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Patriotic Celebration

On November 7th, Mesa Middle School hosted its annual Patriotic Celebration. The students involved participated as members of choir, band, orchestra, drama, and humanities classes, and represented Mesa as the school connected with its community to honor United States Veterans. 

The event, which began as a Music Department concert to honor the 200th Anniversary of "The Star Spangled Banner," has expanded to connect Mesa students from several disciplines, and has played host to several highly regarded groups. This year, Mesa was proud to welcome Stellar Brass, from the United States Air Force Academy, led by Master Sargeant Jeremy L. Grant.

Highlights from the evening include the Presentation of Colors by a local Honor Guard during the performance of the Star Spangled Banner, a combined Band, Orchestra, and Choral piece,  the headline performance from Stellar Brass; and a full house of family and community members who - through music - celebrated the extraordinary service of America's Veterans.

 

November 9, 2016 | By jsheets | Category: Mesa Middle School

District News

High school students across Douglas County, and many students in respective feeder schools, are once again learning that a little kindness can go a long way. Again this year, our high schools hosted Wish Weeks to make dreams come true for Make-A-Wish Foundation beneficiaries.

The Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education has named Thomas S. Tucker, Ph.D. as the sole finalist to lead our 68,000-student district as superintendent on a unanimous vote.
 

 

The American School Counseling Association (ASCA) has certified Sagewood Middle School as a Recognized ASCA National Model Program (RAMP). A prestigious honor, Sagewood is now the only middle school in the state of Colorado to have gained this certification. Schools must receive a near-perfect score on ASCA’s scoring rubric, which outlines guidelines for building and maintaining student achievement, behavior, counseling curriculum, school culture, and several other factors, in order to become certified.