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Spring Sports Playoffs Update

Congratulations to Ponderosa's spring sports and best of luck as you continue with competitions!

Boys Lacrosse - first round of the 4A state playoffs against Cheyenne Mtn. at CM on Tuesday, 5/9 at 6:00 pm.
Girls Soccer - first round of the 4A state playoffs against Pueblo County at PC on Wednesday, 5/10 at 6:00 pm
Girls Tennis - we were 5A Continental League Champions with a perfect 10-0 record.  We also just won the 5A Region 3 tournament, and are competing at state this Thur/Fri/Sat at Gates Tennis Center beginning at 9:00 am each day.
Boys Swimming is competing at A-Leagues this Friday/Saturday at Heritage, not sure of the start time yet, but if you're interested in going, I'll find out for you.
Baseball - will be competing in the 4A District Tournament this Saturday - time and location TBA.
Girls Golf is competing in the 4A Regional Tournament tomorrow at Eisenhower Silver Golf Course beginning at 1:00 pm.
Boys and Girls Track is competing in the league championships at Echo Park this Thursday/Saturday, with field events beginning at 4:30 pm on Friday.

May 8, 2017 | By mdmurphy | Category: Ponderosa High School

District News

Banner displayed on a brick wall that says "What are your Sources of Strength?"

A fairly new partnership between DCSD’s Prevention & School Culture team and Douglas County Teen Court coordinators is providing a new path for youth offenders. Additionally, Sources of Strength— now present in most DCSD high schools and some middle schools— is establishing a healthy culture and climate with the goal of catching youth long before they fall into unhealthy behaviors or consider taking their own lives.


Cohl in Athens at World Championship game, holding a large American flag over his head

Ponderosa High School student and wrestler Cohlton Schultz has just returned back from Athens, Greece to Colorado after becoming the first United States World Champion in 20 years in Greco-Roman wrestling.

Ponderosa Assistant Principal and Athletic Director, Tim Ottman led a 30-minute assembly Wednesday for Cohl, joined by Cohl’s parents, his coaches from the Olympic Training Center, his former Ponderosa wrestling coach (and current Assistant Principal) Corey McNellis, and current wrestling coach Tito Rinaldis.

Student Climbs stairs with Firefighters

“Never forget” became permanently ingrained in our heads and our hearts after the attacks of September 11, 2001. But now, 16 years later, our schools are full of students who weren’t even alive when history was made; leaving many teachers to decipher how and what to teach students about a moment in our history that changed our world forever.