Banning Lewis Ranch Academy closed after teacher dies in skiing accident

Rachel Dewey / Photo courtesy District 49
Rachel Dewey / Photo courtesy District 49

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Banning Lewis Ranch Academy, a charter school in District 49, is closed Monday after a teacher died in a skiing accident.

District officials said middle school social studies teacher Rachel Dewey died in an accident on Pikes Peak Sunday.

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Grief counselors will be available at the school starting at 7:30 a.m. Monday for anyone who would like support.

The district is making arrangements to support students when they return to school Tuesday.

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