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With the last few minutes trickling off the clock, it was a layup by Mountain Vista senior Bailey Roby that made the crowd erupt in cheers. “I’m usually a three-man,” said Roby, referencing his prolific ability to make his shots beyond the … more
Criticism of the school board was the theme at the Douglas County School District’s “Board Unplugged” meeting March 3. The evening focused on CFO Bonnie Betz’s presentation about a funding measure the district is seeking. Small-group … more
He was age 6, and bored out of his mind one day, while in the middle of playing a baseball game — even then, not a team-sports fan — when he spotted something. And he started walking. more
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A proposed change to the public comment portion of the Douglas County School Board of Education meetings prompted one concerned board member to read a portion of the First Amendment, and one of the board's strongest supporters to speak against the idea. The board nevertheless moved a step closer to implementing the change during a special March 18 meeting. more
Katie Sullivan, who taught at STEM School and Academy for two months in in the fall of 2013, wasn’t licensed or qualified for her computer programming post. “I warned them I wasn’t highly qualified in my subject area,” said Sullivan, … more
The one thing that everyone of any political stripe can agree on when looking back at the 2013 legislative session is that a whole lot happened. The furious pace lasted 120 days. But the political and policy impact of last year’s session will be … more
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Staff, board and community members talked during the Feb. 18 Douglas County School District board meeting about the recent rash of teen suicides. Comments ranged wildly, with one parent calling for parental unity, a teacher harshly criticizing … more
The Douglas County School District recently debut its redesigned website, a $225,000 investment district leaders said is more reliable, easier to navigate and allows for quicker updates. It also is intended to serve as the best place to find facts … more
The Douglas County School District is looking to hire a public relations firm. When asked why the school district needs a PR firm, spokeswoman Paula Hans wrote in an email, “We constantly review ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness … more
Another gun battle took center stage at the Capitol on Feb. 3, as a Senate committee rejected a Republican effort to undo a key Democrat-backed gun measure from last year. Testimony on a bill that … more
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