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Team U.P. speaks to parents at two middle schools this past week

Team U.P. spoke with parents at Cresthill Middle School this past Tuesday to explain the work DCSD is doing in the area of Prevention and School Culture. Staci McCormack, Prevention Coordinator and Kimberly Moore, Team U.P. member,  spoke with parents at 8 and at 12 and answered many questions regarding their  concerns around Middle School.  A resource table was available to enlighten parents on current trends in schools.

Sagewood Middle school also hosted ‘Parent Boot Camp’ for incoming sixth grade parents. Janet Hatt, Team U.P. member worked along with SGMS counselor, Renee Cawley, to provide information on ‘Hot Topics’ in Middle School. The program ran 4 back to back 30 minute sessions to answer parent questions. Kimberly Moore was present at the resource table in the cafetorium area to provide resource information on Universal Prevention.


August 9, 2016 | By jhatt | Category: Prevention and School Culture

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.”