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DCSD 5A Softball Tournament and Boys Tennis Results

Chaparral entered the 5A state tournament at Aurora Sports Park after an excellent season.  They defeated Smoky Hill in the first round, and were victorious over Ralston Valley in the quarter finals to advance to the semis.  They lost a hard-fought game by a score of 2 to 4 to Mountain Range.  Legend also earned a first round spot after a strong season of play.  Congratulations to these outstanding teams!

The 5A boys tennis state tournament was held at Gates Tennis Center.  DCSD had several excellent teams and individual players.
Mountain Vista High School finished in 7th place as a team.
#1 Single Benjamin Antonsen-11th grader at Mountain Vista High School-4th place finish
#1 Doubles-Daniel Simmons, 12th grade and Atsuki Inoue, 12th grade-Mountain Vista-Quarter Final finish
#2 Doubles-Spencer Benjamin, 12th grade and Benjamin McDevitt, 12th grade-Ponderosa-Quarter Final finish
#3 Doubles-William Dixon, 12th grade and Maxwell Probst, 9th grade-Mountain Vista-Quarter Final finish


October 20, 2015 | By arorcutt | Category: Athletics and Activities

District News

graduates standing in line outside, smiling

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.

Superintendent Search text based logo

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.