Education

News and information about schools in the Fountain Valley.

Widefield Graduate Wins 800 Meter Indoor Championship

Widefield graduate Boris Berian won the World Indoor Championships and the U.S. Indoor Championships in the 800 Meter. WHS Track and Field coach Fred Marjerrison coached Boris all four years at Widefield. Boris then went to Adams State and won 5 state titles, broke 2 state records, and won 2 national titles as a freshman. …

Widefield Students to Compete at Skills USA Colorado

Widefield School District and Peyton School District will have students participating in the upcoming Skills USA Colorado, a competition in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills in technical career industries. Widefield and Peyton students will be showcasing the Woods Manufacturing portion of the competition on April 7, 8-4pm, at the state-of-the-art woods manufacturing shop…

Widefield School District Showcase Event

Join us for a presentation on school funding issues and the impacts on Widefield School District 3 on April 20th at 6:00 pm at French Elementary 5225 Alturas Drive. Also bring your questions on any topic you’d like to discuss with our administration and school board. Date: April 20, 2016 Time:-6 p.m Location:  French Elementary 5225…

All American Games Send Off for Kylee Shook Mesa Ridge Student

This year marks the 15th Annual McDonald’s All American Girls Game. More than 700 high school basketball players nationwide were nominated and 24 female athletes were chosen, including Ms. Kylee Shook of Mesa Ridge High School in Colorado Springs, to compete in the 2016 McDonald’s All American Games, which will take place in Chicago on…

Widefied High Launch March On Campaign for Veterans

 Widefield High School launched its “March On” campaign to raise funds for Mt. Carmel Center of Excellence this week.Mt. Carmel is a Center of Excellence providing wellness programs and transitional services with special emphasis on veterans, military, and their families. Additionally, Mt. Carmel delivers space, expertise, and resources in collaboration with community partners. Fundraiser Events…

Widefield School District Community Meetings

Widefield School District 3 is hosting community meetings with a presentation on school funding issues and how they are impacting WSD3. We welcome questions on any topic from the public. *Snacks and Drinks Provided March 16 @ 6 p.m. ~ Security Fire Station #1 (400 Security Blvd) April 20 @ 6 p.m. ~ French Elementary School…

Slippery Roads Outside Many Schools Closed on Wednesday

Slippery roads are causing havoc for many drivers.  Tires are spinning but cars just aren’t moving.  The snow is high and roads are icy causing cars to get stuck throughout Colorado Springs and Fountain.  Many drivers were stuck on Cheyenne Meadows Drive and Cheyenne Mountain Blvd throughout the day. Thanks to many good Samaritans who…

Holiday Toy Drive at Widefield School District 3

Widefield School District 3 is having its second annual Holiday Toy Drive. All 15 schools have been collecting toys during the month of December to give to families in our community.  Please help out this holiday season and donate a toy. Your child can drop off donated toys at their school. On Thursday, December 17, our…

Two Mesa Ridge Students Sign Letters of Intent

Two Mesa Ridge Students signed letters of intent to play sports at the University of Louisville and Lewis University.  Braden Bentley sign to play golf at Lewis University in Romeoville, IL and Kylee Shook signed on to play basketball at the University of Louisville.  Congratulations, your community is proud of you.  Go Mesa Ridge!

Widefield Community Day Parade

The annual Widefield Community Day parade will be on October 10, 2015.  The parade starts at 10:30 am in front of Big R located at 165 Fontaine Blvd.  After the parade head down to C. A. Foster Stadium at Widefield High School for a cookout from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm sponsored by the Fountain…