Seal of Biliteracy

Seniors graduating in Spring 2018 are eligible to earn the Seal of Biliteracy. The Seal of Biliteracy is a distinction earned by students who have attained proficiency in two or more languages by high school graduation. The Seal appears on the transcript or diploma of the graduating senior and is a … [Read more...]

October is College and Career Month

To celebrate, JFK is hosting several career and college related events throughout the month to support our students’ future plans. Tuesday, October 10 – JFK College Fair (gym, 8:15-9:00 for seniors, 9:15-9:45 for juniors) Wednesday, October 11 – Super Test Day (9 and 11 – Practice SAT, 10 – … [Read more...]

Energy Careers – Join NOW!

Junior and seniors: Space is available in the Energy Industries Foundations class period 1!!  See your counselor TODAY to join the class starting IMMEDIATELY!  In the Energy class, you will learn about the electric and natural gas utility industry, including how energy is generated from sources such … [Read more...]

Class of 2018 – Required Senior Contract Meeting

Schedule your MANDATORY Senior Contract Meeting ASAP.  This is required 20-30 minute meeting with each student, a parent/guardian, and the counselor to review graduation requirements, classes, and college/career plans.  You have the option to schedule a meeting in June or in August and all members … [Read more...]

Suicide Prevention and “13 Reasons Why”

The Mental Health Team at JFK works hard to identify students in DPS who may be experiencing suicidal ideation and to put in place interventions and supports for safety. Part of this work is increasing awareness about community events that may lead to possible contagion with our youth. The Netflix … [Read more...]

Apply now to be a Link Leader

Link Leaders are juniors and seniors who serve as mentors to new 9th graders at Ninth Grade Academy, on Orientation Day, and throughout the entire first year of high school. Click HERE to learn more and to apply to be a Link Leader during the 2017-2018 school year.  You must be a current 10th or … [Read more...]

Summer School Registration is now open

DPS 2017 Regional Summer School program How to register: Please email, call, or visit your counselor to determine which classes are needed to recover, and to get registered.  Each counselor's contact information can be found at the bottom of this page.  Space is limited and will be filled on … [Read more...]

Writing Tutor at Bear Valley Library

Bear Valley Library is now offering writing help for teens and adults! A writing tutor is available to help with school assignments, college application essay and other types of writing. The service is available by appointment. Call the Bear Valley Library at 720-865-0975 to schedule an appointment. … [Read more...]

College Credit through Concurrent Enrollment

Students in grades 10-12 who are interested in taking a college class this semester should see their counselor ASAP.  There is room available in two CU Succeed classes.  This program brings a professor from University of Colorado Denver to JFK to teach a college level class.  Students earn both high … [Read more...]