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Act Now to WIN! Catered Dinner Party for Eight hosted by Chef Jason!

DOUGLAS COUNTY – Join us at the All-You-Care-to-Eat Feast in the Field Event September 8!
 
Purchase your wristbands today to join the Feast in the Field celebration, Sunday September 8, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Civic Green Park in Highlands Ranch.  You and yours will enjoy an entire day feasting on cuisine prepared using the finest ingredients by top-notch Colorado Chefs.
 
If you purchase your admission wristbands today, you’ll be entered to win a gourmet all-expenses paid dinner party for 8 ($800 value) catered by DCSD Chef Jason Morse.
 
“I love the DCSD community…we are like family.  Parents, educators and employees, we all share a common goal: doing what we can to help kids succeed,” said Morse, “Feast in the Field and the Dinner Party for Eight are all about doing things for our students, and enjoying amazing food in the process.  Food brings people together.”
 
Feast in the Field is an all-you-can-eat feast celebration to benefit ProStart Scholarship Funds as well as aid in the procurement of Harvest (Salad) Bars for DCSD Middle Schoolers.
 
Morse intends to prepare an amazing meal for the very fortunate dinner for eight winner and his/her guests.  All who purchase admission wristbands by August 25 are eligible to win the catered affair.
 
“We’ll bring the best cuts of Colorado Beef, serve Colorado lamb, and the best produce of the harvest season --- sort of a ‘Colorado Culinary Tour’,” said Morse, who joined DCSD a few years ago as part of the White House Chefs Move to Schools program.  Morse brings 20+ years experience as a commercial Executive Chef to his post.
August 14, 2013 | By Anonymous | Category: Communications

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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.

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