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Spelling Bee

On January 19th, Mesa Middle held the school wide spelling bee. Approximately two dozen 7th and 8th graders battled against each other to determine the best speller at Mesa. Luke Hasselback crushed the competition and came out victorious. “The definitions were the hardest part of the competition,” Luke stated. “I studied for 3 to 5 hours every day for a week to prepare.”

Nik Larson was Mesa’s 2nd place winner. “Memorizing the words was the hardest,” Nik Larson stated. “I've been  studying all my grammar words carefully since 2nd grade because I  have wanted to win the spelling bee”. For all his hard work and pride, he has  been rewarded with 2nd place in the Mesa spelling bee and the respect of other students because of his victory.

January 29, 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.