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DCSD Home to National Merit $2,500 Winners

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation released the names of the second group of winners in the 62nd annual National Merit Scholarship Program, including three Douglas County School District students.

Congratulations to the following DCSD outstanding scholars:

Neha Chauhan of Rock Canyon High School is considering the biomedical engineering field

Logan Dunn of ThunderRidge High School is pursuing the civil engineering field
Lily Xie of Highlands Ranch High School is planning to study medicine

These three outstanding DCSD scholars are the recipients of the National Merit $2,500 scholarship after being selected from a talent pool of more than 15,000 finalists. These recipients have the strongest combination of accomplishments, skills and potential for success in rigorous college studies, according to the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

More than 1.6 million students from 22,000 high schools entered the 2017 National Merit Scholarship competition. Recipients of the National Merit college-sponsored scholarships will be announced in June and July.



May 10, 2017 | By CSilberman | Category:

District News

On February 9 the PACE Center hosted Portfolio Day for students like Sladovnik. It was an opportunity for critiques from working professional artists, and workshops. It culminates in the "Bright Futures" art exhibit - a showcase of selected work on display February 16-27.

Last month, the Board of Education passed a resolution tasking the Superintendent to convene a task force inclusive of members of the general public and staff members. This task force will develop a survey for parents of students eligible for special education services and a survey for staff members who serve students eligible for special education services.

Board members sitting at the dais

CASTLE ROCK - On February 6, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education confirmed its commitment to begin the process of seeking approval from voters for additional local funding.

“Our children need a bond and mill levy override (MLO) to be passed in 2018, beyond any doubt,” said DCSD Board of Education President David Ray. “We want to move forward immediately with the necessary processes and collaboration with our community in order to finalize a formal funding package.”