Due to deteriorating weather conditions today, Thursday, Jan. 27, all DPS athletics (including practices) and afterschool programs (including Discovery Link) are canceled.
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 by studying American history for several weeks in their classrooms through a curriculum focused on Alexander Hamilton and the nation’s founding fathers. Students also participated in a Q&A with members of the Hamilton cast.
Students from across Denver competed to perform original work they created based on their classroom studies – songs, rap, poetry, scenes and monologues – on the Buell Theatre stage in front of thousands of their peers. Ten DPS students won the honor!
Congratulations to Esteban Gallegos and Madison Rust from Emily Griffith High School; Albert Ortega from High Tech Early College; John Le from Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy; Issak Lucero from STRIVE Prep – SMART; Josiah Blackbear from West Early College; Zehydi Chaparro-Rojas, Jose Torres-Andazola, Rossy Martinez-Sanchez and Alexandra Andazola-Chavez from West Leadership Academy.