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    LIFE School Scoop, June 2017: Endings and new beginnings

    For most Denver students, June 2 is the last day of this school year. Testing is over. Grades are in. Graduating seniors are saying goodbye and starting on the next phase of their lives, whether it be college or careers. Many Denver seniors earned... more

    Jun 7, 2017

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    LIFE School Scoop, May 2017: school's out for summer!

    May flowers are blooming as students head into their last lap of the 2016-2017 school year. Children and staff may reflect on what they learned this year. Hopefully, they all start their summers feeling confident and proud of all that they have... more

    May 2, 2017

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    LIFE School Scoop, April 2017: Nearing the end

    People say that April showers bring May flowers. Although Denver has been short of rain this year, one thing is certain. April brings students closer to the end of the school year. Testing is over. Finals are coming, as are ceremonies to honor... more

    Apr 6, 2017

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    Local brings community together for kids' literacy

    Alisa Bahl invariably hears the preschoolers’ questions at about 5:00p.m. when they see her while leaving Family Star Montessori School-Northeast. They pose, what to anyone involved in early childhood education, is a music-to-my-ears query. more

    Apr 6, 2017

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    Life Schools: The Tests of March

    Julius Caesar was warned to “beware the Ides of March.” Colorado students may feel like Caesar as they ready for testing and worry about whether or not their hard work will result in growth and progress. more

    Mar 6, 2017


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    DPS to begin improvements thanks to $572 million bond measure

    Denver voters approved a $572 million Bond in November to fund construction of new schools, additions to some existing buildings, installation of cooling systems at older buildings and a variety of safety and maintenance upgrades. The measure passed more

    Mar 3, 2017

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    Warren Village Tutors bring stability to lives in flux

    Rema was steaming through the math problems arrayed around the border of his homework page. In rapid succession, the eight-year-old, third grader correctly multiplied two single-digit numbers... more

    Jan 3, 2017

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    LIFE School Scoop, November 2016

    Big news to share first: on Oct. 21 Malala Yousafzai, the 19-year-old winner of the Nobel Prize, paid a surprise visit to South High School! more

    Nov 3, 2016

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    New DPS boys' middle school to open 2017, administrators close to signing lease

    The Boys School of Denver, a new Denver Public Schools charter school, will open next fall and welcome its first class of 6th graders. Administrators are in the final stages of lease negotiations for a temporary space for the school. more

    Nov 3, 2016

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    LIFE School Scoop, October 2016

    October is here. Stores are full of costumes, Halloween decorations and bags of candy. Trees are losing or have lost their leaves. Days have less sunlight and longer nights. more

    Oct 3, 2016

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