Author Archives: Mark Baxter

Dolores Schools 2 Hour delayed start Tuesday (12/13/2022)

Due to low overnight temperatures and icing of roads, the Dolores School District will have a 2 hour delayed start for school tomorrow (Tuesday December 13, 2022). 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. Thank you, The […]

After School Activities Cancelled Today (Monday, 12/12/2022)

Dolores School District Parents and Guardians, Due to the weather all after school activities and practices have been cancelled for Monday December 12, 2022. Thank you, The Dolores School District If you have question or concerns: Dolores Elementary School: 970-882-4688 Dolores Middle and High Schools: 970-882-7288

High School Registration Night – DHS Cafeteria

Student Registration 2019 - 2020

High School Registration Night – DHS Cafeteria Tuesday April 26th – 6:00pm – 7:00pm – Incoming 11th and 12th Grade Registration Night Wednesday April 27th – 6:00pm – 7:30pm – Incoming 9th and 10th Grade Registration Night If you have questions please call the school (970-882-7288), or contact Principal Schmitt directly Justin Schmitt Principal Dolores High School […]

A Secure Was Called at the Dolores School District

Dear Parents and Community Members – This email is being sent to you to inform you that the Dolores School District entered a “Secure” at this afternoon (A secure is called when there is a potential threat outside of the school building. Exterior doors are locked and classes resume as normal). The School District entered […]

Dolores Elementary January February 2022 Galloping Goose Newsletter

Hi Little Bear Families, I hope you are well and enjoy this edition of our Galloping Goose monthly newsletter linked below. January-February Galloping Goose newsletter Warm Regards, Lurleen McCormick Dolores Elementary School Principal 970-882-4688 (Office) 970-369-9544 (Cell/Texts)

Updated COVID protocols (1/13/2022)

The following three documents are the newly approved COVID protocols formed by the Wellness Committee and approved by the Dolores School Board District. Please take a minute to review and note schools have individual procedures to follow due to their ability to cohort and distance. – Quarantine Protocol – Secondary quarantine protocol – Teddy Bear_Elementary […]

12/15/2021 Dolores Schools 2-Hour Delay Start today

12/15/2021 Due to the winter storm currently impacting our region, the Dolores School District will start school on a two hour delay today, Wednesday December 15, 2021. 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.

Vaccine Mobile Bus New Location, Joe Rowell Park (11/17 and 12/8)

The Vaccine Mobile bus location has been moved from the Dolores School Campus. The new location with be Joe Rowell Park in Dolores. Anyone who would like to receive the initial COVID vaccine, a booster COVID immunization, or the flu vaccine can visit on November 17, and December 8 from 10am – 4pm. Attached is […]

Vaccination Opportunities in Our Area (updated 11/15/21)

Dolores District Families, We have been informed of an opportunity for children, ages 5-11, to receive the COVID vaccine at the hospital this Saturday, attached is the flyer and form required for administration of the vaccine. We will continue to share any free opportunities that become available to us. ———- Fact Sheet for 5-11 year olds Hospital […]

High School girls volleyball team withdraws from regional volleyball tournament

To the Dolores Bears Community – It is with regret that we must inform you that our high school girls volleyball team has withdrawn from their regional volleyball tournament in Oak Creek, CO this weekend. The team has has a significant COVID exposure and must therefore enter quarantine. To protect the privacy of all individuals […]

Regional Ski Program has been cancelled for the 2021-22 season

Dear Dolores School District Ski & Snowboard Families It is with great disappointment that I must pass along the news from Telluride, that the Regional Ski Program has been cancelled for the 2021-22 season.  I am forwarding the message sent to area coordinators. Dear RSP Coordinators, I’m very sorry to inform you that we’ve determined […]

October 2021 Galloping Goose Newsletter

Dear Little Bear Families, I’m very relieved that our week of online learning went really well thanks to our Teachers being prepared, our Parents picking up materials, and our Students participating so well! I hope we never have to do that again, but I know it was necessary under the circumstances with the low number […]

Dolores School District classes will resume in person on Monday October 11

10/8/2021 Dolores Parents, Students, and Staff, The District Wellness Committee met Thursday afternoon (10/7/21). The positive covid cases in the district have declined, allowing us to resume in-person for all schools, preschool through high school, on Monday, October 11th. Teddy Bear Preschool and the Dolores Elementary School will be in “blue” and the Middle School […]