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Host Families Needed

The 2015 Ponderosa-Germany Exchange is from March 26-April 18.  Ponderosa will be hosting 28 students from 2 regions of Germany: Bavaria & North Rhine-Westphalia. Host families are needed for these students.  More information on how to be a host can be found in the flyer or by emailing jonathan.gigler[at]dcsdk12[dot]org

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February 23, 2015 | By mdmurphy | Category: Ponderosa High School

District News

The Douglas County School District Board of Education welcomes Dr. Thomas S. Tucker into the role of Superintendent of Douglas County School District. Dr. Tucker officially leads the 68,000 student district as of July 1, 2018.


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.