Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Please be careful on trails

Please be careful On Saturday, Sept. 7, around noon, heading downhill toward Cheese Ranch from the west, we encountered a young man riding a bike. He was approaching from the rear. He also was trying … more

Letter to the editor: Kudos to board, Tucker

Kudos to board, Tucker My family has lived in Highlands Ranch for 12 years and our kids attend our neighborhood middle school. I am writing in praise of our current Douglas County School Board and … more

Letter to the editor: Picking the wrong fight

Picking the wrong fight I comment on Jessica Gibbs’ Aug. 23 article, “Douglas County School District Seeks Ouster of Charter School That Has Armed Staff,” because I had interviewed several of … more

Letter to the editor: Classical or tactical?

Classical or tactical? DCSD is a one of the best districts in the state, and one of the reasons for this is school choice. However, I must question the motives of one of those charter schools: Ascent … more

Letter to the editor: Keep momentum going in DCSD

Keep momentum going As a community member since 2003 whose children have graduated from Douglas County School District (DCSD) in the past five years, I have seen many changes in the district’s … more

Letter to the editor: Teachers shouldn’t be armed

Teachers shouldn’t be armed I am writing to show my support for Dr. Tucker’s fact-based stance on not arming teachers in our schools. As a parent of a student who was in last year’s school … more

Letter to the editor: Take deal off table

Take deal off table If I were a billionaire (and you don’t know that I’m not) I too would make the same decision as our Douglas County commissioners and donate my $10 million to the school … more

Letter to the editor: DCSD has made strides

DCSD has made strides As a long time Douglas county resident, a parent of two Douglas county school district graduates, and as I look forward to the birth of my first grandchild, I am reminded once … more

Letter to the editor: Meek deserves your vote

Meek deserves your vote I would like to extend my gratitude to Wendy Vogel for representing my area, District A, on the Douglas County School Board for these past four years. Wendy has been a true … more

Letter to the editor: Schools are in right direction

Schools are in right direction I am a parent of two high school students in Douglas County. We are very excited to start the new school year. As we were driving all around Highlands Ranch this … more

Letter to the editor: Meek a strong candidate

Meek a strong candidate I’m so excited to see that Susan Meek has decided to run for school board. Not only is she experienced and knowledgeable about education policy at the school, district and … more

Letter to the editor: Make sure you are heard

Make sure you are heard Have you heard of The Borgen Project? TBP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, fighting global poverty since 2003. The organization encompasses a wide network of active … more

Letter to the editor: Results needed on school safety

Results needed on school safety What happened to the days when kids could freely come and go to school, be instructed on reading, writing and arithmetic with teachers responsible for teaching, … more

Letter to the editor: Praise for online school

Praise for online school We enrolled our children in Colorado Destinations Career Academy for its structured curriculum and accountability, coupled with family flexibility. We wanted our children to … more

Letter to the editor: It’s not really free

It’s not really free The headline reads “DCSD Offers Free, Full-day Kindergarten This Fall.” Then, the first paragraph goes on to explain the miracle of House Bill 12-1262. Free? Really? DCSD … more

Letter to the editor: Gardner not right fit

Gardner not right fit Colorado needs a senator who will work for everyone in Colorado regardless of their political party. Unfortunately, Cory Gardner is not that senator. Gardner did the right thing … more

Letter to the editor: Lack of morality is problem

Lack of morality is problem  Predictably, various committees are forming and meeting to discuss “causes of school violence” and related topics. It is interesting to note that these “leaders in … more

Letter to the editor: School district needs a CBA

District needs a CBA The future is bright for Douglas County schools. I, as a teacher and parent, appreciate the hard work that has gone into the board of education end statements, new strategic plan … more

Letter to the editor: Senator dodges issues

Senator dodges issues It was good to read about Cory Gardner finally getting out to our area and meeting with his constituents. However, we would have appreciated advance notice so we could actually … more

Letter to the editor: Time for Gardner to go

Time for Gardner to go This letter is in response to David Gilbert’s article about Senator Cory Gardner’s visit to Littleton. The article lists several businesses he visited and business owners … more
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