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Steve Peck, a former Naval officer and health care executive, has been chosen to fill the District E Douglas County Board of Education seat vacated by Doug Benevento. He was sworn in Nov. 7 at a … more
A partnership is forming between Arapahoe Community College, Colorado State University and the Douglas County School District to create a higher-education campus in Castle Rock. The project is … more
The Douglas County Board of Education did not fill its empty board seat as expected at the Nov. 1 meeting, because the vacancy was left off the meeting's agenda. That means board President Meghann … more
Kindergarten students at Soaring Hawk Elementary School in Castle Rock spent the day climbing, kayaking and learning about the outdoors Oct. 25. Avid 4 Adventure, a Boulder company that provides outdoor education experiences for kids, spent the … more
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
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