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Ponderosa, Highlands Ranch secure third-place finishes in 5A Tennis Championships

DENVER – Both Ponderosa and Highlands Ranch High School students achieved third place finishes during the recent 5A Colorado Girls Tennis Championships.

Ponderosa freshman Claire Cox beat Denver East senior Kaye Johnson to secure her third-place finish in the No. 3 singles competition (4-6, 6-0, 6-3).

Meanwhile in the No. 1 doubles competition, Highlands Ranch seniors Brooke Jacks and Nicole Eiten took third-place by defeating Arapahoe High School’s team of senior Abigail Kruz and freshman Natalie Sloboth (6-3, 6-2).

Team Results 5A
8 – Ponderosa High School
9 – Highlands Ranch High School
11 – Mountain Vista High School
14 – Rock Canyon High School (six way tie)

May 18, 2014 | By rmbarber | Category: Athletics and Activities, High School Education

District News

On February 9 the PACE Center hosted Portfolio Day for students like Sladovnik. It was an opportunity for critiques from working professional artists, and workshops. It culminates in the "Bright Futures" art exhibit - a showcase of selected work on display February 16-27.

Last month, the Board of Education passed a resolution tasking the Superintendent to convene a task force inclusive of members of the general public and staff members. This task force will develop a survey for parents of students eligible for special education services and a survey for staff members who serve students eligible for special education services.

Board members sitting at the dais

CASTLE ROCK - On February 6, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education confirmed its commitment to begin the process of seeking approval from voters for additional local funding.

“Our children need a bond and mill levy override (MLO) to be passed in 2018, beyond any doubt,” said DCSD Board of Education President David Ray. “We want to move forward immediately with the necessary processes and collaboration with our community in order to finalize a formal funding package.”