Well into their StapleFUN coupon book’s third year, siblings Breck and Brooke Massey talk about it with contagious enthusiasm. Breck, age 10, and Brooke, age 9, say the reasons for starting the project were to “build a successful business, offer families great deals, and raise money for schools.”
Five days a week at 5:45am, Kelly Mitchell boards an Access-a-Ride van at her house in Superior for the ride to the Anchor Center for Blind Children. Like her fellow staff members, Mitchell is passionate about her work and devoted to helping visually impaired children. And she can relate to them uniquely, because Mitchell is blind.
Denver Discovery School has chosen a new leader, in the wake of several months of instability. Pam Kirk comes to the Stapleton middle school with nearly five years of experience as the leader of Asbury Elementary, in south Denver, which was a great training ground for the 15-year Denver Public Schools veteran.
Although most of Denver is experiencing a concerning decline in new student enrollment, northeast Denver, and particularly Stapleton, is a continued area of growth for Denver Public Schools.
The figures in the map speak for themselves, but for those who prefer words: segregation persists in Northeast Denver schools, even in 2018.
The Front Porch sat down with newly elected District 4 school board member, Jennifer Bacon, to discuss her recent election win and her priorities. Bacon was supported by the teachers’ union, which opposes many recent board reforms implemented around school choice, accountability and school closure. The following interview has been edited and condensed.
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.
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.