D2 Shining Moments...What's New in D2

  • There are many new and exciting accomplishments in the District, and this page is a great place to visit for updates on our awards and accomplishments by school year. Let's start with a few big celebrations that don't neatly fall into one school year!

    1. Our district provided K-8 students with FREE school supplies
    2. All of our students have been given a laptop and internet is provided for families in need
    3. Harrison High School and Sierra High School achieved gains in graduation rates for 2020. Harrison moved from 81.3% in 2019 to 81.5% for 2020. Sierra moved from 75.7% in 2019 to 82.6% for 2020.

    Bond Accomplishments

    We are on schedule in year three of a six-year bond project and within our budget projections.

    Completed projects:Carmel MS

        • Sand Creek International School remodel and middle school addition
        • Otero Elementary remodel
        • Centennial Elementary remodel
        • Stratmoor Hills Elementary remodel
        • Stratton Meadows Elementary remodel
        • Mountain Vista Community School Phase 1 construction
        • Harrison High School Phase 1 construction
        • Fox Meadow Middle School parking lot addition

    Upcoming projects:

        • Carmel Middle School
        • Harrison High School Phase 2
        • Oak Creek Elementary

    District Two

        • Meritorious Budget Award, Finance Department, recognized by Association of School Business Officials International

    Centennial Elementary

        • Colorado Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year Award nomination, Kelly Lane, recognized by Colorado Association of School Executives

    Harrison High School

        • Colorado Teacher of the Year finalist, Anna Conrad, English language arts and AVID teacher, recognized by Colorado Department of Education

    Sand Creek International School

        • Mayor's Young Leader Award finalist in Education, Nichole Exum

    Sierra High School

        • Mayor's Young Leader Award finalist in Education, Nicole Schurbon

    Soaring Eagles Elementary

        • 2020 National ESEA Distinguished Schools Award, Category 3: Excellence in serving special populations of students

    Stratton Meadows Elementary

      • Educator of the Year Award, Isabel Alvarado, recognized by Educating Children of Color Summit