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5A Girls Swim and Dive to Excellence

5A Girls Swim and Dive state finals took place in Fort Collins at the Eudora Swim and Ice Center on Saturday, February 13th.  DCSD girls finished strong with two first place swims by Abigail Kochevar at Rock Canyon and several top five finishes by other excellent swimmers.  Rock Canyon finished fifth in team results and Chaparral took sixth place. These student athletes worked hard all season and finished with excellent results.



Women 200 Yard Medley Relay
4th Place Finish- Rock Canyon High School- Final Time-1:47.93
1) Mathieson, Makenna, 10
2) Kochevar, Abigail, 12
3) Lacy, Madeline, 12
4) Beckwith, Jessica, 09

5th Place Finish- Chaparral High School –Final Time-1:48.32
1) Paris, Hannah, 12
2) Gassen, Kaylee, 12
3) Grier, Kelly, 12
4) Sandeno, Michaela, 12

Women 200 Yard IM
4th Place Finish- Gassen, Kaylee, 12, Chaparral High School- Final Time 2:06.53

Women 50 Yard Freestyle
State Champion
1st Place Finish- - Kochevar, Abigail, 12, Rock Canyon High School- Final Time 23.29

5th Place Finish- Paris, Hannah, 12, Chaparral High School- Finish Time 24.32

Women 1 Meter Diving
3rd Place Finish- Barker, Lexie, 11, Douglas County High School- Score-463.60

5th Place Finish- Tamborski, Samantha, 10, Douglas County High School- Score-459.35

Women 200 Yard Freestyle Relay
4th Place Finish-Chaparral High School- Final Time-1:38.25
1) Sandeno, Michaela, 12
2) Paris, Hannah, 12
3) Grier, Kelly, 12
4) Gassen, Kaylee, 12

Women 100 Yard Backstroke
State Champion
1st Place Finish- Kochevar, Abigail, 12,  Rock Canyon High School-Final Time 55.00

5A Team Rankings

5th Place Finish-Rock Canyon High School-Score of 127

6th Place Finish- Chaparral High School-Score of 110

February 16, 2016 | By arorcutt | Category: Athletics and Activities

District News

On February 9 the PACE Center hosted Portfolio Day for students like Sladovnik. It was an opportunity for critiques from working professional artists, and workshops. It culminates in the "Bright Futures" art exhibit - a showcase of selected work on display February 16-27.

Last month, the Board of Education passed a resolution tasking the Superintendent to convene a task force inclusive of members of the general public and staff members. This task force will develop a survey for parents of students eligible for special education services and a survey for staff members who serve students eligible for special education services.

Board members sitting at the dais

CASTLE ROCK - On February 6, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education confirmed its commitment to begin the process of seeking approval from voters for additional local funding.

“Our children need a bond and mill levy override (MLO) to be passed in 2018, beyond any doubt,” said DCSD Board of Education President David Ray. “We want to move forward immediately with the necessary processes and collaboration with our community in order to finalize a formal funding package.”