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DCSD HIGH SCHOOLS FLY HIGH AT SPIRIT COMPETITION

DCSD high schools excelled at the State Spirit Competition on Friday, December 5th and Saturday, December 6th.  The teams’ hard work and attention to detail paid off in almost every category. 

The 5A State Championship in Cheer was captured by Rock Canyon High School.  Douglas County came in a very close second place, and Chaparral rounded out the group by taking third place.

Castle View High School won 4A/5A Co-ed Cheer.  Mountain Vista finished second and ThunderRidge came in third to sweep this competition.

Hip-Hop was won by a talented Mountain Vista High School team.

Chaparral High School triumphed as state champions in Jazz.

Ponderosa High School definitively won the 4A state champions in Poms.

We congratulate all of these hard working and talented teams.

December 8, 2014 | 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.”