DCIS Foundation Scholarship Orientations

Every student who wants to apply for a DCIS Foundation scholarship for travel through this fall MUST attend one of the application preparation orientation meetings THIS WEEK and participate in interviews, which will take place in early February. For the first time, one of the meetings is being held in the evening to make it easier for parents to attend as well (parent attendance isn’t required but is welcome). There will be another orientation meeting in the fall for students traveling later this year who wish to apply for a scholarship then.

The remaining application preparation orientation dates this week for DCIS students are:
  • Thursday, Jan. 18, 12:30-1:30 pm, DCIS Community Room (103)
  • Thursday, Jan. 18, 5:30-6:30 pm, MUN Room*

 

A Middle School Shout-Out!

DCIS would like to congratulate the middle school students who were honored at a ceremony on December 13th where they were presented certificates for honor roll.  These students exemplified leadership and academic excellence by having a GPA this fall semester of 3.5 or higher. To see the names students who received this honor, please click here.

Congrats to our 6th, 7th and 8th graders!

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Congratulations Harris Williams!

Congratulations to senior Harris Williams, who signed to play baseball for the University of San Francisco! We couldn’t be prouder, and know this is the start of a lifetime of success for you. With a GPA above 4.o and your determination and athletic talents, we can’t wait to see how bright your pheonix will burn.

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DCIS Travel Fair December 7

Your opportunity to learn about student travel opportunities from all over the world: Please join us at the “Travel Fair: a showcase of student travel opportunities” on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 from 6 to 8 PM in the cafeteria at DCIS Baker (574 W 6th Ave, Denver, CO 80204). The event is free and open to the public, with more than 20 vendors, representing language immersion, travel, gap year, and service opportunities for students from elementary- to high school. In addition, expect FOOD!  Individual students will be selling food to raise funds for their upcoming trips. Now accepting vendors, please email dcis.community@gmail.com for more info.  For a list of exhibitors, please click here.  

WAKE UP AND SELL THE COFFEE!!

coffee-473765_1920It’s that time of year again … we’re kicking off our 2ND ANNUAL COFFEE FUNDRAISER! Pablo’s Coffee, one of Denver’s first craft coffee roasters — which happens to be owned by one of our wonderful DCIS families — is again creating a Special DCIS Holiday Blend to help us raise funds to support opportunities for our DCIS students and our school community.

For about the cost of three lattes, you and your friends and family can buy an ENTIRE BAG of this crowd-pleasing medium roast … or two … or ten! A great gift for grandparents, other family members, friends, neighbors, Secret Santa recipients, DCIS staff … anyone who loves a good cuppa joe.

This year, orders will be online only. You can find the order form here and via the icon on the DCIS Connect app home page. All orders must be placed by Monday, Dec. 11. Coffee will be delivered to your student on Monday, Dec. 18.

Thank you for your support!

 

Pre-order your DCIS Yearbook today!

Don’t miss your chance to pre-order your beautiful DCIS yearbook for just $40!  Prices go up next semester, so order yours now!  Yearbooks can be purchased in room 216A or online by clicking here.

Honor your special student with a tribute in the yearbook, starting at just $10 for seniors/$20 for all other grades!  We also have opportunities for business ads—a great way to support yearbook and advertise!  Contact Mrs. Hoffman at abby_hoffman@dpsk12.org for details!

PTSA ACADEMICS FAMILY NIGHT

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 6-7:30 pm, DCIS Cafeteria
Please join us for a conversation with Principal Theresa McCorquodale about DCIS’ most recent School Performance Framework (SPF) scores and what they mean. The SPF is like a report card for schools, telling us important information about how much our students have improved their scores on state tests from year to year, and how satisfied our students and families are with our school. We can then use this information to make any necessary changes in the classroom and to bring in additional supports where needed. The evening will also include PTSA elections and updates. Dinner, child care and simultaneous interpretation provided. So we can make sure we provide enough food for dinner, please take a moment to RSVP here.