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From Student to Affective Needs Teacher, Alum Finds Inspiration in Passion
11/17/2021
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Kirstin Nordentoft graduated from Rock Canyon High School in 2010 and now works with students at Plum Creek Academy. She credits her teachers and high school experience for her passion about history and interest in helping Affective Needs students through social studies core content, art, and social emotional growth.
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Former Grizzly Inspired by ThunderRidge Teachers, "Never Give Up & Keep Your Head Up High"
11/09/2021
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Bailey Morse, who graduated ThunderRidge High School in 2016, returned to DCSD as an Educational Assistant. The former Grizzly now draws inspiration from her teachers as she works with students at Plum Creek Academy.
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Eagle Academy Grad Returns to Help Students in Alternative Education
11/05/2021
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When he graduated from Eagle Academy in 2014, Kyle McKinney never thought he would return to DCSD. But the beginning of the 2021-22 school year found him as an Educational Assistant for Affective Needs at Plum Creek Academy. There, he finds happiness and inspiration in the familiar alternative education atmosphere.
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Alum Returns as School Psychologist, Shares Love for Helping Kids
10/29/2021
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After graduating from Ponderosa High School in 1994, Rochelle Evans returned to Douglas County School District (DCSD) in 2006. She now works as a school psychologist at Gold Rush Elementary in the same town where she grew up. We caught up with Evans for a glimpse at what it has been like to work in her hometown community.
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Ponderosa Alum Credits High School Community for Perspective on Nursing
10/13/2021
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Maddison Wilson graduated from Ponderosa High School in 2016 and now spends her nights working with COVID patients on the third floor of Sky Ridge Medical Center. She says that Ponderosa's loving community helped her understand what it means to be a nurse.
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From Highlands Ranch High School to Healthcare Frontlines
09/10/2021
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Megan Dierker, CNA, graduated from Highlands Ranch High School (HRHS) in 2014. The former HRHS Falcon now soars on the frontlines of healthcare, lifted up by her education and experiences at the Douglas County School District (DCSD).
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