Category Archives: District

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2022-2023 School Year Physicals

Dolores Parents, A current physical is required for participation in Dolores Athletics.  The updated physical form, medical eligibility form and medical history form can be found on the Dolores Athletics and Activities page under the Dolores Athletic Permission Packet.  Any questions or concerns please contact Athletic Director Matt Walker, mwalker@dolores.k12.co.us. There is an opportunity to get your student’s physical […]

School Lunch Application 2022-2023 School Year

Dear Parents/Guardians, School lunches will no longer be free to all students. You must now fill out an application to see if you qualify for free lunches. It is important that you do that now rather than later. Here is the link to the lunch application for this school year. https://www.lunchapplication.com/ If you have any questions please contact Chuck […]

Introducing David Thornton Dolores Elementary School Principal

Dear Parents and Guardians of Little Bears, I am honored to introduce myself as the new principal at Dolores Elementary School. I am excited to join a staff of educators desiring to provide quality education for the students in our community. I am additionally eager to meet and get to know each of you. I […]

Dolores School Health Clinic Summer Hours

Dolores School Health Clinic Summer Hours and Offerings Nurse Practitioner Available on site for: Sports Physicals and Tdap vaccinations Weekly on Tuesdays: June 7th– 28th & July 12th-26th All week: August 1st- 4th These slots fill up quick! Make your appointment to reserve your time soon!! Four Corners Youth Clinic – (970)560-4890 Services for physicals […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]