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Welcome to Fountain-Fort Carson School District Eight, Colorado’s premiere school district serving the communities of Fountain and Fort Carson! Whether you will be living on our local military post or moving to a neighborhood nearby, we are so happy you are considering making District Eight your home.
 
 
  Announcements  
 


Parents Invited to Participate in State Assessments Discussion
 
Parents and professionals in Colorado Springs will meet to discuss State Assessments for students in grades 3 to 8.
 
Colorado Springs – Parents of military-connected children in the Colorado Springs area will join other concerned parents to learn more about whether their students are on track to be successful in college and their careers. The conversation will also focus on issues facing military-connected and highly mobile students.
 
Supporters are invited to participate in the discussion on either April 27 from 5:30 – 7:00pm at Fountain Fort Carson High School with keynote speaker, District 8 Superintendent Cheryl Serrano, or April 28 from 5:30 – 7:00pm at the U.S. Air Force Academy with keynote speaker, Dr. Mark Hatchell. Reservations for the events can be made by contacting Dee.Steel@MilitaryChild.org or by calling (571) 235-6667. On-site child care for ages 6-10 will be provided on a limited, reserved basis.
 
The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC), in coordination with the Partnership of Assessment Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), will facilitate a discussion identifying areas of strength and needs for students related to standards. 
 
MCEC has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training. MCEC is also approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors Approved Continuing Education (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.
 
The Military Child Education Coalition serves the children of those who serve us all and encourages efforts that strengthen our military children and ensure opportunities for their quality education.
 

Fountain Quality of
Life Project
 
Date: May 9, 2015
Time: Starting at 7:30 a.m.
Place: Olde Town Area of Fountain
 

On May 9, 2015 the Fountain Police Department will be hosting its annual Quality of Life Project in the Olde Town area of Fountain. The project is in partnership with all of the City of Fountain departments, local businesses and organizations to include: Fusion Church, Waste Systems, Scott’s Lawn Care, Bird Dog BBQ, Borriello Brothers, The Country Bar, Sarge’s Grill, White Knight Scrap, Free Appliance and Scrap Removal, Lowes, District 8 Schools, Fort Carson, and local volunteers.

 

The event will include a massive neighborhood clean-up, fire mitigation, and overall beautification for the residing residents. The event will take place beginning at 0730 where participants will stage in AGA Park, located at 216 W. Alabama Avenue. At 0800 clean-up will begin and conclude at 1200 hours. Immediately following the event a Community Celebration will take place back at AGA Park which will include free food, games, bounce house, K9 Demo, Fire Truck and fun for participants, residents, and children.

 
We ask anyone interested in participating as a volunteer or contributing to this great cause please contact Lt. Coates with the Fountain Police Department at the number shown below.
 
Fountain Police Department (719) 382-8555.
 



Keegan Carlson Earns 2014
Army Reserve Soldier of the Year Recognition and
A
dmission to the
United States Military Academy

 
Fountain Valley resident (Widefield High School class of 2010), and School District #8 employee, Keegan Carlson was recently selected as the 2014 Army Reserve Soldier of the Year from a pool of 205,000 Army Reservists.  Keegan has been employed by School District #8 at Carson Middle School as an evening custodian since the first of the year.  Keegan is currently preparing for his June departure to West Point.  He has been working diligently for the past several years to earn a spot at the prestigious United States Military Academy and was recently notified that his application was approved.   The road for Keegan has been quite a journey already and he poised to make the final step onto the hallowed grounds of West Point.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

 


 

Summer Learning Institute
Registration Packets Available
 
The registration packets for the 2015 Summer Learning Institute (summer school) are now available.The Summer Learning Institute starts on June 15, 2015 and ends on July 17, 2015.
 
 
 


Out-of-District and Out-of-Zone

Request Forms are now available for the
2015-2016 School Year.


Please click here to access the forms...

You may also use the link above to access the Kindergarten Intent to Enroll form and questionnaire.

 

 

APPROVED ACADEMIC CALENDARS
 
 

Fountain Valley Scholars

Annual Golf Tournament

Monday, July 20, 2015

 

Fountain Valley Scholars is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing scholarships to high-achieving seniors from Fountain-Fort Carson, Mesa Ridge and Widefield High Schools to attend the college or university of their choice.
 

Click here for more info about this fundraiser…
 


 

 

 
 
 
District Annual Report

Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 is pleased to announce
that our
2012-2013 Annual Report to the P
ublic is available.
Connect digitally with the classroom
in
three very
unique ways.

 
Please feel free to browse through our website to learn more about our district and our commitment to “Developing Generations of World Class Learners.”
 
     
     
 
 

 


 
Important Dates


April 13 - May 1
D8 K-12 Art Show
Air Academy Federal Credit Union Art Scholarship Program Display @ Fountain Branch Library



*Tuesday*, April 28
Board of Education Meeting
6:00 p.m.


Thursday, April 30
District Art Show Awards Night @ Fountain-Fort Carson High School
Viewing @ 5:30 p.m.
Awards @ 6:00 p.m.


Wednesday, May 6
Special Board of Education Meeting
6:00 p.m.


Friday, May 22
Last Day of School
EARLY DISMISSAL


Saturday, May 23
Graduation @ Fountain-Fort Carson High School
9:00 a.m.


Monday, May 25
Memorial Day
DISTRICT CLOSED


Wednesday, May 27
Regular Board of Education Meeting
6:00 p.m.


 

                                
Important Links
           
Click here to access IC Parent and Student Portal

 

Pay student fees online 

Click here for more info (Meal option excluded, please use MyMealtime below.)
 


 



 

District Long Range Plan 2011-2016 (Read more.)

 


State of Colorado Parent Immunization Information Letter

Please address questions to FFC8 Department of Special Programs (719) 382-1300.



Annual FERPA Notice

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