News

Marie L Greenwood and students

Our DPS Weekly: Remembering a Trailblazing Educator

Dear DPS Community, This has been an emotional and inspirational week for me. We learned a week ago, on Nov. 15, of the passing of

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DPS JROTC students march in the 2019 Veterans Day Parade

Over 1,000 Denver JROTC Cadets March in Veterans Day Parade

By Cadet Major Rose Dang, Denver South High School   On November 9th, 10 Denver Public Schools (DPS) high schools with more than 1,000 JROTC

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Wednesday, Nov. 20 is Transgender Day of Remembrance

Today is the Transgender Day of Remembrance. In alignment with our Shared Core Values of Equity and Students First, we pause to recognize members of

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Three DPS Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon School Awards

Three DPS Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon School Awards U.S. Department of Education’s Awards Given to Most Successful Schools in America   Denver – Three

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Four elementary students walk arm-in-arm on a field

Resources for Dealing with Gangs, Gun Violence and Trauma

DPS is actively working with community members, school leaders and city officials to support the needs of our neighborhoods. Our top priority is the safety and Read More »
West Early College students pose for a photograph
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At Senior Roundup, West Early College Seniors See Obstacles as Gifts

Watch this video to see how West Early College supports seniors in not only setting their goals, but fulfilling them. To prepare for career and

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Remembering Marie L. Greenwood

Click on the image above to watch a video celebrating Marie L. Greenwood

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Two DPS JROTC Instructors shake hands as they receive awards

DPS Teachers Recognized as Top Army JROTC Instructors

Two Denver Public School teachers were recently recognized as being the best in all of Army JROTC.  In ceremonies at their schools presided by the

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Superintendent Susana Cordova and the Teacher Advisory Council at their recent retreat

Our DPS Weekly: Collaborating with Those Closest to Our Kids

Dear Team DPS,   Thirty years ago, I became a teacher because I believed that I could make a difference in the lives of my

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Two DPS high school students walk down a hallway in their office

DPS Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Join us in celebrating the tremendous success of our DPS apprentices who are working across the Denver Metro area in Education, Advanced Manufacturing, Information Technology,

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Events

2018-19: Superintendent Parent Forums

Superintendent Parent Forum

January 24, 2019

Every year, Superintendent Tom Boasberg hosts the Superintendent Parent Forums in collaboration with the Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) and the English Language

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 21, 2019

There will be no classes at most DPS schools on Monday, Jan. 21 for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. Please check with

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SchoolChoice season opens Jan. 15

January 15, 2019

The SchoolChoice window for the 2019-20 school year is Jan. 15 to Feb. 20. To take part, rank your top schools in order of preference

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DPS ED Talk: Supporting Our LGBTQ+ Community

November 12, 2018

Join DPS team members and the Denver community for an interactive workshop on how you can support our LGBTQ+ community. Topics include: A discussion on

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CABJ Youth Multi-Media Development Day

Colorado Association of Black Journalists Youth Multi-Media Development Day

October 27, 2018

The CABJ Youth Multi-Media Development Day is a one day program that will educate participants through personalized 1-hour sessions taught by a skilled professional in

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October Planning

October 22, 2018

There will be no classes at most DPS schools on Monday, Oct. 22 and Tuesday, Oct. 23 for teacher planning days. Please check with your

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Family Conference Day

October 19, 2018

There will be no classes at most DPS schools on Friday, Oct. 19 for a district-wide family conference day. Please check with your school to

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School photoshoot at Denver Montessori Jr:Sr High School in May 2018

EDUCA Radio: College and Career Readiness

October 19, 2018

College and Career Readiness month on EDUCA Radio continues this week with Allen Smith’s radio show on Friday, Oct. 19 from 3-4 p.m. This week

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Films for the Future

Films for the Future: Raising the Curtain on Trauma-Informed Practices in DPS

October 16, 2018

Purchase your ticket or sponsorship today and join the DPS Foundation for a special screening of the documentary Paper Tigers, followed by a discussion with

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2018-19: Superintendent Parent Forums

Superintendent Parent Forum

October 13, 2018

Every year, Superintendent Tom Boasberg hosts the Superintendent Parent Forums in collaboration with the Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) and the English Language

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