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Novels and Textbooks Under Consideration for Adoption

The World Class Education Department of the Douglas County School District, is asking the Board of Education to approve the following novels as supplemental materials to be used in classrooms: Command Performance Language Institute, and TPR Storytelling Novel Series. As part of the approval process, we would like to offer an opportunity for the community to review the materials and provide feedback. All resources will be on display weekdays October 5, 2015 through October 20, 2015, 8:00 am - 3:30 pm at the Douglas County School District Central Administrative Offices, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado 80104. Questions may be directed to the World Class Education Department at 303-387-0121.

The World Class Education Department of the Douglas County School District, is asking the Board of Education to approve the following novels as supplemental materials to be used in classrooms. As part of the approval process, we would like to offer an opportunity for the community to review the materials and provide feedback. All resources will be on display weekdays October 28, 2014 through November 11, 2014, 8:00 am – 3:30 pm at the Douglas County School District Central Administrative Offices, 620 Wilcox Street, Castle Rock, Colorado 80104. Questions may be directed to the World Class Education Department at 303-387-0121. Follow this link for a list of titles.  - See more at: https://www.dcsdk12.org/world-class-education/novels-under-consideration...
October 8, 2015 | By tswhipple | Category: World Class Education

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.

Five female students standing on stage smiling and laughing at the awards ceremony

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.