Author Archives: info@dolores.k12.co.us

Letter to High School Parents from Principal Schmitt

Parents of DHS students- Our high school leadership team, in collaboration with the rest of the staff, has been working over the past few months to plan and organize programming to increase school spirit at Dolores High School. We have created six “Survivor Groups” that have divided as equally as possible and are each led by […]

Superintendent’s Blog: How are Snow days determined?

Superintendent’s Blog January 26, 2023 How are Snow days determined? Please remember January 16,17, and 18, now those were snow days! We essentially had 3 feet of snow in 3 days (give or take, depending on your location). During those days the state/county/city couldn’t keep up clearing the roads with how fast it was coming […]

2 Hour Delayed Start- Tuesday January 17, 2023

Due to the weather, the Dolores School District will start school on a two hour delay, Tuesday January 17, 2023. The Preschool will start school at 9:30am. The Middle and High School will start school at 9:45am. The Elementary School will start school at 10:00am. The district will continue to monitor the storm and will […]

Dolores Schools- 2 Hour Delayed Start Wednesday January 4, 2023

Dolores School District delayed start for Wednesday January 4, 2023. Due to the weather, we will again start school on a two hour delay, Wednesday January 4, 2023. The Preschool will start school at 9:30am. The Middle and High School will start school at 9:45am. The Elementary School will start school at 10:00am. The district […]

2 Hour Delayed Start Tuesday January 3, 2023

Due to the winter storm currently impacting our region, the Dolores School District will start school on a two hour delay, Tuesday January 3, 2023. The Preschool will start school at 9:30am. The Middle and High School will start school at 9:45am. The Elementary School will start school at 10:00am. The district will continue to […]

Note from the Nurse (12/8/2022)

Note from the Nurse Dolores Schools is experiencing an influx of illness over the past week. The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is noting an earlier and more severe RSV illness this season. This, as well as the prevalence of flu in our community, are of great concern, and are currently affecting our […]

Text Message from SchoolMessenger

Dolores Parents and Guardians, You may have received a text message that looks like the image below. The text message came from the Dolores School District’s communication service “SchoolMessenger”. This text is asking if you will accept text messages from the Dolores School District via SchoolMessenger. If you would like to be able to receive […]

Elementary Yearbook Photo Submissions

Elementary Parents, Guardians, & Teachers: The yearbook staff invites students and parents to submit photos for the Dolores Preschool/Elementary School yearbook. If you have great photos of school, class, activities, sports, clubs or events, or just kids having fun, we’d like to see them. Our photographers can’t be everywhere. Help us get as many photos as possible to create a terrific book everyone will want to have. Go to: https://images.jostens.com/ Copy & Paste […]

Southwest Universal Preschool – Community Meetings

Beginning in the 23-24 school year, the Colorado Department of Early Childhood is slated to fund at least ten hours of high-quality, voluntary preschool for every Colorado child in their year before entering kindergarten. This Universal Preschool Program (UPK) allows families to choose the right setting for their child, whether it is in a licensed […]

Note from the Nurse to Dolores MS and HS parents

Note from the Nurse It has been noted that Dolores Secondary Schools has several cases of Fifth’s disease in the school, this is also known as Hand Foot and Mouth, and is causing illness is a number of our students. This is an unusual finding as Fifth’s disease usually affects younger school aged children and […]

6th Grade Parent Teacher Conference Info (Oct 2022)

Attention 6th Grade Parents! The 6th team is going to do Parent Teacher Conferences differently than all other grades: On Monday, Oct. 17th, we will have set scheduled conferences with specific parents and students that will be contacted ahead of time with their time slot. On Wednesday, Oct. 19th, we will hold drop in conferences […]

Parent Letter for October Count

September 28, 2022 Dear Parents of the Dolores District, Dolores Schools appreciates the support we receive from parents within our district and also those families who attend from other districts. Each year the State Board of Education determines a date that our students will be counted and reported to the state. The operation of our […]