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Ponderosa Summer School registration is now closed.

We have reached our capacity of students and courses for the free summer school registrations, and we are full. Please check the district Summer School webpage for schools who are offering a second session for pay, if still interested in Summer School.

PHS Art Student Awards
Congratulations to Kennedy Boileau, Megan Braun and Samuel Medina Lopez. These Ponderosa Art Students placed at this year's DCSD Virtual Art Show!
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PHS Student Elected to DECA Executive Officer Team
Mari Tanguma was elected as the Western Region Vice President for DECA. In this role, Mari will serve as one of only five executive leaders for DECA, working to represent and create opportunities for the more than 200,000 active high school members across the globe. She is only the second student in Colorado history to serve as an executive officer.
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Outdoor Classroom
Students Working to Build Outdoor Classroom
Ponderosa is creating an outdoor classroom and you have the chance to contribute! We are offering the opportunity to have you or your family’s name engraved on paving stones that will be displayed in the classroom for years to come!
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