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Ronald McDonald Care Mobile Provides Dental Services to Students

The Ronald McDonald Care Mobile (RMCM) visited Southridge Elementary on November 6 and Castle Rock Elementary on November 13. The mobile dental clinic provided students with free oral health exams and cleanings. According to the Oral Health Impact Project's website, "A lack of finances, education, transportation and access to quality, comprehensive dental care for our children results in 51 million hours of school lost per year in the United States.” A World Class Education starts with meeting student's basic needs, including opportunities for health care.

December 9, 2015 | By gcburnett | Category: Health Wellness and Prevention

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.”