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Law enforcement investigating DCSD board members over allegations of perjury

Allegations that two Douglas County School Board directors committed perjury have been referred for investigation to the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s Office and the Douglas County Sheriff's Office. more

DCSD approves new Lehman charter location

Douglas County School District’s charter school options will grow slightly after the Board of Education conditionally approved an application from Lehman Academy to open a second … more

Adams 14 files complaint with state board of education

The ongoing war of words between the Adams 14 School District and the Colorado State Board of Education is heading for a court hearing.  The district filed a complaint for judicial review … more

Douglas County School District intends to put MLO/bond question on November ballot

Douglas County School District’s Board of Education voted 6-0 to notify the Douglas and Elbert county clerks that they plan to put one or two questions on the November ballot regarding school funding. more

Douglas County School District faces new open records lawsuit

The Douglas County School District is being sued again over alleged violations of the Colorado Open Records Act for not releasing copies of documents school board members used in a retreat. more

Douglas County School District hosting online funding forums

Douglas County School District is hosting three virtual forums with Superintendent Erin Kane to discuss the district’s funding situation ahead of potentially asking for a mill levy override or bond. more

The cost of college is driving students down

For many students attending college or preparing to start that educational journey, the cost weighs heavy. Teenagers and young adults suffer from anxiety and struggle with mental health more than … more

Douglas County School District continues bond, MLO talks

The Douglas County School Board will likely decide next month whether to ask voters for a bond or a mill levy override after hearing polling results and the recommendation of the Mill Bond … more

Parents ask RE-8 board to keep FLHS football program

The Weld Re-8 school board heard pleas to keep the Fort Lupton High School football program May 26. They … more

Arapahoe Community College closing in Parker, DCSD taking over

Arapahoe Community College is closing its Parker campus after the State Board for Community Colleges and Occupational Education agreed to sell the building to the Douglas County School District May … more

Pressure to succeed is costing kids their childhoods

As we forge forward through the 2020s, the pressure for youth to succeed is starting to impact kids as early as preschool and could be robbing of them of their childhood as societal demands create … more

A personal essay: Crying can be helpful

Recently, I found a dark, quiet place in my school and I cried. I mean, I ugly cried -- there was snot and hiccups and a wad of tissues. I cried because I hadn’t been sleeping well. I cried because … more

Educators reflect on expectations and pressures students face

Douglas County School District has an 83% graduation rate across its 16 high schools. Most of those graduates have been told throughout their education that they should attend college after high … more

Rock Canyon graduates greet next chapters

Rock Canyon High School graduates were ebulliant and acrobatic in picking up their diplomas during the ceremony to celebrate the Class of 2022 in Denver on May 19. More than 550 seniors graduated … more

Mountain Vista graduates class of 2022 at Red Rocks

The stands of Red Rocks Amphitheatre were filled with green caps and gowns for the graduation of the Mountain Vista High School class of 2022. Friends of family members packed the venue and speeches … more

Kiowa Schools will keep Indians mascot

The Kiowa School District won its year-long battle to keep its Indians mascot on May 19, when the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs voted to allow the district to keep the Indians name and imagery. more

Fort Lupton football program may be on the chopping block

The Weld Re-8 board of education pointed its budget eyes toward the Fort Lupton High School athletic program during a May 12 workshop. The area of specific interest was the Bluedevils' football … more

Student group proposes policies, classes for Douglas County schools

Douglas County students envision a number of new initiatives, policy updates and class offerings throughout the district in the next few years. Student Advisory Group subcommittees presented to … more

Adams 14 loses state accreditation, must partner for reorganization

DENVER -- The Adams 14 School District will reorganine, thanks to a pair of actions from the state board of education May 10. The board removed the district's accreditation and ordered it to … more

Fort Lupton teacher honored after 31 years in the school district

For 31 years, Angeles Navarro taught many generations of students in the Weld Re-8 School District from elementary to high school.  Navarro migrated from Guanajuato, Mexico to Fort Lupton and … more
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