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NJHS Applications available

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is a service based organization. NJHS members run Mesa's food drive for the Douglas/Elbert County Task Force, sell Valograms to contribute to Student-to-Student scholarships, and complete at least two hours of community service outside of school each semester. If you are a 7th or 8th grader interested in joining NJHS, please fill out and return this application by Wednesday, February 28th at 2:45 p.m. Applicants must have a 3.6 GPA (calculated using ONLY first semester content knowledge grades) to qualify, along with an interest in community service projects and positive teacher recommendations. More detailed requirements and instructions can be found in the application.

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February 9, 2017 | By rkyoung1 | Category: Mesa Middle School

District News

The Douglas County School District Board of Education welcomes Dr. Thomas S. Tucker into the role of Superintendent of Douglas County School District. Dr. Tucker officially leads the 68,000 student district as of July 1, 2018.


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.