I want to remind you that students do not have school on Monday and Tuesday of next week (February 16-17). On Tuesday, teachers will be analyzing student work and planning based on what they see students need. I hope you enjoy the long weekend with your children! [Read more...]
After more than a dozen challenges from schools, teachers, colleagues, and even US Senator Michael Bennet, Denver Public Schools Superintendent Tom Boasberg took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Boasberg joined Colfax Elementary School teachers, staff and Principal Elle Conger-Milnes on a late Summer afternoon for the challenge.
As part of supporting the whole child, a top priority in the Denver Plan 2020, 10 of our schools are taking on a pilot this year aimed at systematically integrating ways to help our kids grow not only academically, but socially and emotionally as well. [Read more...]
“I’ve seen how important it is for these kids to have somebody’s who’s like them,” Garcia said.
He is a paraprofessional at Colfax Elementary School in West Denver, not too far from where he was raised at the intersection of 13th Avenue and King Street in “the projects.” [Read more...]