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February 24, 2017 | By ccheline

Have you ever wondered why things work the way they do? Like how does my phone recognize what a face is?

Kids from Arrowwood Elementary in Highlands Ranch learned that and all sorts of other fun things about engineering when a group of engineers from Lockheed Martin stopped by to visit as part of the company’s outreach week on February 23.

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February 8, 2017 | By CSilberman

CASTLE ROCK— Douglas County School Di

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February 2, 2017 | By rmbarber

Matt Bernstein, a molecular biologist and regional sales manager with Fisher Scientific, admits he had some preconceived ideas of today’s  students,  when he was invited to visit the biotechnology class at Rock Canyon High School.

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March 14, 2016 | By rmbarber

Students will have the opportunity to explore careers with more than 20 businesses and organizations during the annual Career Connect program.

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May 7, 2014 | By SCPaulsen

VAIL - Students from high schools in Douglas County made their presence known at the state Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) conference, held April 5-9.

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April 14, 2014 | By SCPaulsen

Douglas County, Highlands Ranch and Mountain Vista high schools had gold medal-winning performances.

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November 15, 2013 | By rmbarber

The Colorado Technology Association conference is a showcase of the latest advances by some of the biggest names in technology, including Google, IBM and this year—Legend High School.

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October 21, 2013 | By SCPaulsen

Students from the Rock Canyon High School Fire Academy landed a real-life training experience when an Air Life Denver helicopter landed on schools grounds.

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District News

STEM School Highlands Ranch is one of just 30 schools in the world and one of two schools in the Denver Metro region named a 2017 World-Leading Learners School, and has been invited to join the Global Learning Network (GLN), a community of educators from exemplary schools that develop, practice and share innovative approaches to education that ensure their students are prepared for career and lifelong success.

DCSD Faculty Art Show goes through Nov. 1

It is easy to see the creativity of Douglas County School District students. It is often on display in the art that graces the walls and display cases of our schools. This month, however, is a chance to see the skill and the passion of the art teachers behind it all.

 

Last spring she was one of only eight teachers to be honored with the Freddie G award. The award came with a trip to New York for master classes taught by industry professionals. She also led a trip to Sacramento for the Junior Theater Festival with seven of her students. To top it off she was given a $5000 grant for the school’s theater program. She plans on using the money to build a technical theater learning lab with the help of her students.