DSST BLOG

04/19/21

Join us virtually for Slice of Pi on May 13

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events

03/25/21

Founding Class of DSST: Conservatory Green HS Celebrates 100% College Acceptance!

A message from Founding School Director Adeel Khan congratulating the Founding Class of DSST: Conservatory Green HS for 100% college acceptance:

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events, College Success

03/19/21

A Note from Dr. Aaron J. Griffen, VP of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion on Recent Anti-Asian Violence

I reach out today with sadness, disappointment, and outrage around the recent racist incidents that have shaken our community. The violence we saw in Georgia earlier this week was a horrific example of the anti-Asian sentiments that persist across the country. 

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Topics: News, Updates, & Events

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

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

11/10/20

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

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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