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Essay Contest – All Students Encouraged to Submit

creative writing
creative writing

The Denver Cherry Creek Rotary is hosting an essay contest and will award cash prizes to four student winners. The submission deadline is Nov 14th. Winners will read their essays aloud at the December 6th celebration. Prizes range from $300 to $50. Click here for essay contest details.


Writing prompt: Think about a time in your life when persistence and effort have been important. Write a one page personal narrative that shows how persistence and effort had or could have had an impact on this time in your life.

Student Safety Survey – Visa Card Giveaway

students walking to schoolDPS and the University of Colorado Denver are collaborating on a study focusing on improving safety during the trip to and from school. They are asking Denver parents to take a 2-minute survey; enter your email at the end to be eligible to win one of ten $50 Visa gift cards. Survey deadline of 11/5. Click here to start the survey.

DPS Foundation: A Million for What Matters Raffle

raffleSupport the DPS Foundation’s A to Z Fund Through the 2017 A Million for What Matters Raffle

DPS Foundation was selected by Amp the Cause for this year’s A Million for What Matters Raffle.  All money raised through the raffle will support the DPS Foundation’s A to Z Fund that provides grants to individual schools for programs that go beyond schools’ limited budgets. McAuliffe Manual has applied for an A to Z grant this year – click this link to learn more and to purchase tickets.

Tickets are only $10 with over 150 prizes:

  • $5,000 gift card to King Soopers
  • $2,500 King Soopers fuel gift card
  • $100 gift cards to King Soopers
  • $50 gift cards to Maggiano’s Little Italy