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Jackson In Action 83 Foundation Scholarship Accepting Applications

Jackson In Action 83 Foundation is accepting applications for the Salute to Scholars scholarships. The scholarship application is open to graduating seniors with military affiliatio... — Updated 5/11/2022


District 8 Board of Education recognizes the achievements of students

The Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 Board of Education recognized a number of students and student groups for their achievements at the April 20 board mee... — Updated 5/10/2022


Fountain-Fort Carson High School raises money for Make-A-Wish

The students of Fountain-Fort Carson High School recently raised money to support Make-A-Wish Colorado and its mission to create life-changing wishes for children with critical... — Updated 5/10/2022


Fountain Valley Scholars honors 25 local high school students

Thanks to generous sponsors and fundraising efforts throughout the year, Fountain Valley Scholars was able to give out 25 scholarships to high school seniors in Widefield School... — Updated 5/10/2022

 By WSD3    Schools

WHS student gets real-world experience in music industry

Secorra Nicholas is mixing and mastering her way into the music industry. "I've always loved music and I've always wanted to produce my own music," said Nicholas. Nicholas is in the... — Updated 5/3/2022


FFCHS sends 21 students to state FBLA competition

FBLA students from Fountain-Fort Carson High School brought home many awards and honors from the State Leadership Conference held in Aurora recently.  FFCHS took 21 students to... — Updated 5/3/2022


Ensemble from FFCHS is 'Superior'

Fountain-Fort Carson High School's Wind Ensemble performed at CBA State in Fort Collins last week, and it was the first time in 10 years that FFC has performed at State. Thirty-two... — Updated 5/3/2022


WSD3 gets 'In Harmony'

Four Widefield School District 3 elementary schools and a few high school students represented the district very well at the Southern Colorado In Harmony Festival. Of the six... — Updated 5/3/2022


Construction of new Trojan Arena at FFCHS on track for fall 2023

Construction of the new Trojan Arena at Fountain-Fort Carson High School is noticeable from miles away, thanks to the large cranes on site. The district noted these are two of the... — Updated 4/19/2022


Students medal at Skills USA

Six students from Widefield School District 3's MiLL program competed in the Skills USA competition in April. Skills USA is a nonprofit association that serves students preparing... — Updated 4/19/2022


Notice of Board of Education Meeting

The regular meeting of the Board of Education of Widefield School District 3 will be held in the board room of the administration building, 1820 Main Street, on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. The agenda for the meeting is... — Updated 4/13/2022

 By Mike Alexander    Schools

Hands-on learning alive and well

It may not look like it, but this is a picture of a vending machine, built by the Principles of Engineering class at Mesa Ridge High School. The class, taught by Bob Zanzig, built t... — Updated 4/13/2022


Student goes for Gold in Scholastic art competition

Fountain-Fort Carson High School student Colton Wood has won Gold at the national level of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Colton submitted a 5-minute animation, "The Over... — Updated 4/13/2022


WSD3 keeping kids engaged in summer

For the second year, Widefield School District 3 is planning fun summer classes for students in grades 6-12 through the Summer Engagement Academy. Offerings are unique and diverse,... — Updated 4/5/2022


Spelling bee champs

After being postponed several times due to inclement weather, the Widefield School District 3 elementary spelling bee finally took place Friday, March 18. Winners were as follows:... — Updated 3/22/2022

 By Karin Hill    Schools

WSD3's Webster Elementary breaks ground on major expansion

Webster Elementary School held a groundbreaking ceremony on March 16 to mark the start of major expansion. The school will be adding 10 classrooms and a gym on the south side of... — Updated 3/22/2022


Line tech scholarships available

The city of Fountain Electric Department has announced a new partnership with the Trinidad State College Foundation that aims to assist graduating students in the Fountain Valley to pursue a career through the Rocky Mountain Line... — Updated 3/22/2022

 By Christy McGee    Schools

FFC8 scholars luncheons

On Feb. 9, Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 Superintendent Dr. Keith Owen recognized over 150 students from Fountain Middle School and Carson Middle School for earning a 4.0... — Updated 3/15/2022


Speech, speech! WSD3 elementary students talk resiliency

All elementary schools in Widefield School District 3 participated in a speech competition last week. This year's event included D3 My Way and James Madison Charter Academy.... — Updated 3/9/2022


WSD3 celebrates Read Across America Day

The 25th annual National Education Association (NEA) Read Across America Day anticipated millions of readers, both young and old, would pick up a book and read. Military-connected... — Updated 3/8/2022


FFCHS success at HOSA

Fountain-Fort Carson High School recently sent students to the state HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) competition in Denver. FFCHS had five students who were able to... — Updated 3/8/2022


WSD3 future health professionals compete

Future health professionals in Widefield School District 3 are heading to Nashville after qualifying for the International Competition! Students from Widefield and Mesa Ridge high... — Updated 3/1/2022


Mesa Elementary celebrates completion of big renovation

On Feb. 10 the community was invited to tour the newly completed Mesa Elementary School Addition. Due to growth in the northern part of Fountain, Mesa Elementary needed more room... — Updated 3/1/2022


FFCHS celebrates many successes at FBLA District Competition

Congratulations to the following Fountain-Fort Carson High School students who placed at FBLA District Competition earlier this month.  Students placing in the top 4 will move on... — Updated 2/22/2022


Board of Education recognitions

The Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 Board of Education recently recognized several individuals for their achievements. They are pictured with Athletic Director Jared Felice,... — Updated 2/22/2022


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