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MVE Celebrate with Veterans!

On November 10th, Mountain View hosted 14 veterans and their families for our annual Veterans' Day Celebration!  We had vets from the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force, and who had served in Vietnam, Operations JUST CAUSE, DESERT STORM, IRAQI FREEDOM AND ENDURING FREEDOM - it was quite an event!  More importantly, they were our schools, dads, moms and grandpas! 

After leading the school in the Pledge of Alligence,our 2nd grade leaders, MVE's Cub Club, introduced the Vets and said a little about their distingushed military careers!  Then, all the students in the school sang a beautiful song to our Veterans, directed by out AMAZING music teacher, Mrs. Karlie Karter!  Finally, the Vets were invited into classrooms to share about their experiences, and students were given the ability, first-hand, to ask, see, hear and feel what it was like to be in the Armed Forces.

Click me if you would like to see the kids singing the song!

Thank you Veterans for coming and sharing!



December 5, 2016 | By djmccarter | Category: Mountain View Elementary School

District News

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DOUGLAS COUNTY – Graduation rates in the Douglas County School District (DCSD) continue to climb. Data released today by the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) shows the on-time, four-year graduation rate is now 90.4 percent.

DCSD students also made an impressive showing at graduation. The class of 2017 earned more than $82 million in scholarships.

DCSD has one of the highest graduation rates in the Denver metro area. According to CDE, DCSD graduation rates have risen steadily from 81.9 percent in 2009 to 90.4 percent in 2017.

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The top two-percent of female athletes in Douglas County School District (DCSD) were honored at the annual Girls and Women in Sports Luncheon last week at Chaparral High School. This year represented the 30th national celebration of Girls and Women in Sports Day, created to encourage and promote the participation of girls in athletics. The girls who were honored were selected by their school’s coaches, athletic directors and principals for their outstanding achievements.

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Working through the recent winter break, the Douglas County School District Board of Education has kicked off its search for DCSD’s next permanent superintendent. Following a thorough vetting of potential search firms, Ray & Associates (no relation to Board Director David Ray) has been hired to conduct the national search. The cost of the firm, excluding travel expenses, is $40,000. The money will come from the school board's budget, which is used for costs such as legal expenses and conferences.