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Lockheed-Martin Tutors

Free tutors from Lockheed-Martin are available for help with math, science, homework, studying, and test preparation. They are available every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the the Counseling Office—Post-Grad Room.

Eagle's Nest Cafe & School Store

The Eagle’s Nest Café and school store is NOW open each day at 1:15-3:00 pm.  We serve hot drinks and have new clothing & Ridgewear available.

We offer

  • Sweatshirts and sweatpants
  • Yoga pants
  • T-shirts (long and short sleeve)
  • Class t-shirts
  • Pink Dry-fit shirts
  • Baseball hats
  • Women's bling DR caps
  • Women's visors
  • Tank tops
  • Blankets
  • Lanyards
  • Stadium chairs
  • Decals

Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted.

 What's New, Important, & Upcoming
Day Without Hate Week

Day Without Hate (DWOH) week is from Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24. Here is the week's schedule of events at Dakota.



You are a good candidate for Link Crew if you

  • will be a junior or senior next year,
  • are self-confident and self-directed,
  • want to make a difference,
  • have strong communication skills,
  • are dedicated and enthusiastic.
Required events for next year:
  • Training from 5pm-10pm on August 14th
  • Freshman Orientation from 7am-3pm on August 17th
  • Link Seminar in August
  • Cocoa Cram from 3pm-5pm on December 10th

For more information about the program, please email Mrs. Koehler at jkoehler@jeffco.k12.co.us.

If you’re interested, please print off an application HERE or pick one up in the Main Office!

Completed applications are DUE APRIL 24th!!!

ACT Testing for Juniors

Tuesday, April 28th is the free, state-mandated ACT testing date for all 11th graders. Juniors should report to their testing rooms by 7:45am with: #2 pencils, an approved calculator, and a photo ID. Testing is completed through Junior Seminar classes, unless students are specifically instructed to test elsewhere. ACT testing will be completed by 11:30am.

There is no school for 9th, 10th, or 12th graders on April 28th. Good luck, Juniors!

Here some FAQs about calculators from ACT.

Community Flea Market – Entrepreneur Class

Saturday, May 2nd from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., the Entrepreneurship class will be hosting a community flea market in the Dakota Ridge parking lot. Bring your "treasures" to sell. The cost of two parking spots is $15 and $5 for each spot after. Keep what you make. All of the profit we make is going to Children's Hospital.

Email or call to get a spot: eaglesnestfleamarket@gmail.com or 720-408-5454.

Peach Fuzz Volleyball

Peach Fuzz Volleyball Tournament will be Monday, May 4th and Wednesday, May 6th for all Dakota boys interested in playing. Please submit a team registration form by Monday, April 27th. Please also be familiar with the rules sheet!

Attention Students Taking AP/IB/Honors Courses for the 2015-16 School Year

The meetings listed on the schedule in the link below are mandatory and it is up to the student to follow up with the teacher(s) if they are absent. Students do need to sign, and have a parent sign, the purple keep/drop sheet and return it to the front desk in the main office by May 8, 2015. All meetings are during seminar on respective dates.

AP/IB/Honors Seminar Meetings Schedule

Important Graduation Information and Documents

Here are the key graduation documents for this year's seniors and parents:

Graduation ceremonies will be held on May 22 at 4:00 pm at Bellco Theater at the Colorado Convention Center. Go to our Graduation Page for complete information about graduation.

Speed Camp Registration

If you are interested in signing up for Speed Camp this summer, download, print, fill out, and turn in the forms below.


Every school year a new application is required, for all students, for the Free and Reduced Price Meal Program. Please use a current 2015-2016 meal application and fill out in black or blue ink. For more information, and/or to obtain an application, please contact our Financial Secretary, Kathy Abeyta at kabeyta@jeffco.k12.co.us or by phone at 303-982-4329.