February 2016

Students ask board for change in physical education requirements — 2/19/16 (Douglas County News-Press)
Some high school students who participate in sports and other activities that require physical exertion would like to opt out of taking physical education classes and replace them with academic classes of their choice.

Douglas County School Board denies STEM school expansion — 2/17/16 (Douglas County News-Press)
The proposed STEM School and Academy expansion, which would have included adding kindergarten through fourth grades, was denied Feb. 16 during a public hearing with Douglas County and the board of education after concerns about traffic congestion and student safety were not met to the county’s standards.