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Soaring Hawk Brings History to Life

Students stand outside historical building

Dozens of second-graders from Soaring Hawk Elementary took over downtown Castle Rock and some of its most historical landmarks. Students in the four classes have been working hard all year to learn more about Castle Rock's founding fathers, traditions and its landmarks. Students were able to pick their favorite topic and become local experts. After researching their projects they determined the best way to share their knowledge with their classmates. Student choices included writing songs, creating slideshows, making brochures and posters.

Parents and community members were then invited to share in the excitement while the second-graders became tour guides and offered the historical walking tours showcasing what they learned and teaching other adults about Castle Rock and its rich history.

April 26, 2017 | By acarlson1 | Category: Schools

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.