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Appreciating Team DPS School Counselors

Watch the DPS Features video on YouTube and Vimeo. Every morning at Oakland Elementary School in Far Northeast Denver, school counselor Alexandra Papa checks in

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Teacher Feature: The Power of Student Voice

As a student who struggled in school and had challenges at home that impacted her confidence, Alison Arams found a creative outlet through theater. “Theater

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What Do We Mean by the Whole Child?

“We know deeply, as educators and as parents, that our focus on our children’s academic growth can never be, and should never be, separated from

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Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg (right) pictured with Acting Mexican General Consul Jeremias Guzman

DPS Hosts Denver’s Acting Mexican General Consul

Today, Feb. 9, 2017, Denver Public Schools (DPS) Superintendent Tom Boasberg and Acting Consul General Jeremias Guzman met to discuss ways that they can continue

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DPS Culinary Cafe in Business for Decades

Story Credit: Fox31 Denver In the Highlands neighborhood in Northwest Denver, there’s a little cafe that’s been delighting diners for more than 40 years. The

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Our DPS Weekly: What Our Refugee Students Teach Us

“I have been a DPS student ever since we arrived here. I wanted to remain in a place where I can see a small spectrum

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DPS Named Top-Performing “Outlier” District

On Wednesday, Feb. 1, education advocacy group A+ Colorado released the first comprehensive report about the state of academic outcomes for different groups of students

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KCAA Students Host First Lunar New Year Celebration

Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy (KCAA) held its first-ever Lunar New Year celebration on Friday, Jan. 27, 2017. At the inaugural event, participants had the opportunity

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Student-athletes and their families celebrate National Signing Day at George Washington High School.

Seniors Commit to College on National Signing Day

On National Signing Day, 29 seniors from four different high schools across Denver Public Schools (DPS) signed their National Letter of Intent on Feb. 1, Read More »

DPS Educator Writes a Novel to Improve Conversations on Race in the Community

Jasmine Rainey, Denver Public Schools alumna and Denver Scholarship Foundation college advisor at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College, recently published her first novel entitled “Journey

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