Ninth Grade Academy – letter from Mr. Kohut
DSA Community, We are very excited that our 2016-2017 Arts Seasons is off to a great start with the All-School Production of “The Producers”. We want to once again remind everyone of the importance of purchasing your tickets on-line. You … Continue reading
September 15, 2016 Dear 7th – Grade Denver School of the Arts Families, This is an update regarding the 7th Grade Social Studies teacher. I am happy to report that we had multiple applicants for this position and the DSA … Continue reading
Letter to community about ASM The Producers
Due to the current weather situation, and the forecast for heavy snow late this afternoon and into the evening, the Denver School of the Arts Theater Department Performance at 7:00 pm of the 8th grade play has been postponed until … Continue reading
DSA Community Preparing for the upcoming storm, Saturday’s Community Arts Day has been cancelled. Saturday, April 16 Thank you, NHS
6th grade DSA families Please see the letter from Principal Kohut. 6th grade families math change
Community Arts Day: April 16th 9am-12pm Our National Honor Society students will be hosting an event for kids ages 3-12 with activities for exploring the various art forms offered at DSA. COMMUNITY ARTS DAY-2016 flyer
New DSA Families It was a pleasure to see all of our new kids at the meeting Saturday morning. Please email me if you have any questions. I will help you or send your question to someone who can answer … Continue reading
Current 8th – 11th grade parents This is a reminder that your student’s 16/17 Choice of Studies is due this Friday at noon: February 12. 1) Students and parents have from Jan 22 – Feb 12 at noon to select … Continue reading
DSA Community Letter 2-5-16
Hello, Parents of DSA 2016 Graduates! Several weeks ago, you should have gotten an order form for Yearbook baby ads for your graduating senior. The deadline is today and we’ve heard from fewer of you than expected- so we wanted … Continue reading
DSA Community We are canceling all afternoon activities in case of the possibility of a snow buildup later this afternoon. Thank you
DSA Community As required by the DPS Department of Safety and Security, we will be running a Lockdown and Lockout Drill this morning at DSA – Friday, January 15. The drill will be held in the late morning and will … Continue reading
Denver Public Schools has closed due to the weather conditions. All classes and after school activities at DSA are cancelled for the day. The schedule for finals will stay the same: Black Day Finals on Wednesday, Dec. 16 and White … Continue reading
Letter from Mr. Kohut about Parent/Teacher Conferences Instructions of how to sign up for parent/teacher conferences October 5, 2015 DSA Families, It is hard to believe that we are already in the fall season and the month of October. Important … Continue reading
DSA Community Today at 1:15 pm DSA held a Shelter in Place Drill (Tornado Drill). We are required to do one per semester in preparation for a severe weather emergency. Please take a look at our Emergency Procedures Site for … Continue reading
Office of Principal Letterhead – Opening of Oliver 2015 DSA Community, We are very excited that our 2015-2016 Arts Seasons opens next Wednesday night with our All-School Production of Oliver. We want to remind you of the importance of … Continue reading
DSA Community This is a reminder of this week’s registration: Tuesday, August 11 9am – 3pm Grades 11-12 Wednesday, August 12 9am – 3pm Grades 9-10 Thursday, August 13 9am – 3pm Grades 7-8 Friday, August 14 9am – … Continue reading
DSA Community Please put August 27th on your calendar for DSA’s Back to School Night. Attached here is a copy of the schedule. Our teachers look forward to meeting our parents. Back to School Night Bell Schedule
DSA Community As in the past, we will be taking ID and yearbook pictures during registration. They will be taken in the Concert Hall. If you are interested in ordering your picture packet ahead of time, please use Lifetouch to … Continue reading
For tickets, go to the Performances page. Here is a sneak peek at rehearsals for the upcoming production:
Resources for Kids in North Park Hill
Don’t miss the full circle alumni showcase this Saturday night at 7 PM in the Schomp Theater. In support of our Alumni and their artistic endeavors we have gathered some of our finest together. We want to show our support … Continue reading
DSA Community The DSA main office will close Friday, May 29th at 2:35 pm. Thank you
Student Office Downloads – Windows As part of Denver Public Schools’ licensing agreement with Microsoft, we are now able to distribute Microsoft Office to DPS secondary students in grades 9-12. Eligibility Any fully-enrolled, active DPS student in grades 9-12 is … Continue reading
