Dolores School District

Dolores High School students in a college prep class wrote "This I Believe" essays based on the popular 1950s radio series of the same name hosted by Edward R. Murrow that was later revived on NPR. The essays describe the core beliefs that guide the student's daily lives, and were used as a way to get the students to not only reinforce their skills in reading and writing, but to go beyond their comfort zones and share something personal.

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KSJD's Austin Cope sat down with the superintendent of the Dolores School District, Scott Cooper, to talk about this year's earlier school start, new secondary school schedule, and need for more teachers.


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For the first time in several years, there is space for enrollment in kindergarten and high school in Dolores School District Re-4A.


Youth Perspectives On Guns and Gun Violence

Dec 17, 2015
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In this episode of The Fish Bowl, KSJD's monthly conversation with youth in our communities, Tom Yoder talks with Kayleen Bowie and Kelly Matthews, students at Dolores High School, about guns, gun control, and the threat of mass shooting in America, especially in schools.

Funding Education in the Dolores School District

Oct 15, 2015

Education funding in Colorado continues to face challenges that communities must address at the local level to maintain school budgets. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Dolores Schools Superintendent Scott Cooper about what is at stake in the Dolores School District with mill levy funding that is set to expire if voters don't renew it in November, and how this ballot initiative highlights the challenges of school funding in Colorado.

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