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Douglas County High School
Douglas County High School is proud to announce senior Speech and Debate Captain, Jessica Laury, as the winner of the 2014 Varsity Invitational Speech and Debate Pentathlon.  Jessica competed at Chatfield High School December 6, 2014.  Jessica participated in five rounds of Humorous Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, Poetry, Original Oratory, and Impromptu style speaking.  Congratulations Jessica!
Douglas County High School will be hosting the 2015 State Speech and Debate Tournament.  The event is a two-day tournament to take place on March 20th and 21st, 2015!  Way to go Huskies!

Castle View High School
Erica Caruso represented Castle View High School on the Main Stage at the ThesCon conference.  She competed against 4500 students for one of ten spots. 
Kellie Cage qualified for nationals in musical theatre.  She has earned the opportunity to compete in the national competition in Lincoln, Nebraska in June.  Congratulations, CVHS students!

Legend High School
Legend is pleased to announce that the Legend Thespian Society sent 60 students to the 50th Annual Colorado Thespian Conference.  They were the second largest delegation in the state.  Two of their students were chosen amongst 1,600 students for their fantastic work and were recognized on the Main Stage for their accomplishments.  Kristi Hoopes was the only female chosen to perform her monologues in front of all 4,500 students at the conference, one of which was from her leading role at Legend in GIRLS LIKE THAT.  Hunter Johnston was chosen for her fantastic work at Publicity Manager for GIRLS LIKE THAT.  Legend congratulates their talented students.

December 15, 2014 | By arorcutt | Category: Athletics and Activities

District News

Nearly 1,500 Colorado students applied for the prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship this year, with 42 being named recipients. Of those, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) is proudly home to four recipients.

When it comes to mental health services, communities traditionally focus on supporting kids as needs arise. This work is crucial for the safety of our students. Equally important, though, is prevention-based programming that can help, early on, prevent the social-emotional challenges our kids may be experiencing from escalating.

The Apple Awards honors and celebrates excellence in education. This year, more than 5,000 nominations were submitted. 188 Apple Representatives from schools and departments were then selected by the Foundation in January. Of this outstanding group of education leaders, five individuals were awarded with an Apple Award.