Category: Community Opportunities/Resources

You’re Invited to the DPS Foundation Achieve Gala!

The DPS Foundation is hosting its annual Achieve Gala on Tuesday, April 18 at the Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center. The event starts at 5:30 p.m. and will feature student speakers, including Adrian who is a student at Respect Academy and Grace who is a senior at South High School.You’ll also enjoy student entertainment groups from North High School, DMLK,... Continue Reading

Achieving Excellence Academy Summer Learning Opportunity with Current 8th- and 9th-Graders

The Culture, Equity and Leadership Team (CELT) is excited to announce year two of the Achieving Excellence Academy (AEA)! AEA is a cultural summer program for diverse, rising ninth- and 10th-grade students. Learn more and encourage students to ... Continue Reading

Free Prom Dresses: Schedule a Shopping Appointment with Bella Boutique

Bella Boutique is a local Colorado non-profit organization that provides free prom dresses, shoes, purses and jewelry to high school students in need. Bella Boutique has provided more than 1,900 teens with $265,000 worth of free formal wear since 2014. ... Continue Reading

Food Bank of the Rockies Requests Support to feed families

GIVE NOWDuring the frigid winter months, many of our neighbors are making tough choices that they shouldn’t have to make — feed their families or pay their bills.A startling news update is shedding light on how serious the situation is: Utility costs in Colorado have DOUBLED since this time last year.Food costs are up too,... Continue Reading

DPS Student Rights Summit for High Schoolers: Feb. 25th

Join us on Saturday, Feb. 25 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. for the DPS Student Rights Summit! High school students from across the district will have the opportunity to network with other student activists, discuss challenges students face and collaborate on writing a comprehensive Student Bill of Rights to propose to the Board of Education.... Continue Reading

Round 1 SchoolChoice Window Extended to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21

The system that DPS uses to accept and process SchoolChoice applications, SchoolMint, experienced some technical issues and some families were unable to complete their SchoolChoice applications. To ensure that all families are able to submit an application for their student, the Round 1 deadline has been extended to 4 p.m.... Continue Reading

Get Free Covid Tests over the Winter

Learn more here about getting free Covid tests.... Continue Reading

Save the Date: Colorado Gives Day is Dec. 6

From now until Dec. 6, team members can donate to the Denver Public Schools Foundation through Colorado Gives Day and help amplify initiatives like the A to Z Fund! This past year, the A to Z Fund granted $202,286 worth of direct-to-educator grants. ... Continue Reading

Schools and Families of Multilingual Learners Invited to MLE DAC Meeting on Nov. 16

Schools and families of multilingual learners are invited to attend the Multilingual Education (MLE) Districtwide Advisory Committee (DAC) meeting on Nov. 16 from 5-7 p.m. at Wyatt Academy. Please share this flyer with your families of multilingual learners. At this in-person meeting,... Continue Reading

FREE RTD Services to Vote on Nov. 8th!

RTD Services Available on Election Day To help get people out to vote for this year’s upcoming election, all RTD services including buses and trains will be available at no cost on Tuesday, Nov. 8. After Oct. 31, Coloradans can register to vote,... Continue Reading
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