Last month, Newbery award-winning children’s book author, Katherine Applegate, visited Isabella Bird Community School (Izzi B) for a writer’s workshop and an all-school assembly
Denver Public Schools (DPS) released results of its School Performance Framework (SPF) measure last month. The SPF provides a color-coded “report card” for each of the nearly 200 schools in DPS. This year brings a marked increase in the number of schools deemed to be meeting or exceeding expectations.
Resilience. Perseverance. Positive attitude. Kindness. Curiosity. These are traits colleges and bosses look for. Recently four students were honored by Scholars Unlimited for their academic accomplishments and for exhibiting these kinds of traits.
Fundraising, donating gently used books, and providing new books and toys was the focus of three charitable projects undertaken by the Goddard Schools in Stapleton and across the Front Range.
On Dec. 3, the rumble of motorcycles and metro area firetruck engines will signify the start of the 2017 Annual Harley Toy Ride, a yearly event that helps Children’s Hospital patients and their families experience the magic of the holiday season.
The videos that emerged in August of East High School cheerleaders being forced into splits by a recently hired coach, Ozell Williams, have been very disturbing to the community, particularly among parents with middle and high school-aged athletes.
Have you heard? There’s a school board election coming up next month—time to start paying attention.
Park Hill teen Tom Cassidy earned his Eagle Scout award through a multi-year, dedicated focus, earning over 21 merit badges and completing a 160-hour Eagle service project.
Preparing for her November 2017 Bat Mitzvah, 13 year-old Leah Grossman remembered seeing a Bicycles for Humanity (BFH) flyer and thought it might be the perfect service project for her.
Stapleton residents Patrick and Amy Turner, parents of two children ages 7 and 3, have introduced the Goldfish Swim School business model, and its mascot Bubbles, to NE Denver.