Basketball Season Underway

January 15, 2013
Basketball season for HOPE kicked off last week with 90 participants and 8 teams - three times more participation than last year!  We have three competitive boys high school teams, and we have added middle school boys and girls teams.  Below is a list of the upcoming games.  You can also access the HOPE Activities calendar (just search for Hope Sports and Activities in your Google calendar). 
Friday, January 25
6:30- HOPE Spartans @ Lotus (Hillcrest, Tetra, Roca)


December 20, 2012

Last year, 30 high school boys joined HOPE basketball teams. This year, 90 students have signed up to play basketball. It’s going to be a fun, busy and exciting season!

The game schedules for HOPE’s three competitive basketball teams, playing in the Academy of Urban Learning league, are attached. Additional game schedules for HOPE’s recreational basketball teams are coming after break.

If you have any questions, contact Melanie Stone at 720-402-3016 or


October 10, 2012


All soccer games on Thursday, October 25th have been canceled due to fall break. Games will resume Thursday, November 1st. An extra week will be added to the season to make up the games. The season will now end Thursday, November 15th.

Please let all student athletes know about the schedule change and check the schedule for updated game times.



October 10, 2012

Last year, HOPE’s first three high school basketball teams participated in the Academy of Urban Learning’s basketball league. The season was full of exciting games and ended with the memorable Court of Dreams tournament at the Pepsi Center.

It’s time to pick-up a basketball again and prepare for another season culminating with the Court of Dreams on March 1st. Any Learning Center with high school boys interested in playing league basketball should contact Melanie Stone at

Literacy Day

September 14, 2012

Celebrate reading and writing by bringing literacy to life with characters and costumes!

HOPE is celebrating Literacy Day on Wednesday, October 31st.

Encourage students to dress up as a favorite book character and bring the book to share with classmates and friends. Invite community celebrities to visit your Learning Center – in costume or not, and read aloud to your students.

Calling All Coaches

September 13, 2012

Do you love sports? Do you love to coach? Do you enjoy mentoring student athletes?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, you are qualified to coach at HOPE. We are looking for volleyball, soccer and basketball coaches. Coaching is a rewarding volunteer position. Practices and games usually take 2-3 nights a week max. If you are interested or would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Melanie Stone at or 720-402-3016.

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.  

Girls High School Volleyball

August 29, 2012

Girls Volleyball has started!  Practice for all three HOPE teams is on Fridays from 4-6pm at Hiawatha Recreation Center (3334 Holly St, Denver 80207). All players should attend and arrive ready to play. 


Student Activities Events Calendar 2012-2013

August 24, 2012

HOPE offers students a variety of activities in which they may participate throughout the year. HOPE Director of Activities and Operations Melanie Stone is eager to create new opportunities for students to engage in phyiscal and social activities which foster self-confidence, healthy habits and school spirit.

For a DRAFT schedule of 2012-2013 student activities, click here.

Call Melanie Stone at 720-402-3016 for more information!