Letters to the editor
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Letter to the editor: Vote for more progress

Vote for more progress After all three of my children were hurt by the “reforms” in Douglas County Schools from 2010-18, I joined the grassroots effort to elect our current board members in 2015 … more

Letter to the editor: Something to think about

Something to think about In the letters to the editor last week, I tend to agree with Mr. Kullas letter regarding the school board candidates. I also think an open-minded approach for all topics is … more

Letter to the editor: Keep positive momentum

Keep positive momentum We moved to DCSD in 2012. I’d heard about the excellent school district and was pleased that my child could attend DCSD schools. As I learned about the decisions of the … more

Letter to the editor: Meek the clear choice

Meek the clear choice Susan Meek is the clear choice for the Douglas County School Board. Having worked with Susan over the last few years, I have found her to be one of the most intelligent, … more

Letter to the editor: Fresh, new perspectives

Fresh, new perspectives I am writing to give my support to two school board candidates: Kory Nelson. Kory has a broad background in dealing with students and their needs. For 30 years, he has … more

Letter to the editor: Focus on the students

Focus on the students I’m disappointed CCM published a letter full of false accusations on Oct. 17. There was no “punishment” involved in the STEM School charter renewal earlier this year. The … more

Letter to the editor: Anti-fracking request overreaches

Anti-fracking request overreaches Anti-fracking group Colorado Rising lost at the ballot box last November by a vote of 57% to 43% with their Proposition 112, a poorly disguised oil and gas ban. Now, … more

Letter to the editor: The right approach

The right approach I want to praise Hanson, Meek and Ray for taking a stand on student safety. They made it very clear in the student-led forum where they stand. They have come to this decision by … more

Letter to the editor: SSPR needs your support

SSPR needs your support As a member of the South Suburban Board of Directors, I encourage a yes vote on 7A. The language in the “against” section in the blue book disparages 7A with non-factual … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 7A

Vote yes on 7A As a member of the South Suburban Board of Directors, I encourage you to vote yes on 7A. In addition to maintaining the parks, trails and facilities for our 155,000 residents in three … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Hanson, Meek, Ray

Vote for Hanson, Meek, Ray Starting my fifth year of teaching, I find myself hopeful for the future because the district I have known and loved is moving in the right direction. I grew up in Douglas … more

Letter to the editor: We need open minds

We need open minds In the Oct. 10 edition of the paper, the article on the six Douglas County School Board candidates was quite revealing. On the topic of potentially arming teachers and/or staff … more

Letter to the editor: Ray a real leader

Ray a real leader We’ve had kids in Douglas County public schools for the last 14 years. We were part of the district’s rise to greatness, and also witnessed its decline. Under the leadership of … more

Letter to the editor: Vote yes on 7A

Vote yes on 7A On Nov. 5, voters in the South Suburban Parks and Recreation District should voice their support for preserving our great parks and recreation system by voting YES on 7A. A yes vote … more

Letter to the editor: All voices should be heard

All voices should be heard I’m alarmed that there are people who insist that the voices and arguments of those with differing opinions should be not only silenced but eliminated from publication … more

Letter to the editor: Pick Hanson, Meek and Ray

Pick Hanson, Meek and Ray I am a mom of four children, ages 6 to 15, in Castle Rock. Three of my children attend a charter school and my oldest is at the neighborhood high school. We have been … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Meek

Vote for Meek Having known and worked with Susan Meek on public education issues since 2013, there is no one more qualified and capable of serving in District A on the Douglas County Board of … more

Letter to the editor: Vote for Andy, Kory, Franceen

Vote for Andy, Kory, Franceen When candidates start talking “visioning” and “strategic plans,” I hear the pitter-patter of little unicorn hooves. At the Oct. 10 debate, only three candidates … more

Letter to the editor: Vote with kids in mind

Vote with kids in mind As we are midway through another election season, it is imperative that our community become informed as to who is running for the DCSD school board.  My oldest was in … more

Letter to the editor: Not an even fight

Not an even fight I am sitting in my home office/study reading two letters from a couple of guys who took exception to a letter I wrote a few weeks ago. A little background on me. I am looking at a … more
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