Frequently Asked Question's
Below is a list of questions that new parents often ask. We hope that you find them helpful.
Please keep in mind that in high school it is a wonderful time for a student to self-advocate and that for most matters they should be the first to reach out.
¨ How do I find out about Attendance?
Please contact Stephanie Banks in the Main Office at 303.387.3502. The Administrator in charge is Kyle Mossman.
¨ If my students has an appointment during the school day, how do excuse them?
Please call the Attendance line at 303.387.3502 and choose the ‘Early Dismissal’ option. We appreciate having as much advanced notice as possible
¨ How do I find out about my child's Discipline and Attendance issues?
Please contact Anne Maxey in the Main Office at 303.387.3707.
¨ How do I find out about my child's fees?
Please visit your parent portal for fees; payments are handled through MySchoolBucks or in person
at the finance window. Contact Andre Walker in the Main Office at 303.387.3534.
¨ Whom do I contact to change my address?
Please contact Jennie Zwiers in Counseling Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.387.3529.
¨ Whom do I contact to enroll/register my child into Chaparral High School?
Whom do I contact for information about Express Check-in?
Please contact Jennie Zwiers in the Counseling Office at email@example.com or 303.387.3529.
¨ Whom do I contact about Facility Usage Community Rental?
Please Contact Kay Livingstone in the DCSD Office at 303.387.0184 or Kellie Frasersmith
¨ Whom do I contact for General Information about Chaparral High School?
Please contact Linda Cherry in the Main Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.387.3500.
¨ Whom do I contact about information for Lunch Accounts?
Please contact Robin Ward in the Kitchen at 303.387.3709 at email@example.com.
¨ Whom do I contact about Medical Concerns?
Please contact the Health Assistant, Heidi Posavad or Nurse Christina Stragey in the
Main Office/Health Room at 303.387.3528 and/or 303.387.3549.
¨ Where can my student go for tutoring help within the school?
Students may receive tutoring help from fellow students in the different honor societies.
For writing tutors contact Damon Larson in the Library
For foreign language tutors contact Linette Santiago for Spanish and Florence Schranz for French For other academic subjects contact Laura Bockhacker with National Honor Society
¨ Where can I find a school supply list?
Each teacher will provide a list (usually in their syllabus) during the first week of the semester
¨ How should my student be preparing for school over the summer?
We encourage students to read and write over the summer for their own enjoyment. If your student
is going into and Honors or AP class there may be a summer assignment which can be found on the
¨ What is community service and is my student required to participate?
Twenty hours of documented community service at a non-profit are needed as part of the CDE
graduation requirements. Opportunities and resources to volunteer are in the daily announcements
and are available in the counseling office. Community Service documentation and complete guidelines is available on the website or in the counseling office. For additional information please visit our website or contact Lauri Echer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.387.3524
¨ Where do I drop and pick-up my student? How do I find out bus information?
Use the one-way drop-off loop in the main parking lot. For bus transportation information please call 303.387.0415 or use the DCSD website under transportation
¨ Where will I find the bell schedule for inclement weather days, special event days?
Refer to the Chaparral website as well as the parent’s newsletter, the Wolverine Weekly.
¨ Where can I find the school calendar?
The school calendar is on both the Chaparral website and the DCSD website. We use the conventional calendar.
¨ Who is my student’s counselor and how do they set-up an appointment with their counselor?
Counselors are assigned by alpha breakdown, which can be found on our website along with
their phone numbers and emails. Student’s may come by the counseling office and complete a
slip to see their counselor. Counselors will send the student a pass through class to see them.
If a parent would like to request a meeting with the counselor, they should contact them by
email or phone a set-up an appointment.
¨ How do I find out about Activities and Clubs?
You can find Activity and Club information by selecting Activities, Clubs, and Societies under the Athletics & Activities tab found on the CHS homepage of the website. You can contact Terri Griffin in the Main Office at email@example.com or 303.387.3511. The Administrator in charge is Trish Riddle.
¨ How do I find out about AP Exams?
Please contact Terri Griffin in the Main Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.387.3511. The Administrator in charge is Tony Persichina.
¨ How do I find out about Athletics and Athletic Events?
You can find Athletic information by selecting CHS Athletics under the Athletics & Activities tab found on the CHS Homepage of the website. You may contact Andrea Vertner in the Main Office at email@example.com or 303.387.3533 with questions. The Administrator in charge is Rob Johnson.
¨ Whom do I contact for information about College and Career support?
Please contact MaryJo Pook in the Counseling Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.387.3601.
¨ How do I find out information about upcoming dances?
Please contact Terri Griffin in the Main Office at email@example.com or 303.387.3511.
The Administrator in charge is Trish Riddle.
¨ Whom do I contact about Graduation and Senior Activities?
Please contact Terri Griffin in the Main Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.387.3511. The Administrator in charge of Graduation is Greg Gotchey. The Administrator in charge of Senior Activities is Trish Riddle.
¨ Whom do I contact about information about lockers?
Please contact Anne Maxey in the Main Office at 303.387.3707. The Administrators in charge are
Rob Johnson & Tony Persichina.
¨ Whom do I contact about lost and found items?
Please contact Security at the Security Office at 303.387.3537.
¨ Who may receive a parking pass?
Parking passes are for junior and senior students only. Chaparral has limited parking and not
every student who applies will receive a parking pass.