DPS Foundation Blog

Keep Denver’s Children Engaged This Summer

Because you’ve Raised Your Hand and supported DPS students, we have a very special opportunity for you. For a limited time, we are offering discounted Rocky Mountain Showdown tickets to our DPS supporters. Tickets will sell out fast, so be sure to act soon! Check out this offer and others here. Summer Slide: When the […]

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From the Notepad of Our President & CEO

Dear DPS Supporters, The Denver Public Schools Foundation has had an exciting few months! With the school year now over, it is a time of reflection. I am so grateful for the continued support of our dedicated staff, Board of Directors, and community members. Without all of you, it would be impossible to reach our […]

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Third-Grade Students Gifted New Bikes Thanks to Generous School Partner

Shouts of excitement and delight filled the auditorium of Valverde Elementary School as an entire class of third-grade students received brand new bikes and helmets just as the summer season was about to begin. This joyful moment was made possible by generous donations and coordination from Bikes for Kids Foundation’s Denver Chapter, State Farm, Walmart, […]

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Generous Red Zone Partnership with Noble Energy and the Denver Broncos Helps Ensure Every Child Succeeds

During each Broncos home game in 2015, Noble Energy made a commitment to donate $1,000 to the Denver Public Schools Foundation each time the Broncos’ offense entered the red zone (the area on or inside the opponent 20-yard line). The Broncos made 32 red zone appearances in 2015, resulting in the $32,000 donation to the […]

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Meet our Students: Elementary School Edition

A solid foundation for a successful future starts very early in life. Meet a couple of our outstanding younger DPS students who are already taking advantage of the many activities and programs DPS has to offer. Meet Tierra Grade: 4 School: Johnson Elementary School Region: Southwest Denver Tierra currently serves on the student council, helping […]

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A to Z Fund: LEGO Engineering Club Teaching Students STEM Concepts

Kindergarten through fifth-grade students have had the unique opportunity to participate in a robotics and software afterschool program during the 2015-2016 school year at Valverde Elementary. The LEGO Engineering Club engages students in reading, science and mathematical activities to produce a robotics product every Monday after school. Students learn problem-solving skills while working in a […]

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