Denver Public Schools
Denver celebrated Read Across America Day in a big way on Monday.
Superintendent Tom Boasberg apologized on Thursday morning for announcing the decision to close Denver Public Schools so late in the game.
It was a frosty, cold morning for students standing at bus stops in Denver, and the snowpacked road conditions made many of the school buses late.
More snow was in the forecast Monday for parts of the Rockies and Southwest Colorado after a storm brought heavy snow over the weekend, a welcome dose of moisture after a month of fairly dry weather.
Hundreds of elementary school students from Denver public schools recently heard one form of music for the first time. Dramatic soprano Angela Brown introduced students to the beauty and imagination of opera.
Students who went to class at dozens of schools in Denver didn’t bother to get dressed on Thursday. They stayed in their pajamas all day but it’s all for a good cause.
At Denver’s Kunsmiller Creative Arts Academy, teachers are using the Cinderella story as a way to introduce young students to theater and get them acquainted with literature from around the world.
The Denver school district says a bus driver used an unauthorized device to keep a student in his seat, and the family of the autistic 3-year-old wants more information.
There With Care is a local volunteer organization that was started nearly a decade ago to help the families of critically ill children.
City Year Denver, a nonprofit that helps underserved public school students in Denver, hopes an annual giving day in Colorado will help fund its efforts and increase its profile.