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Yearbook Students Recognized in Best of Colorado Awards

Congratulations Yearbook Staff on earning Colorado Student Media Association Best of Colorado Awards:

Elliott Douglas - Photographer of the Year - link to CSMA article
Elliott Douglas - 1st Place Environmental Portrait Photo
Elliott Douglas - 1st Place Sports Photo
Elliott Douglas - 2nd Place Student Life Photo
Elliott Douglas - Honorable Mention - Clubs/organizations Photo
Shelby Zimmerman - 1st Place Academics Photo
Lindsay Roach - 3rd Place Student Life Writing
Lindsay Roach - 3rd Place Academics Writing
Chase Mendy & Michaela Gilman - 3rd Place People Spread
Sam Rael & Michaela Gilman - Honorable Mention Academics Spread
Lindsay Roach, Justin Hayes, & Tayla wilson - Honorable Mention Sports Spread
May 3, 2016 | By mdmurphy | Category: Ponderosa High School

District News

Nearly 1,500 Colorado students applied for the prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship this year, with 42 being named recipients. Of those, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) is proudly home to four recipients.

When it comes to mental health services, communities traditionally focus on supporting kids as needs arise. This work is crucial for the safety of our students. Equally important, though, is prevention-based programming that can help, early on, prevent the social-emotional challenges our kids may be experiencing from escalating.

The Apple Awards honors and celebrates excellence in education. This year, more than 5,000 nominations were submitted. 188 Apple Representatives from schools and departments were then selected by the Foundation in January. Of this outstanding group of education leaders, five individuals were awarded with an Apple Award.