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PHS Student Awarded Hobey Baker High School Character Award

Congratulations to Connor Nolan on receiving the Hobey Baker High School Character Award!  This award honors high school hockey players who exemplify the Hobey Baker idea "Character Builds Excellence".  The candidates are selected by their coaches, based on the following criteria:  Integrity and Positive Attitude, Coachability, Outstanding Sportsmanship and Community Spirit.  

April 5, 2017 | 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.