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Signing Day

An astounding 18 Ponderosa student-athletes signed a National Letter of Intent to participate in intercollegiate athletics on February 7, 2018.  Congratulations on this outstanding accomplishment!

Student-Athlete Sport College Intended Major
Mason Knighton Football University of Northern Colorado Environmental Sustainability
Jayden Woodruff Wrestling Utah Valley University Biology
JeVon Glover Football Presentation College Athletic Training
Solei Daniels Volleyball Davis and Elkins College Exercise Science
Sterling Ostdahl Football Colorado Mesa University Construction Management
Quinton Ostdahl Football University of Sioux Falls Exercise Science
Shane Telesz Baseball Doane University Pre-Med
Bridger Arvanetes Football Carroll College Education
Max Bruner Football University of Northern Colorado Pre-Med
Abigail Hildenbrand Volleyball Louisiana Tech University Biomedical Engineering
Issac Power Football Baylor University Undecided
Cassandra Duran Softball Adams State University Exercise Science
Jaren Whitehead Football University of Nebraska - Kearney Sports Medicine
Austin Narro Baseball Doane University Business Administration
Jared White Baseball Missouri Valley College Criminal Justice
Jensen Ellis Soccer Wheaton College Nursing
Zackary McMullins Football Nebraska Wesleyan University Ministry
Ian Clear Football Luther College Undecided
February 7, 2018 | 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.