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A local partnership between Fox Creek and HRCA

For the past month, fourth-graders at Fox Creek Elementary have spent two hours a week studying a portion of the Backcountry Wilderness Area, 8,200 acres of conservation land that borders the southern edge of Highlands Ranch. They look at … more

Parents plead for drivers to stop for school buses

Four times a day, Parker resident Tawni Hicks-Lanier stands on the corner of Twenty Mile Road and Apache Drive, either waiting with her two children to be picked up by the school bus, or waiting for … more

Parent Academy in Douglas County starts Feb. 1

Douglas County parents are invited to a free workshop on social media and human trafficking Feb. 1 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Charles Schwab, 9800 Schwab Way, Lone Tree. Douglas County Sheriff’s Office … more

Legend High band equipment stolen ahead of state competition

The Parker Police Department is asking for the public's help in finding thieves who stole equipment from Legend High School in the early morning hours of Oct. 19. Equipment stolen belonged to the … more

School board outlines criteria for permanent superintendent

Using feedback from more than a dozen community meetings and an online survey, the Douglas County Board of Education has established the key characteristics it is looking for in a permanent … more

Chaparral High messages deemed not a real threat

Two students at Chaparral High received anonymous electronic transmissions on their cell phones Jan. 23 from a sender threatening a school shooting during second period the following day. Students … more

School voucher program case dismissed by Colorado Supreme Court

The Colorado Supreme Court has ordered a controversial school voucher program case to be dismissed, according to a news release from the Douglas County School District. The decision was made Jan. 25, … more

Should schools teach a class on how to manage money?

A community survey completed in 2012 indicated that the Douglas County School District needs to provide more financial-literacy education. Since May of this year, school board member Steven Peck has … more

Douglas County Libraries offer high school diploma program

Wendy Wilson, 24, has worked hard to achieve a career in retail sales, working at various outlets in the Lone Tree area. But, she said, she’s hiding a secret. “I never graduated from high … more

Pine Lane students take part in Battle of the Books

Fifth- and sixth-grade students from Pine Lane Elementary huddled together to discuss the question presented to them during a round of Battle of the Books at the Parker Library Jan. 31, in which they … more

Legend Unified hoops team beats Parker police

Legend Unified basketball player Mathew Campbell had a simple strategy before competing against Parker police officers Jan. 31 at Legend High School — get as many points as he could, play a lot of … more

School board approves special education task force

At the Jan. 16 Douglas County School Board meeting, several parents and teachers wearing yellow clothing, prior to taking the stand to deliver a public comment, placed yellow roses on the desks of … more

Hickenlooper budget would boost school funding

Colorado would give school districts more money next year and the state would make a dent in its school funding shortfall under Gov. John Hickenlooper’s proposed 2018-19 budget released Nov. 1. If the plan is approved by state lawmakers, school … more

Douglas County School District ordered to pay for private education of student with autism

A federal judge has ordered the Douglas County School District to reimburse the family of a student with autism for costs associated with his private education. On Feb. 12, U.S. District Judge Lewis … more

Colorado Supreme Court visits Mountain Vista

Students and staff assembled in the auditorium of Mountain Vista High School for what senior Grace Wilson described as a “once in a lifetime” experience. On stage, behind a long table, sat the Colorado Supreme Court. Over three hours, the seven … more

District Accountability Committee hosts 2018 Winter Forum

The District Accountability Committee, an advisory group formed of parents, teachers, Douglas County School District staff and community members, invites the public to its 2018 Winter Forum. The free … more

Nominations for youth award accepted through March 31

Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 Douglas County Outstanding Youth Award, which is given to teenagers who have overcome adversity and created positive change in their lives and the lives of … more

Make-believe trading is investment in future

Some students stood on chairs. Others waved their arms and made cryptic hand gestures. The noise in the room was deafening, and nobody stayed in their seats. While it might sound like a classroom out … more

Students 'bring it back full circle,' return as teachers

Steele Krause, 23, a first-year teacher at Legend High School, didn’t have to worry about learning his way around the 1,976-student building. After all, he graduated from the Parker school in 2012. Instead, his biggest challenge has been … more
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