Dr. Patrick Krumholz has served as principal at Fountain-Fort Carson High School since 2016. Prior to FFCHS, he spent 15 years in Pueblo, Colorado. Seven as a high school principal, two years as the Executive Director of Secondary Schools, and six years as an assistant principal. He started his career in education as a teacher and coach in La Junta, Colorado. He graduated with his Bachelor’s Degree from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa before earning his Master’s Degree from the University of Colorado at Denver. In 2011 he earned his Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, at Colorado Springs. As a high school principal, his main objective is to create an environment where all students are given the opportunity to succeed. He enjoys coaching his son’s baseball teams, playing golf, and going out for Mexican food with his wife.
Keith Brittonis an Assistant Principal at FFCHS. This is Mr. Britton’s first year in administration. Prior to being an assistant principal, he was a physical education teacher in Fort Lupton, CO, at Weld 8 School District, and in Colorado Springs, CO at Academy School District 20. Mr. Britton was born and raised in Colorado and grew up in Colorado Springs. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Sport and Exercise Science from the University of Northern Colorado and then continued to earn his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the American College of Education. He has coached football, boys and girls basketball, volleyball, and track. He has an incredible wife and three amazing kids. He enjoys sports, movies, and spending quality time with his family.
Meagan Case is in her 4th year as an administrator. This is her 2nd year as an Assistant Principal at Fountain-Fort Carson High School. Prior to that, Mrs. Case was an administrator at Cheyenne Mountain High School. This is Mrs. Case’s 15th year in education.
Ryan Leaming is one of the Assistant Principals at FFCHS. This is Mr. Leamings' second year as an assistant principal. Prior to being an assistant principal, he was the Dean of Students for 2 years and taught at FFCHS for 17 years in the social studies department. He has coached football and baseball at FFCHS. He has a fantastic family, a supportive wife, and 2 wonderful children. Time away from school is dedicated to his children’s athletics. His son plays hockey and his daughter plays volleyball.
Sulema James is in her 10th year as an administrator. This is her 4th year as an Assistant Principal at FFCHS. Prior to that, she was an Assistant Principal at Pueblo East High School and a Principal at Corwin International Magnet School. Mrs. James began her teaching career at FFCHS teaching Spanish for 13 years before becoming an administrator.
Keith Smith is a 1995 FFCHS alumnus. He graduated from Adams State College with a BS in Exercise Physiology and leisure studies. Mr. Smith has a Masters degree in Sped Education and Leadership from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
Mr. Smith has been in education for 20 years, this is his 19th year at FFCHS.
Jared Felice is in his 15th year overall in education, 13 of which have been at Fountain-Fort Carson High School, where he was a social studies teacher, dean of students, and football coach. Currently, Mr. Felice is in his 4th year as the District and High School athletic director at Fountain-Fort Carson High School, with six total years of experience as an athletic director. Mr. Felice is passionate about athlete development, coaching education, and branding, among other pursuits.
LouAnn Guiden graduated from Guy-Perkins High School in 2000. She graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a BS in Physical Education and Health. Mrs. Guiden has a Master's degree in Educational Leadership from Arkansas State University. Mrs. Guiden has been in Education for 16 years and this is her 7th year at FFCHS. She also coaches girls basketball and softball.
Trevor Needham graduated from Colorado Mesa University with a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and History. Mr. Needham since has obtained a Masters's degree from the University of Northern Colorado in Educational Leadership. Mr. Needham is entering his 8th year of education and is excited to join the Fountain-Fort Carson Community.
Closed- Dec 2.
FFC8 Families and Staff,
All Fountain-Fort Carson School District 8 buildings and schools will be closed today, Friday, Dec. 2 to assess damage at schools and ongoing concerns of unsafe conditions due to high winds in the area.