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Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Team Member: Esmeralda Chavira

Esmeralda Chavira, Ritchie principal intern at Skinner Middle School, lost her life on Jan. 1, 2017, in a tragic accident in Mexico.   Chavira was born in Read More »

Haircuts for the Holidays: Local Barbers Give Back at West Early College

West Early College school leaders and educators are sending students home for the holidays in style! On Dec. 20, 2016, local barbers gave free haircuts

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‘Tis the Season in DPS for Celebrating and Sharing

Reminder: DPS schools and school-support offices are closed for winter break. Offices re-open Tuesday, Jan. 3 and students return Monday, Jan. 9. Recordatorio: las escuelas Read More »
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During Their Lunch Break, DPS Kids Feed Denver’s Hungry

"Volunteering just makes me feel good. It's better to give back than to get something." Dear DPS Community, Nearly every day, I have the pleasure Read More »

DPS & Denver Afterschool Alliance Receive Wallace Foundation Planning Grant

Denver Public Schools (DPS) will share a $400,000 grant with the Denver Afterschool Alliance (DAA), which works to build the capacity of afterschool providers by

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Southmoor Students Participate in DU Hour of Code Event

Story credit: Jon Stone, University of Denver News Director “I think it’s really cool that we have the opportunity to do this,” said Dean Trujillo,

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Two Homes, One School: Denver Online Student Works and Studies from Abroad

While many Colorado teens have jobs, few punch the time clock in Mexico. Yudiel Ochoa, Denver Online High School student, currently serves as the general

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Choreographer Phil Wright Visits NCAS

Phil Wright, a Los Angeles-based dancer, choreographer and artistic director, came to Denver to host a hip-hop workshop for dance students at Noel Community Arts School Read More »

Noel Community Arts School’s Vocal Music and Dance Day of Service

Noel Community Arts School's Vocal Music and Dance students participated in a Day of Service on Wednesday, Dec. 14. The Montbellas vocal music group and Read More »

Board Determines Future of Three DPS Schools

Press Release: Dec. 16, 2016 The Denver Public Schools’ Board of Education voted Thursday night (Dec. 15) to restart Greenlee Elementary and John Amesse Elementary and

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