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Jefferson County superintendent, Tracy Dorland, holds her annual discussion with Jeffco community members at Dakota Ridge on November 14, 2023. Dorland started as Jeffco superintendent in April of 2021 after holding many different titles over her career in education: an elementary school teacher, reading interventionist, instructional coach, principal, chief academic officer, and deputy superintendent of Adams 12 Five Star Schools, principal supervisor, Executive director of educator effectiveness, and deputy superintendent of Denver Public Schools.
Jeffco Superintendent Tracy Dorland Visits Dakota Ridge
Sara Pfitzer, Editor • November 30, 2023

Tracy Dorland, Jefferson County Superintendent, joined the Dakota Ridge and Columbine community to discuss important topics impacting Jefferson County to gather feedback on their approaches. Dorland was...

Teachers, mainly those who teach underclassmen, see a general increase in grades as the semester progresses.
New DRHS Grading System Helps Students Succeed
Kaylee Walls, Staff Writer • November 28, 2023

When the school year began in 2023, Dakota Ridge changed the grading scale. Now that the end of the first semester nears, there is data to show how this new grading scale has affected students. Complaints...

Dakota Ridge Rubies sing “Lampo” by Ryan Main. “There were a lot of great performances at the concert, but Lampo was my favorite,” district registered nurse Amy Doolittle said. “It was impressive that they could sing the entire song in a different language.”
Dakota Ridge High School Choir Concert Showcases Student Talent
Broderick Doolittle, Writer • November 28, 2023

Dakota Ridge High School hosted the Dakota Ridge Area Choir Festival on November 14. The Blue Heron Elementary Choir, Mount Carbon Sound, Powderhorn Panther Choir, Westridge WildNotes, Summit Ridge Advanced...

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