Community Opportunities & Resources

Get Free Covid Tests over the Winter

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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 worthContinue 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, familiesContinue 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 registerContinue Reading

Governor Polis Announces Fifth Annual Free Application Days

Megan McDermott (CDHE) |  Conor Cahill (Governor’s office) |  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 studentsContinue Reading

YouthRoots Leadership Opportunity: Apply by Sept. 18th

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 YouthBoardContinue Reading

14th Annual Backpack Giveaway and Nonprofit Community Resource Fair

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

Free Meals and Other Summer Opportunities!

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 studentsContinue Reading

Honoring and Acknowledging LGBTQAI+ Month

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 protectContinue Reading

DPS Regional Summer School! Sign up by May 27th

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!

Summer Job Opportunity for Students: $16/hour, DPS Facilities

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

Discounted tickets: Quixote Nuevo, May 13-June 12, Wolf Theatre!

Please find discounted tickets for Denver Center for the Performing Arts Quixote Nuevo May 13-June 12 at Wolf Theatre! You can also visit for more information on these and other special offers.

Students work out FREE at Planet Fitness!

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– May 16th – All Registered Students Can Enjoy Working OutContinue Reading

CSM and Career Strategies for High Performance, Summer Program: Application DUE May 22

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

Denver International Airport Summer Academy

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 isContinue Reading

Mile Hi Latino Veterans and Community Health: 9Health Fair

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.

Colorado Department of Higher Education announces April 29 as Decision Day

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 importanceContinue Reading

DPS Weekly

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 festivalContinue Reading

Are you interested in pursuing a trade? Are you hands on? Check this out!

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

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 soContinue 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 toContinue 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 eachContinue 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 toContinue 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 theContinue 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!

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 YouthBoardContinue 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 fiveContinue 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 worldContinue Reading

Junior Achievement Fundraiser

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 generosityContinue Reading

Girls Inc. of Metro Denver: Upcoming Events!

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 atContinue Reading

DPS Weekly Newsletter

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 learnContinue Reading

Free & Low Cost PROM Boutique

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 ofContinue Reading

Youth Service America opportunities

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 votingContinue Reading

CU College of Arts & Media Camp: Deadline March 15th

  March 15th Priority Deadline is Approaching!   Camp Options for Summer 2022 Students who apply by the priority deadline will receive priority for camp admission and scholarships. Session One: One-week campsJune 13 – 172D Animation/IllustrationAudio Production/Ableton LiveMural CreationComic Book Character DesignPhotography Session Two: Two-week campJuneContinue Reading

Job Opportunities for Students- $15.87/hour

Work at Denver Online’s building or another Denver Public School! Please see the info below and connect with Ciara Martinez if interested. If you or anyone has questions, please let Ciara Martinez.  For students who are 18 years old andContinue Reading

Apply for the YouthRoots YouthBoard!

YouthRoots is a youth leadership organization that makes philanthropy accessible to teenagers in the Denver Metro Area. Applications for our 2022-2023 after-school YouthBoard program are now open, and we are looking for students at Denver Online HS to apply!

Front Range Community College-Virtual Enrollment Series, Scholarships, & Open House

Celebrate the Inaugural Colorado Concurrent Enrollment Week February 14th – 18th Colorado Community College System Press Release How are we celebrating? A virtual event for any concurrent enrollment student (parents and/or counselors) that wants to learn about the process for continuing at FRCC afterContinue Reading

Colorado Young Leaders-Get Involved with Service Projects!

The weekly haps and deets on the current community needs. View this email in your browserWelcome to the WEEKLY HAPSwith Colorado Young Leaders! In this email, you will find all the new and upcoming opportunities you can join to jump into service, leadership,Continue Reading

Join the African American Young Ladies Summit this Weekend: Feb. 19th!

The African American Young Ladies (AAYLS) Summit is this week! Join AAYLS from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 18 for the Black Money Matters and Black Minds Matter event, and the community session from 6-8 p.m. All are welcome to attend — peopleContinue Reading

Denver Parks & Rec

Outdoor Adventure and Alternative Sports Master Plan Public Meeting #2 How do you want to experience outdoor adventure and alternative sports in Denver and the mountain parks? Please join Denver Parks & Recreation for the second public meeting to learn about draft planContinue Reading

Youth Service America Opportunities

February 17, 2022 | Volume 29, No. 7 | Published Weekly Since 19943 Weeks Left to Apply for Hershey Heartwarming Young Heroes GYSD GrantsYSA is searching for Heartwarming Young Heroes with creative ideas to foster meaningful connections, promote inclusion, andContinue Reading

Girls Inc. of Metro Denver High School and College Programs

Upcoming Events and Opportunities at Girls Inc.!Mental Wellness Workshop, Wednesday, February 23rd, 5:30pm-6:30pmThis week’s mental wellness workshop with Colorado Spirit is about connecting with and understanding yourself. RSVP here to get the Zoom link to join!Career Workshop: Flipping the Script, Thursday, February 24th,Continue Reading

Support DPS with Reviewing Applications for New Schools this Spring

Support DPS with Reviewing Applications for New Schools this Spring DPS is looking for parents and community members to review applications from new district-run and charter schools this March and April 2022. Most years, DPS receives applications from groups andContinue Reading

Our DPS Weekly: Additional Information from Denver Health on the Feb. 25 End of the Mask Mandate

Feb. 11, 2022 Hagan clic aquí para leer este mensaje en español. Additional Information from Denver Health on the Feb. 25 End of the Mask Mandate Dear Team DPS,I want to thank our entire DPS community for your incredible support and cooperationContinue Reading

Asian American & Pacific Islander Scholarships: May 1st Deadline

At we want to help improve the college experience for Asian American & Pacific Islander Students and help make a college education more accessible in all fields of study. To help serve this mission, we are excited to announceContinue Reading

Healthy Start Times Initiative!

DPS will be making changes to allow middle and high schoolers to get more sleep! In May, The DPS Board of Education passed a resolution to have all middle schools and high schools (district-managed and charters) start no earlier thanContinue Reading

Resources for Dealing with Gangs, Gun Violence and Trauma

DPS is actively working with community members, school leaders and city officials to support the needs of our neighborhoods. Our top priority is the safety and well-being of each of our students—your children. Adults can often feel uncomfortable discussing sensitive issuesContinue Reading