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A new collaborative education venture between Colorado State University, Arapahoe Community College and the Douglas County School District has found a home. Arapahoe Community College has accepted … more
The Douglas County School District will explore the possibility of weighting honors classes for high school students. The idea would be to make students more competitive when applying to college and for scholarships. Currently, all classes are … more
The Douglas County School District will be closed Jan. 5 due to weather. Heavy snow fall and dangerously low wind chill are forcasted throughout the morning. "Safety is a top priority. For this … more
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
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