Recent reports about widespread sexual harassment in entertainment, politics and newsrooms have captured the attention of the nation. In response, the #metoo movement has burgeoned on social media, with women affected by sexual harassment speaking up about abuses they’ve suffered, many after years of scared silence.
Book reviews by librarians at the Sam Gary Branch, Denver Public Library
When a vehicle starts to skid, a rush of adrenalin may prompt drivers to make accident-causing errors.
Local middle school, Denver Discovery School (DDS), is in transition. With the sudden departure of three lead administrators in as many months and the revelation of budgetary and other woes, the tight-knit school community is rallying to regain its footing.
The first non-residential use in Stapleton Aurora has received unanimous approval from the Aurora Planning Commissioner.
Last spring, nine brave eighth-graders at Denver Language School (DLS) took and successfully passed college-level Advanced Placement (AP) exams in either Chinese or Spanish Language and Culture. This represented a 100% pass rate in the pilot of year of DLS’s AP program.
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.