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December Superintendent Blog – Passing the School Bond

December Superintendent Blog – Passing the School Bond is Great for the Students and the Community Dear Parents, Staff, and Community Members, Thank you so much for overwhelmingly passing the Dolores School Bond!   A special thanks goes out to the Citizens Bond Committee, which worked tirelessly to help educate our community on the true […]

Dolores Elementary Parent Letter (11/30/2023)

Greetings Little Bear Families, We are excited to bring the tradition of the evening Christmas Concert back to Dolores Elementary. The event will begin with the concert followed by a festival, where family members will be able to participate. Each grade level will be hosting a booth that may include a project, activity or information […]

Students at Home Games and Events

Dear Parents – We are writing to you today because we need your assistance. Throughout football and volleyball season and the first part of middle school basketball season we have had a problem with students coming to home games but not actually watching the games. Students are coming to the school, but instead of watching […]

High school and Middle School Athletic/Activities Eligibility Explained

Athletic/Activities Eligibility Explained CHSAA The Colorado High School Activities Association requires schools to track and enforce eligibility for participation in high school athletics and other activities in two ways. The first way applies to high school students ONLY. In order for students to be eligible to participate they have to have successfully completed 2.5 credits […]

End of October Parent Letter from Principal Walker

October 12, 2023 Greetings Little Bear Families, Our first nine week grading period ends today, teachers will be sharing that information along with your student’s growth during Parent-Teacher Conferences next week.  We will also be celebrating our students during an awards assembly next Thursday, October 19th at 8:15 in the Auxiliary Gym. Parents that are […]

Dolores Elementary Picture Day

Hello Little Bear Families, This is just a reminder that Monday, October 9th is picture day at DES.  You can access the online ordering portal by going to and entering our schools Online Code (located on the 2nd page of this PDF).  Pictures will occur in the Little Bear Gym.  Students in Wade-2nd, E. Werner-3rd, R. Lewis-4th, Krumwiede-5th will […]

Superintendent Blog – October, 2023

Superintendent Blog – October, 2023 Well, it’s been a good start to the 2023-2024 school year. We have a lot going on in extra-curricular activities and academics and I’d like to highlight a few for the October Blog: We have continued our Get Better Faster training for our teaching staff with inservice on August 9th […]

Dolores Schools Parent Letter for October Count

September 28, 2023 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 […]

Important update on proposed bond for Dolores School District Re-4a

Update on Proposed Bond The Dolores School District is considering a bond measure for the November 2023 ballot. The Board of Education is still gathering feedback, and a ballot issue has not been submitted for the purpose of having the title set. The district sent a Community Update in June that described its plan to […]

Dolores Schools have enter a “Secure” – 8/15/23 2:45pm

We were made aware that another school in our region received notice that a threat had been made. As a precautionary measure all area schools, including the Dolores School District, have entered into a “Secure.” All exterior doors are locked, but the schools are operating as usual inside the buildings. When the secure is lifted […]

Dolores HS and MS Fall Sports Update

High School Sports first official practices start on August 7th. Football will be at 5:00 pm, Volleyball will be at 4:00pm-5:30 pm and Cross Country will be at 4:00pm-6:00 pm.   Middle School Sports first official practices start on August 14th right after school.    **Please remember that all athletic paperwork must be in the office prior to the first […]