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El Paso County Colorado District 49

Back to School for D 49 Students

Summer break is about to end for D 49 students.Aug. 4 is the first day for all middle school students and ninth graders. Freshman at both Falcon High School and Sand Creek will receive a LINK mentor (upper classmen are paired with freshman) and grades 10 through 12 will report on Aug. 5 for a normal day. Elementary students begin on Aug. 8 with the exception of kindergartners who will start on Aug. 10.Sand Creek will be on a split schedule this year. See below for start and stop times for all D 49 schools.Falcon High School’s LINK crew is sponsoring a “Back to School” dance on Aug. 5, and the cost to attend is $5. Sand Creek High School is sponsoring a “Back to School” Luau also on Aug. 5 at 4 p.m. Food and drink will be available for purchase.Meridian Ranch Elementary will be assessing each student’s literacy skills on Aug. 4 or Aug. 5. While the students are testing, refreshments will be served to parents and they will have the opportunity to ask questions regarding the school.Thursday, August 4, 2005Second grade 8:30 a.m.First grade 9:45 a.m.Kindergarten 11 a.m.Friday, August 5, 2005Third grade 8:30 a.m.Fourth grade 9:30 a.m.Fifth grade 10:30 a.m.Sixth grade 11:30 a.m.For more information on D 49 schools, visit their Web site:

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