DPS Foundation Blog

Thank You School Partners!

Thanks to more than 700 business volunteers, DPS students across the city received an extra boost in their efforts to learn to read this year. Through Power Lunch & TutorMate, volunteers were matched 1:1 with a student whom they read with throughout the year. In addition to invaluable practice around the mechanics of reading, this […]

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Celebrating the Class of 2015

Graduation season in Denver Public Schools (DPS) is a profoundly special and exciting time. Over the past couple of weeks it is estimated that more than 3,600* DPS students have crossed the commencement stage to receive their diploma and embark upon the next phase of their lives. Whether it’s attending college or joining the workforce, […]

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Second Annual School Partners Award Winners Announced

Honoring three outstanding businesses for their work in supporting Denver Public Schools! The School Partners Program, a collaboration between DPS Foundation, Mile High United Way, and Denver Public Schools creates meaningful partnerships between Denver’s community and Denver Public Schools. Through this unique program, local businesses and community organizations (big and small) team up with specific […]

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Denver entrepreneur Marco Campos recognized for his outreach to Denver Public Schools students

9NEWS and the Denver Metro Chamber Leadership Foundation recognized Denver entrepreneur Marco Campos for his outreach to Denver Public Schools students with their annual 9NEWS Leader of the Year Award on March 20. Campos is the Managing Principal at Campos EPC, a Denver-based pipeline engineering, procurement and construction firm. He has greatly contributed to STEM […]

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Meet our Achieve Gala Keynote Speaker

Raymond Pryor has always embraced his family’s mission of a life of service. During his time at East High School, Denver Public Schools’ largest and highest-performing comprehensive high school, Raymond has been at the forefront of closing the opportunity gap. As a male of color, Raymond was appalled by the small number of students in […]

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