What is Engineering Summer Bridge Program: This FREE 4-week summer bridge is designed to give a boost in the fundamental math skills required for STEM pursuit, provide career and professional skills opportunities, and connect you with like-minded peer students who…Continue Reading
The DPS Sustainability Team invites you to attend one of the many Earth Day Events happening throughout our community. See a list of events being hosted throughout the DPS community below. Montbello Career and Technical High: Connecting to the Earth through…Continue Reading
Please see the message below from Anna Schneemann, Director of the Silverback Volleyball Club: I’m reaching out to invite your volleyball athletes, and volleyball beginners, of all ages and genders, to sign up for our free summer open gyms. We are…Continue Reading
Please see the info below from Youth Roots Program Coordinator, Anna: My name is Anna and I am the Program Coordinator for YouthRoots, a Denver-based youth leadership organization that empowers teenagers to make changes in their community. We have extended…Continue Reading
Please find the below message from the Prodigee Coffeehouse’s Director of Learning, Brady Grant, about some wonderful opportunities for graduating students! Prodigy Coffeehouse is gearing up for our second hiring of the year. Our pre-hire training runs from April 25-27. We’d…Continue Reading
Please see the info from JCC Denver Mizel Arts and Culture Center below: JCC Denver Mizel Arts and Culture Center this summer has many opportunities. We have two shows scheduled for high schoolers to perform in or participate in tech; Puffs,…Continue Reading
Join DPS on Saturday, April 15 from 9 a.m.-noon for our Diversity Hiring Event at Manual High School. School and district leaders will be on site providing interview opportunities for a variety of positions within our district. As part of the Strategic Roadmap,…Continue Reading
DPS Students for Climate Action is hosting the first-ever DPS Climate Action Summit — an event for students and by students! The summit is Saturday, April 22 (Earth Day) from 1-4 p.m. at Manual High School. Register here. Students will learn from their peers about how…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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 apply by Friday, April 7.
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. Bella Boutique…Continue Reading
GIVE NOW During 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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
Learn more here about getting free Covid tests.
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…Continue Reading
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, families…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
Megan McDermott (CDHE) | email@example.com Conor Cahill (Governor’s office) | firstname.lastname@example.org Colorado colleges and universities will waive applications fees from Oct. 18-20 DENVER – October, 12, 2022: Today, Governor Polis and the Colorado Department of Higher Education announced the fifth annual Colorado Free Application Days, allowing students…Continue Reading
Sept 18th 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…Continue Reading
If you need school supplies—Please check out: 14th Annual Backpack Giveaway and Nonprofit Community Resource Fair About this Event 14th Annual Backpack Giveaway and Nonprofit Community Resource Fair Denver, CO- The Silva Family Foundation, CoAIMH, and the Denver Latino Commission Present:…Continue Reading
DPS Offering Free Summer Meals Program DPS will offer breakfast and lunch this summer at 47 schools across the city. These meals will be offered at no cost to all kids up to 18 years old, whether they are DPS students…Continue Reading
Denver Online wants to wish a Happy Pride Month to our LGBTQ+ community. Over 52 years ago the struggle for LGBTQ+ rights became public at Stonewall Inn in Greenwich, New York. Rulings like the recent Supreme Court case that protect…Continue Reading
It is IN PERSON only, from June 21-July 21, from 8 am – 12, Monday – Thursdays. After 4 absences, students are removed from the program. Deadline to sign up is May 27th. Find more information here!
The Facilities Department is looking to hire summer lawn crew employees starting at $16 per hour! The position is open to anyone ages 16 and older. The schedule is Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m.-3 p.m. and the season runs from about June 6-Aug.…Continue Reading
Please find discounted tickets for Denver Center for the Performing Arts Quixote Nuevo May 13-June 12 at Wolf Theatre! You can also visit https://dpsfoundation.org/offers/ for more information on these and other special offers.
Due to our fantastic partnership with Planet Fitness youth 14-19 will get to work out for FREE this Summer! Planet Fitness FOR FREE – What a Flex! Students PLEASE —Pre-Register Here–https://www.planetfitness.com/summerpass/preregistrationBeginning May 16th – All Registered Students Can Enjoy Working Out…Continue Reading
Hi, I’m David Goldberg, CEO of Boulder-based national nonprofit SeeMore Impact Labs. Through a grant from the Cielo Foundation, we’re running the free, online See More Opportunity Summer Program for Denver students and are currently accepting student applications. The program includes:…Continue Reading
Hello Denver Online Families! The DEN Academy Application for this summer’s program at Denver International Airport (DEN) is now open! This summer program is free! If you know a student entering 7th – 10th grades and is interested in aviation, DEN Academy is…Continue Reading
Mile Hi Latino Veterans and Community Health Place: at North High School Date: Saturday, May 14th from 8:00AM to 12:00PM.Click the link to register in advance and for more information.https://9health365.org/health-fairs/spring/590/index
Coloradans wear college, military, or apprenticeship gear to encourage young people to reach higher DENVER – April 26, 2022: The Colorado Department of Higher Education is pleased to declare Friday, April 29 as Decision Day. The statewide campaign celebrates the importance…Continue Reading
April 22, 2022Hagan clic aquí para leer este mensaje en español.Students Celebrate the 38th Annual Shakespeare FestivalDear Team DPS,For the first time since 2019, students gathered in person to celebrate the 38th annual Shakespeare Festival at the Denver Arts Complex. The festival…Continue Reading
TRADES DAY CONFERENCE is being hosted by North on this Thursday, April 21 from 10:00-2:00. We apologize for the late notice, but we just learned about this today! Trades you can explore on this day: Pipefitters, Heat and Frost Insulators,…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
You can also visit https://dpsfoundation.org/offers/ for more information on these and other special offers.
Check out this great information about the FAFSA from My Colorado Journey here!
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…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…Continue Reading
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…Continue Reading
College basketball fans are celebrating the success of young people across the country as they compete to see who will win it all. JA is jumping on the bandwagon and we hope you’ll join us by participating in Match Madness! Thanks to the generosity…Continue Reading
Upcoming Events and Opportunities at Girls Inc.!#Adulting Night: Conflict Resolution, Wednesday, March 16th, 5pm-6:30pmThis month’s #Adulting Night is all about handling conflict and different perspectives and opinions in personal and professional situations! Dinner will be provided for this in-person event at…Continue Reading
Students Advocate for Disability Acceptance Dear Team DPS,When it comes to building a truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive school district, I believe it’s essential to listen to the voices of those who have been marginalized, as a way to learn…Continue Reading
Please share. The Be Happy Boutique is an opportunity for young people to come in and find the perfect attire for prom, or another formal occasion, this season. We follow a pay what you can model with the hopes of…Continue Reading
February 24, 2022 | Volume 29, No. 8 | Published Weekly Since 1994What Issues Do You Care About?YSA’s ServiceVote campaign asks young people to help register, educate, and get their peers out to vote; to connect their volunteering and service to voting…Continue Reading