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Equine therapy course
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Students “Horse Around” to Support Their Social and Emotional Needs

Each Monday, students in the 18-21 Transition Program at North High School learn life skills through an equine therapy course. With the support of a

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New Program Provides Down Payment Assistance to DPS Educators

Landed and Zoma Foundation Have Partnered to Make Home Owning a Reality for DPS Employees Denver – Denver Public Schools (DPS) announced a partnership between

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DPS Summer Academy

Summer Academy Provides Free Learning Activities for DPS Students

Summer is coming, and as you’re making plans for June and July, don’t forget to include learning! DPS Summer Academy provides individualized instruction so that

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DPS Mobile Library Expands Reading Opportunities
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DPS Mobile Library Expands Reading Opportunities

There is no bigger fan of books than Dr. Karen Powell, Principal at Montbello Career and Technical High School. It’s a love that started at

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Students Embrace “Their Shot” With Hamilton Competition
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Students Embrace “Their Shot” With Hamilton Competition

Hundreds of students from 21 DPS schools saw Hamilton: An American Musical. As a part of the Hamilton Education Program, students earned their Hamilton tickets

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Denver Public Schools hosted its eighth annual Ninth-Grade College Expo
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Ninth Graders Experience College Firsthand at Expo

Swarms of DPS ninth graders explored future college and career opportunities as they toured the two colleges and one university housed at the Auraria Campus

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National School Walkout Day March 14, 2018
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DPS Schools Participate in National Walkouts

Wednesday marked the one-month anniversary of the tragic school shootings that took place Feb. 14 in Parkland, Florida. To commemorate the students who lost their

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The Team Behind the 2016 DPS Bond and Mill Levy

A significant number of school improvement projects are already underway or finished – bettering learning environments for our students and teachers. From new classrooms and

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Sarah Luckey, the first “graduate” of the Paraprofessional-to-Teacher training program, and Fairview principal Antoinette Hudson talk with students before the celebration.
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Video: Students Throw “Grad Party” for Teacher

Nearly a year and a half ago, Sarah Luckey had a goal. She was a paraprofessional, or para, supporting teachers in a DPS classroom. Ms.

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DPS News Now: National Nutrition Month

Students love the scratch cooking at the West Campus, especially anything made by Tina DiMucci, their 81-year-old culinary artist (and 20 year DPS employee). Click

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