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Franktown Dumpster Divas Nominated to Participate in White House Makers Faire! ​

The Franktown Dumpster Divas,​ who ​won the prestigious Da Vinci Award at the State ​D​estination ​Imagination​ ​(DI)​ Tournament, have been nominated by the State DI organization to participate in the 2014 White House Makers Faire! ​ As a requirement of the application process, they created this video explaining their journey.

Good Luck Divas!

May 8, 2014 | By cmlevesque | Category: Gifted Education

District News

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.

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.