Education

News and information about schools in the Fountain Valley.

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…

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…