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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
Being a teenager can be difficult. School demands, social pressures and self-imposed expectations can take a toll on young people of both sexes, often causing moodiness and irritability. Historically … more
Douglas County School District interim Superintendent Erin Kane has announced that she will apply for the permanent superintendent position. “Many of you have asked me if I intend to apply,” Kane … more
Every great financial empire had to start with just a few dollars going into a bank account somewhere. Which means 14-year-old Katelyn Osborne, who lives in Denver, is ahead of the curve when it … more
On a recent December afternoon, a handful of Rock Canyon High School students traveled to downtown Denver to transform a gray concrete wall into a colorful Colorado landscape. The students, along … more
Students at Lone Tree Elementary took time out of their busy learning schedules to do a little holiday shopping, at the school's fifth annual Be the Difference Bazaar. Each year, third-graders at the … more
Personal financial literacy is an important skill for Douglas County students to develop, some school board members said at a Dec. 12 board of education meeting, where recommendations for how to … more
Following more than an hour of deliberation at a special meeting on Dec. 4, the Douglas County School Board voted 7-0 to hire a firm to conduct a national search for a permanent superintendent. “I … more
At a special meeting Dec. 4, more than a dozen parents, teachers and former educators took the stand and pleaded for the Douglas County Board of Education to end the controversial school voucher … more
Jefferson County Public Schools is hiring six more social-emotional counselors for 14 elementary schools. Douglas County School District has one additional school counselor at each of its nine middle … more
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