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Hello Mustang Family,

You are invited to attend Ponderosa’s Concurrent Enrollment and Career and Technical Education Showcase on December 7, 2022 from 6-7 p.m. This is open to all current and future Ponderosa students, grades 8-12.

  • Learn more about earning FREE college credit while attending PHS classes
  • Discover the opportunity of receiving a year of free college after graduation
  • Explore the many career pathways at Ponderosa
  • Tour Ponderosa’s Culinary, Automotive, Metals, Woodworking, and Engineering spaces

We look forward to seeing you! Questions? Contact [email protected].org for more details. 
Would you or someone in your family like an interpreter present at the CE/CTE Showcase?
Click here to fill out the PHS interpreter request form.
Reach out to Kate Noon-Ulvila at [email protected] with any questions.


Micah Bernhardt

Ponderosa's Micah Bernhardt received the Colorado Art Education Association's High School Art Educator of the Year Award!

Click here for the Press Release to read more!

Congratulations Mr. B, we admire all of the great work you do.



Ponderosa's Rocket League E-Sports Team is ranked #2 in Colorado!
Click here for USA Today's H.S. Sports article


New Student Registration

If you are a new family to Douglas County Schools, you will need to submit New Enrollment documentation (below) to the registrar, Natalee Springer, prior to registering for high school courses. If you have questions, please call 303-387-4016 or email [email protected] Welcome to the Mustang family!

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Colorado Literacy

Title of the proposed text
Human Geography A Spatial Perspective AP® Edition
Author (s)
Bednarz, Bockenhauer, Hiebert
National Geographic School Pub; 1st edition (July 27, 2020)
1st edition (July 27, 2020)
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ISBN-13: 978-0357119082
ISBN-10: 0357119088
Copyright date
July 27, 2020
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In compliance with Titles VI & VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, and Colorado law, the Douglas County School District RE-1 does not unlawfully discriminate against otherwise qualified students, employees, applicants for employment, or members of the public on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, religion, ancestry, or need for special education services. Discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on age, genetic information, and conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth is also prohibited in accordance with state and/or federal law. Complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees, and members of the public. The School District's Compliance Officer and Title IX Coordinator to address complaints alleging sexual harassment under Title IX is Aaron Henderson, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado, [email protected], 720-433-1083.

Outside Agencies

Complaints regarding violations of Title VI, (race, national origin), Title IX (sex, gender), Section 504/ADA (handicap or disability), may be filed directly with the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 1244 North Speer Blvd., Suite 310, Denver, CO 80204. Complaints regarding violations of Title VII (employment) and the ADEA (prohibiting age discrimination in employment) may be filed directly with the Federal Office of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 303 E. 17th Ave., Suite 510, Denver, CO 80202, or the Colorado Civil Rights Commission, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1050, Denver, CO 80202.


Special Education records which have been collected by Douglas County School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of special education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for the period of five (5) years after special education services have ended for the student. Special education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, or completes his/her educational program at age 21, or moves from the district. This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Douglas County School District's intent to destroy the special education records of students who exited special education services as of June 30, 2016. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise. After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for social security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records by requesting the records by email to [email protected]