DPS Foundation Blog

Words Are Power

For many families the Each One Teach One (EOTO) program is much more than a literacy program. Through intensive, small-group language development lessons students learn the power that words have. Every day over the course of nine-week sessions, EOTO students gather for 25-45 minutes to engage in vigorous conversations, inspired by a richly-illustrated book, to […]

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Noble Energy & Denver Broncos Work Together to Build Our Talent Pipeline

“Public education is the backbone to the success and growth of the energy industry,” shares Steven Silvers, Corporate Communications Manager of Noble Energy. One of the many reasons Noble Energy in partnership with the Denver Broncos visited three DPS schools days for a day of service which included backpack stuffing, campus beautification and an ice […]

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Barrett students receive new bikes

Cheers and excitement could be heard down the halls of Barrett Elementary School as 29 third grade students received a brand-new, shiny, bells-and-whistles bike and helmet just as the school year was ending. Made possible by donations from the Denver Chapter of Bikes for Kids and Love, Sweat and Gears, the students also received critical […]

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Barnum Elementary Library Makeover!

In February students at DPS’s Barnum Elementary drew their ideal school library and now, thanks to Target Corporation and The Heart of America Foundation, their dreams are a reality! Last week, Barnum unveiled the newly renovated library as part of the Target School Library Makeover program.  The Target Library Makeover equipped the Barnum library with […]

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Community Partners Give $2.3 Million Boost to Denver Public Schools’ $7 Million STEM Grant

Denver among Nation’s Top Awardees of Federal Grant; More than 30 Public, Private Agencies Add to Investment in Improving Career and Technical Education President Barack Obama announced Monday that Denver Public Schools is one of only 24 agencies nationwide to receive a Youth CareerConnect grant from the US Department of Labor and Education. The $7 million […]

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