Palmer Ridge High School

Lewis-Palmer School District #38

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  • LPSD Employment Opportunities

    LPSD Job Openings Annoucement

     

    Lewis-Palmer School District 38 is looking for quality individuals to support immediate job openings for the following positions. More flexible, substitute positions are also available.

     

    Bus Drivers,

     

    Food Service Workers,

     

    Custodians,

     

    Paraprofessionals,

     

    Substitute Teachers.

     

    Join a great team and support students. Work schedules align with your children's school calendar and open positions offer competitive wages and benefits. More information is available on LPSD's Personnel Services page. To apply for a specific position, visit LPSD's Job Listings.


     

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  • LPSD Back-to-School Business

    Back to School

     

    The first day of school is right around the corner. For a helpful list of important districtwide information, please see LPSD's Back-to-School Business checklist. (Helpful hint: Ctrl + "click" will open each link in a new window).

    More detailed back-to-school information is available on each LPSD school website or on LPSD's Back to School Documents page.

     


     

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  • 2018 Communicator of the Year Award

    2018 Communicator of the Year Award Lewis-Palmer School District Superintendent Karen Brofft was recently named as the 2018 Communicator of the Year by the Colorado School Public Relations Association (CoSPRA). The Communicator of the Year Award is the most prestigious award of CoSPRA and recognizes the public relations best practices of people and organizations whose work supports Colorado public education. More information about CoSPRA and this award is available on the CoSPRA website. Read the official award letter from Tammy Schiff, President of CoSPRA.

     


     

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  • Tri-Lakes Women's Club Grant Awards

    During the 2017-2018 grant cycle, Lewis-Palmer School District received approximately $30,000 in grant awards from the Tri-Lakes Women's Club (TLWC). LPSD greatly appreciates our continued partnership with TLWC. Their support for our students and teachers is a tangible example of how strong community involvement helps to make our LPSD schools great. A list of the TLWC-supported initiatives is below and more information about TLWC's grant award process is available on the TLWC's website.

     

    LPSD’s Adapted Physical Education Program,

    Specdrums for LPSD Music and Special Education Programs,

    Kinesthetic Learning Activities for Bear Creek Preschool,

    STEM Development at Palmer Lake Elementary School,

    Palmer Lake Elementary School’s Educational Garden,

    Kilmer Elementary School’s Innovation Station and Maker Lab,

    Remote Projection Devices for Lewis-Palmer Middle School,

    Chromebooks to support science curriculum at Lewis-Palmer High School,

    Poster Machine for Lewis-Palmer Middle School,

    Sources of Strength Program at Lewis-Palmer High School.


     

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  • GreatSchools College Success Award

    Great Schools 2018 Award Lewis-Palmer High School and Palmer Ridge High School received the first-ever College Success Award. Launched by GreatSchools, the College Success Award recognizes and celebrates high schools that go beyond traditional measures of achievement to ensure that students are both college and career ready. Lewis-Palmer High School and Palmer Ridge High School are two of 71 schools in Colorado to be honored with the award. Selection criteria is based on data that reflects how our schools prepare students to succeed after high school, including whether they enroll in college, are ready for college-level coursework when they get there, and persist into their second year. Learn more about the award and selection criteria in the College Success Awards report by GreatSchools.


     

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  • LPSD Receives Financial Recognition 

    Early in May 2018, Lewis-Palmer School District received notification that the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International awarded the district with ASBO’s Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year ended 2017.  According to ASBO, "This award represents a significant achievement and reflects your commitment to transparency and high-quality financial reporting."

    ASBO Certificate of Excellence

    ASBO Announcement


     

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  • Home School Enrichment Academy Open House Events

    LPSD's Home School Enrichment Academy (HSEA) is hosting a series of open house events in August. See the HSEA flyer for specific dates, times, and additional details.


     

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  • Information Systems Security Update

    LPSD actively secures and protects our information systems. In light of recent cybersecurity events involving schools around the nation, we want to remind our families of the deliberate actions LPSD employs to protect student data. More detailed information is available on LPSD's Data Privacy and Security page.


     

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  • LPSD Receives CDE's Highest Ranking
    Lewis-Palmer School District once again received Accredited with Distinction and all LPSD schools received Performance ratings by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE). These are the highest ratings available from the state.
     
    The District and School Performance Frameworks (DPF and SPFs) from the CDE are now finalized and the LPSD and D38 school frameworks can be accessed on LPSD's Assessment and Accountability page.
     
    Additionally, three LPSD schools are John Irwin award recipients:           
    Prairie Winds Elementary,                    
    Ray E. Kilmer Elementary, 
    Lewis-Palmer High School. 

    This John Irwin award is given to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement over time. These schools received an Exceeds Expectations rating on the Academic Achievement indicator of the School Performance Frameworks reflecting exceptional performance in Math, English Language Arts, and Science. More information is available in Schoolview. More information regarding LPSD and other Colorado districts' data is available through the CDE's online resource DISH. DISH provides district and school level trend data in a variety of visual formats (graphs and charts) so that users can more easily see patterns. 


