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Colorado Proud Day in DCSD

DOUGLAS COUNTY – Colorado is a rich source of healthy and delicious foods grown and produced right here in our state. DCSD recently celebrated “Colorado Proud Day,” recognizing Colorado agriculture and nutritious foods. The special meal included:

  • Western BBQ Burger or Cheeseburger (featuring Colorado beef)
  • Seasoned Potato Wedges (grown in the San Luis Valley) 
  • Harvest Bar (salad bar featuring Colorado produce) 
  • Watermelon (grown in Colorado)
  • Chocolate, Chocolate Chip Cookies (Made in Colorado, featuring whole grain and low sugar)
  • Milk (produced in Colorado) 

At Mammoth Heights Elementary, this special meal was served by Parker Mayor Mike Waid and DCSD Board of Education members Kevin Larsen and Judy Reynolds.

September 16, 2014 | By SCPaulsen | Category: Nutrition Services

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.”