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District 8 seeks historical school photos

By G. Connor Salter When Mike Maiurro started working with the Fountain Branch Library to collect historic photographs of Fountain's schools, he assumed it would be simple. Now, he says it's turned in...


Fountain Middle School Hosts Future 6th Graders Night May 3

Dr. Dallas, Principal of Fountain Middle School (FMS) is hosting a Future 6th Graders Night on Wed., May 3, to share opportunities available in middle school and stragies to help your child succeed. Teachers from the school will be available to... Full story


Aragon Elementary, District Eight Recognized by Colorado Department of Education

story and photos by Christi McGee, APR, Public Information Officer, Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight On March 1, the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) recognized Aragon Elementary with...


FFCHS Seniors Help Beautify Community

Approximately 100 FFCHS seniors went to Fountain Mesa Park on the 2017 Day of Service to clean garbage from natural spaces, cut down fallen trees and limbs for fire mitigation, and they also helped... Full story


FMS Students, Staff Sign "Top Out" Beam for New Middle School Building

Prior to Spring Break, students and staff at Fountain Middle School had the opportunity to sign a steel "Top Out" beam which will be used during the construction of the new middle school... Full story


The Chiyo Watanabe Miles Memorial Scholarship Soon To Award Scholarship for Third Year to Fountain- Fort Carson High School Senior

The Chiyo Watanabe Miles Memorial Scholarship Foundation, established in 2015 by her children in honor of their mother’s loving memory, will soon be awarding a $10,000 scholarship to a deserving Fountain-Fort Carson High School Senior on May 24, as...


Conrad Early Learning Center Opens New Library

It takes a lot of effort, time and books to get a library started. That's just the project Conrad Early Learning Center (ELC) embarked on immediately after opening two years ago, along with namesake... Full story


School District 8 Hosts 2nd Annual STEM Competition

On Thursday, March 9, our district hosted the second annual STEM Competition. Students from 11 schools participated in three events. 1. Cardboard Expo - Participating schools entered one team into...


2017-18 Early Intervention Packets are available now from School District 8

Children who will be 4 by Oct. 1, 2017 may qualify for School District Eight's 2017-18 school year, for Early Intervention services. These services are available for children living within...


Girls on the Run Club Concludes First Season

Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight's only Girls on the Run Club recently concluded its first season....


District Eight Musicians Selected for Colorado Springs Youth Symphony

School District Eight congratulates Hunter Jones (11-flute) and Cheyenne Goddard (9-trombone) for their selection into the Colorado Springs Youth Symphony! These students were selected after an...


Welte Education Center Students Compete in Culinary Competitions

Three chefs from the American Culinary Federation joined local celebrity Chef Brother Luck to judge two culinary cooking competitions held at Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight's Welte...


Mountainside Elementary Students Will Be Outside for More than Recess

Lessons taught in classrooms throughout Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 reflect students' unique learning styles. Shawn Solon, a fourth grade teacher at Mountainside Elementary, applied for... Full story


FFCHS JROTC Earns State Championships in Recent Competitions

In mid-December 2016, the Fountain-Fort Carson High School JROTC Marksmanship Team overwhelmingly won the JROTC High School Rifle State Championship, hosted this year at FFCHS. This makes its 5th stra...


DRIVE SMART Campaign Premiers At Welte Education Center For The First Year

Publication Information Officer School District Eight Based in Colorado Springs, DRIVE SMART COLORADO aims to reduce the number of traffic crashes through community collaboration and education. The...


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