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Posted on 07. May, 2014 by KB.
Tweet Common Core State Standards. What are they? How will they affect my children? Were teachers involved in creating the standards? How do the Common Core standards compare to the previous state standards? Why are so many people angry about the standards? Why are others in favor of them? These are some of the questions […]
Posted on 10. Apr, 2014 by KB.
Tweet Letting Go…. Since many of us will be sending our children off to either day camp or overnight camps in a few months, I thought I would share my own experience of “letting go” when my twin boys embarked on their first 2 week sleep away camp last summer. Overnight camp is a big […]
Posted on 25. Mar, 2014 by KB.
Tweet It’s time to think about summer camps for the kids! As you know, here in Denver, a slew of camps are offered and we must act fast because spots fill quickly. Many of our Denver Metro Area private schools provide summer camps as well as museums and other organizations across the city. Summer camps […]
Posted on 05. Feb, 2014 by KB.
Tweet If you are a parent of a teenager (or soon to be teen), you may be interested in this upcoming seminar presented by Marsh Hirsch, a veteran middle school principal. She will be sharing her expertise with parents including advice and tips on preparing and supporting children during the middle school years. Her presentation will […]
Posted on 02. Dec, 2013 by KB.
Tweet Be sure to attend the next DPS Regional Expo to learn more about school(s) in your neighborhood or close by. It’s a good time to do some “school comparison shopping” to see which school is a good fit for your family. School staff from elementary, middle and high schools will be on hand to answer questions and […]
Posted on 15. Oct, 2013 by KB.
Tweet Erika Ojeda Louvier, Director of Community Relations, reached out recently to let us know some important information about their upcoming Open House. It will be held on Sunday, November 3, from 12:00- 2:00 p.m at the school. The event will kick off the school’s admission process for the 2014-2015 school year. Guests can expect to meet […]
Posted on 04. Oct, 2013 by KB.
Tweet Calling all fifth grade parents who are considering middle school options for next year: Leanna Harris, e.Merging’s secondary school specialist, will be conducting another presentation for parents on how to navigate middle school choice. Be sure to read the information below and RSVP! Fifth Grade Parents: Are you starting to wonder about how to […]
Posted on 02. Oct, 2013 by KB.
Tweet This is a reminder to all families who are applying for admittance to the DPS Advanced Kindergarten program or the Highly Gifted and Talented program for next year. The applications are due this Friday, October 4th. Click here to learn to more!
Posted on 13. Sep, 2013 by KB.
Tweet Be sure to save the date–October 19th! The 5280 School Fair will once again be taking place at the Children’s Museum of Denver. This event is ideal for parents wanting to learn more about the wonderful and varied options of independent schools across the Denver Metro Area. Representatives from about 30 schools will be […]
Posted on 11. Sep, 2013 by KB.
Tweet Are you trying to make sense of your school options for next year? Do you have a toddler and want to learn more about preschool programs that may be a good fit? Are you looking for an elementary school that would fit the needs of your child and align with your family values and […]