Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Douglas County school candidates deserve support

School candidates deserve support I, along with so many others, am excited to support Becky Myers, Christy Williams, Kaylee Winegar and Mike Peterson for Douglas County School Board. more

Letter to the editor: Irritated by mask rules

Irritated by mask rules I play racquetball. I like to play at Northridge Rec Center. I was playing cutthroat on Saturday and was informed by staff that only two players are allowed in a … more

Letter to the editor

Questions about equity policy Douglas County residents agree that all kids should thrive in school. To help accomplish this, we should foster respect and empathy and reject bias and racism. This is … more

Letter to the editor: Enough self-congratulation

Enough self-congratulation The sponsors of the now-defunct Douglas County School Board recall seem happy to take credit where none is due. In fact, they’re patting themselves on the back. “We … more

Letter to the editor: Recall died, now fund schools

Recall died, now fund schools As a public school teacher and Douglas County parent, I feel deep empathy for parents who have struggled with this unprecedented and enormously difficult year. I’ve … more

Letter to the editor: Grassroots victory at DCSD

Grassroots victory at DCSD Nate Ormond called off Road to Recall at the DougCo Board of Education meeting 3/2/21 as the board unanimously voted to return the district to full in-class learning. Only … more

Letter to the editor: Charters lead way amid COVID

If the Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board is looking for exemplars on how to competently reopen schools, they need not look further than the resilient charter schools across this district. … more

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: 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: 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
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