The Colorado Pumpkin Patch

September 13, 2012

The Colorado Pumpkin Patch invites students to visit this season. Teachers are free and school group rates are $6 per child, which includes a pumpkin for each child. 

If you are interested in visiting this fall, simply call or send an email to to make a reservation.  

HOPE Warehouse

September 12, 2012

The HOPE warehouse has free furniture (file cabinets, tables and chairs), books and clothing. Furniture and books are for use at Learning Centers. Clothing is for HOPE students in need. Contact Melanie Stone at 720-402-3016 to make an appointment to visit the warehouse.


Internet for HOPE Families

August 27, 2012

Internet Essentials will provide broadband Internet at $10 a month.  To qualify, families must have at least one child in grade k-12 who qualifies for free lunch under the federal program. The Internet program is not available to students eligible for reduced-cost lunches. Families can enroll in the Internet program through the 2013-14 school year and continue to participate so long as they have a student in the free-lunch program.

School and Teacher Programs at the Denver Art Museum

August 27, 2012

Discover the range of offerings in visual arts, language arts and social studies at the Denver Art Museum.  

For more information about their art, click here

Or, to find out more about their school programs, click here

Denver Museum of Nature and Science

August 27, 2012

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is committed to helping make a lifelong difference in the lives of students throughout the Rocky Mountain Region. The Denver Museum of Nature and Science is continually looking for ways to inspire the next generation of leaders and thinkers with a love and understanding of nature and science, leaving a positive and lasting mark on our city.

For more information, click here.

DCSD Staff Resource Trainings

August 27, 2012

The Douglas County School District Center for Professional Development offers Staff Resource Trainings.  Content areas include behavior management, autism, literacy, math, technology and team building. The Staff Resource Trainings are open to all HOPE and Learning Center staff and will begin September 10, 2012.

For a course outline, click here.

For a schedule of trainings, click here.

DCSD 2012/2013 Community Nights

July 20, 2012

The Douglas County Education Foundation is already busy planning several Douglas County School District (DCSD) Community Nights for the 2012/2013 school year. More details will follow prior to each event, but mark your calendars now!

DCSD Rugby Night
Infinity Park, Glendale, CO - September/October TBD

DCSD Rapids Night
Colorado Rapids vs. San Jose Earthquakes, Dick's Sporting Goods Park, Commerce City, CO - October 6, 2012

DCSD Avalanche Night
Pepsi Center, Denver, CO - mid to late November 2012