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.
A passion for encouraging children’s physical activity and movement prompted Robin Lozier, a former physical education teacher, and her business partner Chris Lindley, owner of Endorphin, to open Bounce.
State education officials announced in June that Colorado will stop administering the PARCC exams, standardized tests that are used in multiple states to assess student and school achievement of Common Core standards in math and language arts.
The city is soliciting your views and has posted a survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DenverPublicSurvey
Meeting new neighbors has been a recurring fact of life in Stapleton as homes spring up at a rate of about 600 a year. Two of those new neighbors, Taylor and Garrett Norwell, moved into the recently completed Spruce Townhomes on Montview Blvd. Knowing everyone has a story, we asked these 29-year-old first time homeowners […]
The promotion of “Jancing”—when a group gathers to simultaneously jog and dance to individual music while wearing headphones—might not be the single most important thing that Brian Ricker accomplishes in his new role as principal of Isabella Bird Community School, but his embrace of it speaks to his leadership style.
Check out our latest Front Porch Resource Guide, a listing of mom-owned businesess. All Momtpreneur businesses in the Front Porch distribution area may submit to this list.
Although media coverage about standardized tests often focuses on opposition to them, local stakeholders in education express near universal approval of the rigorous Common Core standards that the exams assess.
With the ease and safety of homes in close proximity and neighbors who welcome the party atmosphere, Stapleton’s sidewalks and streets fill with traditional ghosts and goblins on Halloween—along with less traditional characters like a stove. And the adults seem to enjoy the evening as much as the kids.
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