Education

News and information about schools in the Fountain Valley.

Frontier doctor comes to life in unique Cheyenne Mountain State Park hike

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Cheyenne Mountain State Park launches the fifth season of its unique “A Literary Walk in the Woods” program on May 27 with a hike led by nationally known storyteller and writer, John Stansfield. Stansfield will be leading the hike in character, portraying Dr. Charles Fox Gardiner, who came to Colorado in…

Teacher Appreciation Week

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, May 9 – 12, 2017.  Thank a teacher that motivates and inspires your children in school.  Teachers can make a difference in a child’s life academically and everyday life. Teachers and families need to work together to ensure that every student in Colorado is prepared and unafraid to succeed in school,…

Cajun Boil Fundraiser Dinner At Fountain-Fort Carson High School

Fountain-Fort Carson Baseball team will be holding a Cajun Boil Fundraising Dinner to raise funds for their baseball program. Our Cajun Boil Fundraising Dinner will be Friday April 14th @ 6:30 p.m. in the FFCHS Cafeteria.  It will be an ALL You Can Eat Crab, shrimp, Sausage, and potatoes dinner for $25. Date:  April 14,…

Math Tutoring at PPLD.org

Is math homework getting you down? Are finals freaking you out? Do you need to brush up before the ACT, SAT, GRE, or GED? The Pikes Peak Library District has math tutors who can help you improve your grades and take the stress out of math. Tutoring for all ages and levels at the Colorado…

Winter Adult Reading Program

PPLD’s Winter Adult Reading Programs kicked off January 14!  Win prizes when you read a book, listen to an audio book, ebooks, books on CD or e-books.  The program is open to anyone age 18 and older with a Pikes Peak Library District library card.  Read any eight books of your choice.  After you read your first…

Fountain-Ft. Carson HS grad named Adams State University Porter Scholar

ALAMOSA, COLO. (Jan. 10, 2016) . . . Julie Starkey, daughter of Kathy and Sean Starkey, is among the 36 exceptional science and mathematics students named Adams State University Porter Scholars for 2016-17. A graduate of Fountain-Fort Carson High School, Starkey is majoring in cellular and molecular biology and plans to conduct microbiological research. Adams…

Power Outages Close Schools and Businesses

There have been several school and business closures due to power outages through out El Paso County. High winds have damaged power lines.  Here are the following closings: El Paso County Court House Evacuated Due to Roof Damage Widefield School District 3 is now closed.  See School District for more info. Pikes Peak National Bank…

Widefield District 3 Toy Drive

The Widefield School District 3 Positive Action Team cordially invites you to participate in this years Annual Toy Drive.  Toys can be donated through December 15  at all Widefield Schools, Fountain Valley Senior Center, Security Public Library and the Security Fire Department. Santa and his elves will be travelling by school bus to collect toys…

Fountain JROTC Receives Trophy

Students from Fountain-Fort Carson High School participated in this years Fountain Labor Day parade on September 5, 2016.  There were 214 sharp looking cadets in the parade and the Trojan JROTC Battalion received a trophy for being “Fountain Strong!”  Congratulations JROTC!

Class of “76 Widefield High 40 Year Reunion

Widfield High School Class of 1976 will be holding their Forty Year Reunion on July 8th and 9th, 2016. There will be a Dinner and Dance on Friday, July 8, 2016 and a picnic on Saturday July 9, 2016. > Reunion Website To remember the event, T-shirts have been designed and can be purchased.  T-shirts will…