Director of Counseling Annie Barocas and Director of Database Services Victoria Sardelli describes their trip to Selma, Alabama with 11 Middle School students, to educate and bring awareness to the culture that bore the Civil Rights movement. Students acknowledged the past and independently concluded that the determination and resolution of Civil Rights activists in Alabama was more powerful than those forces acting against them.
Families choose ISDenver for the academics, and stay for our inclusive, close-knit community of families, faculty and staff.
ISDenver families and staff come from all over the world, meaning cultures and languages beyond the ones we officially offer are represented and celebrated within our community. Between our Signature Events, target language program festivsals, a vibrant PTO, and other offerings far beyond the classroom, being a part of ISDenver is being part of a global community unlike any other.
Eighth Grade Visual Arts and Lang&Lit students recently delved into the construct of power. The objective was to understand, critically analyze, and personally apply the concept through their own lens.
This mash-up project is more than just a cool collab across disciplines, it demonstrates student agency in action.
ISDenver's RISE campaign was the largest community-led philanthropic capital campaign in the school’s history, funding the construction of the Mary Louise Evans building: a thriving hub for our entire community, and home to the Middle School.
This week we conclude Mental Health Awareness Month by using our spirit/wellness week to talk about self-care, with an emphasis on the importance of teaching both children and adults how to put their mental health and safety at the forefront of everyday life. Here at ISDenver, we continue to stress this to students, faculty, and staff.
At last year's Global Gala, our community rallied together to raise funds to add a new hero to our team: an Education Technology Specialist. We're thrilled to welcome Steven Lamb to our community, and had the chance to interview him firsthand!
It is quite clear from conversation both at our school and in the larger community of educators that television, social media, and cell phones are a growing concern. Children are being bombarded by ideas, topics, and messages that negatively influence their decision making; as parents, we may not even be aware that this is going on. Read on for strategies and tips on navigating this ever changing environment.