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Summer 2019 Action Items – Due August 2nd

1. Complete the Annual Family Update
The Annual Family Update (aka Registration) will be available online from July 15th – August 2nd. Click here​ to complete registration. In order to participate, you must have an active DPS Parent Portal account – click here​ to sign-up, or to check that your account is active and ready. For more information about online registration click here.

2. Pay Student Fees
Student fees for the 2019-20 school year are $195. This covers their student planner, locker maintenance, and consumables (language arts books, art/elective/engineering materials, etc). School fees will be applied to your My School Bucks account by July 15th and families will receive an email indicating they have an outstanding invoice. Fees are paid online through My School Bucks (you can click on the invoice or access My School Bucks through Parent Portal).

If your family needs help with school fees, please complete the scholarship application.

3. Complete McAuliffe Contracts
All students and their parent/guardians must review and complete (with an e-signature) McAuliffe contracts. The contracts can be found online here.

The Annual Family Update, payment of school fees, and McAuliffe contracts must be completed by August 2nd.

2019-2020 Uniforms

Next school year we have 2 vendors for uniform orders. McAuliffe does not sell uniforms at the school and any issues with orders (sizing, returns, etc) need to be handled through our vendors.

  1. SAI Sports – Uniforms can be purchased online through SAI Sports by July 14th to ensure delivery for the first day of school. Click here for the SAI flyer. The 10% discount is valid through July 31st
  • Discount Code – SAVE10% – Use discount code ‘save10’
  • Shipping discounts:
    • Orders under $30 ship for $12
    • Orders $30-$50 ship for $6
    • Orders $50+ ship for FREE

2.  Impact We Print – Uniforms (T-shirts and hoodies only) are available in-store at Impact We Print. The store is located at 6500 E. Stapleton South, Unit K.  Store hours are 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday-Friday and Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm.

2019-2020 School Supplies

School supply kits for the 2019-2020 school year can be ordered online through Educational Products, Inc through June 16th. The McAuliffe school code is MCA042. School supply kits will be shipped directly to your home in mid to late July. See the attached flyer for more information. Click here to order your school supply kit.

If you would like to purchase your own school supplies, the grade-level lists are below.

6th Grade School Supplies
7th Grade School Supplies
8th Grade School Supplies

Students can bring their school supplies to locker set-up day on Saturday, August 3rd. If your student cannot attend locker set-up day, have them bring their school supplies on the first day of school.

If your family needs help with school supplies for the 19-20 school year, please complete the scholarship application.

Summer Reading

Summer vacation is right around the corner and everyone is looking forward to a break from school and routine. Unfortunately, with that break comes the SUMMER SLIDE. Students that don’t read will lose an average of two months of reading skills. That means the first six weeks in the fall are spent re-learning old material to make up for summer loss.

What can you do? Research shows that having your middle school student read just 6 books during the summer will help them maintain their skills and reading 10 books can help them make gains.  Try to encourage your child to feed their brain over the summer by choosing their own books.

McAuliffe students that fill out 6 or more of our two minute book reviews will get to join us in the library for a Reading Celebration and Pizza Party at the beginning of the 2019-20 school year! The book review form can be found here.

If your student wants to earn prizes for their reading efforts, the Denver Public Library also has their annual summer of reading program for ages birth through 12th grade that begins June 1st.

Scholarship Application

We are fortunate to have the support of the McAuliffe at Smiley Foundation to help support our students!

If you need help with uniforms, school supplies, student fees ($195), or to sign-up for our weekly food backpack program, complete the below Google Form.

Our Critical Needs Coordinator, Kim Ezrine will contact all families with information when school supplies and uniforms will be available for pick-up.

Scholarship Application

2019-2020 McAuliffe Calendar

The preliminary calendar for the 2019-2020 school year is available here. Please note that our start and end dates will not change, but we may need to make minor changes to the overall schedule between now and the start of the school year. If a change to the calendar does need to occur, we will notify families immediately and share the new calendar.

2017 PARCC Data Released

We are happy to share that McAuliffe International School students excelled on the PARCC assessments administered in the Spring of 2017.  Our students’ median growth in math skills ranked #13 in the state out of over 500 middle schools and our students median growth in literacy skills ranked #16. McAuliffe is also #1 of all middle schools in Denver Public Schools for average student academic growth the past two school years.  We realize that standardized test scores are just one indicator of a student’s success in school, but we are proud to know that our students are learning at the highest rates of any middle school in state of Colorado.  Kudos to our students and our teachers for their hard work and excellence in the classroom!