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Update on State and National Assessments

EnglishEspañolEnglish As part of the evolving COVID-19 situation, some state and national standardized tests — including college entrance exams — are being modified, postponed or Read More »
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COVID-19 Response: The Importance of Social Distancing

Guidance for Families from Our Health Partners Being in close proximity and being together in groups will increase the likelihood of spread. However, given the Read More »
Discovery Link supervisor Jennifer Piel teaches kids at Carson Elementary how to wash their hands. March 13, 2020.

Here’s how Carson Elementary is Sending Kids off to Extended Spring Break with Extra Care

This story was written by Kevin Beaty and originally published on Denverite. It’s 8:30 Friday morning at Carson Elementary in Hilltop, the last day of

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Our DPS Weekly: Our Decision on COVID-19 Response

Dear Team DPS, The best part of my job is working with all of the wonderful people in Team DPS. Our teachers, our school leaders,

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COVID-19 Update. Actualización sobre el COVID-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Edison Elementary Update: March 12

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear Edison Elementary School Families, Denver Public Schools is committed to keeping families informed, and we are writing to update you on the most Read More »
COVID-19 Update. Actualización sobre el COVID-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) John H. Amesse Elementary Update: March 12

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear John H. Amesse Elementary School Families, Denver Public Schools is committed to keeping families informed, and we are writing to update you on the Read More »
COVID-19 Update. Actualización sobre el COVID-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: March 12

EnglishEnglish Dear DPS Community: We wanted to provide an update to our families and staff on how we are responding to Coronavirus (COVID-19) issues affecting Read More »
COVID-19 Update. Actualización sobre el COVID-19.

DPS COVID-19 Response

EnglishEspañol العربيةViệtSoomaaliአማርኛनेपालीРусский ျမန္မာFrançaisEnglish Dear DPS Families: Today we have made the difficult decision to move to an extended spring break for all DPS schools, including Read More »
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Defining the Next Decade: The 2020 Census provides an opportunity for all community members to be heard and counted.

You may have heard the buzz about the census survey every household in America fills out each decade, and it’s happening again this year. It’s

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Events

You’re Invited to the Southwest Regional Town Hall!

October 16, 2019

English  |  Spanish  |  Vietnamese You’re invited to the Southwest Regional Town Hall! Bring your family and join us for a special event featuring: DPS

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School photo shoot at Lena Archuleta in December 2017.

You’re Invited to the Far Northeast Regional Town Hall!

September 28, 2019

Amharic  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  |  English  |  French  |  Nepali  |  Russian  |  Somali  |  Spanish  |  Vietnamese It’s a Celebration! You’re invited to the Far

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Labor Day Holiday

September 02, 2019

DPS schools and offices are closed Monday, Sept. 2 for Labor Day. View calendars and important DPS publications on our resources page.

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First Day of School

August 19, 2019

August 19 is the first day of classes for most DPS schools. Please check with your school to confirm. View calendars and important DPS publications

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Last Day of School

May 31, 2019

May 31 is the last day of classes for most DPS schools. Please check with your school to confirm. View calendars and important DPS publications

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Memorial Day

May 27, 2019

There will be no classes at most DPS schools on Monday, May 27 for the Memorial Day holiday. Please check with your school to confirm.

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2018-19: Superintendent Parent Forums

Superintendent Parent Forum

May 07, 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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April Planning

April 29, 2019

There will be no classes at most DPS schools on Monday, Apr. 29 for teacher planning days. Please check with your school to confirm. View

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Spring Break

March 25, 2019

There will be no classes at most DPS schools on Monday, Mar. 25 through Friday, Mar. 29 for Spring Break and the Cesar Chavez Day

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2018-19: Superintendent Parent Forums

Superintendent Parent Forum

March 14, 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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