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October 20, 2014 | By admin

Exciting Eldorado News 

Coming Soon!

October 6, 2014 | By admin

On behalf of the staff at Ponderosa High School, I am happy to welcome you to the 2014-15 school year!  


TSA state conference awards
March 18, 2014 | By SCPaulsen

DENVER – The Douglas County School District dominated the competition at the recent Technology Student Association (TSA) State Conference, leaving with dozens of awards and numerous students headed to the national competition.

Child at computer screen
November 22, 2013 | By nwmetzler

Throughout Douglas County School District, students everyday are sharing their vision and passion for how technology can continue to shape and improve the world around us. Every month, we'll feature "Tech Superstars" in our district to showcase the exceptional young minds populating our schools.

November 21, 2013 | By nwmetzler

Engineers from the DCSD IT application development team have recently been visiting coding clubs and technology classes throughout the district, sharing their experiences and knowledge while discovering amazing young minds at work.

November 14, 2013 | By rmbarber

Classroom allows teachers to try new concepts in education

July 15, 2013 | By Anonymous

“Speaking geek” was the theme as teachers from the Douglas County School District (DCSD) gathered at the Challenge to Excellence Charter School in Parker for the 2013 Geek Week.


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.”