Category: Community Opportunities/Resources

Lifeguarding Job Opportunity!

Denver Parks and Recreation has an exciting opportunity for students ages 15 and up to become a Lifeguard at both the indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Currently, they are paying for all applicants to get certified as a Lifeguard so long as students work for a season with them.... Continue Reading

Summer Programs for Students!

While summer has not yet arrived, it is around the corner and it’s time to start making your plans! Denver Public Schools published a few resources for those of you looking for summer activities this year that I’d like to share with you.... Continue Reading

Discount Alert: Colorado Rockies vs. Chicago Cubs

The Colorado Rockies and the DPS Foundation invite all students, family members, employees, and volunteers for DPS Appreciation Night! Watch the Rockies play against the Chicago Cubs on Friday, April 15 at Coors Field. Discounted tickets start at $15, and $2 from each ticket sold will benefit the DPS Foundation.Can’t make it to the April 15 game?... Continue Reading

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 2-6: Seeking Student Submissions

National Teacher Appreciation Week is just around the corner, taking place May 2-6! In celebration, DPS invites our students to recognize their favorite teachers by sharing what makes them so great.Please share this opportunity with students and ask them to share why they love their teachers by completing this short form by April 29. ... Continue Reading

Free vision, hearing, and dental screenings for DPS students

Denver Public Schools provides free vision, hearing, and dental screenings for all students in identified grades (Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 7th, and 9th). ***However, because of the COVID-19 Pandemic’s effects on the universal screening process the past two school years,... Continue Reading

DPS Appreciation with the Colorado Rapids | DPS Foundation Special Offer

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Financial Aid & The FAFSA

Check out this great information about the FAFSA from My Colorado Journey here!... Continue Reading

YouthRoots Leadership Opportunity: Apply by April 10th

April 10th is the deadline for a life-changing leadership opportunity for students. YouthRoots is a local nonprofit that teaches high school students how to make the world a better place while developing their leadership and life skills through the YouthBoard program.... Continue Reading

Dates for Career Week for GIRLsFull Weeks – June 20-24 and July 11-15  A great way to find out about transportation and construction as rewarding and sustainable careers! Career Week for GIRLs – For one week, participants will travel to five different companies to learn the myriad of careers that lie within transportation and construction. The young women will come to each location at 9:00 am and stay until 3:00 pm. The host will provide lunch. There is space for 12 young women each week. Once we reach that number of qualified participants,... Continue Reading

High Tech Career Accelerator Externships

Please see the message below from WorkEd. Are you interested in high tech careers such as Cybersecurity, Video Game Design, Artificial Intelligence and App Design? We’ve developed Career Accelerator Externships with national employers to help students gain valuable real world career experience in high demand tech fields which are often undiscovered.... Continue Reading
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