Category: Media Spotlight

Benjamin Wu: DPS Asian Education Advisory Council’s 2022 High School Leadership Winner

Denver Online’s student, Ben Wu, was selected as the DPS Asian Education Advisory Council’s 2022 High School Leadership Winner! He was awarded a scholarship in celebration of his hard work. Find out a little more about what makes Ben so special in his nomination write-up below!... Continue Reading

CBS4 TV News Story: Teen Becomes First For DPS To Graduate High School & College Concurrently

Link to television news story. Reporter: Jeff Todd, CBS4Published: May 23, 2018 Alex Jones isn’t sure what to do with his free days now because for the past four years he’s been taking high school classes and completing college degrees at the same time!... Continue Reading

Metro State University Article: Degree before diploma

Reporter: Doug McPherson, Photographer: Olga Sago Published: May 9, 2018 18-year-old will graduate from MSU Denver, then from high school. When Alex Jones was about 3 years old, he was multiplying numbers. So it’s not completely surprising that at age 18 he’ll earn his bachelor’s degree in computer science this week – before he receives his high school diploma from Denver Online High School on May 23.... Continue Reading

9News TV Story: This 18-year-old has an education beyond his years

Author: Mike Grady, 9 News Published: 04/26/18 Alex Jones quietly unzips his backpack, pulls out a laptop, and launches a video game. Not just any video game. His video game. “I just call it the 2D/3D game,” he explains. “It’s more of just a proof of concept right now.” Software engineering is what this high school senior calls a leisure activity.... Continue Reading

Teacher of the Year: Jessica Glynn

Denver Online High School has changed drastically over the past four years. The school morphed from an online school that struggled with connection, retention, enrollment, and student academic success, into a blended learning school that now is proud of continuously growing enrollment numbers and some of the strongest school performance ratings in the district,... Continue Reading

Arts and Culture Innovation Award

Link to the article on Denver Arts and Venues Website. This award is presented to the individual or organization that is breaking new ground in the arts and whose contribution to innovation in the arts has been significant in 2016. ... Continue Reading

Educators Come to Colorado for Innovation

Original article on 9News, Reporter: Byron Reed, KUSADate Published: February 23rd, 2017 DENVER – When we think of a traditional art class with smocks and paintbrushes, thinking outside of the box can be helpful. Denver Online High School Art teacher Elisa Narizhanaya did just that.... Continue Reading

A Top-Performing Alternative

Link to actual article in Front Porch Written by: Melinda Pearson, Front PorchPublished: December 1st, 2016 The top-performing alternative high school in the Denver Public Schools (DPS) district this year is Denver Online High School, which serves a surprisingly diverse array of students.... Continue Reading

Denver Online Teacher Martha Wilcox Recognized for Living DPS Core Values

Martha Wilcox is technically a part-time teacher at Denver Online High School. But her commitment to students is certainly a full-time job. She was recently recognized by DPS at the Night of Honor for living out the core values of “Students First” and “Accountability.” We greatly value her at Denver Online and are proud of her continual efforts to ensure students have a successful start at Denver Online!... Continue Reading

Counselor and Teacher of the Year

When people envision an online school, many picture students alone, eyes glazed over sitting in front of a computer screen. But Denver Online High School has a far different vision for its students. Teachers and faculty work relentlessly to engage students,... Continue Reading
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