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Home Tour

Neighborhood Center




TONIGHT IS Restaurant Night @ Potbelly from 5:00-8:00pm
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Principal Update





University Park Families,


We are very proud and excited to announce the expansion of our Neighborhood Center.  This summer we will offer a unique experience for students.  Please click here for details.  If you have questions, please email Omid Amini or call him at 303-241-7938.


The 5th graders' Macbeth (Acts 2-5) and Romeo & Juliet (Act 3) have been selected to perform on a special stage at the Shakespeare Festival.  Out of 70 schools, UPark is 2nd with the most acts presenting on this stage.  Way to go!!



Grant Varveris

Team UPark



  • Respond to Deanne Afman as soon as possible with your child's name and current grade if you will NOT be attending UPark for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Registration dates for the 2015-16 school year will be Thursday, August 13th 11am-7pm and Friday, August 14th 7am-3pm.  Click here for the 2015-16 school calendar.


PTA & CSC News
We are still in need of parents who would like to become more involved with the PTA in the 15-16 school year.  UPark is a high-performing school, due in no small part to the efforts of the PTA, and we don't want that to change!  Position descriptions and time commitments vary, and all are welcome.  Please email Jen Frenkel  for more information.


Thank you to those who attended the joint CSC and PTA meeting last week.  See the PTA minutes HERE.

CSC Update


Several updates will be made to the Parent Handbook for the 2015-16 school year, including policies on school and teacher communication, to reflect more current information.  Policies and procedures in the works are Exit Interview Process, New Student/Family Integration, Marketing Policy, and Volunteer Policy.  If you are interested in working with Mr. Varveris, Teacher Representatives, and other Parent Representatives on these policies and similar projects, then the CSC is the right place for you!  We are still looking for 2 parent representatives for next year.  Please click here for a nomination form if you are interested. 


CSC Minutes 4/7/15



Home Tour

The Home Tour needs your help!  We still have 40 spots open for a 2 hour shift in one of our 5 gorgeous homes on Sunday, May 3rd.  If you volunteer, your ticket to go on the tour is only $10 and you get to come to the Kick-Off Party on Friday, May 1st.  Please volunteer!  Sign up here


We also need all you fantastic home cooks to get involved.  Please donate items for the bake sale. Sign up here for your bake sale items.


The other ways you can help make this event a big success are:

  • Buy tickets!  They are on sale in the office or here.  $20 in advance or $25 on the day of the tour.  
  • Pass it on! Encourage your family and friends to come out and support the school.




University Park Elementary

The place where students are inspired, engaged, and having fun!




Session 4 Payment Options:

  • We are reaching out to all families about payment
  • Checks can be made out to DPS Community Education and dropped off in the office for Omid Amini
  • For credit payment please call Omid Amini at 303-241-7938




Questions?  Contact Omid Amini or 303-241-7938.

University Park Elementary Calendar

3 ways to access calendar information! Go to the University Park Website,  click on the CALENDAR ICON, or look below!  

Important dates: 

CMAS Science and Social Studies: 4th and 5th April 14th - May 1st 2015

CMAS PARCC: End of Year Assessment(Literacy and Math) 3rd - 5th grades April 27th - May 22nd 2015

5 Star Wizard Hat Students:

Congratulations to last week's 5 Star Wizard Hat students! They were recognized by their teachers for positive behavior. 


Last week's students include:  Ainsley Blackwood, Muqit Matin, Jacob Chase-Cho, Raphael Wieland, Kai Stutz, Skylar Gold, Brianna Beach, Wyatt Houston, Noah Johnson, Preslie Holmes, Chloe Huffman, Memphis Spencer, Zayne Morton, Charlie Murphy, Devin Vest-Moore, Nate Bolinske, Phoenix Kephart, Abigal Jones, Carson Smith, Geronimo Romero, Ramsey White, Lincoln Barber, Chloe Zheng, Maggie Wolf, Bronson Connors, Anna Muilenburg, Gregory Allen, Bennett Ruchaber, Grace Lei and Eric Dai




At the end of each month we will be donating all clothing in the lost and found and anything left in the halls(all clothing will go into our little red school house in our parking lot).