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October 20, 2014 | By admin

Exciting Eldorado News 

Coming Soon!

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October 6, 2014 | By admin

On behalf of the staff at Ponderosa High School, I am happy to welcome you to the 2014-15 school year!  

 

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TSA state conference awards
March 18, 2014 | By SCPaulsen

DENVER – The Douglas County School District dominated the competition at the recent Technology Student Association (TSA) State Conference, leaving with dozens of awards and numerous students headed to the national competition.

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Child at computer screen
November 22, 2013 | By nwmetzler

Throughout Douglas County School District, students everyday are sharing their vision and passion for how technology can continue to shape and improve the world around us. Every month, we'll feature "Tech Superstars" in our district to showcase the exceptional young minds populating our schools.

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November 21, 2013 | By nwmetzler

Engineers from the DCSD IT application development team have recently been visiting coding clubs and technology classes throughout the district, sharing their experiences and knowledge while discovering amazing young minds at work.

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November 14, 2013 | By rmbarber

Classroom allows teachers to try new concepts in education

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July 15, 2013 | By Anonymous

“Speaking geek” was the theme as teachers from the Douglas County School District (DCSD) gathered at the Challenge to Excellence Charter School in Parker for the 2013 Geek Week.

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District News

DCSD Board of Directors sitting at dais

On Monday, December 4, the Douglas County School District Board of Education voted unanimously (with six voting members) to approve a resolution to rescind the Choice Scholarship Program. The Resolution outlines three steps to this revocation: 1) Rescind the Choice Scholarship Program, 2) Repeal all district policies specifically related to the Choice Scholarship Program and the School Choice Grant Program, 3) Direct the Board President and/or Interim Superintendent to end the litigation challenging the Choice Scholarship Program in a cost-efficient and timely manner. The resolution takes effect immediately.

HRHS Cyber Patriots

Equifax, Target, Yahoo... Unfortunately it is not uncommon to hear about— or fall victim to— data security breaches as computers become increasingly integrated into our lives. However, a generation of high school students are preparing to fill cybersecurity roles to help protect all of us against future attacks; and many of these future protectors are right here in Douglas County. Meet the Highlands Ranch High School CyberPatriots. 

glowing purple lights hover over trays of seedlings in a dark room

It may look like a plain, white shipping container was just parked on the backyard grounds of Mountain Vista High School. The contents of the container are anything but plain, though. Walking inside the container, different colors of ambient lighting glow, futuristic-looking equipment and tall towers are suspended from the ceiling, and the humidity level is set to 70 percent. The container has been recycled into a new kind of learning opportunity for students.