This month in NE Updates: Measles Outbreak in Stapleton; Trampoline & Adventure Park Coming to Stapleton; and I-70 Construction Update.
What were YOU doing when you were in 7th grade? If you’re Abby Jones, a student at McAuliffe International School, you’re fresh off the Today Show after delivering a powerful, local TEDx talk about disconnecting.
Lacking a natural outdoor play area, and with changing property management and increasing rents, Rachel Baumel and her husband, Dan Mitzner, co-owners of the school, decided it was time to build a place of their own.
For the past 14 years, Macklin, a Stapleton parent of two, has devoted her professional life to helping others have open and frank conversations about sex, sexuality, and reproductive health.
On last year’s early literacy test for first to third graders, Ashley ranked in the top ten elementary schools in the district—alongside many affluent schools with far fewer “academic gap” students.
Over the past year, more than $135,000 was given to Stapleton area schools by the Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities (formerly the Stapleton Foundation).
Swigert International School received a prestigious Blue Ribbon School Award from the U.S. Department of Education in October, one of only 300 public schools nationwide to garner the award.
Each month, the Indie Prof reviews a current film in the theater and second film or series available on DVD or instant-streaming service. Follow “Indie Prof” on Facebook for updates about film events and more reviews.
The high interest in the annual unveiling of School Performance Framework (SPF) scores and the bright colors that draw attention to the rankings may tempt parents to draw conclusions about their child’s school beyond what the data is designed for.
How often during the holiday season have you said, “We should give back this year. Let’s go feed the homeless.”