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Students smiling and waving at the camera against a brick wall inside Goldrick Elementary
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Teacher Appreciation Week at DPS

National Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10 — and here in DPS, we’re saying ‘thank you’ to our educators with a line-up of celebrations, videos

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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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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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Group of students looking excited
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Our DPS Weekly: Celebrating 50 Years of Balarat Outdoor Education

“There’s a whole entire world out there to explore. So you shouldn’t have to be locked up in a city or a house.” — Claire Babcock,

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Competing With Brains: Debate at West Early College

Online in social media forums, debate can be far from productive. But in formal competition, as students at West Early College have learned? It can

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Lake MS Celebrates SchoolChoice Application Growth

In March, we celebrated another successful year of SchoolChoice, as families all over the city received their school placement information for the 2019-20 school year.

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At DPS Summer Academy, Students Push Past “Summer Slide”

Summer is a time for fun with friends and family, but it shouldn’t be a time where learning stops. Our kids — especially those who

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“The Hate U Give” Inspires Student Artwork at MLK

Conversations about racism and injustice are critically important in our community, particularly in our schools. At Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Early College, ceramics students are

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DPS to Remain Open and Operating on Normal Schedules

DPS Superintendent Susana Cordova is affirming her commitment to keep schools open now that the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) has voted to endorse a strike.

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