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2017 CAGT DISTINGUISHED STUDENT AWARDS

2017 CAGT DISTINGUISHED STUDENT AWARDS

Click HERE for information about the CAGT Distinguished Student Awards for 2017.

You can nominated a student ages 7 - 18 from your school. Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented (CAGT) is pleased to announce the CAGT Distinguished Student Awards program for the 2016 – 2017 school year. This awards program is designed to recognize distinguished achievement in academics, leadership, or the arts, in children ages 7-18. Three children from the state of Colorado will be named CAGT Distinguished Students: one student for the Junior Division (ages 7-9), one student for the Senior Division (ages 10-12), and one student for the Masters Division (ages 13-18). All three students who are selected will receive a CAGT Certificate of Excellence and a $500 cash scholarship.

March 17, 2017 | By cmlevesque | Category: Gifted Education

District News

Banner displayed on a brick wall that says "What are your Sources of Strength?"

A fairly new partnership between DCSD’s Prevention & School Culture team and Douglas County Teen Court coordinators is providing a new path for youth offenders. Additionally, Sources of Strength— now present in most DCSD high schools and some middle schools— is establishing a healthy culture and climate with the goal of catching youth long before they fall into unhealthy behaviors or consider taking their own lives.

 

Cohl in Athens at World Championship game, holding a large American flag over his head

Ponderosa High School student and wrestler Cohlton Schultz has just returned back from Athens, Greece to Colorado after becoming the first United States World Champion in 20 years in Greco-Roman wrestling.

Ponderosa Assistant Principal and Athletic Director, Tim Ottman led a 30-minute assembly Wednesday for Cohl, joined by Cohl’s parents, his coaches from the Olympic Training Center, his former Ponderosa wrestling coach (and current Assistant Principal) Corey McNellis, and current wrestling coach Tito Rinaldis.

Student Climbs stairs with Firefighters

“Never forget” became permanently ingrained in our heads and our hearts after the attacks of September 11, 2001. But now, 16 years later, our schools are full of students who weren’t even alive when history was made; leaving many teachers to decipher how and what to teach students about a moment in our history that changed our world forever.