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DCSD Destination Imagination Global Finals Results

Last week our two DCSD Destination Imagination Global Finalist teams participated in the 2014 Destination Imagination Global Finals at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.  It was an exciting week for the teams; over 1400 teams from all over the United States plus many other countries participated in the event, including teams from China, South Korea, Singapore, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Cayman Islands, US Virgin Islands, Poland, Romania, Turkey and Qatar.
The Sierra Middle School team placed fourth in the middle level of their challenge, Laugh Art Loud.  They competed in a field of 83 teams.

Sierra Middle School Team
The Stone Mountain Elementary team tied for 37th place in the elementary level of their challenge, Dig In.  They competed in a field of 78 teams.

Stone Mountain Elementary Team
You can find information on the event at
Thanks so much for supporting these teams in their participation in the Destination Imagination program.   


June 5, 2014 | By cmlevesque | Category: Gifted Education

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.”