Castle Rock Elementary School Main Menu

  • Employee Resources
  • Language

CRE Productions Presents: The Lion King Experience

In what will be the premier event of the fall semester, Castle Rock Elementary students will share their production of The Lion King Experience musical with their parents and community. Students from all grade levels have signed up to sing and dance their way into your hearts with this wonderful rendition of music from Disney's The Lion King. 

Production director Danika Rucker tells CRE News Press that "The Lion King Experience will be a fun, entertaining production complete with great visuals and featuring many of our talented students." 

CRE will debut The Lion King Experience on December 8 at 6pm in the CRE gym. Tickets are FREE, but donations are accepted. Refreshments will be available in the lobby prior to the show. 

Share photos of your student in rehearsals or performance on our FacebookTwitter or Instagram pages or email them to our PTO President, Megan Greene

September 2, 2016 | By rmbarber | Category: Castle Rock Elementary School

District News

graduates standing in line outside, smiling

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.

Superintendent Search text based logo

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.