Today the district has made the difficult decision to move to an extended spring break for all DPS schools. It is never easy to make a call like this, but they did so on the advice of medical experts to ensure that DPS is supporting the health and well-being of all of our students, staff and families. This extended spring break for students will start Monday, March 16, and continue through Monday, April 6. This decision was made after detailed and thorough discussions with our Board of Education, the City of Denver, Denver Department of Public Health, the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, and other organizations around the city and state in response to growing concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19).
Our schools will be on a regular schedule tomorrow, Friday, March 13, and the JFK Leadership Team will be meeting first thing tomorrow morning to determine a detailed plan for transitioning to the extended Spring Break. Once the detailed plan is confirmed, we will send out communications regarding this process so please plan on having your students attend school tomorrow!
All school buildings will be open on Monday and Tuesday of next week. These days aren’t intended for instruction but instead as additional time to transition to the extended spring break and give families more time to come into school buildings and get what they need for the extra time off.
Thank you all for your flexibility and understanding!