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Congratulations to MVHS Cross Country State Champs

Mountain Vista boys cross country team competed at the Norris-Penrose Event Center on Saturday, October 31 and won the state championship with 50 points and an average finish time of 16:31.4.  The members of Mountain Vista’s championship team are:

12th grader- Paxton Smith

11th grader- Joshua Romine

12th grader- Alexander Fu

10th grader- Parker Mackay

10th grader- Shayan Zarrin

12th grader- Ryan Currie

11th grader- Weston Hart

12th grader- Zach Burgoyne

12th grader- Robert Gleeson

Mountain Vista’s girls cross country team finished in 4th place with 132 points.

Chaparral boys finished in 7th place with 268 points and Legend boys finished 10th with 281 points.

November 2, 2015 | By arorcutt | Category: Athletics and Activities

District News

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DOUGLAS COUNTY – Graduation rates in the Douglas County School District (DCSD) continue to climb. Data released today by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) shows the on-time, four-year graduation rate is now 90.4 percent.

DCSD students also made an impressive showing at graduation. The class of 2017 earned more than $82 million in scholarships.

DCSD has one of the highest graduation rates in the Denver metro area. According to CDE, DCSD graduation rates have risen steadily from 81.9 percent in 2009 to 90.4 percent in 2017.

Five female students standing on stage smiling and laughing at the awards ceremony

The top two-percent of female athletes in Douglas County School District (DCSD) were honored at the annual Girls and Women in Sports Luncheon last week at Chaparral High School. This year represented the 30th national celebration of Girls and Women in Sports Day, created to encourage and promote the participation of girls in athletics. The girls who were honored were selected by their school’s coaches, athletic directors and principals for their outstanding achievements.

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Working through the recent winter break, the Douglas County School District Board of Education has kicked off its search for DCSD’s next permanent superintendent. Following a thorough vetting of potential search firms, Ray & Associates (no relation to Board Director David Ray) has been hired to conduct the national search. The cost of the firm, excluding travel expenses, is $40,000. The money will come from the school board's budget, which is used for costs such as legal expenses and conferences.