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Poll shows majority of Douglas County voters not in favor of ‘vital’ school funding

A poll of Douglas County voters showed that less than 40% of the community is willing to approve new funding measures for the school district in an election this November. But an ad hoc committee … 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

Douglas County School Board director discusses complaints filed against him

Douglas County School Board Director David Ray says he has addressed a complaint filed against him with the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies regarding his past use of certain mental health professional titles after his licenses expired. more

Former DCSD chief Corey Wise defends his short-lived superintendency

When Corey Wise, the ousted superintendent of Douglas County Schools, received a text asking for a coffee shop meeting among him and the school board president and vice president, he thought the request seemed odd. more

STEM looks to open new schools in Denver, Sterling Ranch

STEM School Highlands Ranch, one of Colorado’s highest-ranking schools, is in the process of opening two new locations in Denver and Sterling Ranch.  more

Douglas County Schools financial chief leaving cabinet position

Kate Kotaska, the chief financial officer for Douglas County Schools, will be leaving her post in June, just shy of two years with the district's cabinet. more

Lacrosse: Highlands Ranch gets past Prairie View

Highlands Ranch picked up its first win of the lacrosse season March 31, a 13-9 decision at Prairie View High School. No stats were available for the Falcons. Julian Orozco scored four times for … more

Douglas County Schools approves new teacher compensation system

In what one director described as “a historic moment,” the Douglas County School board approved a long-awaited new compensation system for licensed employees in hopes of boosting teacher … more

Future of MLO, bond measures uncertain amid DCSD controversies, committee chair says

At their first public meeting following the firing of former Superintendent Corey Wise, members of the Douglas County School Board were given a warning: One of the few issues uniting them could be in … more

Former 27J employee accused of sexual assault

All of 27J Schools are very sad and angered by the alleged inappropriate relationship of a former employee with a student. Based on the charges brought against the defendant, we find this situation … more

Douglas County Schools leadership debates COVID precautions

As the omicron coronavirus variant explodes throughout Colorado, Douglas County School District leadership spent much of the first board meeting of 2022 looking at COVID-19 trends in the district and … more

Littleton schools study could help in fight against youth suicide

A two-year study focusing on the relationship between social environments and youth suicide could provide a “partial roadmap” for schools and communities looking to improve the promotion of … more

Remote learning a possibility in Brighton schools

It's a case of same song, new verses, new year when it comes to the 27J schools system and COVID-19 concerns. Because of the rising number of COVID cases this winter -- largely because of the … more

Gun, ammunition found in student's locker at Euclid Middle School in Littleton

An unloaded handgun and ammunition were found in a student's athletic locker at Euclid Middle School on Monday and an investigation is underway, according to principal Cindy Corlett.  more

Marshall Fire impacts 27-J employee

The recent Marshall Fire in Boulder County impacted 27J Schools employee Ted Chavez. Chavez, who's been with the district for more than 25 years as a mechanic in the transportation department, is … more

Re-8 on a delayed start Jan. 6

RE-8 schools will open one hour late Jan. 6 because of predictions of blowing snow and cold temperatures. RE-8 Superintendent Alan Kaylor posted the information to the district's web page. more

Adams 12 to open late Jan. 6

Adams 12 Schools will open two hours late Jan. 6 because anticipated bad weather -- namely snow and cold temperatures. "School will start two hours after normal time at every level, and morning … more

27J to open late Jan. 6

The 27J School District will open two hours late Jan. 6 because of the cold, snowy weather and the potential for poor road conditions. "This means buses will run two hours later than normal, and … more

School Choice 2020

How to help STEM shooting victims

An official fundraising page has been set up for STEM School Highlands Ranch via The Foundation for Douglas County Schools. It can be found at www.coloradogives.org/STEMstrong more
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