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Creative spirit of students captured, on display at District show

District Art Show

DOUGLAS COUNTY – Expressing ideas through visual art is a time-honored tradition in Douglas County. Students of all ages have once again spent their class time well, creating a diverse collection of artwork to express their ideas. This year, the annual spring display of student interpretations will be unveiled at the The Lone Tree Arts Center on Friday, April 24.

District Art Show

Lone Tree Arts Center
10075 Commons Street
Lone Tree, CO 80124

April 24-25: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

April 26: 12 p.m.-5 p.m.

April 27: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

District Student Art Awards

"Celebration of Arts"
Monday, May 11
PACE Center
20000 Pikes Peak Avenue
Parker, CO 80138

Viewing and artist reception:  6-7 p.m.
Awards ceremony: 7-8:30 p.m.

Plan now to visit the 2015 District Art Show to see a display of more than 1,500 pieces of art created by Douglas County student artists from kindergarten through 12th grade. The creativity, communication, collaboration and critical thinking skills learned and applied in art classrooms throughout Douglas County will be on display from April 24 through April 27. An awards art show and artist reception will take place at the Parker Art Center on May 11 beginning at 6 p.m., with the awards ceremony commencing at 7 p.m.

Appreciation is extended to the Lone Tree Arts Center and Parker Arts Center for providing their beautiful exhibit areas, and to The Douglas County Educational Foundation for funding these events.


April 13, 2015 | By SCPaulsen | Category: District, Elementary Education, High School Education, Middle School Education

District News

High school students across Douglas County, and many students in respective feeder schools, are once again learning that a little kindness can go a long way. Again this year, our high schools hosted Wish Weeks to make dreams come true for Make-A-Wish Foundation beneficiaries.

The Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education has named Thomas S. Tucker, Ph.D. as the sole finalist to lead our 68,000-student district as superintendent on a unanimous vote.


The American School Counseling Association (ASCA) has certified Sagewood Middle School as a Recognized ASCA National Model Program (RAMP). A prestigious honor, Sagewood is now the only middle school in the state of Colorado to have gained this certification. Schools must receive a near-perfect score on ASCA’s scoring rubric, which outlines guidelines for building and maintaining student achievement, behavior, counseling curriculum, school culture, and several other factors, in order to become certified.