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FFCHS FBLA students compete at international conference

Over 10,000 students compete for international awards, scholarships while preparing for careers in business Fountain-Fort Carson High School students Taylor Hodne, Damien Morris,... — Updated 7/19/2022


WSD3 schools receive $1.1 M grant for safety

Widefield School District 3 has been awarded a $1.1-million state grant to increase security and emergency response measures in local schools. "The SAFER grant is helping to... — Updated 7/13/2022


District 8 Community Day coming Aug. 6

Save the date for a Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 event on Aug. 6. The Fountain Community Celebration, from 9-11 a.m., will be at the Fountain YMCA, with food trucks,... — Updated 7/13/2022


Congratulations, Class of 2022

Congratulations, FFC8 grads! Best of luck to you all as you embark on your next adventure!... — Updated 6/4/2022  PDF


Full STEM ahead: FFC8 students team up to showcase skills

Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 held its district-wide STEM competition May 5 at Fountain-Fort Carson High School. Teams from various schools and grade levels worked through... — Updated 5/31/2022


Congratulations to Welte Education Center Seniors

Best of luck to you all as you embark on your next adventure!... — Updated 5/31/2022  PDF


Special event teaches FMS students principles of personal finance

Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado brought its Finance Park program to Fountain Middle School recently. Students engaged in interactive sessions designed to teach them the... — Updated 5/31/2022


FFCHS graduate wins Best of Show in Congressional Art Competition

Andrew Bailey, a 2022 graduate of Fountain-Fort Carson High School whose photographs have been featured in this newspaper numerous times, is pictured with Congressman Doug Lamborn... — Updated 5/31/2022


Let's hear it for the bands!

Congratulations to the Trojan Bands on their performances last month at the Cañon City Music & Blossom Festival. The Trojan Bands earned the Sweepstakes Award, as well as: 1st... — Updated 5/31/2022


Artists from FFCHS showing pieces at gallery this Friday

On Friday, June 3, three young artists from Fountain-Fort Carson High School will participate in an art show opening at the relatively new Garfield Art Gallery in Colorado Springs.... — Updated 5/31/2022


So long, kindergarten!

Kindergarten students at Sunrise Elementary School celebrate graduation on May 20. See our special high school graduation section for Widefield School District 3 in this week's... — Updated 5/25/2022


Congratulations, WSD3 grads!

Best of luck to you all as you embark on your next adventure! Be sure to grab a copy of this week's special keepsake issue inside the Fountain Valley News, with coverage of all... — Updated 5/24/2022  PDF


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


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