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9 Douglas County students qualify for Colorado Geographic Bee

DENVER – Think you know everything there is to know about this great big planet, we call home? Well, nine Douglas County School District students will be putting their geographic knowledge to the test in a couple weeks.
 
They have been selected to compete in the 25th annual Colorado Geographic Bee, which will be held at Sturm Hall on the University of Denver campus on Friday April 5.
 
In order to participate, each of the following students had to win a geographic bee at their school and pass a written exam.
 
 
2013 Colorado Geographic Bee Participants from DCSD
Daniel Deschane
Rocky Heights Middle School
 
Colter Giem
Mountain Ridge Middle School
 
Kaelynn Kenny
Sierra Middle School
 
Jack Landgraff
Acres Green Elementary School
 
Luke Lyman 
Cimarron Middle School
 
Emma Noverr
Cresthill Middle School
 
Eric Olsen
Ranch View Middle School
 
Austin Singleton
Ben Franklin Academy
 
Patrick Stoddard
Sagewood Middle School
 
The Bee, which is for fourth to eighth-graders, is conducted at all levels by the National Geographic Society. 
 
The general public is invited to the final round of the competition, but not the preliminary rounds.
October 14, 2013 | By Anonymous | Category:

District News

High school students across Douglas County, and many students in respective feeder schools, are once again learning that a little kindness can go a long way. Again this year, our high schools hosted Wish Weeks to make dreams come true for Make-A-Wish Foundation beneficiaries.

The Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education has named Thomas S. Tucker, Ph.D. as the sole finalist to lead our 68,000-student district as superintendent on a unanimous vote.
 

 

The American School Counseling Association (ASCA) has certified Sagewood Middle School as a Recognized ASCA National Model Program (RAMP). A prestigious honor, Sagewood is now the only middle school in the state of Colorado to have gained this certification. Schools must receive a near-perfect score on ASCA’s scoring rubric, which outlines guidelines for building and maintaining student achievement, behavior, counseling curriculum, school culture, and several other factors, in order to become certified.