letter to community regarding incident in neighborhood 5-7-15
For all on Saturday, April 18th Community Arts Day
Counselors are continuously getting information about opportunities for students. Below you will find a list of scholarships, college information, events and opportunities and summer programs that we have heard about recently. We are trying to make sure all students get … Continue reading
Dear DSA Community, In anticipation of the approaching spring weather patterns and the potential for dangerous conditions, Denver School of the Arts will be holding a short Shelter in Place Drill at 1:10 today, April10. The drill will walk students … Continue reading
Letter to Community About Project Pave Assembly
New to DSA meeting 2015
Summer School 14-15
Reminder to our high schools students about testing
DSA Community Please see this second communication about PARCC testing from Principal Kohut. Letter to Community About PARCC & CMAS Testing follow-up 2015
DSA Community Please see the letter from Mr. Kohut about a recent incident outside of McAuliffe School. letter to community regarding incident at McAuliffe
DSA Community Please see the letter from Mr. Kohut about PARCC testing. Letter to Community About PARCC & CMAS Testing 2015
DSA Community Friday, February 27th will be a stripe day. Thank you, The DSA Administration
Due to the closure of all Denver Public Schools buildings for Thursday, February 26, the following changes are being made for tonight’s scheduled performances: The Country Wife Tonight’s performance is rescheduled for 3:30 pm on Friday, February 27. Tales from … Continue reading
Please see the email from principal Kohut Letter about incident 2-25-15
DSA Community In accordance with district expectations/requirements, DSA will hold a scheduled lockdown drill today. This will only be a drill. The time for the drill should extend no more than 15 minutes. The school will then resume normal operations. … Continue reading
DSA Families, Yesterday the Administration met with a group of student leaders from DSA to talk about potential walkouts and demonstrations during the last days eight days of the semester. Today the administration met with a group of 8th grade … Continue reading
DPS CENTRAL COMMUNICATION INFINITE CAMPUS ISSUES DoTS communicated last week that we are investigating the issues regarding IC slowness and connectivity. DoTS has escalated this as the highest priority to resolve. Some areas have been identified and changes applied to … Continue reading
DSA Community DPS, in partnership with The Denver Foundation and History Colorado, is hosting Conversations on Race and movie screening DSA on Tuesday, October 28 from 6-9 pm. These forums offer an opportunity for our community, including educators, parents and … Continue reading
DSA Community This is a friendly reminder that there will not be school tomorrow, Friday, Oct 24th, for students. Denver School of the Arts is hosting the Arts School Network Conference. There will be administrations, teachers and students from … Continue reading
DSA’s Student Council will be holding their Annual Trick or Treat Street on October 29th. It is free of cost for costumed children. Attached is the flyer of information Trick or Treat Street Flyer
DSA Juniors and Seniors Two of the largest out-of-state college fairs are going on this week: Out of State College Fair Thursday, October 16, 2014 John F. Kennedy High School 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Out of State College Fair … Continue reading
PTSO Meeting at 7pm in the Library on Tuesday, October 14 Mr Kohut will update about DSA’s Blue Status – Info & Q&A Also, Mr Bill de la Cruz, DPS Director of Equity and Inclusion leads the District’s effort to … Continue reading
DSA Community Denver School of the Arts is very proud to be the host of the 2014 Arts Schools Network International Conference from October 22 – 25. The Arts Schools Network is a non-profit association that supports the work of … Continue reading
DSA Middle School Parents and Guardians At DSA we strive to assist all of our students in succeeding not only in their academics and arts, but socially and emotionally. This is why we want you to know that we … Continue reading
DSA Families Please join us for Back to School Night. It will be held next Thursday, August 28. At 5:45 pm we will present a short teaser of our All School Musical “Hairspray” in the Schomp Theatre. Then, beginning at … Continue reading
6th Grade School Supply List
Class of 2014… WE ARE PROUD!!! The entire DSA Community is very proud of the Class of 2014 and they have good reason to be proud! This year’s DSA seniors had a 100% On-Time Graduation Rate! 100% of the DSA … Continue reading
Join us this summer for a variety of camps in Theatre, Creative Writing, Vocal Music, Dance, and Photography. Click here for more information.
