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Tyler Hamlin Widefield High School senior Widefield of Dreams student of the month
  • Widefield of Dreams

Meet Tyler Hamlin - Widefield of Dreams 

Tyler Hamlin, senior at Widefield High School, is living the rock star dream. He plays the drums in the School of Rock Boulder band and recently performed at Red Rocks Amphitheatre and Folsom Field.  The School of Rock is a performance program for students under the age of 18. Tyler is the only student from Colorado Springs who travels to Boulder twice a week to practice. He also plays the drums for the high school's marching, symphonic, and jazz bands. Tyler has a strong passion for music and plans to pursue music performance at CU Denver after graduation. His dream is to do an arena headlining tour at Red Rocks. 

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  • Community Events

Sept. 28, 2019 @ 10:30 a.m. 

The annual Widefield School District 3 Community Day will take place Saturday, September 28, 2019, beginning at 10:30 a.m.

This year's theme is "It's Grand to be in D3," in honor of our new school Grand Mountain

Parade Route: The parade begins in the Big R parking lot on Fontaine Boulevard, heads west on Fontaine, continues north on Security Boulevard, and turns east on Main Street, finishing up at C.A. Foster Stadium behind Widefield High School at approximately 11:30 a.m. The streets along the parade route will be closed from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. We apologize for this inconvenience to your business and hope that you can join in our community celebration.
 

We will be selling lunch for $4 (hotdog, chips, and drink) at the stadium immediately after the parade until 12:45 p.m. Proceeds benefit Fountain Valley Scholars. Concessions open at 1 p.m. 

Vendors will also be set up selling goods at the Widefield Parks and Recreation Fall Festival between 11:30-1:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Aaron Gutierrez Scholarship. 

The rivalry football game between Mesa Ridge and Widefield high school starts at 1:00 p.m.
Entrance to the game is $3. 

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Survey says? Widefield is one of the Best Employers in Colorado

Widefield School District 3 (WSD3) is listed as one of America’s Best-in-State Employers for the state of Colorado. Forbes and Statista selected America’s Best-in-State Employers based on an independent survey from a vast sample of more than 80,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing at least 500 people in their U.S. operations. Employees were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family; they were also prompted to evaluate other employers in their respective industries that stood out either positively or negatively. The district is very proud to earn this recognition, and appreciates all the amazing employees for making WSD3 one of the best places to work. 

Mesa Ridge High School Sources of Strength students in training

Sources of Strength is a suicide and bully prevention program. 

D3 is excited to implement Sources of Strength into all our secondary schools this school year. Sources of Strength is a research-based suicide and bully prevention program. It focuses on connecting peer social networks to change unhealthy norms and culture, ultimately preventing suicide, bullying, and substance abuse. 
Watch the story on FOX 21 that highlights peer leadership training.