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Are you set up to receive emergency text notifications from Gold Rush?

As more and more parents are relying on text messaging for quick and easy communication. The Douglas County School District has launched its text messaging service. Parents will need to opt-in, in order to receive emergency communication about their student’s school.

The district will only use this service to provide information that is timely and relevant, including emergency communication from our schools.
Click here for instructions to set up your text messaging preferences.


August 14, 2015 | By amrudman | Category: Gold Rush Elementary School

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.”