This May, DSST Public Schools completed our 15th school year. Our first school, DSST: Montview High School (formerly DSST: Stapleton) opened in the Stapleton neighborhood of Denver in the fall of 2004. In the 15 years since, we have opened 14 schools on 8 campuses and will expand into Aurora, Colorado this fall with the opening of Aurora Science & Tech Middle School.
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.
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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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!
STEM—Science Technology Engineering and Math—is at the heart of DSST Public Schools—it’s even in our name!
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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.
What’s Happening to my Sixth Grader?
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.
As Colorado Gives Day 2017 approaches, we wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has supported DSST and our students throughout our 14 years. Furthermore, we hope you consider DSST when choosing which organization(s) you support this year.
When looking for the right school, size makes significant difference for students and their future prospects. Both social and academic factors impact students’ ability to learn, grow and be happy. Below are the five reasons why we find that students and parents choose smaller schools.