DSST BLOG

03/20/18

#SeniorSpotlight

At DSST, we celebrate our seniors like athletes. On May 2nd, we'll bring together every DSST student and staff member to the Denver Coliseum and cheer as each senior announces their next steps in college and career. We'll also have proud parents and community leaders joining us to show our support for graduating seniors as they embark on the next chapter of their lives.

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03/16/18

DSST's College Success Program Helps Students Find Their Path

Caroline’s parents were feeling stressed, and so was she. This wasn’t usual, since she was a high-performing junior at DSST: Green Valley Ranch High School, and she never had an issue getting her homework done. This week, though, her advisor Nicole Rawson had told her about Questbridge, a program for college-bound high school students that matched them to elite colleges and universities.

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03/12/18

Video: Creative Engineering at DSST: Stapleton

DSST's STEM culture is so rich, in part, due to our variety of electives. Each freshman at DSST: Stapleton High School can take Theater Arts or Creative Engineering.

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03/06/18

Video: Students Share Their Goals for 2018

We're back into the third trimester. For our seniors, that means that college is just around the corner! Now is the time to keep their eyes on the prize. 

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Topics: dsst public schools, dsst, Student story, denver high school

02/23/18

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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02/12/18

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

01/29/18

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

01/29/18

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

01/26/18

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

01/12/18

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

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