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DSISD REGISTRATION- August 10-11Byers Campus 150 S. Pearl St. Denver, CO 80205 7:30-10:00 OR 2:00-5:30 ALL students must register on one of these dates to fill out important paper work and receive their Chrome Books. Note: Registration is at our old location at Byers.
FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL- August 21stMorey Campus 840 E. 14th Ave. Denver, CO 80218
Welcome to the first day of school at our new permanent location at Morey! We are so excited to see our returning students, and welcome our new students to the DSISD family!
Greeting/meet your teachers begins at 7:30. Auditorium DSISD 17-18 year kick-off presentation starts at 8:00.
17-18 DSISD Bell Schedule will be uploaded by end of June (school day is 8:05-3:37 Monday-Friday)
Parent Beginning of Year Reading
Developing Minds Ready for the Innovation Economy: Great Article on Why Schools Need to Change
STARTING THE YEAR
- Pens (Box)
- #2 Pencils (Box)
- 3″ binder with loose-leaf paper and folders or dividers to store handouts for up to 8 classes. OR a 5-subject notebook with pockets.
- Water bottle for excursions
- Multicolored Highlighters
- Package of 4 Dry Erase Markers
- Box of tissue
* Please expect some possible additional (minimal) purchases once students receive their syllabi from teachers.
DSISD as National Model for Innoavtive and Rigorous Education See blog article HERE by Tom Vander Ark and Getting Smart about DSISD as a proof point for innovative education
National Blog Posts About DSISD and by DSISD Staffers
DSISD as National Model for Innoavtive and Rigorous Education See blog article HERE by Tom Vander Ark and Getting Smart about DSISD as a proof point for innovative education Technology and Computer Science Partnership http://www.kidstek.org/news/kidstek-launches-dsisd Meet Five Opportunity by Design High Schools http://www.competencyworks.org/case-study/meet-five-new-opportunity-by-design-high-schools/ National Partneraship in Innovative School Design http://www.competencyworks.org/case-study/meet-five-new-opportunity-by-design-high-schools/ Colorado Takes Another Step Forward with a New School www.competencyworks.org http://www.competencyworks.org/case-study/colorado-takes-another-step-forward-with-a-new-school-in-denver/
9th, 10th, and 11th Grade Enrollment at DSISD (17-18 SY)
- Choice Form: Forms and the choice process can be found here and on the DPS Choice website at: http://soco.dpsk12.org/
- In Person: You can complete Choice paperwork in person at DSISD’s front office (3rd floor/ 150 South Pearl St.)
- Through Parent Portal: Current DPS parents can enage in the Choice process through parent portal accounts. Parent Portal Choice information can be found here.
CHOICE Related QUESTIONS and Support: Please call 720-424-2000, or email email@example.com with questions related to Choice. If no ones answers, please leave a message with your contact info and your desire to engage in the Choice process at DSISD, and one of our team members will get back to you promptly.
Essential Resources for Students and Parents
DSISD Back to School Innovator Launch Night Parent 101 Presentation Personalized Learning Plan Parent (PLP) Tutorial (BASIC) Personalized Learning Plan Parent (PLP) Tutorial (Detailed) Infinite Campus (IC) Parent Portal Access & Information Naviance College and Career Planning DPS Counseling Wiki Page GT and High Potential Student Parent Support
Competency Education Resources
We have compiled a list of online resource to help you better understand DSISD’s competency education system. http://www.competencyworks.org http://qedfoundation.org http://www.tonywagner.com http://www.springpointschools.org