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Google Expeditions!

Maxwell students engaged in fun, joyful learning with Google Expeditions lessons! The team from Google, and our very own Mrs. Barela guided students to learn in virtual reality! Students found dinosaurs, animals, and historical figures in the hands-on expedition!  


Spotlight on Mr. Pazo

    From bikes to blue hair: how one Denver kindergarten teacher shares his passion with students Originally posted on Chalkbeat by Ann Schimke on January 17, 2018 How do teachers captivate their students? Here, in a feature we call How I Teach, we ask educators who’ve been recognized for their work how they approach […]


CarMax and the Broncos team up with Playworks!

CarMax and the Broncos teamed up with our Coach K and Playworks for an unforgettable afternoon. CarMax employees, Miles, Broncos’ Cheerleaders and Wide Receiver Demaryius Thomas came by to  play with our 1st, 3rd and 4th graders.  5th Graders were treated to a Broncos Bunch Membership!  What an amazing day!  Check out some of the […]


ECE Receives Letter from the Governor!

Did you know that Maxwell’s ECE program is a 5 Diamond Program?  Fewer than 1% of all ECE programs in Colorado can boast this accomplishment!  Congratulations to Mrs. Rankin, Ms. Gloria and Ms. Nune ! We are so lucky to have you in our Maxwell Family!


Back to School Night!

Back to School Night is coming up! We will have our annual barbecue and Back to School night on Thursday, August 24th from 5-7PM. We hope to see you there!


First Day of School!

Welcome Back! Our first day will be Monday, August 21st!


School’s Out for Summer!

Enjoy your summer and Read, Baby, Read!  Here is an article to get your kids reading this summer and prevent the Summer Slide!   See you on August 21! DPS Calendar 2017


Join us for Literacy Night!

Come to Literacy Night this coming Wednesday, 2/15/17! Our book fair will be open from 4:30-5:30, and teachers will be sharing strategies for supporting students in reading and writing, from 5:50-6:30. We’ll have snacks and lots of activities you can do with your student at home to improve their reading!


Maxwell 4th Graders Selected to Participate in NAEP

Maxwell’s 4th graders will be participating in NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) on February 2, 2017. The information gained from the results from Maxwell and other schools nationwide will help guide the Nation’s Report Card in education. Want more information? Go to Nation’s Report Card to find out more.


Thanksgiving Luncheon a Success!

Thursday was our annual Thanksgiving luncheon!  Many parents, aunts, uncles, grandparents… came and had a great lunch with some great company!  Check out the pictures on our Slide Show page or click this link!