COMING UP: Don't miss Xfinity Monday Live, with special guest Broncos linebacker Shaquil Barrett. Watch it on CBS4 at 6:30 p.m. or head to ViewHouse Centennial to see it live!

Denver Public Schools’ New Downtown Campus Named After Emily Griffith

DENVER (CBS4) – There’s been plenty of progress on Denver Public Schools’ new downtown campus.

The 13-story building is located at 1860 Lincoln Street and will be home to three schools — the Emily Griffith Technical College and high school as well the Downtown Expeditionary School.

DPS is naming the entire campus after Emily Griffith, whom Superintendent Tom Boasberg called a visionary.

“Over a century ago opening the Opportunity School with the motto, ‘This is for all who wish to learn,’ ” Boasberg said. “And we’re extraordinary proud a century later to be continuing her legacy as an educational pioneer and opening this shared campus.”

Griffith started her teaching career in 1895 as a substitute.

The first school to open on the new campus will be in April.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Denver

2016 Year In Review
Weather App

Listen Live

AM/FM Stations

Featured Shows & Multimedia