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VFW Post 6461 Secretary, Americanism Chairman Show Mesa Students how to Properly Unfold, Refold an American Flag

Fountain VFW Post 6461 Secretary Rena Cales, (shown at left in these photos) and Americanism Chairman Belinda Skibba (at right) recently showed first and second grade students at Mesa Elementary in...

 

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Scrimmage at Widefield

By Carolyn Stephen, Communication Specialist – WSD3 Last fall, Widefield School District 3 held a FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Scrimmage at Janitell Junior High. The event was a great way for elementary...

 

Mesa Elementary Students Make Valentine's Day Cards for Veterans

Prior to Valentine's Day, VFW Post 6461 Americanism Chairman Belinda Skibba teamed up with some teachers and students at Mesa Elementary School in Fountain to make 150 Valentine's Day cards for...

 

New Program Launches Aragon Elementary in a Transformative New Direction

Each school day, all students at Aragon Elementary begin their day with a Morning Meeting. This practice is just one of the Elementary Classroom Practices outlined in the newly-implemented Responsive...

 

Superintendent's Scholars from District 8 Middle Schools Honored at Luncheon

Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 hosted its second annual Superintendent's Scholars Luncheon for middle school students Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Beckett Event Center. This event was created to...

 

Commissioners Honor Five Inspiring Youths

The Board of El Paso County Commissioners recently approved a Proclamation recognizing Jan. 17, as iInspire Day to honor five youths who have overcome adversity and inspired others. Zaire Crockett,...

 

Balloons Fill the Skies over Talbott STEAM Innovative School in Memory of Beloved Principal Tracy Vsetecka

A balloon release in memory of Talbott STEAM Innovation School Principal Tracy Vsetecka, who died Jan. 31, was held recently outside the school on the basketball court. Staff, students, parents, and...

 

Welte Education Center Hosts Community Block Party

A Community Block Party was held recently at Welte Education Center in Fountain. For all the photo highlights click the following link: https://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pd...

 

School District Eight News

Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight trains throughout the year with various staff groups on safety scenarios. Over the Winter break, many new staff volunteered their time on a Friday afternoon...

 

School District Three News

CASB Student Achievement Award Presented to MiLL Program Participants By Samantha Briggs, Director of Communication, Widefield School District 3 The manufacturing and construction programs at the Manu...

 

Watson Junior High Recognizes Watson's Best Students for November

Watson's Best is a program recognizing the best and brightest students of Watson Junior High School.  Students are selected monthly, by each department, in the categories of kindness, academics,...

 

To Kick Off 2019, National Speaker Manny Scott Inspires D-8 Teachers/Staff

Motivational Speaker Manny Scott recently visited School District Eight to share with staff about his experiences growing up and the teachers who had a positive impact on his trajectory to adulthood....

 

District Eight School Board's Honorees from November and December's Meetings

For all the photo highlights click the following link: https://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/alternate/d8schoolboardhonorsnovanddec_2019-1-2-19.pdf...  PDF

 

District Eight Students Makes Sure Fellow D8 Families

On Thursday, Nov. 15, Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 )FFC8) students gave out hundreds of turkeys and meals to FFC8 families in need for the holiday season. Thousands of items of food were... Full story

 

Janitell Junior High Teacher KaileeTimms Receives Extra Yard for Teachers Award

Recently, Air Force athletics representatives and the AFA mascot, The Bird, surprised Janitell Junior High choir teacher Kailee Timms with The College Football Playoff (CFP) Extra Yard for Teachers...

 

School District 3 Shares Bond Projects Update

By the Widefield School District 3 Bond Oversight Committee As teachers and students settle into the school year routine and parents resume chaperoning their children to various extra-curricular...

 

District Eight School Board Recognitions

Featured are the recognitions from Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight's Board Meetings held September 19 and October 24. To see the all the photo highlights click the following link:...  PDF

 

Students Beautify New Community Clothing Closet

FFCHS art students Alyssa Lee and Desiree Leandre, along with teacher Stephanie Moon, recent painted a mural in the Fountain Community Clothing Closet, hosted and run by Fountain-Fort Carson School...

 

 FFCHS Sophomore Honored as Youth Volunteer of the Quarter

FFCHS sophomore Abigail Attiogbe serves as a youth volunteer on Fort Carson for the both the Iron Horse Clinic and the Red Cross office. Whether it be running labs, taking messages, cleaning...

 

Judges Needed for DECA Leadership Conference at FFCHS

Fountain-Fort Carson High School will be hosting a DECA Leadership Conference on Thursday, Dec. 6, at the high school, 900 Jimmy Camp Road in Fountain. Almost 400 DECA students will be participating and approximately 75 judges are needed....

 

School Districts Host Event Focused on Surviving School Life

Widefield School District, Fountain-Fort Carson School District, and Fountain Communities That Care have teamed up to put on a mental health and wellness event they are calling Surviving School: Tools to Navigate Life Challenges.  The event will...

 

Superheroes Are Everywhere

The theme of this year's annual District 3 Community Day Parade, Superheroes Are Everywhere, was perfectly summed up in this photo of a youngster dressed as Batman carrying a sign that read "Keep...

 

For School District 3's Community Day Parade Superheroes Were Everywhere

The theme of this year's annual Widefield School District 3 Community Day Parade was Superheroes Are Everywhere, and as you can see in these photos, there were many of them appearing in the parade....

 

Grizzlies Defeat Glads in Annual Rivalry Game

Mesa Ridge shutout Widefield 27-0 Saturday in the annual District 3 rivalry football game. It was the fourth straight victory for the Grizzlies over the Glads....

 

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