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Rock Canyon senior wins playoff for 5A state golf title

LITTLETON –The 5A girls golf championship came down to a one-hole playoff and Rock Canyon senior Michelle Ramano was able to take the lead to win the title.

Ramano and Hannah Wood of Arapahoe competed in the playoff.

According to CHSAA Now’s Kent Mincer, Wood and Ramano were even after their tee shots and both below the hole on their approaches. He says Wood left her birdie putt four feet short, then had her par putt lip out. Romano’s birdie try came within tap-in distance as she took the victory.  Read Mincer’s Story, Rock Canyon’s Romano wins 5A girls golf in playoff

Ramano’s performance, helped Rock Canyon claim second place in the 5A team competition.


5A Girls Golf State Championship- Individual Results
DCSD Competitors

1 - Michelle Ramano, Rock Canyon High School
3 – Anna Kennedy, Legend High School (tie)
9 – Highlands Ranch High School
21 – Jenni Chun, Highlands Ranch High School (tie)
27 – Alexis Chan, Rock Canyon High School (tie)
27 – Amelia Lee, Rock Canyon High School (tie)
42 – Haylee Hornick, Rock Canyon High School (tie)
45 – McKenna Reppe, Legend High School
54 – Andrea Reppe, Legend High School (tie)
71 – Mikayla Knoebel, Highlands Ranch High School
77 – Delaney Knoebel, Highlands Ranch High School (tie)
84 – Duval Sutherland, Legend High School

Team Results

2 – Rock Canyon High School
10 – Legend High School
11 – Highlands Ranch High School

See full results at CHSAA NOW

May 22, 2014 | By rmbarber | Category: Athletics and Activities, High School Education

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.

Five female students standing on stage smiling and laughing at the awards ceremony

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.