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Yearbook Students Recognized in Best of Colorado Awards

Congratulations Yearbook Staff on earning Colorado Student Media Association Best of Colorado Awards:

Elliott Douglas - Photographer of the Year - link to CSMA article
Elliott Douglas - 1st Place Environmental Portrait Photo
Elliott Douglas - 1st Place Sports Photo
Elliott Douglas - 2nd Place Student Life Photo
Elliott Douglas - Honorable Mention - Clubs/organizations Photo
Shelby Zimmerman - 1st Place Academics Photo
Lindsay Roach - 3rd Place Student Life Writing
Lindsay Roach - 3rd Place Academics Writing
Chase Mendy & Michaela Gilman - 3rd Place People Spread
Sam Rael & Michaela Gilman - Honorable Mention Academics Spread
Lindsay Roach, Justin Hayes, & Tayla wilson - Honorable Mention Sports Spread
May 3, 2016 | 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.