What will the two new Stapleton/Park Hill middle schools be like? As current fifth-graders contemplate, with mixed feelings, their move to middle school next year, two new principals are spending the year creating new schools, making daily decisions about curriculum, staff, rules and the very culture of the schools they will open next year. In […]
After five months of community involvement with DPS about middle-school capacity, programs and boundaries, the Stapleton community was taken by surprise with DPS’ last-minute selection of an elementary school for Northfield. The sudden decision raised questions in the community about why they were left almost entirely out of the process. “Why weren’t we allowed more […]
For students at four schools, it will mean going to a new school or a new building—or both.
To go beyond the politically charged national controversy and glean a deeper understanding of the Common Core Standards and their impact on our neighborhood schools, the Front Porch convened a discussion with local educators. The three-minute video below was taken from http://www.corestandards.org/
Stakeholders search for the $10M shortfall to complete the commons building at the new Northfield high school.
Northfield principal Avi Tropper recently briefed the Stapleton Development Corporation (SDC) on the programming for the new high school.
What happens after you choice out of your neighborhood boundary school?
The Front Porch invites future high school students to take photos at the high school groundbreaking ceremony that will be held July 15 at 9:30am. Here are photo tips and submission instructions.
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Springtime was a season full of fresh ideas for change in the Denver Public School (DPS) system. In Northeast Denver, these proposals elicited controversy across the Northfield, East, Manual, and George Washington High School communities.