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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
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
If Meghann Silverthorn could change anything about her eight years on the Douglas County School Board, it would be the process and timing of policies implemented by the board, she said. “You can't … 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
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