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Douglas County Household Chemical Roundup In Castle Rock

The next Douglas County Household Chemical Roundup will be held in Castle Rock at The Town of Castle Rock Utilities building on Saturday, September 13 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. The building is located at 175 Kellogg Court, just West of I-25 and just South of Santa Fe Drive.

Household Chemical Roundups offer a means for the public to properly dispose of household waste that could otherwise contaminate our water supply, the air and landfills. Proper disposal at the Household Chemical Roundup helps prevent pollution, keeps chemicals out of the ground water, and also protects the people handling your garbage.

For more information, visit call the 24-hour Household Chemical Roundup Infoline at 303-846-6249

August 28, 2014 | By gcburnett | Category: Nursing Services

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.