Knitting4Peace volunteers across the U.S. make and deliver hand-crafted items to provide hope, comfort and support to marginalized or vulnerable people in local neighborhoods, as well as to individuals in global areas of conflict or suffering.
Scouting Continues Despite Covid
Drive-up Court of Honor Ceremony for Troop 34 and Cub Scouts Pack 34 “Adopts” the Greenway.
East High Con Law Wins National Competition
East High School AP Government and Politics students took first place at an annual national mock trial competition.
Three Local Students Win National Merit Scholarships
In May, as neighborhood teens prepared for final exams, prom, and high school graduation, three Stapleton students also received great news: each had received a National Merit Scholarship for $2,500.
Foundation for Sustainable Urban Communities: Grants Awarded to NE Schools
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 a “Blue Ribbon” School
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 Runner Up for Transformational Impact 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.
A Winning Softball Season
Four years ago, the Riptide girls competitive softball team was formed—and they didn’t win a single tournament game that year.
7th Grader Chosen for National History Competition
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.”
DSST Stapleton Student Named Boettcher Scholar
Isabella Horton wants to build a career in biomedical research to help people and discover new ideas.