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Ranger Facts

  •  Lewis-Palmer High School

    • Nine-time John Irwin School of Excellence Award Recipient including 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2017
    • 21 AP course options
    • 70% percent of the students who took an AP exam scored 3 or higher
    • Project Lead the Way National Certification, offering Engineering and Biomedical courses
    • 94% Graduation Rate
    • 2015 Colorado State Teacher of the Year Kathy Thirkell

School Hours

  • Summer Hours

    June - Monday - Thursday 8:00 to 3:00

    July - Closed

    Main Office: 7:00 to 3:30
    Attendance Office: 7:15 to 3:15
    Class Time: 7:40 to 2:52
    Unless otherwise stated, all hours are Monday through Friday.

Upcoming Events

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LPHS Celebrations

  • Ms. Gregory Wins Teacher Of the Year

  • Student Athletes Sign National Letters of Intent

  • Brian Barkey Wins Coach of the Year

  • Lucido Wins VFW Award

  • LPHS Honors Band

  • 2020 NAMM award

LPHS Announcements

  • Check out this article about our very own amazing

    Aimee Bray and "Dear High School"

    Go RANGERS!!!


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  • Graduation Livestream

    Lewis-Palmer High School student-only graduations will be livestreamed and viewable at lewispalmer.org/graduations.

    The LPHS ceremony is Friday, June 12, at 9:00 a.m

    UCHealth Park


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  • 2020 Graduation Plan


    • Staggered arrival- (it is preferable that students drive themselves)
      •  Students driving themselves-Arrive at stadium (Please have the Orange parking pass that was included in your bag from check out displayed in the driver’s side windshield)
          • Last names A-L- 7:30 am
          • Last names M-Z- 7:45 am
        • Students being dropped off by parents- Arrive at stadium 8:00 am
        • Seating Assignment and floor map will be released Monday June 8 on the LPHS Website.
    • There will not be any parking for parents on the premises, lot will re-open for parents picking students up at 10:00 am 
    • Those not able to attend: Link to live stream (will begin at 8:30 am) and it will ultimately live on the D38 YouTube channel.
    • In order to enter the stadium and participate in a D38 Graduation, students must: (Socially Distanced process)
      • Bring BOTH -EPCPH & LPSD permission slips, filled out that morning, signed by both parent and student
      • Blank forms will NOT be available at the door - per the El Paso County (EPC) Health News.
      • NO STUDENT will be admitted without signed permission slips.
    • Be wearing a graduation gown.
    • Be wearing a mask
    • Nothing may be carried into the stadium (including water bottles)


    •  Important Reminders:
      • No associated social gatherings of students or faculty will occur at the stadium prior to or following the ceremony.
      • Students are encouraged to avoid vulnerable persons for the two weeks following their participation in the graduation ceremony.
      • Students should not participate in the graduation ceremony if he/she or a family member is considered vulnerable.
      • All students and staff will be in masks at all times with the exception of individual photographs by official photographers while social distancing from others.
      • Bathroom access will be limited to a few Portalets inside the stadium


    • Dress Requirements
      • All graduation attire shall conform to these requirements and reflect school-sanctioned academic honors
      • Students should dress and groom themselves in a way that reflects the formal nature of the event.
      • The only visible items permitted to be worn outside the graduation gown are district approved academic awards, honors, and medals.
      • Inappropriate or offensive dress will not be tolerated.
      • Appropriate footwear should be worn. No flip-flops, boots or athletic shoes are permitted. We highly recommend no high heels as the ceremony will be on grass and dirt.
      • Cell phones must be silent and in airplane mode.
    •  Students will be permitted to decorate their graduation cap THIS YEAR ONLY.
        • Make sure to put your name in your cap.
        • Caps will be checked upon entry.
        • Decorations must be school appropriate.
        • If decorations are deemed inappropriate, the cap will be confiscated, and students will participate without a cap.


    • Brief practice: 8:15-8:45 am
      •  Once seated run through an abbreviated ceremony
        • Practice rows standing together - watch teacher on either side for signal
        • Remain standing until everyone is back at their seats and then sit together - watch teacher on either side for signal
        • Exit to the track, stay in socially distanced line on the track, enter to Pomp and Circumstance
        • Call up speakers
        • Call up heralds and run through 2 rows
        • Teachers line up  with their rows
    •  Staggered departure after ceremony (following social distance protocol)
      •  Students driving will be released first- row by row
      • Students being picked up will follow row by row


    • The ceremony will take place RAIN OR SHINE: In the case of severe weather, the ceremony will be delayed for later that afternoon.



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  • Yearbook Distribution

    We will have a drive through yearbook distribution (similar to checkout)

    June 17th

    10:00-12:00 will be for Seniors

    12:30-2:00 open to all

     June 18th 10:00-12:00 & 12:30-2:00 - open to all

    • Enter from Higby only and use the same traffic pattern as we did for checkout
    • You MUST sign for receipt of your yearbook - please bring your own pen
    • You will be REQUIRED to show an ID - driver's license, student ID, etc
    • You may ONLY pick up yearbooks for persons in your household
    • If you purchased a personalized yearbook your MUST use the right lane

    Yearbooks will be available for purchase on distribution days for $90 exact cash ONLY while supplies last

    If you need to verify if you purchased a yearbook please email csteel@lewispalmer.org


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  • Counselors Corner

    During this summer, if you need to connect with a counselor. Please complete this google form to request a virtual meeting  LPHS Counselor Request  form (use your LPHS Google Account to access the form). You can also contact the Colorado Crisis Service and text a confidential support line by texting TALK to 38255.  If you have a safety concern, you should make a report to Safe 2 Tell   Safe2Tell or call 911. 


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  • All Things Senior Year


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District Announcements

  • High School Graduations

  • Back-to-School ThoughtExchange Results

  • 2020 Online Summer School Registration

  • LPSD receives 2020 "Best Communities for Music Education" award

  • D38 COVID-19 Resources page

  • Community Collaboration Events

  • Join the D38 Transportation Department

LPHS Social Media

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