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Imagine being stuck in a mine shaft, without knowing how to safely escape. Or picture an isolated oil or gas refinery, where something goes wrong and help is an hour away. These are just a few of the very real scenarios employees in heavy … more
Despite hiring 40 new bus drivers since the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, the Douglas County School District is still facing a shortage. DCSD, which said it ideally needs 300 drivers to meet its needs, is still 30 short. “We are … more
The Douglas County Board of Education met Dec.13 for its final meeting of 2016. The board approved a new charter school, approved a resolution to support legislation to help fund growth-related school construction and considered a new contract for … more
The boundaries dividing the Douglas County Board of Education’s representation areas have been updated in an effort to ensure equality and account for population growth. The school board voted 4-3 to approve newly drawn director district … more
Shepherd of the Hills Christian School in Centennial was closed Dec. 14 due to an outbreak of suspected norovirus affecting students and teachers. Principal Lisa Jennings said that about 20 … more
In November, leaders from the Chaparral High School feeder area — made up of five elementaries, one middle school and one high school — met at the Parker high school one weekend to discuss how to more closely work together. Some 2,000 … more
Robots scoot, stop, turn and reverse as they zip around the floor of a classroom at Redstone Elementary School in Highlands Ranch. The fourth-grade students use iPads to make small adjustments and refine the course and behavior of their … more
When she graduated from Heritage High School in 2013, Maggie Cullen didn’t think going to college was in her future. But … more
A suspect is in custody after a report that a Ponderosa High School student was sexually assaulted by a school district employee on campus. A news release from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office … more
Hundreds of students sat before a five-person panel at a special assembly in the gymnasium of STEM School and Academy on Nov. 18. Each presenter went down the line and told his or her story. Art Lang, 93, spoke of life following the Great … more
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