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Douglas County Board of Education member David Ray said the election of a new board member is an opportunity to show the community the directors can "find common ground." Instead, they have found … more
Fourth-grader school Madison Pieper recently organized a charity drive at her elementary school to give a child with a life-threatening illness something she doesn't have. A dog. “Kids who have serious illnesses, they need a friend,” … more
Since former Superintendent Elizabeth Fagen announced in June she would leave for a similar position in Texas, five members of the district’s upper-administration team have also left or announced impending departures. Chief Academic Officer … more
Students at Pine Lane Elementary enjoyed a presentation by a stellar speaker on Oct.3, capped off with a unique slideshow and an inspiring message. Dr. Leroy Chiao, a NASA veteran of four missions that included six spacewalks and a total of 229 … more
As the 2016-17 school year progresses, many high school seniors are faced with what may be overwhelming questions: What are your plans for after high school? What colleges are you applying to? What will you study? Research shows that … more
Morgan Miller, a senior at Mountain Vista High School, has hopes of becoming a special education teacher one day. “Since I was about 10 years old, I have been volunteering and working in classrooms with students who have disabilities,” Miller … more
Potential new school board members made their pitch for how they could help serve the Douglas County School District at a special meeting Oct. 4. The Douglas County Board of Education held interviews with candidates for the director position for … more
As local football coaches and players prepared for their annual homecoming contests, students, parents and staff at three Parker high schools were getting ready to celebrate. Ponderosa High School held a parade on Sept. 14, followed up by a … more
The United States Supreme Court announced Thursday it will hear the case of an autistic Douglas County School District student whose parents say he wasn't provided with the level of public education … more
Erin Kane took over as the interim superintendent of the Douglas County School District on Sept. 1. Kane, a Colorado native with an engineering degree in applied mathematics and computer science from the University of Colorado, helped found … more
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