Colorado students would have to do science to learn it under new standards

Shout to Melissa and the NCAS HS Science department!! Great article   https://www.chalkbeat.org/posts/co/2018/01/26/colorado-students-would-have-to-do-science-to-learn-it-under-proposed-new-standards/  The old way of teaching science would have had Denver science teacher Melissa Campanella giving a lecture on particle collisions, then handing her students a lab that felt a bit like following a recipe from a cookbook. Now she starts the same […]

Become a Commissioner • APPLICATION DEADLINE MARCH 11, 2018! • Accepting Youth & Adult Applications  

Applications for the 2018-2019 school year will be accepted January 8- March 11, 2018  Youth commissioners must live in Denver or attend a Denver Public School (9th – 12th grade) Selected commissioners will attend “evening” meetings the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month during the school year   Follow this link to access the applications: https://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/office-of-childrens-affairs/mayors-youth-commission1.html     […]

WELCOME BACK!!!

Happy New Year and welcome back! I hope each of you had a restful and meaningful time with your family and friends during the winter break. As educators, we at Noel Community Arts High School are thankful for all opportunities to impact young lives. Our students are the reason we’re here. As they returned to […]

A Letter to Families Regarding Leadership at Noel Community Arts School

Dec. 20, 2017 Dear NCAS Families: I am writing this letter to share with you some very important information regarding the leadership of Noel Community Arts School. Since the fall of 2016, students at both the NCAS middle school and high school have had two principals. Deborah “Debbi” Blair-Minter came out of retirement to provide short-term assistance […]

Historic Firsts for DPS Board of Education

Denver Board of Education members, from left to right, Barbara O’Brien, Lisa Flores, Jennifer Bacon, Happy Haynes, Carrie Olson, Anne Rowe and Angela Cobián. For the first time in the school district’s 114-year history, women completely comprise the Board of Education for Denver Public Schools. Denver voters recently elected Angela Cobián (Southwest Denver), Carrie Olson(Central/East Denver) and Jennifer Bacon (Northeast Denver), as well […]

Denver Arts Week

Whether you’re an aficionado or an occasional dabbler in Denver’s arts scene, Denver Arts Week is a fabulous chance to take a look at what our great city has to offer. November 3-11 is packed with events showcasing art, theatre, dance, music, comedy, history and heritage at over 300 venues city-wide, including Denver Public Library. And even […]

2018 CareerResidency Youth Apprenticeship Program Screening Process

WHAT WE DO: http://www.dpscareerconnect.org/careerresidency/ CareerResidency Youth Apprenticeship Programs within DPS combine traditional high school classroom learning with on-the-job experiences and higher education. Students have access to the following opportunities: Free higher ed and training opportunities. Earn a high school diploma, credentials, certificates, college courses, and even fully-stackable two-year degrees. Financial awards. Earn money based on your participation in […]

Student-Led Conferences, November 16th & 17th

Dear NCAS Families,   Your child(ren) will be showcasing their academic growth and discussing educational goals with you through a our Student-Led Conferences on November 16th and 17th. During Student-Led Conferences, students will lead the discussion with you about their school progress, while teachers will help direct conversation and answer questions you may have. We […]