DSST BLOG

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

10/23/20

DPS Board Votes Against #1 School In Denver

After months of community turnout and parent pleas to the district, I am reaching out today with the disappointing news that the DPS Board of Education has voted against the opening of a DSST High School @ Noel for the 21-22 school year. While they have voted YES in favor of their resolution last night, this is in fact a NO in disguise. 

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events, Community Stories

10/07/20

ICYMI: DSST’s College Fair Highlights!

In the midst of the big reopening news, let’s not forget the awesome virtual College Fair that juniors and seniors across the network attended on September 25. Nearly 100 colleges from around the world were in attendance, ready to share information about their schools and answer the many astute questions from DSST students.  

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08/25/20

Jacob Blake and Trayford Pellerin

I know people get tired of hearing me say it, but we are scared as Black people in America. Black men, black women, black kids, we are terrified. Because you don’t know…” Lebron James, August 24, 2020

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events

08/19/20

Preparing for the 1st Day of School

It is hard to believe E-School kicks off next week. We are so thrilled to welcome all of our students to the 2020-2021 school year. The start of school will look a little different this year, and we want to ensure all families feel ready to start the year strong.

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events, Inside the Classroom

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