New video highlights summer work program for Building Trades students

PSHS students make a thumbs-up gesture while leaning on a wooden table.

Our latest video features the PSHS Building Trades summer work program with comments from Build Pagosa board members, interns, and business owners who share their experiences with the program. For more information about the high school’s summer work program, contact Vocational Trades Instructor Tor Hessman at or fill out our summer internship form.

2nd Annual Dog House Auction, Dinner & Dance

Each dog house was expertly built and signed by PSHS students.

The second annual was a fabulous success. Over 150 folks attended. Through the sale of tickets to the event, and from the auctioned items, over $6,000 dollars were raised to support Pagosa Springs High Schools Career and Technical Education programs . Auctioned items included dog houses and a 128 sq. ft. shed built by the […]

Build Pagosa’s first successful fundraiser was in 2018

An illustration that shows Blue Pagosa Students doing their projects.

A barbeque with music by the San Juan Mountain Boys accompanied the auction. The sturdy ,roofed, painted ,and insulated dog houses were built by the first Pagosa High School Building Trades classes. All profits from the auction and ticket sales went to support future classes in the Building Trades.