• VRHS Shines for Homecoming 2019

    番茄app社区成人As the sun set on a partly cloudy Friday night, a week’s worth of homecoming excitement came to a clear crescendo at the Vista Ridge High School stadium. Steadily the bleachers filled for the matchup against District 20 foe, Rampart High.

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  • D49 Teachers Win “Extra Yard” Recognition from AFA

    Two teachers in District 49 scored regional recognition for going above and beyond in their classrooms. Amy Levi, third-grade teacher at Ridgeview Elementary, and Kortney Sorensen, P.E./health teacher at Falcon High School, were selected as honorees in the Air Force Academy’s “Extra Yard for Teachers” campaign.

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  • SRES Super Day of Science

    番茄app社区成人Springs Ranch Elementary School students participated in “Super Day of Science,” on Sept. 13. Colorado College physics students volunteered their services for the day’s events as they prepared interactive science demonstration shows.

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  • 2019 D4.9k Run/Walk

    2019 Running of the D4.9k Run/Walk

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  • Former NBA Star Sparks Passion Within Firebirds

    P.E. teacher Jedd Sims wanted a lesson for his Falcon Middle School students different from the rest. “I’m a big basketball fan and thought it would be unique for our kids to meet a former NBA player,” Sims shared. That’s when he learned about the Denver Nuggets Community Ambassadors.

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  • Inspiration View Staff Offers Sneak Peek of New School

    番茄app社区成人D49 Chief Education Officer Peter Hilts looked out over a small crowd Monday, July 22. "How many of you out here are going to be students at Inspiration View?” He asked. "Raise your hands high!”

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  • Therapy Dogs Support Students in Extended School Year Program

    Aaliyah Russell, sophomore at SCHS with Hillary Douglas, learning specialist, visiting therapy dogs during the GO TEAM’s Tuesday morning visits to the extended school year program students.

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  • Staff, Students Demonstrate Passion for Leadership

    番茄app社区成人Team members and students work hard every day to make District 49 the “Best Choice to Learn, Work and Lead.” During the June 13 Fantastic 49 festivities, the Board of Education recognized a group of honorees for their commitment to leading in D49.

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  • VRHS Class of 2019, You Are Dismissed!

    番茄app社区成人A formidable train of black fabric meandered into the Broadmoor World Arena the evening of Saturday, May 25. A Vista Ridge High School senior from the class of 2019 filled each billowing ebony robe -- the required dress for more than 330 student participants in the VRHS graduation ceremony.

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  • Falcon High Class of '19 Soars into New Season of Life

    番茄app社区成人At 1:00 p.m. Saturday, May 25, more than 260 Falcon High seniors walked together for their last assembly as FHS students. In flowing robes of green and gold, the class of 2019 strode single-file to find their seats for a commencement ceremony at the Broadmoor World Arena.

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Charter School Request for Proposals

  • All District charter school applicants must file this intent to apply form with the District by March 15, 2019 before submitting an application to the Board of Education. This provides formal notice to the Falcon 49 School District regarding the applicant’s intention to submit a new school proposal to open in the 2020-2021 school year.

    The deadline for applications is May 3, 2019; therefore, the Intent to Apply form must be submitted no later than close of business of March 15, 2019. The intent to apply form may be returned by in person to the iConnect Zone office at 3850 Pony Tracks Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80922 or e-mail to afranko@d49.org. This form should also be the first document included in the charter school application.


    Request for Proposals

    Charter School Application 2019


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  • Register Bus Riders for School Year 19-20

    The 19-20 school year is here! We want to equip our students for success and make sure they get to school safely and on time. We invite our families to register bus riders today!

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  • School Meal Accounts Must Have Funds in May

    番茄app社区成人Starting May 1, student accounts must be funded to purchase meals. No students will be allowed to charge additional debt to their meal account. While District 49 often affords flexibility for young children in its elementary schools, each school year must end with all accounts current.

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  • D49 Incorporating Emergency Alert System

    Dear D49 Families, We are pleased to tell you about an important step forward to fulfill our year-long strategic objective to enhance safety and security at our schools. On Monday, April 1, Sand Creek High School will begin a pilot program of the Blue Point Alert System.

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iConnect Zone

  • Rather than geographical boundaries, District 49's iConnect Zone encompasses schools and programs acting on new and innovative ideas in education, or those seeking to serve students in exceptional circumstances. iConnect Zone's schools represent a wide range of approaches to education, but each of them has in common a genuine commitment to student centered learning environments. We're exploring new and exciting opportunities in the world of education.

School District 49

  • Financial Transparency District 49 prepares students, in a safe and caring environment, to be successful, competent and productive citizens in a global society. Our teachers, administrators and staff members are committed to the creation of educational environments where all children can maximize their individual learning potential. Further, we are committed to meeting students' needs in all domains: academic, social and physical. An emphasis in all activities will be toward empowering students to take an active role in their own learning.