Chekov’s enthralling and passionate THREE SISTERS returns for an encore performance before traveling to the 2014 International Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. This is an annual event attended by around 2800 theatre students, teachers, and professionals from around the world. … Continue reading
9th Grade Academy will also take place from August 11-15th, 8:00am – 12:00pm. All 9th graders are encouraged to attend. Click on the following link to sign up: http://www.quia.com/sv/665920.html
Dear DSA 8th Grade Parents Our 8th grade Continuation is Thursday, June 5 at 11 am in the Schomp. We need students to arrive at 10 am for a rehearsal and expect the event to be over at noon. Cake … Continue reading
DSA Parent Community We are now off full lockdown. The building has gone back to normal operations. Thank you, The Administration
DSA Parent Community DSA is currently on a full lock down. This was done by the order of the Denver Police. There is an intruder in the neighborhood. Students are locked in their classrooms. We will send another email as … Continue reading
Dear DSA parents and students, I would like to inform you that a serious incident occurred this morning involving one of our high school students as he walked to school. While the student was walking through an alley from the … Continue reading
This is the powerpoint presentation shown to new families on March 22, 2014 at the Welcome to DSA meeting. New to DSA powerpoint
Join us this summer for a variety of camps in Theatre, Creative Writing, Vocal Music, Dance, and Photography. Click here for more information.
1:30 pm DSA Community We are now off modified lockdown. We have returned to normal operations. Thank you, DSA Administration
This is a message from the Denver School of the Arts: It is a priority for to us to let you know about safety incidents that affect our school. There has been police activity in the area of our campus … Continue reading
DSA Community TCAP testing will be March 11-13. It will involve all 6-10 graders in the morning and class for everyone in the afternoon. Attached is a schedule for your family planning. TCAP schedule for community
Parents you can send flowers to your student and have them delivered to their first period on Valentines Day! It’s easy!! Send an email to Ms. Brown at Victoria_Brown@dpsk12.org. Include what you would like to send them (see prices below). … Continue reading
Information regarding incident in parking lot this afternoon: Safety in Parking Lot
Colorado Gives Day is an initiative to increase philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Presented by Community First Foundation and FirstBank, Colorado Gives Day will take place during a 24-hour period on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Donations will be accepted … Continue reading
DSA Students are featured in the following video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmCKO82XWgw&feature=youtu.be It’s a tough topic for anyone, particularly for sixth graders. But it’s also a topic that, when discussed in the right setting, could help students potentially save the lives of peers … Continue reading
Due to weather the following after school events are cancelled for today, September 12, 2013: Band Potluck DC Parent Info Meeting (6:30 with Bowick) All School Musical Cast Rehearsal The technical crew for the All School Musical is rehearsing as … Continue reading
Please email Ms. Brown if you have questions firstname.lastname@example.org Ninth Grade Academy for Denver School of the Arts is going to be held August 12-16, 2013. Classes will be daily from 8:00 am-12:00 pm, and will be taught at DSA. … Continue reading
A 2005 graduate of Denver School of the Arts, Gabe Ebert won a Tony Award Sunday night. Gabriel Ebert was honored as best featured actor in a musical for “Matilda the Musical.” He plays the title character’s father, Mr. Wormwood. … Continue reading
Click here for updated information on our 2013 summer camps.
