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Board Meeting Highlights – May 2020

The Dolores School Board met last night for their monthly meeting. The following were highlights of the meeting: Financial Workshop was held one hour prior to the regular meeting to discuss the fiscally emergent situation in our state. The board heard from the superintendent and finance director as they presented their plan to decrease the […]

Edited Update from Superintendent Richard, 4-21-20

This post went out earlier this morning; however, as the day has progressed, amazing work of our Dolores School District staff and families has struck such a wonderful chord in my heart. Tuesdays bring many meetings with staff. In one such meeting today there were BOCES employees who work with other school districts in our […]

Important Updates from the School Board Meeting Held on 4/9

Dolores School District RE-4A School Board met last night and made some important decisions. It is reassuring to know that we have a board that is very concerned about our community and the future of the district. Below are the highlights of the meeting: No return to face-to-face instruction this school year: In an effort to […]

Update from Superintendent Richard

Good afternoon! No one trained any of us for this! Sometimes the very best training is life itself. Our teachers have tackled this challenge and are excited to begin this journey with you and your children on Monday. Please allow me to provide some updates to you: 1. Waivers for instructional hours The Colorado Department […]

SCHOOL OPEN UNTIL 10 PM TONIGHT–STAY-AT-HOME ORDER IN EFFECT TOMORROW AT 6 AM

Governor Jared Polis issued a Stay-at-Home Order at 5:07 this evening. Beginning tomorrow at 6:00am, only essential personnel is allowed to work. This means that the district will be closed beginning tomorrow until April 11th or until further notice from the Governor’s office. We apologize for the inconvenience this brings; however the health of our community […]

PARENT INFORMATION FROM SUPERINTENDENT RICHARD

Parents: These are certainly uncharted times for all of us. The district leadership is working nonstop to put measures in place to help meet the needs of your children. The leadership team will meet Monday morning to finalize plans. We will also host a virtual meeting with all staff on Tuesday. Following both meetings, detailed […]

DSD WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL AT LEAST APRIL 17

Today, Governor Jared Polis issued an executive order that suspends in-person instruction at all public and private schools from March 23 to April 17. Dolores School District will remain closed through April 17, 2020. There will be a conference call tomorrow with the governor and the commissioner of education involving all superintendents in the state. […]