Category: Students

These seniors are defying expectations from every corner of the city

Standing on stage in front of more than 4,000 people at the Denver Coliseum, sophomore Kanara Bramlett-Pittman made a declaration that no teacher, principal or visionary ed reformer could have spoken with more passion or truth. “I believe that the zip code in which a child grows up should not determine their access to a good education.” Talk about a…

I wish my concurrent enrollment experience would have empowered me more as a Latina

For many high school students, concurrent enrollment is an amazing opportunity to gain college credits. For students itching to make their way into college, it can be their entrance ticket. Concurrent enrollment is a great way to get ahead, however, it is more complex than stacking up credits. As a woman of color, concurrent enrollment was certainly beneficial for me,…

They’re here to send a message: #Enough

Since the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that took the lives of 17 people, students in Colorado and across the country have organized to call for an end to gun violence. This Saturday, March 24th at Denver’s Civic Center Park, hundreds, if not thousands of people are expected to join together in the March for Our Lives to…