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Two Pine Lane Elementary students were recently recognized for winning first place in the state of Colorado in an investment-based essay contest. Sixth-grader Garrett Dzurinko and fifth-grader Graham Blocher prepared for the contest throughout … more
The Rotary Club of Parker chose Ponderosa High School senior Carly Bennett as its student of the month for April. A member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society, Bennett has lettered academically all four years at Ponderosa. She … more
Findings of a comprehensive new survey show that about two-thirds of high school students and parents believe that Douglas County schools are offering a "good" or "very good" education. But some other findings from the $220,000 survey … more
Because of her experience as a student in public schools, Ashley Maes decided to home-school her 7-year-old son and 5-year-old daughter. “When I was in school, I never felt challenged,” the Littleton resident said. “I was present in school … more
Two Douglas County School District students were arrested April 20 - the anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting - on suspicion of falsely reporting threats to authorities, according to the … more
HOPE Online and the Colorado State Board of Education have agreed on an improvement program that will see the school's board of directors expand from five to seven members and will include a management partnership to support teacher and leadership … more
The Douglas County School District is moving forward with plans to educate the community about its financial needs, which include hundreds of millions of dollars in capital improvements. The goal is to get a pair of questions requesting more tax … more
From photographs to sculptures to jewelry, handmade pieces of student artwork filled the Hilton Garden Inn in Highlands Ranch for the annual Douglas County Art Show March 31 through April 3. Students from every school in the district were invited … more
Students at Highlands Ranch High School can expect fewer field trips next year and less school supplies to go around. At Castle View High School in Castle Rock, students will no longer take as many classes as they want because there will be fewer … more
Robots race at each other in a metallic frenzy, scooping up balls, gears and sprockets as quickly as they can. The collected parts are brought back to their stations and the fuel is loaded before the propellers can start to turn. “The idea … more
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