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Description:Dream of Teaching Made Possible for Three Staff For three paraprofessionals in District 49, fitting college into their demanding schedule is a dream come true and a chance to cultivate their life’s mission. Comments (-1) “Extra Yard” Recognition 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. Comments (-1) SRES Super Day of Science 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. Comments (-1) 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. Comments (-1) Grant Dollars Bring Physics to Life with New Tech in FHS Classroom FHS students are performing an experiment similar to one Galileo attempted 400 years ago in Tim Cerniglia’s Physics 1 class using some updated technology. Working with a $5,000 grant awarded by Century Link, Cerniglia purchased new technology to add practical application to his students’ coursework. Comments (-1) Sand Creek Stings for Homecoming Friday the thirteenth and a harvest full moon proved to be good luck for the Sand Creek Scorpions for their homecoming football game vs. Cheyenne Mountain on Sept. 13. Scorpions stung their opponents in a 21-6 victory. Comments (-1) Team Members Honored for Serving, Supporting Others Staff across District 49 dedicate themselves to helping both students and colleagues. At the heart of how they treat each other and their work is the D49 cultural compass, which emphasizes care and respect. The board of education recognized four individuals during Fantastic 49 festivities before the regular board meeting September 12 for their commitment to serving others. Comments (-1) Team Members Make the Grade as Teachers of the Year A distinguished group of District 49 teachers received accolades from building leaders, parents and students to move to the head of the class as their school’s Teacher of the Year for the 2018-19 school year. Comments (-1) New Year, New Leadership for Stetson Elementary Stetson Raiders returned for another year of learning Aug. 2. The day marked a fresh start for both students and Principal Beth Dowdy, who will serve as the school’s new leader for the 2019-20 school year. Comments (-1) HMS Panthers Fearlessly Stroll Into New Year For some students returning to class Aug. 1, big goals are already on the horizon. Excellent grades and exemplary behavior have consistently been part of their history, and now it’s about closing the chapter in middle school with the same track record. Comments (-1) Springs Ranch Welcomes Kindergartners to the New School Year Springs Ranch Elementary School welcomed kindergartners to the first day of their educational journey on July 31, 2019. Students and parents were welcomed by principal James Kyner and teachers to the building and classrooms. Comments (-1)
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