D2 Shining Moments in the 2017-2018 School Year

  • Centennial Elementary

    • Thriving Schools Honor Roll, recognized by Kaiser Permanente

    Fox Meadow Middle School

    • Colorado Center of Excellence Award, recognized by CDE

    Giberson Elementary

    • Governor’s Distinguished Improvement Award
    • Colorado School Counselor of the Year, Gemile Fleming, recognized by Colorado School Counselor Association

    Harrison High School

    • Four Daniels Scholar finalists - Three Full-Ride Scholarships Awarded

    Panther Marching Band

    • State Championship Bronze medal in Class 3A, recognized by Colorado Bandmasters Association 
    • High Music Award, recognized by Colorado Bandmasters Association 

    Mountain Vista Community School

    • Succeeds Prize for Transformational Impact in a Middle School & $15,000 to fund future projects, recognized by 9News & Colorado Succeeds

    Mountain Vista Home School Academy

    • Best of the Springs, Silver for Home School Category, awarded by The Gazette

    Oak Creek Elementary

    • Colorado Center of Excellence Award, recognized by CDE

    Sand Creek International Elementary

    • Colorado Center of Excellence Award, recognized by CDE (second-consecutive year)
    • Healthy School Champion for seventh time, awarded $500 for promoting health and wellness

    Sierra High School

    • Four Daniels Scholar finalists - One Full-Ride Scholarship Awarded

    Soaring Eagles Elementary

    • John Irwin Award, recognized by CDE
    • Colorado Teacher of the Year, Christina Randle, recognized by CDE
    • Best of the Springs, Silver for Elementary School Category, awarded by The Gazette

    Stratmoor Hills Elementary

    • Healthy School Champion, awarded $300 

    Wildflower Elementary

    • National Blue Ribbon Award, recognized by U.S. Dept. of Education
    • America’s Best Urban Schools Award finalist, recognized by National Center of Urban School Transformation