Four northeast schools with a shared commitment to the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme have been approved by the Denver Board of Education to form an Innovation Zone (iZone).
In June, A+ Colorado, an educational advocacy organization, released “Start with the Facts: Denver Public Schools at a Inrossroads,” a report that examines the current state of affairs in Denver Public Schools (DPS) and recommends future directions.
On June 18, Denver School of Science and Technology Public Schools (DSST) was named the top public charter school network in the country when it won the Broad Prize for Public Charter schools. The prestigious award comes with a $250,000 grant to support college-readiness efforts at the Denver-based network. DSST includes two middle schools in the Greater Park Hill-Stapleton enrollment zone and two high schools located in Stapleton.
The three owners of Next Level Prep are parents with kids the same ages: each has a son age 17 and a daughter age 15. Their high schoolers are part of the first generation born in Stapleton.
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.
My name is Aaike Dergance and I am a student at Northfield High School. I have recently researched the importance of school funding and teacher salary and in light of the recent teacher walkouts and protests nationwide.
DPS Superintendent Tom Boasberg thinks by 2020 additional seats will be needed in the Greater Park Hill/Stapleton middle school enrollment zone and Northfield High School.
The first round of Denver Public Schools’ school choice for 2018 has concluded, and we have the local outcomes. Fortunately, this year most students in the district and in our neighborhoods received their first choices.
Westerly Creek Elementary third grader Kam’ryn Martin proudly admits she has “fire feet.” She’s not the only one.