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    LPSD Finance Audit Results 
    Lewis-Palmer School District’s credit rating is again Aa2 which is above the nationwide school district median. Moody’s Investors Service, an independent credit rating agency, judged LPSD’s  financial position as very strong exhibiting sound financial management. More information is available in Moody's Report.


     

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PRHS Announcements

  • SCHEDULES and PROCESSING PACKETS

    Student schedules will be available on Friday, August 10th after 4:00 p.m.  HOWEVER, students WILL NOT be able to access their schedule through their student Infinite Campus account.  Instead they must access through a PARENT/GUARDIAN myCampus Parent Portal account.  When printing your schedule, please use the print with locker information on the drop down menu under schedule.

     

    Grade Level Processing packets are now available on the PRHS website, https://www.lewispalmer.org/domain/1544, go to Student tab, then Back-to-School Documents.  There are a few Optional and Informational forms which parents and students can access for 2018-2019 school year.  It is the student’s responsibility to print his/her schedule AND their grade level processing packetThe school will not be providing processing packets for students.

     

    SCHEDULE CHANGE INFORMATION

    Please be aware that our schedule change process has naturally tightened due to increased enrollment and diversity of programming. 

     

    The 2018-19 master schedule is built directly from student requests in order to satisfy student demand for courses; late changes in scheduling preferences are no longer possible to accommodate. Counselors will be available on processing days to address only necessary schedule changes, as follows (from the PRHS Planning & Course Guide, page 7):

     

    • To fill an open period in your schedule for the current semester
    • To meet graduation requirements for seniors
    • To retake a class that was failed 
    • To add a missing A or B part of a course
    • To fulfill a teacher recommended change for extenuating circumstances

     

    Administrators will have the final decision on necessary schedule changes.

     

    ATTENTION SENIORS AND JUNIORS purchasing a parking permit!

    NO parking permit will be issued unless an appropriate school ID (school/state approved photo) is presented along with copies of your driver’s license, car registration and proof of insurance.  The school will not be making copies so please come prepared with your copy.  All school fees/obligations must be paid prior to purchasing a parking permit!

     

    BEAR WEAR AVAILABLE AT PROCESSING

    The PRHS Foundation will be selling PRHS Bear Spirit Wear during all processing days, the make-up processing day and Back-to-School Night to sell Bear Wear.  Go BEARS!

     


     

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  • Push Emails 2018-2019

         Schedules, Packets, Parking and Volunteers (Posted 8-9-18)

         Important Upcoming School Information (Posted 8-7-18)

         Online Registration and Fall Sports Registration (Posted 8-2-18)

         OLR, Yearbook and Website (Posted 6-28-18)


     

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  • 2018-2019 School Year Information

         Processing Days 2018-19 (Posted 6-26-18)

         Future Freshman Bears 2018-19 (Posted 6-26-18)

         LINK Freshman Orientation 2018-19 (Posted 6-26-18)

             Returning PRHS Bears 2018-19 (Posted 6-26-18)

           Student Handbook 2018-2019 (Posted 6-28-18) 

              Students and Parents, please review prior to signing and acknowledging reading the handbook.


     

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  • PRHS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

    If you would like to volunteer at PRHS, please fill out THIS GOOGLE FORM. This helps us to know how you want to become involved. You must also fill out the required LPSD Volunteer Services Agreement found just below.

     

    LPSD VOLUNTEER SERVICES AGREEMENT

    Lewis-Palmer School District requires each volunteer to fill out the LPSD Volunteer Services Agreement every school year. If you have not already completed the form this year, please print THIS FORM, fill it out, and then deliver it to LPSD or PRHS. Please make sure to tell us how you would like to become involved by completing the Google Form above.


     

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  • Class of 2019

          Junior Photo Packets-IMPORTANT (Posted 5-11-18)


     

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  • Dates to Remember

         Dates to Remember 2018-2019 (UPDATED 8-3-18)


     

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Bear Facts

  • Palmer Ridge High School

    • Ranked as one of the Best High Schools in U.S. World News and World Report
    • Received 2018 College Success Award from Great Schools
    • Four National Merit Scholarship Recipients and eight commended students in 2017
    • 19 AP course options
    • 75% of students scored a 3 or better in one or more areas of the AP exam
    • 99% Graduation Rate
    • 6 Military appointments in 2017
    • Project Lead the Way National Certification School
    • 2016 Student Boettcher Award Recipient
    • Over 11 million dollars in scholarships offered to 2017 graduates
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School Hours

  • Main Office Hours

         Monday-Thursday     7:15-4:00 p.m.

         Friday                         7:15-3:30 p.m. 

    Class Hours                    7:40-2:52 p.m.

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