DSA Marine Biology classes are having their first Fish-Adopt-A-Thon! We have quite a few Salt Water Fish, Shrimp, Hermit Crabs, and Star Fish that are in need of a good home. They have been meticulously cared for the past 8 … Continue reading
+Pass: Discover More Opportunities Safety is the top priority within our commitment to providing efficient and equitable transportation for our 26,000 student riders every day. A critical part of this commitment is knowing when and where each child gets on … Continue reading
Click on this link for information about the All School Musical for 2013-2014 School Year.
Ninth Grade Academy for Denver School of the Arts is going to be held August 12-16, 2013. Classes will be daily from 8:00 am-12:00 pm, and will be taught at DSA. All eighth graders are encouraged to sign up for … Continue reading
We’d like to direct student and parent attention to a recent documentary movie about bullying by Lee Hirsch called “Bully.” More information about the movie can be found here.
Juniors and Junior Parents In April, three of DSA’s English teachers will be offering one hour English prep classes. Each teacher will offer his class 3 times. DSA juniors are encouraged to attend each of the teacher’s sessions at least … Continue reading
Vocal Music Pops Show rehearsal cancelled for today – Saturday, March 9
Juniors and Junior parents During the month of April, three DSA English teachers will be providing ACT test prep. Each English teacher will provide their class from 2:45 – 3:45 each afternoon. They will do their same presentation 3 weeks … Continue reading
Click here to download the complete schedule and registration form.
To order roses to be delivered to your student on Valentines Day please fill out the following information and send it in an email to Victoria_Brown@dpsk12.org . In the subject line please write “Flower Order” Write your student’s name, and … Continue reading
DSA Families, Today all DPS students were given a letter of Legal Notice on the proposed Consent Decree for the English Language Acquisition Program in Denver Public Schools. The Federal Court, overseeing the case asked that each school provide a … Continue reading
The DSA National Honor Society is offering free Holiday meals to families that are in need this season. If your family finds itself needing a little support this holiday season, the National Honor Society students would like to provide you … Continue reading
DSA HS parents You and your DSA student are welcome to attend Jason Lum’s presentation on scholarships on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 in the Schomp Theatre. He will do two presentations that day: he will do a presentation on admissions … Continue reading
DSA Junior Parents Please see the attached letter from principal, William Kohut. It is concerning your help in our ACT preparation for our juniors. Thank you 2012 ACT letter from Kohut
Come to DSA’s Trick or Treat Street for free safe Trick or Treating, and lots of fun booths and games! Bring your little ones for Face Painting, Cookie Decorating and all kinds of Spooky fun. It is on Oct. 30th … Continue reading
Parents of all juniors Parents of sophomores who signed up for the PSAT at August registration Last week your child received a PSAT booklet along with a letter from Assistant Principal Miranda Odom. In case the letter didn’t get home, … Continue reading
DSA Community Please see the attached flyer for information about a concert that will be happening at DSA. Thank you Nomadic Jazz From Mongolia Performance DSA
DSA Community Our Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Monday, October 22 and Tuesday, October 23. Teachers will have 10 minute conferences from 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm each afternoon. We realize that all DSA students will not fit into … Continue reading
DSA Community, In order to address transportation concerns with tomorrow’s Presidential Debate, the decision has been made to release DSA students tomorrow at 2:10 pm. DPS School Busses will depart DSA at 2:15 pm. This schedule will allow busses to … Continue reading
Parents of Sophomores Today your sophomore received a letter about the PLAN test next week. For your information, you may download a copy here. Thank you, Miranda Odom Assistant Principal PLAN letter to sophomores
Parents of Juniors Today your junior received a letter about the Kaplan test next week. For your information, you may download a copy here. Thank you, Miranda Odom Assistant Principal Kaplan letter to juniors
DSA Family DSA will hold Back to School Night on Thursday, August 30th. Please download the schedule below. We look forward to seeing everyone next week. Back to School Night schedule 2012
Students will need to bring a paid receipt for a parking permit (which can be paid for at the fee window) to the main office along with their license, registration and proof of insurance in order to receive their parking … Continue reading
DSA Family As in past years, student ID cards and photos for the yearbook will be taken in the Concert Hall during registration. Below is an attachment sent by the photography company, Lifetouch. If you are interested in buying a … Continue reading
DSA has a supply list for 6th grade students. Students in 7th-12th grade should check with their teachers during the first week of school for their recommended supplies. 6th grade supply list: Two 3-ring looseleaf binders (one for Geography; the … Continue reading
ATTN: DSA Parents/Guardians The polls are now open for 2012-2014 parent representatives to the DSA Collaborative School Committee (CSC). We invite you to meet the candidates and vote electronically by visiting the CSC web site (http://dsapresents.org/csc). If you would prefer … Continue reading
Click here for the April 27, 2012 Community Announcements.
