Our DPS Weekly: What We’re Thankful For

Dear DPS Community, One of the very best parts of my job is the opportunity every day to be with our kids. They are remarkably

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DPD Serves Thanksgiving Meals to Kids

Trading in handcuffs for hairnets, Denver Police Department (DPD) officers served up a hearty meal – and heartfelt conversation – for hundreds of Denver Public

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Dedication of Artwork at Emily Griffith Campus

Whimsical, colorful and interactive pieces of art now decorate the Emily Griffith Campus lobby – all by design. When Denver Public Schools (DPS) moved into

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Board Reinforces Schools Safe for All Students

In response to DPS students and families who have expressed feelings of uncertainty and anxiety following the election, the Board of Education tonight unanimously adopted Read More »

How One Denver Online Student is Giving Back

“I just want to be able to help little kids that don’t feel good because that’s what they did for me when I didn’t feel Read More »

Saying Goodbye to a Beloved Leader: Leroy Lopez

Leroy Lopez, who retired in 1994 after 33 years as an educator for Denver Public Schools (DPS), lived the district’s Shared Core Values – Students

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Denver Online High Teacher Received 2016 Arts and Culture Innovation Award

Elisa Narizhnaya, art teacher at Denver Online High School, was selected as the winner of the 2016 Arts and Culture Innovation Award for the Mayor’s

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Two Former DPS Grads Inducted into 2016 CHSAA Hall of Fame

Two alumni and former coaches in Denver Public Schools (DPS) were recently inducted into 2016 Colorado High School Activities Association Hall of Fame. Click here to read Read More »

Operation School Bell Gives Resources to 1,600 DPS Kids

From October 3 - 8, 2016, nearly 1,600 Denver Public Schools (DPS) students from 20 elementary schools received clothing, books and dental health kits thanks to Operation School Read More »

Our DPS Weekly: Students Honor Veterans

Students Honor Veterans in School Celebrations Across Denver Students in schools across Denver participated in celebrations of Veterans Day. Examples include Brown International Academy, where students Read More »