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Gifted and Talented 101 & Center

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February 17, 2016 | By cmlevesque
February 1, 2016 | By rmbarber

While the needs of most students can be met within a typical classroom environment through universal or targeted programming—a small group of students require an even more intensive level of support. The Douglas County School District (DCSD) works to personalize learning for each and every child, including those that need the highest levels of support.

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February 1, 2016 | By rmbarber

The gifted elementary students in Douglas County School District’s Discovery Program are empowered to explore further and dig deeper than they would be able to in typical classrooms.

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November 6, 2015 | By cmlevesque
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October 7, 2015 | By cmlevesque
Cougar Run Elementary's SMART Team headed to Destination Imagination Global Finals
May 6, 2015 | By SCPaulsen

DENVER – As the school year draws to a close, many children may be imagining what they will be doing this summer. One contingent of kids, along with parents, teachers and sponsors, are focused on imagination itself - Destination Imagination.

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Chaparral High School Destination Imagination team
March 17, 2015 | By SCPaulsen

ENGLEWOOD – Seventy-five teams from schools in the Douglas County School District (DCSD) competed against their peers at the South Metro Regional Destination Imagination Tournament on March 14 at Englewood High School.

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June 9, 2014 | By cmlevesque
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Last week our two DCSD Destination Imagination

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May 8, 2014 | By cmlevesque

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Sierra Middle School Destination Imagination team
April 16, 2014 | By SCPaulsen

Twenty-five teams represented Douglas County School District (DCSD) at this year’s statewide meeting of the minds.

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March 3, 2014 | By cmlevesque

Cresthill Middle School students study, campaig

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February 28, 2014 | By cmlevesque

Sixty-six DCSD teams participated in the South

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District News

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DOUGLAS COUNTY – Graduation rates in the Douglas County School District (DCSD) continue to climb. Data released today by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) shows the on-time, four-year graduation rate is now 90.4 percent.

DCSD students also made an impressive showing at graduation. The class of 2017 earned more than $82 million in scholarships.

DCSD has one of the highest graduation rates in the Denver metro area. According to CDE, DCSD graduation rates have risen steadily from 81.9 percent in 2009 to 90.4 percent in 2017.

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The top two-percent of female athletes in Douglas County School District (DCSD) were honored at the annual Girls and Women in Sports Luncheon last week at Chaparral High School. This year represented the 30th national celebration of Girls and Women in Sports Day, created to encourage and promote the participation of girls in athletics. The girls who were honored were selected by their school’s coaches, athletic directors and principals for their outstanding achievements.

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Working through the recent winter break, the Douglas County School District Board of Education has kicked off its search for DCSD’s next permanent superintendent. Following a thorough vetting of potential search firms, Ray & Associates (no relation to Board Director David Ray) has been hired to conduct the national search. The cost of the firm, excluding travel expenses, is $40,000. The money will come from the school board's budget, which is used for costs such as legal expenses and conferences.