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Follow-up to Proposed Schedule/Leadership Changes



Regarding the proposed bell schedule and leadership changes announced in December:

  • The bell schedule will NOT be changed; the school day continues to be 8am – 4pm;
  • Jessica Long will continue to lead operations and culture development at MMMS;
  • Students will return from Winter Break on TUESDAY, JANUARY 8th

Please click here to learn more. Thank you!

DPS Family Leadership Institute – Dec 13th

Girl with DPS FACE LogoWe invite our families to Family Leadership Institute from 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Dec. 13 at the PPA Event Center, 2105 Decatur St. During this session, we will discuss:
  • How to enhance parent leadership and advocacy skills at home, at school and at the district level.
  • District initiatives that support equity and culturally responsive education that benefit our students.
  • The English Language Acquisition District Advisory Committee (ELA DAC) session will discuss ELA topics, programs and services.
Families can register here and visit the FACE website for more information. Food, childcare and interpretation services will be provided at no cost.

Teacher Holiday Gift Fund – Donations Requested

giftThe PTSA would like to help make sure all of our teachers and staff feel appreciated this holiday season. We are collecting money for gifts and a staff celebration. You can drop off donations in the office or use PayPal for online donations. PayPal donations can be directed to PTSA President Allison Melun ( or

Dine-out Monday night at Whittier Pub!

whittier logoDine-out for McAuliffe Manual!

This school-friendly neighborhood restaurant is donating 10% of sales from the night to our school PTSA. On Dec 10th, stop into Whittier Pub after 5:00pm for a snack, a beverage, a family dinner, or date night. Bring family, friends and neighbors!

The Whittier Pub
2000 E 28th Ave, tel: 720-638-7397

Monday, Dec 10th, 5:00pm – 12 am

Choir Concert – This Thursday, Dec 6th

choir2Our McAuliffe Manual Choir will be performing this Thursday night, December 6th in the Manual Auditorium from 6:30 – 8:00 pm. The students have been working hard to prepare for this performance and we’re excited to have you in the audience. Bring a friend, bring family, invite the neighbors. We hope you’ll join us!