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Gold Rush Receives Award from the Governor

Gold Rush was honored at the Board of Education Meeting for receiving the Governor's Distinguished Improvement Award. This award is given to schools that demonstrate exceptional student growth on the state assessment. Gold Rush students exceeded expectations on longitudinal academic growth targets. We are proud of our students and teachers!

April 14, 2017 | By amrudman | Category:

District News

Nearly 1,500 Colorado students applied for the prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship this year, with 42 being named recipients. Of those, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) is proudly home to four recipients.

When it comes to mental health services, communities traditionally focus on supporting kids as needs arise. This work is crucial for the safety of our students. Equally important, though, is prevention-based programming that can help, early on, prevent the social-emotional challenges our kids may be experiencing from escalating.

The Apple Awards honors and celebrates excellence in education. This year, more than 5,000 nominations were submitted. 188 Apple Representatives from schools and departments were then selected by the Foundation in January. Of this outstanding group of education leaders, five individuals were awarded with an Apple Award.