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Photography Students Art on Display

The High School Art Show is at the Deep Space Gallery in downtown Parker until December 31, 2015.  Participating photography students from Ponderosa include: Kirsten Painter, Dan Strangfeld, Gordon Calhoun, Kelan Dix, Alexis Muniz, Madi Arey, Annabelle Peterson, Sydney Brown and Emma Duran.  Their work is for sale.  In addition, a reception honoring the participants is December 2, 2015 from 6 - 8:30pm at 11020 S Pikes Peak Drive in Parker.

November 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.