Thursday, June 1, 2017
School's Out for Summer ... And So Are Our Newsletters
Are you ready to jet-set, lay low and stay local, or just stop and breathe? We're one day away from summer fun and that means your regularly scheduled newsletters are taking a little vacay, too. You won't receive Team DPS Weekly every Thursday or Our DPS Weekly every Friday, but Communications will send all-team updates on an as-needed basis. To kick off summer break, we've packed this final Team DPS Weekly with summer discounts for DPS educators. Check them out below! 

As we gear up for next year, we want to hear from you to make sure we're making the most of our newsletters. Take this quick, four-question survey to tell us what you think about Team DPS Weekly and how we can make it even better for you. One lucky participant will win a DPS prize pack! 

Questions? Email us at Have an excellent and refreshing summer!
Unwind with 50% Off Services at the Aveda Institute
Take a little time this summer to pamper yourselves. The Aveda  Institute's student salon and spa clinic is offering DPS educators 50% off services now through Aug. 31.  Services include haircuts, color, facial waxing, manicures and pedicures, facials, body wraps, waxing and massage. Aveda's students offer the full Aveda experience at a relaxed price.  Show  this newsletter offer  and bring a valid DPS employee ID to apply the discount. 
Summer Fitness Discounts and 2016-17 Wellness Achievements
Click on the graphic above for a look at more Team DPS wellness achievements.
Want to stay active this summer? Our Employee Wellness team has you covered. Check out these summer deals and discounts at Camp Gladiator Fitness, CitySurf, Endorphin, Feed Your Soul Fitness and the YMCA

Facilitating discounts on fitness programs is one way Employee Wellness supports educators. In partnership with Wellness Champions, Team DPS celebrated these milestones in 2016-17:
  • 1,617 employees participated in Well Aware, earning more than $200,000 in rewards.
  • 124 educators completed a 20-hour mindfulness course.
  • Team members attended 163 on-site workout classes.
  • Click here to check out more Team DPS achievements this year.
Thanks to Wellness Champions, Employee Wellness continues to serve the whole educator.  If you are interested in being your school or office's Wellness Champion, email

Share Your Well-being Tips and Resources with Team DPS
In the spirit of Collaboration, Employee Wellness is looking to Team DPS to help compile a well-being toolkit that will contain resources, tips, activities and more to promote overall well-being. If you have a healthy recipe, tip, book or activity that you would like to contribute and share with your teammates, please submit the details through this online form
Double Discount Alert: DPS Days at Elitch Gardens and Tickets to Mortified Live
The DPS Foundation has double discounts available to double your summer fun! 
Enjoy Elitch Gardens for up to 50% off the regular price. A portion of every ticket sold benefits DPS schools. Purchase tickets for any day in June, July or August for only $29.99 (regularly $49.99); or any day in September or October for only $25.99 (available for purchase in early August). You can also purchase a season pass for $69.99. Get your tickets today!
You can also catch Mortified Live's new show "Summer School" at 7 p.m. or 9:30 p.m. on June 17 at The Oriental Theater. Mortified Live has been called a "cultural phenomenon," featuring adults who share embarrassing childhood artifacts including journals, poems, artwork and home movies. Tickets are $16-$20 and the show is for people ages 18 and older. A portion of the proceeds from both shows benefit DPS! 
Click here to choose a performance and purchase tickets.
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