Bradley Messenger 4.18.24 – Thursday Edition

Posted 04/19/2024

School News

  • Reminder: NO SCHOOL tomorrow, Friday, April 19 – It’s a teacher planning day!
  • BESS Survey: BESS Parent Screening: Parents/Guardians, This is a friendly reminder to complete your child’s mental health screener. Our spring screening window is open between April 19-April 25. Please review the BESS FAQ document to learn more about the BESS and universal mental health screening in DPS this year. Please follow the link that will bring you directly to the site to complete the screener: Link. Thank you so much for your participation!

DPS Online Early Bird Registration: DPS Early Bird Online Registration will be available between May 6 through May 24. Get your registration completed during this time, and you won’t have to worry about any registration in August!

  • Registration is ONLINE ONLY and is REQUIRED FOR ALL DPS FAMILIES! Registration can only be completed by the parent guardian listed in the primary household of the student record. Parents/guardians must have an active DPS Parent Portal account; check for an active account or create an account at For instructions on Online Registration, please find a step-by-step guide HERE
  • If you HAVE NOT set up your DPS Parent Portal, you will need to do so.
    * Create a DPS Parent Portal account at
    * Enter all information: use the email address that DPS has on file for you, create a password, and have one of your child’s student ID number. That is the students “lunch number” and computer login number.
    * Once an account is created, wait about 15 minutes for a welcome email. When you get that, you are ready to complete the Registration.
    * Follow the below instructions to complete the online registration.
  • If you HAVE a Parent Portal set up:
    * Go to
    * Log in
    * Find the ‘See All Apps’ tab toward the top of the page; click to find app “Online Registration.”
    * It will take you to another page; you will have to click on the waffle to find the next menu. Go to the bottom to ‘More’ and that will take you to another screen where you will see the ‘Online Registration’ where you will then begin the Registration.
    * Go through each child and each section checking that all information is correct for the new school year.
    * Make sure you submit/finish and get an email confirmation that you have completed the Registration.

All DPS families will need to complete the Registration for the 2024-25 school year no matter what DPS school you will be attending.

If you have trouble with the Parent Portal, please contact the Parent Portal HOTLINE at 720-423-3163.

Discovery Link

  • Interested in Discovery Link for your ECE student next school year?  Fill out this survey to express your interest.

DPS Navigating the School District – Black Parent Network: In collaboration with Black Parent Network, FACE University is hosting a 4 part virtual series- Navigating the School District. Our goal?  To empower Black families with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate the complexities of the Colorado education system effectively. All DPS families & staff are welcome to attend. We will be giving away tickets to Denver Children’s Museum, History Colorado, and Museum of Nature and Science!! Please USE THIS FORM to RSVP – this is how you will receive the Zoom link! 

  1. Tuesday, April 30th, 5:30 – 7 pm: Session 3: Advocacy, Resources, and Support
  2. Monday May 13th, 5:30 – 7 pm: Session 4: Educational Policies, Practices, and Next Steps

Lost & Found: Please check and have your student check the lost and found area for missing items. All items will be donated tomorrow, April 19th.

CMAS: CMAS is underway at Bradley! Remember, please bring testing students to school on time (7:25-7:35am) after a great night’s sleep and hearty breakfast. Only 1 more week!! CMAS Letter

Bradley Yearbook: Order your Bradley yearbook now through TreeRing! You get to customize 2 pages which makes your yearbook SPECIAL to YOU! See the flier HERE  or follow this LINK to order.

Lunch Menu: Monthly Menus

PARENT HANDBOOK: 2023-24 Parent Handbook

VOLUNTEER: Volunteers in the school must fill out the DPS Volunteer form each year and must be cleared before volunteering in the classroom. DPS Volunteer

IB Learner Profile of the Month
The Learner Profile for the month of April is “Knowledgeable”. Students who are knowledgeable explore concepts and ideas that have local and global significance.  In doing so, they inquire in-depth knowledge and develop understanding across a broad and balanced range of disciplines. 

