Keyword: Douglas County School District
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Built in 1962, Douglas County High School needs more than $17 million worth of capital repairs, according to Principal Tony Kappas. The original plumping needs maintenance, pipes are rusting — some … 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
A Douglas County School District employee was arrested Dec. 8 on charges of sexual exploitation of a child after the principal of the school where he was working called police to report inappropriate … 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
Hiring a permanent superintendent is a school board's most important job, multiple members of the Douglas County School Board said at a Nov. 28 board of education meeting in Castle Rock. At the … more
Dozens of people crowded around the front doors of the Douglas County School District Administrative Building in Castle Rock on Nov. 28. Inside, the conference room was maxed out at more than 100 … more
In October 2016, the Douglas County School Board approved changes in the school district's graduation requirements. The new requirements begin with the freshman class of the 2017-18 school year. … more
About 900 elementary school students assembled at the Douglas County School District's administrative building on Oct. 31 for an unforgettable Halloween. Inside, ghosts, witches, superheroes, trolls and other creative characters replaced … more
Quinn Hunchar doesn’t like being confined to a classroom. She prefers reading books and watching documentaries. “School is not my thing,” the 18-year-old said. “I felt like I was being shoved in a box.” When she told her parents she … more
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