Category Archives: News

[:en]Another Snow day on March 14![:]

[:en]Due to inclement weather and the blizzard like conditions in the forecast, all DPS schools are closed on March 14, 2019. Be safe if you need to travel![:]

[:en]Read Across America 2019[:]

[:en] As you can see, we truly enjoyed our 20th Annual Read Across America Day! Special thanks to: Student Council for their flexibility as we moved spirit week and the pep rally to this week. The 30+ readers that took time from their day to read with our kids. The RAA Committee for putting this […]

[:en]Nuggets Visit Maxwell[:]

[:en]Nuggets Visit Maxwell In December the Denver Nuggets sent out some players and alumni to teach some basketball skills to our Maxwell Dolphins.  The video is linked above and the slide show is linked here. You can read more about the Nuggets at  Thanks to the Denver Nuggets for spending time with our Dolphins![:]

[:en]STEM Project Builds Engineering Skills[:]

[:en]2nd Graders started our new Project Lead the Way (PLTW) curriculum by doing the Structure and Function Unit.  Through the use of fairy tales they learned that almost everything that isn’t nature was designed by engineers.  After reading Jack and the Beanstalk, the future engineers were challenged with building a free-standing beanstalk using 10 pipe […]

[:en]Amy Fellner Dominy Visits Maxwell[:]

[:en]Author of Cookiesaurus Rex, Amy Fellner Dominy, came to visit our Kindergarten and First Grade students. She shared her new book, Cookiesaurus Christmas and built a story with students.  Before she left she signed copies of her book for teachers and interested parents.  There are limited copies available at $16.99, talk to Mrs. Barela if […]

[:en]Back to School Night[:]

[:en]   Come to Back to School Night!  Thursday, August 23 from 5:00-7:00! Visit classrooms! Meet your child’s teacher! Learn more about the school! Face Painting! Bouncy Castle! 5:00-6:00 Classroom Presentations 6:00-7:00 Nachos, fun activities, resource tables, after school club information and more!![:]

[:en]The New Maxwell Makerspace![:]

[:en] On June 20, 2018, with the generous support of Heart of America and AbbVie , Maxwell gained a new Makerspace!  In addition to a Makerspace, volunteers spruced up the front walkway, painted a mural and added 4 colorful picnic tables to the back !  Come by and visit our amazing new spaces in August![:]

[:en]Talent Show![:]

[:en]Maxwell Dolphins are a talented group!  Don’t take our word for it!  Watch the video here, including Mr. Khosravi showing his integrity  by singing “Who Let the Dogs Out!” because we made our book fair goal! ![:]

[:en]Diversity Night a Success[:]

[:en]We had so many different cultures represented at our 1st ever Diversity Night!  We look forward to making next year’s even better! Congratulations to all participants and thank you to all teachers and staff who participated! Check out the video here! And due to technical difficulties…the end is here![:]

[:en]Did you know?[:]

[:en]Next year we will be having some big changes in the library! First, thanks to Heart of America(HOA) and AbbVie Pharmaceuticals, we will make over a small corner of the library into a Makerspace!  A Makerspace is a place where kids can create and problem solve, sometimes with technology, sometimes with recycled materials… the possibilities […]