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CSC Meeting Tonight

Denver Center for International Studies Collaborative School Committee Agenda Date: January 31, 2023 at 5:30 p.m. through Zoom Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3394623166?pwd=UFEzWnB2UVRIMllSWmlRb2phR00xUT09 Meeting ID: 339 462 3166 Passcode: 525389 CSC Agenda: Link hereContinue Reading

13 Signs You Should Stop Being a Pirate

Join us for the “13 Signs You Should Stop Being a Pirate” show presented by the DCIS Drama Club/class in the DCIS auditorium on Friday, Feb. 3 at 6 p.m…. Continue Reading

8th Grade Transition & Curiosity Awards Night

Dear Families of 8th grade students, Please join us DCIS is hosting a transition night for current 8th grade students and families to help inform you of how Denver Public high schools manage services for gifted and talented students. The evening will begin at 5:30 and end at 6:30 on Tuesday,… Continue Reading

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Feb
One Acts Theatre Performance – Times TBD
07
Feb
Curiosity Award Night
09
Feb
“Legally Blonde” movie night
10
Feb
ACCESS for MLL testing window closes – regular schedule for all students
10
Feb
LSA Dance
13
Feb
ICAP Week 3
14
Feb
ICAP Week 3
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Feb
ICAP Week 3
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Feb
ICAP Week 3
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Feb
ICAP Week 3
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Feb
Presidents’ Day – No School
21
Feb
No Student Contact Day
24
Feb
MS Dance
25
Mar
Spring Break
03
Apr
Fulbright Lunch-In DCIS Staff
12
Apr
Colorado P/SAT Assessment for grades 9, 10, 11 – no other grades report
13
Apr
CMAS testing for ELA, Math, Science grades 6-8 and 11 (science) – modified schedule to be sent to community by Dec. 1, 2022
14
Apr
CMAS testing for ELA, Math, Science grades 6-8 and 11 (science) – modified schedule to be sent to community by Dec. 1, 2022
17
Apr
CMAS testing for ELA, Math, Science grades 6-8 and 11 (science) – modified schedule to be sent to community by Dec. 1, 2022
18
Apr
CMAS testing for ELA, Math, Science grades 6-8 and 11 (science) – modified schedule to be sent to community by Dec. 1, 2022
19
Apr
Celebration of Learning
22
Apr
DCIS Senior and Junior Prom – location TBD
24
Apr
ICAP Week 4
25
Apr
Make-up day for P/SAT – Regular day all students report
25
Apr
ICAP Week 4
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Apr
ICAP Week 4
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Apr
Spring Musical Theatre Production – evening shows times TBD
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Apr
ICAP Week 4
28
Apr
Spring Musical Theatre Production – evening shows times TBD
28
Apr
ICAP Week 4
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Friday was our annual DCIS Passages Day! Our whole school participates to learn from our 11th grade students who have spent their year conducting in-depth research into a topic of their choosing. Thank you Ms. Kendall Graham and Ms. Darlene Rivera for organizing and our visiting community members who attended! Way to shine bright class of 2024! ... See MoreSee Less

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Yesterday, our students and staff organized a performance and display at All School Meeting to recognize the Japanese and Lunar New Year. Thank you Ms. Yoshiko Dolbear and Ms. Peggy Liu! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Grieving and standing in solidarity with our Asian American Pacific Islander community in the wake of the tragedy in Monterrey Park California.
Full letter here:
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3 weeks ago

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All DPS schools, Emily Griffith Technical College, and administrative offices are closed Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023, due to severe weather. All school-related events and activities, including all Discovery Link and ELCS Enrichment programs, are also canceled. We will continue to monitor the weather and will announce any updates first on the DPS homepage at www.dpsk12.org and district social media channels.
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Todas las escuelas, el Instituto Técnico Emily Griffith y oficinas administrativas de DPS estarán cerradas el miércoles, 18 de enero de 2023, debido al mal tiempo. Quedan cancelados también todos los eventos y actividades escolares, incluyendo todos los programas de Discovery Link y de Aprendizaje Ampliado y Escuelas Comunitarias (ELCS, por su sigla en inglés). Daremos seguimiento continuo a las condiciones meteorológicas y anunciaremos cualquier novedad primero en la página web de DPS en www.dpsk12.org y en las redes sociales del Distrito.
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Tất cả các trường học và văn phòng hành chính của DPS sẽ đóng cửa vào Thứ Tư, ngày 18 tháng Một, 2023 do thời tiết khắc nghiệt. Tất cả các sự kiện và hoạt động liên quan đến trường học, bao gồm tất cả các chương trình của Kết nối Khám phá (Discovery Link) và chương trình Bồi dưỡng ELCS cũng như của Trường Cao đẳng Kỹ thuật Emily Griffith, đều được hủy bỏ. Chúng tôi sẽ tiếp tục theo dõi thời tiết và thông báo thông tin cập nhật, trước tiên trên trang chủ của DPS tại www.dpsk12.org và các kênh truyền thông xã hội của Học khu.
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جميع المدارس والمكاتب الإدارية التابعة لمنطقة مدارس دنفر العامة ستغلق في يوم الأربعاء 18 يناير 2023، بسبب سوء الأحوال الجوية. تم أيضًا إلغاء جميع الأحداث والأنشطة المتعلقة بالمدرسة، بما في ذلك جميع برامج Discovery Link وELCS Enrichment وكلية إيميلي جريفيث التقنية. سنستمر في مراقبة الطقس وسنعلن عن أي تحديثات أولاً على الصفحة الرئيسية لمدارس DPS على www.dpsk12.org وقنوات التواصل الاجتماعي الخاصة بالمنطقة.
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3 weeks ago

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We will have a snow day tomorrow Wednesday 1/18! At DCIS, we will have classes 4, 5, 6 (Green Day Schedule) on Thursday upon our return, and all classes on Friday (White Day). Enjoy your time tomorrow!
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Update: Thanks to generous community members, this goal has been met! Please consider supporting our 2022 graduate, Tony Samora. A $200 continuing education fee from CU is unexpected for his family. They are selling beef and bean smothered burritos with lettuce tomato and your choice of pork chili red or green for $10 each. They can be delivered to DCIS next week too special delivery! email shesamora1@gmail.com to arrange burrito delivery at DCIS. ☺️ Thank you! ... See MoreSee Less

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DCIS Facts

  • Average senior scholarship/financial aid awards: $6.5 million
  • 95% of seniors accepted into college
  • 5280 Challenge winning teams
  • World Affairs Challenge Champion
  • Highest scholastic honors for college scholarships
    • Boettcher Scholars
    • Daniels Scholars
    • Gates Scholars
  • Colorado Teacher of the Year (Yay Gerardo!)
  • Colorado Thespians Teacher of the Year (Yay Caroline!)
  • US News and World Report – Outstanding school in several recent years
  • Succeeds Prize for transformational impact in a high school