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Students walking the peace path at Dora Moore

Walking the Peace Path at Dora Moore

At first glance, the piece of white vinyl on the floor looks like a bit like a Twister board. But the students at Dora Moore Read More »
Students at Place Bridge celebrate a Day Without Hate

Celebrating A Day Without Hate

Students at Place Bridge Academy celebrated A Day Without Hate on Friday, April 26 after a week of activities designed to promote respect and kindness. Read More »
Three students - dressed as witches - perform a scene from a work by William Shakespeare
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“All the world’s a stage” at DPS Shakespeare Festival

Some 5,000 Denver Public Schools students celebrated – and performed – the works of William Shakespeare at the 35th annual DPS Shakespeare Festival, hosted by

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Cadets (students) dressed in formal attire from DPS JROTC pose for a photo at their annual Military Ball event
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600 DPS JROTC Cadets Celebrate at Military Ball

The Military Ball is one of the most cherished traditions in our nation’s army, dating back to the Revolutionary War. Soldiers pay honor to the

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Class of 2019 Graduation Dates Announced

Families can now access Spring 2019 graduation ceremony dates to begin planning for their students’ big day! Find graduation times, dates and locations sorted alphabetically

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Assembly of students on school lawn, looking right, form heart shapes with their hands
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Powerful Symbol of LOVE at Ashley Elementary

Following a difficult week in which Denver area schools were the target of a threat, Ashley Elementary came together as one to create a powerful

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Fence spells LOVE
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Our DPS Weekly: Talking about Trauma

“Many things are out of our control. What is within our control is to show love and kindness, because that is what conquers hate.” —

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Denver’s Focus on School Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Sonny Jackson Director of Communications Denver Police Department O: 720.913.6142 | C: 720.663.8203 E: DPDPIO@Denvergov.org Will Jones Director of Media Relations Denver

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All DPS Schools will be Open Thursday, April 18

Dear DPS Community, It has been a long 24 hours, but as you know by now, the “credible threat” to schools in the Denver metro

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All DPS Schools Closed Wednesday April 17

Schools will be closed in Denver Public Schools on Wednesday, April 17.   Superintendents from school districts across the Denver-metro area gathered for a call

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