Welcome to ThunderRidge High School
Home of the Grizzlies!
  


School Schedule

Bell Schedule for Feb 26th - March 1st

Monday - Blue Day
Tuesday - Green Day with Advisement

Wednesday - Blue Day
Thursday - Green Day with Access
Friday - All Day - with PLC

On PLC days, classes will begin at 8:25am 
and students will follow an "ALL' day class schedule.
If your student needs to arrive at school prior to 8:25am,
they may go to the Library or Commons until class starts.
Breakfast will be available.


Click here For All of the Elite 8 Basketball Information
Including Parking, Seating, and Student Permission Slips

Forms for the ELITE 8 game MUST be turned in to the
Attendance Office no later than:
WEDNESDAY, FEB 28TH NO phone calls will be accepted
to excuse a student without a signed permission form.
Students will be allowed to be absent all day on game day:
THURSDAY, FEB 29TH
*If a student is not in good standing with Attendance,
Grades, or Behavior they MUST ATTEND ALL CLASSES


ThunderRidge Student Government is so excited for this week
and we have so many fun events and activities planned!
We would love it if you could help us support Denali and the Moore family!


If you have pre-ordered a Grizzly Gives t-shirt and/or wristband,
pickup will be on Friday, March 1st
(the Friday before GGW) in room C118 all day.


You can still purchase t-shirts and/or bands
in person March 1st-March 8th, before school and during both lunches.


Make sure to wear your t-shirt on Tuesday, March 12th!


If you would like to show your support,
but aren't able to attend the activities,
you can donate using this 
link. 
Even a small donation means a lot!

Wish Week Updated 


2024 Graduation Auditions  


Round 2 of Open Enrollment  for 2024-2025 School Year
Opens January 22, 2023

Do you know someone who is interested in attending ThunderRidge High School
for the 2024-2025 school year?
The second round of open enrollment for DCSD opens January 22nd.
Visit the 
DCSD website to apply. 
Please reach out to Tiffany Klenke, Registrar,
at 
[email protected] with any questions


Community Service Hours are due March 29th

Seniors - be sure to complete your 20 hours of community service
before March 29th and turn your paperwork in to the Counseling Office


Senior Board Volunteers Needed

Open to all parents and community members

The Senior Project is a cumulative activity that showcases our students’
reading, writing, and speaking skills, as well as emphasizes many important “soft skills”
such as time management, problem solving, and work ethic. 
The Senior Boards are the final step in the Senior Project
process where our students present their final product.


In order for this to be successful, we are asking for parent and community
volunteers to be project judges for the Senior Boards 
on Friday, April 12th from 9:30 am - 3:00 pm.


Underclassmen parents, this is a great opportunity for you to see
and understand what your children will be doing their senior year.
Senior parents, what better way to support your senior than
serving on a board that celebrates their final high school project?


If you are interested in participating in this very special event, 
click on this link and complete the questionnaire. 
Please contact Denise Orsini at [email protected] if you have any questions.


Senior Project Mentors Wanted! 

If you would like to share your expertise in a hobby

or a profession with one of our seniors,
please sign up to be a Mentor. 
Please click here to complete the quick form. 
If you have any questions, please email Denise Orsini  ([email protected])
or Nichole VandeVusse ([email protected])


Opting Out of Testing

Reminder: if you are logging into the EngagED portal
to opt your student out of testing,
please remember to add 
@p.dcsdk12.org to your username. 
(example: IC Portal username is: schooltime.
The EngagED username will be [email protected])


If your student is not feeling well or showing any symptoms of illness,
please keep them home so they can get healthy
and to protect other students and staff.

If your student is absent,
please call the attendance line at 303-387-2002. 
If you see a doctor due to illness,
please have your student bring a doctor's note
when they return to school.

For more information, please see the 
DCSD Guidelines for Determining Student Attendance 
on the District Website


School Tours
School tours take approximately thirty (30) minutes and are offered twice a month at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesdays from September to April. All tours are led by trained student Peer Counselors.
We currently do not offer shadowing opportunities.
If you would like to arrange a tour, use our TOUR REQUEST FORM.
Questions? Contact the Counseling Center at 303-387-2026



  
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    NOTICE OF DESTRUCTION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION RECORDS

    Special Education records which have been collected by Douglas County School District related to the identification, evaluation, educational placement, or the provision of special education in the district, must be maintained under state and federal laws for the period of five (5) years after special education services have ended for the student. Special education services end when the student is no longer eligible for services, graduates, or completes his/her educational program at age 21, or moves from the district. This notification is to inform parents/guardians and former students of Douglas County School District's intent to destroy the special education records of students who exited special education services as of June 30, 2016. These records will be destroyed in accordance with state law unless the parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student notifies the school district otherwise. After five years, the records are no longer useful to the district, but may be useful to the parent/guardian or former student in applying for social security benefits, rehabilitation services, college entrance, etc. The parent/guardian or eligible (adult) student may request a copy of the records by requesting the records at this link ( Douglas County School District Transcripts and Records Requests ).