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December 7, 2017 | By CSilberman
HRHS Cyber Patriots
December 6, 2017 | By CSilberman

Equifax, Target, Yahoo... Unfortunately it is not uncommon to hear about— or fall victim to— data security breaches as computers become increasingly integrated into our lives. However, a generation of high school students are preparing to fill cybersecurity roles to help protect all of us against future attacks; and many of these future protectors are right here in Douglas County. Meet the Highlands Ranch High School CyberPatriots. 

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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

DCSD Board of Directors sitting at dais

On Monday, December 4, the Douglas County School District Board of Education voted unanimously (with six voting members) to approve a resolution to rescind the Choice Scholarship Program. The Resolution outlines three steps to this revocation: 1) Rescind the Choice Scholarship Program, 2) Repeal all district policies specifically related to the Choice Scholarship Program and the School Choice Grant Program, 3) Direct the Board President and/or Interim Superintendent to end the litigation challenging the Choice Scholarship Program in a cost-efficient and timely manner. The resolution takes effect immediately.

HRHS Cyber Patriots

Equifax, Target, Yahoo... Unfortunately it is not uncommon to hear about— or fall victim to— data security breaches as computers become increasingly integrated into our lives. However, a generation of high school students are preparing to fill cybersecurity roles to help protect all of us against future attacks; and many of these future protectors are right here in Douglas County. Meet the Highlands Ranch High School CyberPatriots. 

glowing purple lights hover over trays of seedlings in a dark room

It may look like a plain, white shipping container was just parked on the backyard grounds of Mountain Vista High School. The contents of the container are anything but plain, though. Walking inside the container, different colors of ambient lighting glow, futuristic-looking equipment and tall towers are suspended from the ceiling, and the humidity level is set to 70 percent. The container has been recycled into a new kind of learning opportunity for students.