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...]

Mock Interviews

Seniors - Sign up today for Mock Interviews, Wednesday, November 30th from 3:00-4:30. This is especially recommended for students who have applied to the Boettcher Foundation Scholarship, the Daniels Scholarship, or a college that requires an interview as part of the admission process.  You … [Read more...]

Parents of Seniors:

FAFSA Night will take place this Wednesday, October 26th from 6-8:30.  FAFSA is required to access all types of financial aid for college, including technical schools like Emily Griffith, community colleges, and universities.  It is important that ALL students in 12th grade complete FAFSA.  Please … [Read more...]

Class of 2020 – Make an appointment!

The JFK Counseling Program invites you to schedule a Freshman Progress Meeting to review your academic progress and begin the Individual Career and Academic Plan that is a graduation requirement for all students. Each  meeting will last 20-30 minutes and must be attended by the student and at … [Read more...]

Class of 2017 – Senior Contract Appointments

All rising seniors and a parent/guardian must attend a 25 minute meeting with their counselor before they can officially start their senior classes.  At this meeting, students will review their grades, credits, graduation requirements, senior classes, post-graduation plan, and sign the Senior … [Read more...]