the flexibility I have at Falcon Virtual Academy," said Jay Barnish, who recently qualified for the U.S. Gymnastics Junior Olympic National Championships. "I get more time in the gym when I need it because of the freedom."

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  • District Battle of the Books Arms Students for Regional

    Evans International Elementary School fifth-grader Alexis Gonzalez, 11, discusses a question about a story April 9 during a districtwide Battle of the Books competition at Evans International Elementary School in District 49.

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  • Students Study Drumming Basics, History

    Eighth-graders Veron McCarty and Autumn Koehler practice on a conga drum Feb. 9 at Falcon Virtual Academy.

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  •  Carlos Contreras, a Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC midfielder, shows off his soccer skills.

    Imagine Indigo Ranch Students Kick It With New Football Club

    Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC players Carlos Contreras, Josh Phillips and Jaime McGuinness spoke to sixth, seventh and eighth grade students Feb. 6 at Imagine Indigo Ranch.

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2013-2014 News

  •  Graduate Daniella Conway

    Hundreds Gather for Patriot Learning Center Commencement

    Graduate Daniella Conway, 18, takes a seat after being awarded a $1,000 Coca-Cola scholarship during a commencement ceremony May 22 at Patriot Learning Center in Falcon School District 49.

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  •  FVA's Mikaela Lowry

    51 Honored at FVA Commencement

    Mikaela Lowry, 19, is recognized as Falcon Virtual Academy's first four-year student during a commencement ceremony May 16 at Falcon Virtual Academy in Falcon School District 49.

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  • GED Prep Program Helping to Boost Earnings Potential

    Hillary Dennis of Peyton studies mathematics during a GED prep class Feb. 18, 2014, at Patriot Learning Center in Falcon School District 49.

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  • Seventh grader Caity Chudzinski

    PPSEL Summits in Reading Scores

    Seventh grader Caity Chudzinski, 12, watches classmate Jessie Harvilicz, 11, offer important questions, concerning Marco Polo's journey across the Silk Road hundreds of years ago, Aug. 21, 2013, at Pikes Peak School of Expeditionary Learning in Falcon School District 49.

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  • RMCA Breaks Ground for New Building

    Sixteen students help break ground Sept. 27, 2013, during a Rocky Mountain Classical Academy ceremony in Colorado Springs.

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