Activities for Parents:

  • Encourage your child to read books at home that correspond to the topics being covered in school
  • If English is not your primary language, then encouraging books in their mother tongue will help them make more meaningful, lasting connections to what is being taught in their classroom in English.
  • Ask your child about what they are learning in school and engage them in conversations about it.
    -“Why do you think that is an important thing to know?”
    -“Can you think of anything that is happening in the world today that might be similar to that aspect of history?”
  • Encourage your child to become more familiar with current events and to read the newspaper or watch the news when appropriate. (The following website has a list of sites for you, as a parent, to look at to help you make a decision about kid friendly resources:
  • Slideshow

News from the Nurse:

  • For students who are ill, please call the Attendance Line at 720.424.9398. After three days of illness you need to provide a doctor’s note to be able to excuse the absences.
  • ILLNESS SYMPTOMS- If your student has a fever or exhibits any symptoms related to COVID-19 or any other infectious disease they must stay home and avoid coming to school. Anyone with a fever or vomiting must remain home and fever-free for 24 hours without taking fever-reducing medication. Please continue to call the attendance line to report absences. 
  • Students who present these symptoms at school will be sent home (Fever, vomiting, coughing, cruddy/runny nose, etc.)
  • NUTS: Please make sure that you don’t bring items with nuts into the classroom, as we have students with allergies to nuts.
  • MEDICATION: If your student needs medicine during the school day, please contact our nurse Shayla Marak at 720-424-9394 to discuss the necessary paperwork.


  • CSC Meeting – May 8, 2024 Virtual 6:00pm
  • CSC Family Input Form: give CSC feedback, questions, thoughts, etc. Family Input Form

PTO Happenings:

Discovery Link:

    • Discovery Link: Discovery Link Summer 2024 English & Spanish Flier Join Discovery Link for K-5 summer camp at these locations: Bromwell | Denison | Dora Moore | Isabella Bird | Lowry | Slavens | Swigert | Valdez | Willow Summer In the City 2024 Registration Opens January 23rd Camp Dates: June 10th – August 2nd, 2024 Camp Time: 7:00 am – 5:30 pm Camp Cost: $55.00 Per Day
  • Interested in Discovery Link for your ECE student next school year?  Fill out this survey to express your interest.

Community News:

  • Eisenhower Summer Rec Kidz Information Night: Come to hear all the great events planned for kids this summer at our neighborhood rec center! April 25 from 4-6pm. Flier
  • Hamilton Plant Sale: Hamilton Middle School PTSA Spring Plant Sale! Hamilton PTSA is having a Spring Plant sale from now until May 3rd! Profits will support our wonderful Unified Arts team (Art, Music, Drama, Dance, STEM, PE). Plants will be available for pickup at Hamilton on Friday, May 10th (right before Mother’s Day). For more information, and to order click here:
  • Eisenhower Rec Center: Kids get free access to Denver recreation centers, swimming  pools, and cultural facilities where they can participate in healthy, safe and fun activities after school, over summer break, and on weekends! See what’s happening at the Eisenhower Rec Center and learn about the MY Denver Card! March My Denver Card Events

Upcoming Important Dates to Remember

April 19 – NO SCHOOL – Teacher planning day
April 22 – Earth Day
April 23- 24 – 5th Grade to Balarat
April 26 – DPS Shakespeare Festival
April 26 – Garden Installation Day

April 29 – Mini Science Fair
May 3 – NO SCHOOL – Bradley First Friday/Student Led Conferences
May 6 – 10 – Teacher Appreciation Week
May 6 – Early Bird 2024-25 Online Registration BEGINS (How to Register)
May 8 – CSC Meeting – 6:00pm Virtual
May 9 – Session 4 After School Enrichment ENDS
May 9 – PTO General Meeting – Library 3:00pm
May 20 – Mrs. Collins’ class – Geometry Rocks 3:00pm
May 21 – Ms. Nicola’s class – Geometry Rocks 3:00pm
May 23 – Ms. Harrison’s class – Geometry Rocks 3:00pm
May 24 – Early Bird Online Registration ENDS
May 27 – NO SCHOOL – Memorial Day
May 31 – Field Day (3rd-5th AM; K-2nd PM; ECE TBD)
June 4 – 5th Grade Continuation (Time TBD)
June 4 – ECE 4’s Continuation 9am – 10am
June 5 – Kindergarten Continuation (Time TBD)
June 5 – End of 3rd Trimester/Last Day of School (Dismissal 11:15am)
June 7 – Main Office Closed


2023-2024 Bradley Calendar