Issue 75

2014 Stapletonion Bracket Challenge!

2014 Stapletonion Bracket Challenge!

It’s all over! Now, we need your prize choices. Thank you all for participating. First place, Christi S., chose a free Stapleton All Sports multi-sports program. Please contact us if you are in the following group. Thank you! Zach Bisek Ryan Hayes Beau Olivere Nils Satterstrom Michael M. Chris Leding Michelle Lazar Sara A. Craig […]

Change in Budget Forces DPS to Consider New Designs for Stapleton High School

Change in Budget Forces DPS to Consider New Designs for Stapleton High School

Denver Public School officials met with members of the Stapleton community last Tuesday to discuss where things are at in regards to the high school being built in Stapleton. Pretty early into the discussion, officials let community members know that the project was a tad over budget. “Right now, I would say our shortfall is […]

Developing Stapleton:  Sifting Through the Bureaucracy

Developing Stapleton: Sifting Through the Bureaucracy

This month’s Front Porch has a great article on how Stapleton is developed and all of the entities involved. There were, however, a few pieces and parties left out, which The Stapletonion covers with the information below.

New Stapleton High School to Have Experiential Learning Focus

New Stapleton High School to Have Experiential Learning Focus

In a recent meeting with Denver Public Schools, the “intense” parents who actually want their kids to have a high school to attend discovered there is a $15 million shortfall in school building budget. To offset this budget crisis, DPS has decided that it would be a good experience for the Stapleton kids to build […]

Stapleton Family Hires Former Dolphin Incognito to Toughen Up Kids

Stapleton Family Hires Former Dolphin Incognito to Toughen Up Kids

It didn’t take long for former Miami Dolphin Richie Incognito to land on his feet after being let go by the Dolphins. The NFL cast away was given an opportunity by a Stapleton family. “We have a seven year old boy and a 10 year old boy,” said Stapleton parent John Gibbs. “I have been […]

Stapleton Bake Sale to Help Pay for High School Groundbreaking Ceremony

Stapleton Bake Sale to Help Pay for High School Groundbreaking Ceremony

When DPS announced the budget shortfall for the soon to be built high school in Stapleton, the ripples spread quickly through the community. It wasn’t long before community members were demanding meetings and looking for solutions. “We live in a very proactive community,” said Kimberly Gaies. “Plus, people here want to be very involved in […]

Stapletonians Easily Relate to 2014’s Stories of Bigotry and Triumph

Stapletonians Easily Relate to 2014’s Stories of Bigotry and Triumph

2014 has been a year where Americans have really had to look at our history of bigotry and hate, and decide whether we are okay staying with the status quo or if we are ready to move forward as progressive thinkers. Of course, gay rights and gay marriage have come out big winners so far […]