Category: Community Opportunities/Resources

Resources for Newcomer Families

This year, DPS is welcoming more families from other countries than we have in past years. Enrollment can be overwhelming and families may not know which department can best assist them with their needs. The DPS Communications, Enrollment Services, Multilingual Services (MLE),... Continue Reading

Invite Families of Multilingual Learners to MLE DAC

Join the Multilingual Education (MLE) District Advisory Committee (DAC) on Wednesday, March 20 from 5-7 p.m. at Dr. Martin Luther King Early College. This month, the Department of Climate and Safety will share information about district safety processes. Share the attached flyers with your families of multilingual learners and encourage them to ... Continue Reading

RSVP to Strategies for Navigating the Colorado Education System

In collaboration with Black Parent Network, FACE University is hosting a four-part virtual series: Navigating the Colorado Education System. Our goal is to empower Black families with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complexities of the Colorado education system effectively.... Continue Reading

Young Aspiring Americans for Social & Political Activism: Paid Internships, Volunteering, Work-Based Learning

YAASPA is a non-profit organization that endeavors to build the self-efficacy of youth who desire to make change in our communities, and pursue social science degrees, and social justice careers. Our mission is to encourage and support disengaged and underserved youth to participate in their communities socially and politically,... Continue Reading

SORA: Access Digital Books In Other Languages!

Experience digital books in over 20 languages on SORA!This three-minute video demonstrates three ways to filter and find books, audiobooks, magazines and read-alouds in Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic and many other languages. Please note that not all materials are available in all languages.Have a title you’d like to read that isn’t in SORA?... Continue Reading

Join March 12 Social Media Safety Training for Families

Join FACE University for a Social Media Safety training for families on March 12 from 5-6 p.m. This session will provide resources and tips for families on the dangers of social media and how to help their students stay safe and smart online.Use this session to gain valuable information and collaborate with other families on technology safety solutions.... Continue Reading

High School Construction Careers Hiring Event: Feb. 29

Join the Denver Department of Economic Development and Opportunity on Feb. 29 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. for a high school construction careers hiring event. All interested DPS students are invited to attend and explore full- and part-time employment,... Continue Reading

Black Excellence Scholarship! Apply by Feb. 17

Second Annual Black Student Alliance District Banquet Join us for the Second Annual Black Student Alliance Banquet and Awards, a celebration of achievements and cultural heritage within our student community, on Feb. 22. This year’s keynote speaker is Demi Singleton,... Continue Reading

Celebrating Black History Month and Supporting Black Excellence

Please see the message below from DPS Superintendent Dr. Alex Marrero. Dear Team DPS,As Black History Month begins, it is important to take a moment to reflect on the rich tapestry of African American contributions to society as a whole as well as our DPS community.... Continue Reading

Denver Online Students Can Register for West High School Sports

West High Registration for Spring Athletics is open, please share with your students and parents. If you are interested in participating in a sport this coming school year, below is the information you need to know to get involved. We have many sports to choose from this Spring and we highly recommend getting involved as there are many benefits to participation in our Cowboy Athletics program.... Continue Reading
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