Dr. Alex Marrero speaks into a microphone at the first DPS data MINE.

DPS Kicks Off Our First Data MINE

On September 28 and 29, Denver Public Schools participated in their first data MINE exercise. A data MINE (Monitoring Improvement, Navigating Excellence) is a collaborative Read More »
Shontel Lewis, Charleszine “Terry” Nelson and Arzelle Lewis

Denver school board recognizes Black community leaders

The Denver Gazette: The Denver Public Schools Board of Education Thursday recognized the work a historian, an entrepreneur and philanthropist and Denver City Councilwoman Shontel Read More »
Annual District Report cover

Our DPS 2022-23 Annual District Report

EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtSoomaaliአማርኛनेपालीFrançais汉语English Dear DPS Community, When we first launched the Strategic Roadmap last August, our goal was to course-correct ourselves onto a path leading toward Read More »
Professors and students

Shine@DU Program Connects Denver Public School Students With DU Labs

University of Denver: A pair of faculty members at the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics are working to change to narratives around working in university Read More »
CO Teacher of the Year finalist collage

Rawa Abu Alsamah announced as finalist for Colorado Teacher of the Year

Denver7: DPS is excited to share that Rawa Abu Aksamah, a special education teacher at Rocky Mountain Prep, has been named one of seven finalists Read More »
Hispanic Heritage Month - September 15 to October 15

Kicking Off Hispanic Heritage Month

EnglishEspañolالعربيةTiếng ViệtSoomaaliአማርኛनेपालीFrançais汉语English Dear DPS Community, Today marks the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month! This month-long celebration from Sept. 15-Oct. 15 recognizes generations of Hispanic Read More »
Student garden at Vista Academy

Student-created garden improves food access in northeast Denver

9NEWS: "A handful of students created the garden last year, and one in particular used the space to mourn the loss of his mother." Read/watch Read More »
Author Jason Reyonlds with student interviewers Sevemi Seton and Kingsley Oswi-Boateng

Author Jason Reynolds Visits McAuliffe International and Stedman Schools

On Friday, Sept. 8, a select group of McAuliffe International and Stedman Elementary students had the chance to engage in a lively discussion with author Read More »
The Brown International Academy bike bus rides to school on Sept. 6, 2023.

Whose streets? At one school in Sloan’s Lake, it’s Bike Bus’ streets!

Denverite: "The sun was barely up, but Zachary Martin was ready. The 10-year-old was gleefully holding his bike at the edge of Sloan’s Lake Park on Read More »
Group of students posing

Our Word is Our Bond, Special Edition: AC + Cooling

Bond & Mill Levy District Newsletter Special Edition: Air Conditioning and Cooling in DPS schools | September 2023 It was a busy summer for DPS' Read More »