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Our DPS Weekly: Keeping Our Schools Open In-person, While Faced with Staffing Challenges

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community, Our schools are faced with staffing challenges each day as the DPS community battles against the Omicron variant. Learn more about Read More »
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Our DPS Weekly: Important Health and Safety Updates

EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtEnglish Dear DPS Community: We hope you were able to rest and enjoy some time with your loved ones over the winter break. As Read More »
Our DPS Weekly: Happy Holidays!
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Our DPS Weekly: Happy Holidays!

EnglishEspañolEnglish Video transcription: I’m Dr. Alex Marrero, proud Superintendent of Denver Public Schools. Today, as we prepare for winter break, I’d like to simply say Read More »
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Our DPS Weekly: Our Transition Team…and the Work Ahead

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community, I want to thank the community members who welcomed me into conversations during my first six months at DPS to provide Read More »
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Our DPS Weekly: Collaborating with Our Student Leaders

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community, Before Thanksgiving break, I spent an evening talking with the dozen or so high school students who make up my Student Read More »
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Our DPS Weekly: Vista Academy Student Chefs Serve Denver Families In Need

EnglishEspañolEnglish As we look ahead to the Thanksgiving holiday next week, I want to thank each and every one of you for the strength, patience Read More »
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Important Update to School Calendar: Schools Closed Nov. 19

EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtEnglish Dear DPS Community, As we approach Thanksgiving, I know most of you join me in looking forward to a little bit of a Read More »
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Our DPS Weekly: COVID-19 Vaccinations Now Available for Children Aged 5 and Older

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community: This week, we received the exciting news that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has approved and recommended the Pfizer vaccine Read More »
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Our DPS Weekly: Bouncing Back at Balarat Outdoor Education Center

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community, One of the many wonderful parts of going to school in Colorado is the spectacular opportunity to enjoy and learn in Read More »

Our DPS Weekly: Putting Students First and Addressing Staffing Shortage

EnglishEspañolEnglish Dear DPS Community, Our students’ classroom experience is our top priority, especially considering that the pandemic has taken so much classroom time from our Read More »