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June 9, 2016 | By CSilberman

A modernized walking cane for the blind that verbally lets its user know when items are in their path, edible water bottles that are environmentally friendly, an app that provides information on why a flag at a DCSD school may be at half-staff on a particular day. These are just a fraction of projects Douglas County School District (DCSD) students presented at the first Student Innovation Expo on Monday, June 6.

May 20, 2016 | By CSilberman

DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO—More than 500 educ

February 21, 2016 | By CSilberman

The Create Something Great 2016 Think Tank is scheduled for the week of June 6th through June 9th at Mountain Vista High School and Mountain Ridge Middle School. Created by teachers for teachers, the Think Tank allows DCSD teachers to share ideas, collaborate and network with colleagues from across the country.

June 25, 2015 | By rmbarber

More than 500 of Douglas County School District’s most innovative teachers and administrators gathered this summer, along with colleagues from around the state and country, to collaborate as they reimagine and transform instruction in their classroom and schools.

March 17, 2015 | By rmbarber

Create Something Great (CSG) began last year with a simple idea from a group of teachers.  They wanted to create a network of peers within the Douglas County School District (DCSD) to share innovative practices. This summer, the Think Tank they created will support more than 500 Douglas County teachers during a four-day event.


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.