Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Recall drive seems pointless

Recall drive seems pointless It is difficult to understand the Douglas County School Board director recall election effort. The district will have to pay $250-350K for an election when just four … more

Letter to the editor: Recall drive has bad odor

Recall drive has bad odor Why do I think there is a backstory to the Feb. 11 News-Press front page story of a recall process initiated to target four DCSD school board directors? A group claims it is … more

Letter to the editor: Schools’ equity policy is crucial

Schools’ equity policy is crucial I congratulate Douglas County School District for the work on the Equity Policy and this media for shedding light into this journey. George Floyd’s murder was … more

Letter to the editor: Equity, inclusion are needed

Equity, inclusion are needed Thank you to Colorado Community Media for the many articles in last week’s paper about the Douglas County School District’s lack of diversity. I am a … more

Letter to the editor: School directors shut down our voices

School directors shut down our voices If you watched the February 16 DCSD Board of Education meeting, your jaw probably dropped like mine did. For two consecutive meetings now, school board … more

Letter to the editor: Vaccine process lagging

Vaccine process lagging Comparing the current rate of COVID-19 vaccinations to that of the flu vaccinations in late 2020 I find that it is not even 50% higher. I had expected it to be two or three … more

Letter to the editor: Needed: Diverse, reliable energy

Needed: Diverse, reliable energy Sixteen years ago, I was taking action to introduce clean nanotechnology energy into Highlands Ranch and in Colorado to augment, not displace, fossil fuels. I was a … more

Letter to the editor: Smelling a rat around recall

Smelling a rat around recall Why do I think there is a back story to the Feb. 11 story of a recall process initiated to target four DCSD school board directors? A group claims it is seeking to oust … more

Letter to the editor: Thankful for vaccination

Thankful for vaccination I have made every effort to go to the back of the COVID-19 vaccination line and let more at-risk seniors go ahead of me, but luck was not with me. About 10 days ago my … more

Letter to the editor: Replace school board

Replace school board We elect a school board to put our children’s education first; to set both students and teachers up for success. When a school board fails to do this, we owe it to our children … more

Letter to the editor: Recall harms students

Recall harms students Before you sign a petition to recall members of the Douglas County School Board, ask yourself, “How will a potential recall affect the superintendent search?” Based upon the … more

Letter to the editor: Be part of solution for schools

Be part of solution for schools As former school board directors for the Douglas County School District, we are appealing to the community for cooler heads to prevail. We are all dealing with a … more

Letter to the editor: School recall plan costly, misguided

School recall plan costly, misguided Your recent story about the effort to recall some members of the Douglas County school board is concerning. Over the past year, the board of education has been … more

Letter to the editor: BOCC has right idea

BOCC has right idea I’ve heard a lot of criticism of the Douglas BOCC inquiry regarding establishing a health department for Douglas County outside of Tri County Health Department (TCHD) and I must … more

Letter to the editor: School board not effective

School board not effective As our community continues to contend with the ineptness of Douglas County School Board members as well as hear the rumblings of a potential recall, one group caught in the … more

Letter to the editor: School board recall not needed

School board recall not needed Who exactly is Nate Ormond? What qualifies him to single-handedly select the next school board? Why are 60 potential candidates willing to give him the authority to … more

Letter to the editor: Klotz should stick to his job

Klotz should stick to his job I was alarmed to hear that Douglas County Clerk Merlin Kotz called for a challenge to electoral tallies from key swing states that certified their election results for … more

Letter to the editor: Free speech and ethics challenged?

Free speech and ethics challenged? I was shocked to see Smith Young’s challenge to our Democratic Party county chair’s values of freedom of speech and ethics (letter in the papers of Jan. 21 and … more

Letter to the editor: School board isn’t leading

School board isn’t leading My heart goes out to our middle and high school students in Douglas County. They’re too often experiencing academic and social/emotional harm from ongoing remote … more

Letter to the editor: School board letting kids down

School board letting kids down I, along with many parents, am very frustrated by the Douglas County Board of Education’s decision to delay middle- and high-schoolers’ return to in-person … more
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