DSST has brought in three Literacy Interventionists to help address the decline in reading assessment proficiency that educators are seeing at DSST and across Colorado.Samantha Hakes is the literacy interventionist at our Aurora Science & Tech (AST) Middle School, where she works with students...
Over the past couple weeks, each of our schools has held a Back to School Night, which is an opportunity for parents/guardians to meet their student(s)' teachers, get connected to their schools' communications, meet partners and just have some fun.
As we start the 2022-23 school year, we are thrilled to share some highlights about the hard work done across our network over the past year and outline our plans to address areas of needed growth.
Founding school director, Kryszelda Mendoza, shares excitement about opening of Aurora Science & Tech High School
DSST Public Schools was thrilled to welcome the founding class of freshmen to Aurora Science and Tech High School.We spoke with the founding School Director, Kryszelda Mendoza who shared some of her thoughts about what this school means to the students and her perspective on the new school.
What a fantastic start to the 2022-23 school year! We loved seeing your children back at our 16 schools in Denver and Aurora after a much-needed summer. It was great to feel the excitement and anticipation of a new school year in students and staff.
The transition from middle to high school can be intimidating. It feels like the transition from being a child to taking your first step into becoming an adult. The College View campus is working to support students to help make sure they know that each one of them is valued in the Wolf Pack, and...
Nyjah Munn, an 8th grader at DSST: Conservatory Green Middle School, noticed another student during their first week of school. Ivory Corona-Sanchez is a 6th grader, so she is new to the school, and she is also blind and working on mobility. Nyjah noticed her struggling to with cane and saw an...
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.
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.
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!