Community Opportunities & Resources

Raise Grades over Fall Break

Dear Denver Online parent/guardian, There are just a few days left before Denver Online students and staff go on Fall Break!  Denver Public Schools are closed Nov. 20- 24.  Students who have fallen behind in their courses have a great opportunityContinue Reading

DPS “Your Voice/Tu Voz” Family Survey-Complete by Nov. 15th

Dear Denver Online Families,  Please read below for a very important message requiring your attention as it is so important to have your feedback! The DPS “Your Voice/Tu Voz” Family Survey is open now through Wednesday, Nov. 15. Families can access the surveyContinue Reading

Rise Above Prevention Resources

Rise Above Colorado’s Educational Resources Not Prescribed: The Not Prescribed Lesson provides teens with the science and stories to understand the risks of misusing prescription drugs and the tools and resources to manage their own health as well as advocateContinue Reading

FREE 4-week summer bridge program for graduating seniors

 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 whoContinue Reading

Attend an Earth Day Event Within the DPS Community

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 throughContinue Reading

FREE Volleyball Summer Open Gyms – All Levels, All Ages Welcome

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 areContinue Reading

YouthRoots YouthBoard Applications! Due April 30th

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 extendedContinue Reading

Prodigee Coffeehouse Apprenticeship: 18-24 year olds

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’dContinue Reading

Summer Performance Opportunities!

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

April 15 Diversity Hiring Fair

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

Register to Attend the Student-Led DPS Climate Action Summit on April 22

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 howContinue Reading

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 GraceContinue 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 apply by Friday, April 7.

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. Bella BoutiqueContinue Reading

Food Bank of the Rockies Requests Support to feed families

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: UtilityContinue 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 aContinue 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, theContinue Reading

Get Free Covid Tests over the Winter

Learn more here about getting free Covid tests.

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

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