DSST BLOG

02/24/21

From GVR Raptor to Duke Blue Devil

We believe students can find and pursue their passions at DSST - no matter what they may be. This past month, we saw this come to life as DSST: Green Valley Ranch High School Senior, Amarachi Onuoha, signed to the track and field team at Duke University.

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Topics: Community Stories, College Success

02/23/21

Science in Action: NASA Perseverance Landing Live Stream

Perseverance is the continued effort to achieve in the face of opposition. Last Thursday, February 18th, we celebrated the landing of the aptly-named Perseverance Rover on Mars, a culmination of years of human effort and tenacity.

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Topics: Inside the Classroom

01/28/21

A Day In the Life of Hybrid In-Person Learning

We want to give families a preview of some of the guidelines students who are attending in-person can expect on a typical school day, starting next week.

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Topics: Inside the Classroom

01/20/21

Trimester 1 Family Survey Results

DSST has always believed that families are our greatest partners in our mission of ending educational inequity in urban education, and that family voice matters. As we have navigated this year with learning happening mostly at home, this is more true than ever before.  In December,  DSST launched our First Trimester Family Survey to get family feedback from across the network. 

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events

01/05/21

Navigating the DPS School Choice Process

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 SchoolChoice window opens on January 15! Denver families will have from January 15 until February 16 to submit their SchoolChoice form on the DPS School Choice website.

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events

01/04/21

DSST's Top 10 of 2020

We made it! As historic 2020 comes to a close, we’re reflecting on the numerous high points and bright spots seen across our network and our larger community. From finding innovative ways to support our community, to celebrating our students’ vast achievements and offering different ways to expand their learning, it is this hard work and creativity that continues to inspire and energize us for whatever 2021 may bring!  Join us as we look back on DSST’s top 10 moments of 2020. 

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11/23/20

Update on DSST: Henry

Dear DSST: Henry Community,

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events

11/19/20

State Board of Education Votes in Favor of Noel Students

Dear DSST Friends & Families,

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events

11/11/20

A Warm Welcome Back To Our Center Programs

While delayed a day thanks to the early wintry weather, Center Programs across the DSST network reopened on October 27 with great excitement! Here are just a few snapshots of Center Program joy throughout the network! 

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Topics: Our Program, Inside the Classroom

11/10/20

Support DSST This Colorado Gives Day

SUPPORT DSST ON COLORADO GIVES DAY & TRANSFORM URBAN PUBLIC EDUCATION - December 8, 2020.

DSST is a “home-away-from home” for the 7,000 students and 800 staff members in our network. We are a family. And like a family, we are committed to making our home a safe and supportive place where our kids can learn, stretch and grow to become the best versions of themselves.

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events

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