Click here for general Prom Information Click here to download the Prom Guest Permission Slip and Instructions
DSA Parents/Guardians The DSA Collaborative School Committee (CSC) has two (2) openings for parent representatives starting in August, 2012: one (1) for a high school parent, and one (1) for a middle school parent. The CSC brings together administration, faculty, … Continue reading
Click here to download the Welcome to DSA Presentation.
The dates for DSA’s Ninth Grade Academy are going to be Aug. 13-16, 2012. It will be from 8:00am-12:00 pm, and will be especially designed to orientate 9th graders to High School at DSA. Registration sheets will be handed out … Continue reading
Celebrate National Humor Month with Denver School of the Arts’ Weekend of Laughter April 5-7. Nationally renowned stand-up comic Sam Adams headlines a series of hilarious events you won’t want to miss to benefit DSA’s annual All School Musical. Click … Continue reading
Click here information about the ACT test on Tuesday, April 24. Click here for Calculator Info for the ACT test.
Click here for the March 20, 2012 Community Announcements.
Join us for a series of exciting and affordable camps this summer at Denver School of the Arts. From musical theatre to auditioning, creating original shows to tweaking existing stories, our summer camps are offered for grades 3-12 throughout June … Continue reading
Click here for info about a Gifted and Talented Event on March 15, 2012
Click here for the March 5, 2012 Community Announcements.
The schedule for TCAP testing at DSA is outlined in the following document: DSA-TCAP-Schedule-2012
Click here for the February 15, 2012 Community Announcements.
Parents you can send flowers to your student and have them delivered to their first period. It’s easy!! Send an email to Ms. Brown at email@example.com. Include what you would like to send them (see prices below). Be sure to … Continue reading
The Black History Month Performance has been rescheduled for tonight (February 8, 2012) at 7:00 p.m. in the Schomp Theatre.
Due to the cancallation of school on Friday and the continued inclement weather, the Black History Month Performance scheduled for Saturday evening, February 4, 2012 will be postponed. An annoucement will be made on Monday when the two performances of … Continue reading
School is cancelled on Friday, February 3, due to the weather. All school activities, including the Black History Month performance, are cancelled for the day. A notice will be posted on Friday afternoon regarding Saturday events and performances.
DSA Parents of 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th Graders: On Thursday, January 12, 2012 Miss Odom met with each class separately to discuss the high school course selections for the 12/13 school year. These meetings happened in the Concert Hall. … Continue reading
Click here for the January 9, 2012 Community Announcements.
DSA Parents, DPS is offering two informational question/answer sessions about the new SchoolChoice office. Please see the info below or in the attached flyer if you are interested in attending either of these meetings. Thank you On Saturday, January 7 … Continue reading
An opportunity for parents of DSA 8th grade students and parents to learn more about academic choices for high school and to get questions answered on the transition to high school and the new DPS School of Choice process. Parents … Continue reading
Click here for the January 3, 2012 Community Announcements.
