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Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards

Art and writing submissions sought for national competition

What do Truman Capote, Andy Warhol, Sylvia Plath, and Robert Redford have in common? They are all past recipients of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards! The contest is open to students in grades 7 through 12, and there's $10 million in scholarships on the line!

Writing Deadline: 12/17/2014 Art Deadline: 01/11/2015
West Writing Region-at-Large Colorado Art Region


October 27, 2014 | By SCPaulsen | Category: District

District News

The Douglas County School District Board of Education welcomes Dr. Thomas S. Tucker into the role of Superintendent of Douglas County School District. Dr. Tucker officially leads the 68,000 student district as of July 1, 2018.


Nearly 1,500 Colorado students applied for the prestigious Boettcher Foundation Scholarship this year, with 42 being named recipients. Of those, the Douglas County School District (DCSD) is proudly home to four recipients.


When it comes to mental health services, communities traditionally focus on supporting kids as needs arise. This work is crucial for the safety of our students. Equally important, though, is prevention-based programming that can help, early on, prevent the social-emotional challenges our kids may be experiencing from escalating.