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November 1, 2016 | By svieira

Staff at

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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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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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September 24, 2015 | By rmbarber

CASTLE ROCK – This summer, Douglas County Schoo

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James Kramer at Job Corps graduation
April 24, 2015 | By SCPaulsen

DOUGLAS COUNTY – In the fall of 2008, James Kramer entered Douglas County High School (DCHS) as a freshman with special needs.

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October 21, 2014 | By rmbarber

School Bus Safety week is Ocrober 20-24 and the Douglas County School District is marking the occation by providing a refresher on bus safety.

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August 7, 2014 | By rmbarber

Castle View High School was painted yellow this week as dozens of buses converged for the 2014 Bus Fest.

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November 21, 2013 | By bharrison

School-bus safety is taken seriously in Douglas County Transportation Department. Prevention is the best solution.

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November 21, 2013 | By bharrison
November 20, 2013 | By bharrison
October 14, 2013 | By Anonymous

Early in the morning on a snow day, members of the Douglas County School District (DCSD) “Snow Team” call in.

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October 14, 2013 | By Anonymous

Z-Pass is much more than a way for us to track your kid's bus fees. It helps us ensure that our students get to and from school safely every day.

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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.