Congratulations to the following students for being accepted into the 2012 Colorado All State Choirs (*= 2nd year in All State Choir): 2012 Allstate Men’s Choir (2) Tyler Cress* George Woodliff-Stanley 2012 Allstate Women’s Choir (6) Renee Jubilee Davis Deszané … Continue reading
Click here for the November 21, 2011 Community Announcements.
Performances on Friday, Nov. 18 and Saturday, Nov. 19 will happen as planned. An additional show has been added on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets from the cancelled Thursday performance will be honored for seats at the Sunday … Continue reading
Today there was a small fire near the boiler room at DSA at 1:10 this afternoon. All students were safely evacuated to Johnson and Wales University campus across the street from DSA. 6th grade students were with their teachers at … Continue reading
DSA Community Denver School of the Arts will be administering the Healthy Kids Colorado Survey on Wednesday, November 30th. The district requires DSA to participate in this grade 6 – 12 survey. Attached below is an FAQ sheet directly from … Continue reading
Click here for the November 9, 2011 Community Announcements.
Click here for the October 21, 2011 Community Announcements.
On Wednesday, Oct. 19, the schedule for classes will be the following: 6th and 7th Grade Pd 1 — 7:35 – 8:15 (40) Pd 2 — 8:20 – 9:00 (40) Pd 3 — 9:05 – 9:45 (40) Showcase — 9:50 … Continue reading
Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Wednesday, October 26th & Thursday, October 27th from 4:00 through 7:30 pm. For information about how to schedule appointments, click on the following attachment: Conference Sign-up Instructions for Parents Appointments can be scheduled by … Continue reading
Click here for the October 5, 2011 Community Announcements. Additional information about DSA “Play” Dates – babysitting available during DSA performances: DSA Play Date Flyer
The GT Social Emotional Needs of Gifted (SENG) has been rescheduled for the January 2012. The new meeting dates are Wednesdays January 11, 18, 25 and February 1, 8, 15, 22. Feb. 29 will be a make-up day in the … Continue reading
DSA Junior Families All juniors will participate in 2 tests during the next 2 weeks: Thursday, October 6 Kaplan Testing 7:35 am – 11:30 am At Johnson and Wales All juniors in Denver Public Schools will be taking this test. … Continue reading
Click here for the September 28, 2011 Community Announcements.
News for GT Students and Parents: GT Club for Middle School students, especially grade 6 GT/HGT students to be held every Wed. from 2:45 to 3:45 in the DSA Library beginning September 14. HGT or Highly Gifted Testing nominations are … Continue reading
Click here for the September 12, 2011 Community Announcements.
When: Tuesday, September 20, 2011 – All students will take their retake picture through their major block. Where: Concert Hall Who: 1) Students who did not attend registration in August therefore did not have a picture taken 2) Students who … Continue reading
A panel of current music majors and music college faculty will offer information, insights, and great tips for students who are either considering or planning to major in any area of music. The event will take place on Tuesday, September … Continue reading
Do you want to be a representative for your grade, be a liaison between the students and staff of D.S.A., help make a difference at the place you spend five days a week at? You should apply for student council! … Continue reading
Welcome to our Back to School Night. We are glad you’re here to participate in your child’s education. This will be a chance for you to rotate through your child’s schedule and get a brief introduction to his/her classes and … Continue reading
A warm welcome to all new and returning DSA families! As you are aware Denver School of the Arts is a college preparatory, arts-focused magnet school. Our community believes that academic and artistic achievement is essential for lifelong positive success … Continue reading
We are very excited to have many new computers and technology tools this year. Due to receiving several grants, we now will have 3 mobile computer labs in addition to 60 desktop computers in the library. We also will be … Continue reading
Many academic classes at DSA are offered with honors and non-honors options. The following document provides the guidelines from the district handbook for academic honors and AP credit: Academic Honors Policy DSA 2011-12
We have a new Bell Schedule for the 2011-12 School Year: DSA 2011-12 Bell Schedule