Next week is a four-day week:  Schedule for four-day week:

  • Monday – No School, MLK Jr. Holiday
  • Tuesday – Monday Schedule
  • Wednesday – Tuesday Schedule
  • Thursday – Wednesday Schedule
  • Friday – Thursday Schedule

Our school-wide successes continue!  Congratulations to our entire community as our four-year graduation rate at Denver East for the 2020 school year has increased to 95.7%.  This is an increase from 93.6% in 2019 and 88.5% in 2017.

DPS Interim Regional Superintendent Greta Martinez will be facilitating the selection process for the Succession Principal position at Denver East.  AS you are likely aware, Mr. Youngquist will work in partnership with this Succession Principal through the 2021-22 school year with the succession principal becoming the full principal for the 2022-23 school year.  All of that sounds like a long ways away, but we know how quickly time moves around here!  For details related to the selection process, including how you can be involved, please, review the letter from Greta Martinez.

Hybrid In-Person Student Return:

Please, carefully review the email sent by Mr. Youngquist yesterday.  That email includes all of the details related to our safe return to school, starting on Monday, January 25th, for most students.  

      Transition to Hybrid In-Person Calendar:

  • Week of January 19th:
    • Remote Schedule- students will attend the Monday-Thursday class schedule on-line on Tuesday-Friday, due to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on January 18th
  • Week of Jan 25th: 
    • We will begin to transition to hybrid with two “in-person” days
    • Monday will be “Hybrid In-Person” for periods 1 and 2
    • Tuesday and Wednesday will be “Full-Remote”
    • Thursday will be “Hybrid In-Person” for periods 3 and 4
    • Friday will be reserved for preparation into four days of “Hybrid In-Person” starting Feb. 1
  • Week of February 1:  
    • Hybrid In-Person schedule through the week.  We will have the exact same schedule we have been following, but “synchronous” time is “in-person”
  • More information, including Health/Safety and Entry/Exit Protocols will be sent soon
  • Again, note that all weekly and daily schedules will remain the same in Hybrid In-Person with “synchronous” time now “in-person” time for students attending in-person
  • Students in the “100% Virtual” program will experience no time changes in their schedules 

Student Work

Important Dates:

  • Jan. 15 – Round 1 School Choice Begins and runs through Feb. 16
  • Jan. 18 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day / Holiday / No School
  • Jan. 21 – 6:00-7:00pm East Dance Company Presents Coffee House
  • Jan. 19-22 – Monday-Thursday class schedule will take place Tuesday-Friday this week
  • Jan. 26 – 6:30pm – Future Angel Experiences (see below)
  • School of Choice Round 1 opens Jan 15 

Future East Angels (Current 8th Graders)

Visit: https://schoolchoice.dpsk12.org/ for information about School Choice and see the list below for Live Online Events for Prospective East Parent and Students:

  • Tuesday, January 26th 6:30-8:00 pm (breakout rooms 7-8 pm)
  • Friday, January 29th 10:30 am-12:00 pm (breakout rooms 11-12)
  • Tuesday, February 9th 6:30-8:00 pm (breakout rooms 7-8 pm)

Athletics

Wednesday, February 3rd is National Letter of Intent Day or signing day for athletes that will be playing a sport in college. Some of you have already signed, or are about to sign, and some will sign on the 3rd. Whatever the case, we want to celebrate you as you move on to the next level in your sport. Here is what you will need to submit: A picture, a BRIEF bio sighting your academic/athletic accomplishments, also, include your sport and the school where you have signed to play. We would love it if you wore a hat, t-shirt, or sweatshirt that represents your college or university.