August 10th: 6th & 9th Grade Academies (registration)

If your child will be a new DCIS 6th or 9th grader in the fall, please read the welcome letter (for 6th grade students or for 9th grade students) and then register him or her as soon as possible by one of the methods below.

For 9th Grade

Option One (preferred) – Email

Send an email message to: ninthgradeacademy@dpsk12.org that includes:

  • High School Name
  • Student’s Full Name & Student ID number
  • Student’s address & phone number

Option Two – Fax/Mail

Fax this form to the DPS Ninth Grade Academies fax number: 720-423-1507, OR mail this form to:

Ninth Grade Academies Office
1617 S. Acoma St.
Denver, CO 80223

Option Three – Drop off

Print, fill out, and submit this form to the main office of your student’s current middle or K-8 school before June 5th (the last day of school).

For 6th Grade

Option One (preferred) – Email

Send an email message to: Theresa_Harrold@dpsk12.org that includes:

  • Middle School (or K-8) Name
  • Student’s Full Name & Student ID number
  • Student’s address & phone number

Option Two – Fax/Mail

Fax this form directly to DCIS: 720-423-9075, OR mail this form to:

The Denver Center for International Studies
574 W. Sixth Avenue
Denver, CO 80204

Option Three – Drop off

Print, fill out, and submit this form to the DCIS main office, located at the address above.

Exchange student video

exchange students 2015DCIS is grateful to all our exchange students for being an integral part of our family this year, and we hope they will be taking a little bit of Denver and DCIS back home to China, Denmark, Ecuador, Germany, Jordan, Norway, and Sweden. Below is a video they created that passes along some advice to next year’s group, and to students who may be going abroad.

 

 

 

May 22: Summer School Deadline

You can find information about registering for Summer School here. Please keep in mind: enrollments are on a first-come, first-serve basis, for which the application deadline is 5:00 PM (MST) on Friday, May 22, 2015. Please see the counselors with any questions.

May 15: Travel Grants to Uganda & Rwanda

Sophia at EquatorAre you a DCIS high school student interested in going to Uganda & Rwanda this summer on a substantial summer scholarship? Global Livingston Institute (GLI) and the DCIS Foundation have teamed up to help send a DCIS student to East Africa this summer. The trip is tentatively scheduled for July 20-August 7. It is a $5,000 trip in which GLI and the DCIS Foundation will cover $4,000, leaving $1,000 for the student to raise. Students MUST apply to the DCIS Foundation by May 15. Applicants must be high school age with a valid passport (or willing to get one!) and have NOT received a DCIS Foundation scholarship in the past. For more information, please contact Geri Badler (geri_badler@dpsk12.org) at the travel center ASAP.

April 27 – May 8: Testing Schedule

We will be having an altered schedule for the next two weeks due to our testing, please keep in mind the changes in our times and schedule:

Monday 4/27 Tuesday 4/28 Wednesday 4/29 Thursday 4/30 Friday 5/1
Advisement: 7:25-8:10 (45 minutes) Advisement: 7:25-8:10 (45 minutes) Period 1/6: 7:25-9:25 (120 minutes) Period 1/6: 7:25-9:25 (120 minutes) Advisement: 7:25-8:10 (45 minutes)
Period 1/6: 8:15-9:55 (100 minutes) Period 1/6: 8:15-9:55 (100 minutes) Period 3/8: 9:30-11:30 (120 minutes) Period 3/8: 9:30-11:30 (120 minutes) Period 1/6: 8:15-9:55 (100 minutes)
Period 3/8: 10:00-11:40 (100 minutes) Period 3/8: 10:00-11:40 (100 minutes) Lunch: 11:30-12:25 (55 minutes) Lunch: 11:30-12:25 (55 minutes) Period 3/8: 10:00-11:40 (100 minutes)
Lunch: 11:45-12:45 (60 minutes) Lunch: 11:45-12:45 (60 minutes) Period 5/10: 12:30-2:30 (120 minutes) Period 5/10: 12:30-2:30 (120 minutes) Lunch: 11:45-12:45 (60 minutes)
Period 5/10: 12:50-2:30 (100 minutes) Period 5/10: 12:50-2:30 (100 minutes) Period 5/10: 12:50-2:30 (100 minutes)

Monday 5/4 Tuesday 5/5 Wednesday 5/6 Thursday 5/7 Friday 5/8
Advisement: 7:25-8:10 (45 minutes) Advisement: 7:25-8:10 (45 minutes) Advisement: 7:25-8:10 (45 minutes) Advisement: 7:25-8:10 (45 minutes) Advisement: 7:25-8:10 (45 minutes)
Period 1/6: 8:15-9:55 (100 minutes) Period 1/6: 8:15-9:55 (100 minutes) Period 1/6: 8:15-9:55 (100 minutes) Period 1/6: 8:15-9:55 (100 minutes) Period 1/6: 8:15-9:55 (100 minutes)
Period 3/8: 10:00-11:40 (100 minutes) Period 3/8: 10:00-11:40 (100 minutes) Period 3/8: 10:00-11:40 (100 minutes) Period 3/8: 10:00-11:40 (100 minutes) Period 3/8: 10:00-11:40 (100 minutes)
Lunch: 11:45-12:45 (60 minutes) Lunch: 11:45-12:45 (60 minutes) Lunch: 11:45-12:45 (60 minutes) Lunch: 11:45-12:45 (60 minutes) Lunch: 11:45-12:45 (60 minutes)
Period 5/10: 12:50-2:30 (100 minutes) Period 5/10: 12:50-2:30 (100 minutes) Period 5/10: 12:50-2:30 (100 minutes) Period 5/10: 12:50-2:30 (100 minutes) Period 5/10: 12:50-2:30 (100 minutes)

April 29th: College Night

We cordially invite you to attend this College Night to receive more information about the college application process and prepare for senior year! There will be great information at the beginning, and then we will have guest speakers from admissions offices to explore an interactive way of understanding the “behind the scenes” process for applying to college and getting admitted.

When: April 29, 2015 (Wednesday)
Where: DCIS Baker – Auditorium
When: 6:00 – 7:45 pm
Who: Sophomores wanting to get an early start on learning more about preparing for college + PARENTS/GUARDIANS
ALL juniors so that you are prepared in advance to get ready for senior year!!! + PARENTS/GUARDIANS

We will have Spanish interpreters attending for translation as well.