Category Archives: News

Inside Morning!

Due to the snow, we will have an inside morning. Please refer to the grade-level line up locations below: 1. ECE students will line up in their designated classrooms. 2. K, 1st, and 2nd grade students will line up in the gym. 3. 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students will line up in the auditorium. […]

Road Closures and Changes in Traffic Patterns: MUST READ!

October 4, 2017 Dear #TeamTeller, We have an important construction announcement to share. Blackeagle Energy just informed us that for approximately the next two weeks, 12th Avenue will be closed from Garfield Street to Harrison Street. In addition, Jackson Street will be closed from 11th Avenue to 12th Avenue. These closures go into effect TODAY! […]

Updates from the ELA Office

ELA DAC Family Leadership Institute is almost here! The Office of Family and Community Engagement is excited to offer DPS families the opportunity to enhance their leadership skills and become stronger advocates at home, school, and the district level.  ALL families are invited to any and ALL four sessions throughout the school year.  Join us […]

Supporting Hard Conversations About Violence

Dear Teller Community,   In the wake of the Las Vegas tragedy, Abe and I wanted to reach out to our community to share tips for talking to children about violence. Attached is the resource we sent our teachers this morning to support conversations that may arise about Las Vegas or any other act of […]

Teller Backpack Friends Fundraiser – Shells & Sauce – October 4th

Please consider supporting the Teller community in a very tangible way by taking your family out to eat!    

Snacks for the September School-wide Positive Behavior Celebration – NEED

We need help providing snacks for our entire school! We are looking for parents who are willing and able to bring snacks for the September School-wide Positive Behavior Celebration! Thank you in advance for helping us praise the positive here at Teller! If you would like to help, please sign-up via this link:


Just a quick reminder… Tomorrow, Teller will be hosting a HGT Parent Information Meeting. Event details are listed below. Do you have questions about our Gifted and Talented Magnet Program? The Denver Public Schools Gifted and Talented Department will be at Teller to present information on the identification process, universal screening, assessment dates, and so […]

Join Us at the Superintendent Parent Forum/ELA-DAC

Join Us at the Superintendent Parent Forum/ELA DAC (English Language Acquisition District Advisory Committee)   Forum Topic #1: Strengthening direct, personal contact between families and educators   DATE: Wednesday, September 20, 2017   TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.   LOCATION: National Western Complex 4655 Humboldt St., Denver, CO 80216 ¡Los esperamos en el Foro […]

Teller Farmer’s Market – Hosted by Ms. Jimenez’s 5th Grade Class – September 14th

Denver Urban Gardens, in partnership with Slow Food Denver, works with local schools to coordinate the Denver youth farm stands for the young. The youth farm stands offer healthy food to communities, promote nutrition, demonstrate healthy meal preparation in partnership with local chefs and develop community capacity and leadership.   This week’s Farmer’s Market will […]

Independent Reading Strategies

Dear Teller Families, Thank you so much for coming out tonight to participate in our very first parent engagement opportunity: Independent Reading Strategies. For those of you who would like to reach out to Saylee Van Valenburgh for additional resources, her email address is Best, Sabrina Bates Principal