DPS Department of Safety is hosting community meetings to discuss school safety: lockdowns, lockouts, shelter-in-place, Safe2Tell, access control policies, situational awareness, traffic safety and much more. Click here for more details.
Denver Public Schools Department of Safety along with the Denver Police Department will be hosting a community meeting at Manual High School on Monday, 10/22 from 6-7:30pm. This meeting will address the growing concerns of gang activities as well as how students are being recruited into gangs in our communities. We will help parents/guardians identity the various behaviors and signs that their child may display as well provide information on various gang prevention programs here in Denver. Joining us will be the Denver Gang Unit and the Gang Reduction Initiative of Denver – The Grid. Please reserve your slot for this meeting by using this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090545A4A62FA6FD0- gang
North High is once again sponsoring “Trick or Treat Street” on Oct 25th from 6:00-8:00pm. The event includes trick-or-treating for candy, a haunted house, DJ/dancing and more! Click here to view the flyer.
Mile High Mustangs Swim Team is offering a free stroke clinic on Thursday, Oct 25th at North High School from 5:30-7:00pm. Susan Bunevich is a 2004 Bronze Medalist and she will be coaching the clinic. For more information, click here to view the flyer.
Our Open House & Tour registration will be live on November 1st. Please check the web page for details. We look forward to meeting you!
The photographers from My Life Touch will be on campus for retakes on Tuesday, Oct 16th. Students planning to have their picture taken need to bring a change of clothes to school – it is not a school wide dress down day. You can pick up an order form in the office or use the code (CG948580Y1) to order online. Please call the office with any questions.
Our PTSA Halloween Dance is planned for Friday, 10/26 from 4:15-6:30pm in the MMMS cafeteria. PTSA is requesting volunteers and donations for a variety of needs. They’ve set up a sign-up link for families to choose assignments. Thanks in advance for helping us make this a fun and successful event for our hardworking students.
Amendment 73, also known as the Great Schools, Thriving Communities school funding initiative will be on the ballot this fall. This ballot measure has been endorsed by many school districts (including Denver Public Schools), the Colorado PTA, the Colorado Education Association, the NAACP, and many others.
If passed, Amendment 73 would raise $1.6 billion for Colorado schools each year. Specifically, the fund would be used to increase the statewide base per-pupil funding and increase spending for special education, preschool, English language proficiency, and gifted programs, among other things.
Click here to read the PTSA letter in support of Amendment 73.
McAuliffe Manual 8th graders will participate in simulation Congressional Hearing for Social Studies where students present in groups to a panel of 3-4 judges and their class. They will discuss a particular topic on the Constitution, US government, and Supreme Court cases.The event is planned for Friday, Nov16th, 8:00am – 1:15 pm and students will be released early for the day following the event. Parents/Guardians are welcome to join in, either by observing the Hearing or by judging the Hearing if you are interested; you don’t need to have a judicial background. Please click this link to take our quick survey so we can get your information. Letters are being sent home with complete information.