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October Prevention Press

The Prevention Press is a monthly newsletter from the Prevention and School Culture Department. 

The Press highlights:

  • Free Offerings-Events-Opportunities
  • Hot Topics in DCSD & Colorado
  • Calendar of Upcoming Events and the Student Wellness & Prevention Framework theme for the month.

Highlights in the Press are related to issues of school culture and supporting our community effort to reduce the incidents of bullying, suicide, school violence and substance abuse.  Look for them on your school web site or here as a monthly link.

October Prevention Press

October 7, 2015 | By gcburnett | Category: Prevention and School Culture

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.