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.
DSST: Stapleton High School was among three finalists for a $15,000 award from nonprofit Colorado Succeeds for “Transformational Impact” at the high school level.
Four years ago, the Riptide girls competitive softball team was formed—and they didn’t win a single tournament game that year.
Park Hill seventh-grader Helen Miller has qualified to compete in the National History Day national finals with her project entitled “Conflict and Compromise on the 38th Parallel.”
Isabella Horton wants to build a career in biomedical research to help people and discover new ideas.
Denver Discovery School (DDS) 7th and 8th graders placed second in the state in the 16th annual eCYBERMISSION competition.
Alisha Brown, senior vice president at the Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities (formerly called the Stapleton Foundation), has been named one of Colorado’s “Most Influential Young Professionals.”
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.
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.