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09/17/14
Schriever, Flight for Life partner for MEDEVAC exercise
Schriever Air Force Base - 09/17/14
respondersAIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Schriever Air Force Base emergency responders and a local life flight crew will conduct a medical evacuation capability exercise from 9:30-11:15 a.m. Sept. 18 and 19 at the base soccer field.

The purpose of this training is for the aircrew to practice landing and launching medical helicopters at Schriever Air Force Base and to familiarize emergency responders with the aircraft and responders' mission and capabilities.

During the annual exercise, Schriever emergency personnel will respond to a simulated medical situation that will require responders to request an immediate medical evacuation from the installation to a local hospital.

"We are grateful for these opportunities to not only strengthen our response efforts but also the relationship with our community partners," said Col. Bill Liquori, 50th Space Wing commander.
09/10/14
Media Alert: Mann Middle School Celebrates 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner
Colorado Springs Dist. 11 - 09/10/14
On Friday, September 12, students and staff at Horace Mann Middle School, 1001 E. VanBuren St., will commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the writing of the Star Spangled Banner. The Ft. Carson Mounted Color Guard will present the flag at 9 am, followed by the singing of the National Anthem by the student body. Students will attend presentations about the Flag Folding Ceremony (USAF) and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. In addition, students will hear from a speaker about the flag's history and George Washington (in costume) and two judges will talk about the Constitution. The media is invited to attend this event.
09/09/14
Media Alert: Rudy Elementary School Commemorates 9/11 with Living Flag
Colorado Springs Dist. 11 - 09/09/14
On Thursday, September 11, Rudy Elementary School, 5370 Cracker Barrel Cir., will create a "Living Flag" to commemorate 9/11 and sing the Star Spangled Banner to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the penning of our National Anthem. This event will take place at 9 a.m. outside on the basketball courts. The media is invited to this event.
School District 11 Board of Education Meeting
Colorado Springs Dist. 11 - 09/09/14
The Colorado Springs School District 11 Board of Education will have a board meeting on Wednesday, September 10, 2014, 6:30 p.m. The consent/action items on this agenda include:
* Resolution 2015-4: Hispanic Heritage Month
To view the agenda, go to the Board of Education webpage, hover over meetings, and select BoardDocs Public Site. The September 10 agenda is featured.
09/08/14
Notification Regarding Special Education Records
Colorado Springs Dist. 11 - 09/08/14
If a student requiring special education services graduated or withdrew from Colorado Springs School District 11 five years ago, associated special education records are under evaluation for destruction. If you, as a former student with a disability or the parent of a student with a disability, would like to request access to and/or copies of your records or your child's records prior to destruction, please contact the Colorado Springs School District 11 Records Management Center at 719-520-2307. If we do not hear from you, those special education records may be permanently destroyed, pursuant to the school district's records retention policy.
08/27/14
Silver Key Needs Meals on Wheels Volunteers
Silver Key Senior Services - 08/27/14
August 27, 2014, Colorado Springs, CO - If you are looking for a volunteer opportunity, enjoy working with food, but you don't want to deliver meals, Silver Key Senior Services is in need of kitchen volunteers for our Meals on Wheels program. These volunteers will work on the food line in the Meals on Wheels kitchen, packaging the meals for other volunteers to deliver.

Since 1971, Silver Key Senior Services has been administering the Meals on Wheels program, serving Colorado Springs' metro seniors ages 60 and older. Volunteers are vital to the success of Meals on Wheels, not only in the preparation and packaging of the meals but also in the delivery. Volunteers are always in need to ensure the food arrives at the correct destination. These deliveries provide companionship for a senior and serve as an informal "wellness check".

For more information about volunteering for Meals on Wheels, please contact Linda Arguello at 719 884-2319 or email her at larguello@silverkey.org.
Media Alert: Midland International Elementary School to Receive Spirit of the Springs Award
Colorado Springs Dist. 11 - 08/27/14
Mayor Bach will present Colorado Springs School District 11's Midland International Elementary School with the Spirit of the Springs Award in recognition of their National, first-place ranking in online ST Math. The ceremony will be held in Midland's gymnasium, 2110 West Broadway Street, at 12:45 p.m. on Friday, August 29, 2014. The media is invited to attend this event.
08/26/14
School District 11 Board of Education Meeting
Colorado Springs Dist. 11 - 08/26/14
The Colorado Springs School District 11 Board of Education will have a board meeting on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. The consent/action items on this agenda include:
* Resolution 2015-2: Authorization of Legislative Liaison
* Resolution 2015-3: Arts in Education Week

To view the agenda, go to the Board of Education webpage, hover over meetings, and select BoardDocs Public Site. The August 27 agenda is featured.