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Colorado Math Circle News

As part of Colorado Math Circle, three DCSD students, Shawn Ong of Douglas County High school, Drew Holthaus of Rock Canyon HS, and Aaron Lou of Highlands Ranch HS, participated in the American Regions Mathematics League's annual competition.  This competition brings together the nation's top math students for a weekend of friendly competition. This year the contest involved one hundred forty-five fifteen-member regional teams from around the country.  International teams from China, Philippines, Macao, Turkey, Colombia, and Indonesia have participated in the past.  Shawn Ong competed on the A1 Double Black Team, which placed 28th overall.  Drew Holthaus and Aaron Lou were top scorers for the A2 Blue Team. For information about Colorado Math Circle and ARML click here: http://www.coloradomath.org/index.htm

June 9, 2014 | By cmlevesque | Category: Gifted Education

District News

The Apple Awards honors and celebrates excellence in education. This year, more than 5,000 nominations were submitted. 188 Apple Representatives from schools and departments were then selected by the Foundation in January. Of this outstanding group of education leaders, five individuals were awarded with an Apple Award. 

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.