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DCSD Community Night with the Denver Nuggets

Nuggets fans

DOUGLAS COUNTY – The new-look Nuggets are hoping to extend their 10-year streak of qualifying for the NBA Playoffs against Paul George and the Indiana Pacers at the DCSD Community Night on Saturday, January 25.

The game will be the only time the Nuggets host the Pacers this season. The Pacers took the Miami Heat to 7 games in the Eastern Conference Finals last season with new Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw as their lead assistant.
Tip-off will be at 7 p.m. on January 25. Tickets are now on sale at a discounted price of $19 each. Seating will be throughout Pepsi Center, with ticket values ranging from $30 -$98 and all ticket service fees are waived.

As a special incentive, the Nuggets will donate a portion of  each ticket purchased directly to the DCEF and the DCSD school of your choice, The four schools with the highest attendance will be selected to participate in special events including Court Time, Red, White and Blue Crew, and High-Five Fan Tunnels.

Follow this link to order tickets.

November 19, 2013 | By SCPaulsen | Category:

District News

graduates standing in line outside, smiling

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.

Five female students standing on stage smiling and laughing at the awards ceremony

The top two-percent of female athletes in Douglas County School District (DCSD) were honored at the annual Girls and Women in Sports Luncheon last week at Chaparral High School. This year represented the 30th national celebration of Girls and Women in Sports Day, created to encourage and promote the participation of girls in athletics. The girls who were honored were selected by their school’s coaches, athletic directors and principals for their outstanding achievements.

Superintendent Search text based logo

Working through the recent winter break, the Douglas County School District Board of Education has kicked off its search for DCSD’s next permanent superintendent. Following a thorough vetting of potential search firms, Ray & Associates (no relation to Board Director David Ray) has been hired to conduct the national search. The cost of the firm, excluding travel expenses, is $40,000. The money will come from the school board's budget, which is used for costs such as legal expenses and conferences.