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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

The Douglas County School District Board of Education welcomes Dr. Thomas S. Tucker into the role of Superintendent of Douglas County School District. Dr. Tucker officially leads the 68,000 student district as of July 1, 2018.

 

Nearly 1,500 Colorado students applied for the prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship this year, with 42 being named recipients. Of those, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) is proudly home to four recipients.

 

When it comes to mental health services, communities traditionally focus on supporting kids as needs arise. This work is crucial for the safety of our students. Equally important, though, is prevention-based programming that can help, early on, prevent the social-emotional challenges our kids may be experiencing from escalating.