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PTA Reflections Contest Winners

Congratulations to Ponderosa's PTA Reflections Contest photography winners:

9th Grade
1st Elysia Freeman
2nd Alison Purdue
3rd Jenna White
Honorable Mention Carolyn Ho
10th Grade
1st Noah Turner
2nd Isabelle McGuire
3rd Emily Morgan
11th Grade
1st Shane Telesz
2nd Grace Davis
12th Grade
1st Annabelle Peterson
2nd Keilani Hiller
3rd Gordon Calhoun
Best of Show
1st Annabelle Peterson
2nd Kelan Dix
3rd Keilani Hiller
December 9, 2016 | By mdmurphy | Category: Ponderosa High School

District News

kids running outside as part of a race

DCSD is requesting parent input on the health and wellness of our students. Last year, DCSD received a large planning grant from Colorado Health Foundation in an effort to assess how the district supports students through the lens of the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child model (WSCC). The mission of this grant is to review the current state of DCSD's student health and wellness program, and then formulate a three to five-year plan based on stakeholders’ needs, the latest research, and best practices. As part of this process, we would like your input.

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glowing purple lights hover over trays of seedlings in a dark room

It may look like a plain, white shipping container was just parked on the backyard grounds of Mountain Vista High School. The contents of the container are anything but plain, though. Walking inside the container, different colors of ambient lighting glow, futuristic-looking equipment and tall towers are suspended from the ceiling, and the humidity level is set to 70 percent. The container has been recycled into a new kind of learning opportunity for students.