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As we go about our own lives, it's easy to believe every kid is well fed and living in a home well stocked with food and essentials. In South Denver, it could be very easy for a person to forget that, right across town, there are Denver residents... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Education News

As a teen, it can be easy to get whisked into a conversation you may later realize you didn’t agree with. Peer pressure and a still forming sense of self can make it difficult to advocate for what you know is right. This, however, combined with... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Cap Hill Education News

The leaves are burning bright reds and yellows as they fall from their summer perch to blanket the ground before winter winds and snow work, like a painter’s brush, to change our landscape. “The boys of summer have gone,” October count is complete... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Education News

The leaves are burning bright reds and yellows as they fall from their summer perch to blanket the ground before winter winds and snow work, like a painter’s brush, to change our landscape. “The boys of summer have gone,” October count is complete... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM Cap Hill Education News

For November, Dalia Gutierrez, a 5th grader at University Park Elementary, submitted an interview she conducted with members of the Ramblin’ Jesters, a London-based rugby team who participated in the Rugby Town Sevens rugby tournament at Infinity... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Education News

The 125-year mark is no small achievement for any institution. But to spend those 125 years breaking new ground? That perhaps casts a different light on a legacy. Iliff School of Theology has entered its 126th year, and like many theological... more

Nov 1, 2017 3:48 PM South Denver Education News

Denver South High School's football team has made big waves in recent seasons. This year, with the team presently at 2-4 and a divisional ranking of 30th, you might think there would be cause for concern. You would be wrong. more

Oct 11, 2017 10:35 AM South Denver Lifestyle

Denver Public Schools (DPS) still owns the shuttered Rosedale Elementary School building, and one idea is to use the building to create an affordable housing option for teachers. A community input survey recently closed; results are expected soon. more

Oct 6, 2017 11:08 AM South Denver Education News

By now, having completed their first full month of school, students and teachers are settling into daily learning routines at Denver Public Schools. The past month has brought with it a number of celebrations but one particularly high-profile... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM South Denver Education News

One might not know it, but tucked away on the fifth floor of the University of Denver’s relatively new Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering & Computer Science building is a senior-citizen-focused institute making big waves both... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM South Denver Seniors

Denver is in a time of rapid development, and a green roof initiative is on this November ballot, but this cycle school board is the focus with ten candidates running for four seats. more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Government News

By now, having completed their first full month of school, students and teachers are settling into daily learning routines at Denver Public Schools (DPS). The past month has brought with it a number of celebrations but one particularly high-profile more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM Cap Hill Education News

Much discussion is swirling around the Rosedale Elementary School building at East Iliff and South Sherman Street, which has been empty since 2006. Denver Public Schools (DPS) is considering “up-cycling” Rosedale as affordable housing for teachers... more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM South Denver Business News

Construction is currently underway on the new Denver Tennis Park (DTP), a 13-court facility on a Denver Public Schools (DPS) owned four-acre triangle of land on South Franklin Street between South High School, I-25 and the All City Stadium complex. more

Oct 4, 2017 2:40 PM , South Denver Education News

Let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of wondering what the interiors of other people’s homes are like. Fortunately for the curious among us, the Historic Baker District will again open its doors to the public for the annual Baker Home Tour Saturday... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

School is now in full swing again, and students and teachers seem to be settling in well, as does Tameka Brigham, Denver Public School’s new Chief of Staff. “I’m really excited to work alongside so many passionate leaders who, without a doubt, put... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM Cap Hill Education News

Let’s be honest, we’re all guilty of wondering what the interiors of other people’s homes are like. Fortunately for the curious among us, the Historic Baker District will again open its doors to the public for the annual Baker Home Tour Saturday... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM Neighborhood News and Notes

School is now in full swing again, and students and teachers seem to be settling in well, as does Tameka Brigham, Denver Public School’s new Chief of Staff. “I’m really excited to work alongside so many passionate leaders who, without a doubt, put... more

Sep 6, 2017 1:43 PM South Denver Education News

Until last October, Julie Bañuelos was a Denver Public School (DPS) teacher. As teachers and students start a new school year, Bañuelos is running for DPS Board of Education, at-large. Bañuelos grew up in Curtis Park with three sisters. Her sister... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM Capitol Opinion

DU Chancellor Rebecca Chopp credits her Midwestern roots with instilling the deep sense of responsibility toward community and ethical leadership that would later steer her toward shaping the direction of higher education. As an undergraduate math... more

Aug 2, 2017 1:18 PM People of South Denver