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December 14, 2016 | By CSilberman

The U.S. Energy Department recently launched the Better Buildings Zero Energy Schools Accelerator. Six school districts, including Douglas County School District, plus two states and several national organizations are working collaboratively to develop zero energy design that is cost-competitive to conventional construction in the education sector and in local communities across the nation. A Zero Energy Building is an energy-efficient building, where on a source energy basis, the actual delivered energy is less than or equal to the onsite renewable exported energy.

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Bus and Bus Driver
September 28, 2016 | By CSilberman

We asked some of our own bus drivers what they loved about their job and why others would want to join the DCSD Transportation team. Here is what they said...

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Planning and Construction staff member surveys site.
September 22, 2016 | By CSilberman

The Douglas County population and the capital needs of the school district are expanding. This was the message that the Long Range Planning Committee delivered to the Douglas County School District (DCSD) Board of Education in June as it presented the 2016-2017 five-year Master Capital Plan.

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Kim Jones Castle Rock Middle School Campus Safety Specialist
August 31, 2016 | By CSilberman

DCSD’s Safety and Security team has created a comprehensive plan consisting of many layers, including physical security measures, training and prevention. The layers of security are designed to protect our children in the event of an imminent threat to one of our schools or facilities.

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Picture of Zachary Davis and Jeffrey Pihl standing in front of a school bus
August 2, 2016 | By CSilberman

(From Left: Zachary Davis and Jef

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April 13, 2016 | By CSilberman

LARKSPUR—It was all fun and games—and a fantast

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December 16, 2015 | By CSilberman
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September 24, 2015 | By rmbarber

CASTLE ROCK – This summer, Douglas County Schoo

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school blueprint
March 3, 2015 | By SCPaulsen

CASTLE ROCK - It is not too late to provide feedback regarding how the Douglas County School District can meet its current and future needs. 

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District News

STEM School Highlands Ranch is one of just 30 schools in the world and one of two schools in the Denver Metro region named a 2017 World-Leading Learners School, and has been invited to join the Global Learning Network (GLN), a community of educators from exemplary schools that develop, practice and share innovative approaches to education that ensure their students are prepared for career and lifelong success.

DCSD Faculty Art Show goes through Nov. 1

It is easy to see the creativity of Douglas County School District students. It is often on display in the art that graces the walls and display cases of our schools. This month, however, is a chance to see the skill and the passion of the art teachers behind it all.

 

Last spring she was one of only eight teachers to be honored with the Freddie G award. The award came with a trip to New York for master classes taught by industry professionals. She also led a trip to Sacramento for the Junior Theater Festival with seven of her students. To top it off she was given a $5000 grant for the school’s theater program. She plans on using the money to build a technical theater learning lab with the help of her students.