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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

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.”

Eleven Douglas County School District schools have been named recipients of the 2017 John Irwin Schools of Excellence Awards. The John Irwin awards are given to schools that demonstrate exceptional academic achievement over time. These schools received an "Exceeds Expectations" rating on the Academic Achievement indicator of the School Performance Frameworks reflecting exceptional performance in Math, English Language Arts, and Science.