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...]


Class of 2017 please check the spelling of your name for your diplomas!  The list of seniors is posted on the Activities Office door (room 123). If you name is not spelled correctly please see Ms. Hogan in the counseling office (room 203).  The list will be posted until February 10th. … [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...]

Dreamers Lunch – 12/15

Many students at JFK have concerns and questions about future changes to financial aid, FAFSA, and immigration policy that may come during the next four years under the president-elect. To support all students at JFK, especially our immigrant students and families, we are hosting a Dreamers Lunch … [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...]

College Application Days

Tuesday, November 8th and Friday, November 9th All seniors will attend a 90 minute block during one of our App Days to meet with Admissions Reps and complete at least one college application.  Several colleges are offering application fee waivers, instant acceptance to qualifying students, and … [Read more...]

Seniors: Seal of Biliteracy deadline is Oct. 31!

The Seal of Biliteracy is a recognition available to seniors who have attained proficiency in two or more languages. The Seal appears on the transcript or diploma of the graduating senior and is a statement of accomplishment for future employers and for college admissions. Seniors interested in … [Read more...]