DSST NEWS

2.23.18

The DSST E-Ship Program

Think back to your high school electives. You may have edited the school newspaper or made enchiladas for Spanish club, but did you provide business advice to local startups?

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2.12.18

DSST: Conservatory Green Middle School's MIS Center

At first glance, it might look like a standard classroom—student desks in the center, a device charging by the teacher’s desk, a bean bag area, colorful teaching aids hanging from the wall.

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Topics: denver school, small schools, dsst public schools, Integrated schools, denver school of science and technology, 6th grade, 6th grade psychology, middle schooler, center program, special education

1.29.18

Two DSST Teachers' Favorite High School Labs

We talked to two DSST: Stapleton High School teachers - Mr. Chan and Mr. McCall to give us their lists of their favorite high school science labs. Check them out!

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Topics: denver charter school, dsst public schools, denver public schools, great schools in denver, denver school of science and technology

1.29.18

Innovation & Excellence: How DSST Is Inspiring the Next Wave of STEM Leaders

STEM—Science Technology Engineering and Math—is at the heart of DSST Public Schools—it’s even in our name!

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Topics: denver charter school, dsst public schools, Integrated schools, denver post, denver public schools, great schools in denver, SupportDSST, dsst, denver school of science and technology, denver high school

1.26.18

4 Things to Consider Before Round 1 of School Choice

In Denver, any student who wants to attend a school other than their neighborhood school can take part in School Choice; and round 1 of the School Choice window opens next week! Denver families will have from Thursday, February 1st until February 28th to submit their School Choice form on the DPS School Choice website. However, if your family isn’t quite ready to fill out the online school choice form, do not fret. The window is not first-come, first-serve, so you still have a whole month to investigate your options.

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Topics: dsst public schools, choosing a school in denver, denver public schools, school choice, finding a school in denver, denver enrollment, SupportDSST

1.12.18

Beyond College-Ready, DSST: Stapleton High School Students Are Prepared for Life

Remember life after college? Parts of it were probably thrilling, but if you were like most college grads, parts were also overwhelming—from picking an apartment, to buying food, from paying bills, to finding a job.

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Topics: supportive school, small schools, denver public schools, school choice, SupportDSST, denver school of science and technology

12.21.17

What's happening to my 6th grader?

What’s Happening to my Sixth Grader?

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Topics: dsst public schools, SupportDSST, 6th grade, 6th grade psychology, middle schooler

12.19.17

Liftoff! Families and Students On Founding Schools

Everything in our world has a starting point. An idea turns into a business, a baby turns into a child, who then becomes an adult; people and things build off that starting point and develop into their fully fledged form. For DSST Public Schools, it’s not different. We build our campuses out not all at once, but by adding a grade each year, starting in 6th grade.

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Topics: Founding Schools, 6th grade, Founding Class, Parent story, Student story

12.13.17

DSST Holiday Gift Guide - Young Adult Books

We sat down with two DSST: Byers 6th grade teachers - Ms. Murphy and Mr. Morin (pictured below) to give us their list of popular young adult books and timeless classics to help you in this holiday giving season.

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Topics: dsst, litrature, holiday gift guide, young adult, denver school of science and technology, dsst byers

12.13.17

How DSST Teachers Are Inspiring Lifelong Readers

These days many of us read more online articles and text messages than books, but literacy still deeply matters. If anything, technology has increased how much we read at work and home.

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Topics: dsst public schools, choosing a school in denver, dsst, literacy, middle school reading list

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