Meet East High School Principal, Terita Walker

    Terita Walker is a dynamo with a vision, and the East High School community feels lucky to have her as their new principal. Equipped with multiple degrees and years of teaching experience in many different fields, Ms. Walker comes to her new position with confidence, drive and compassion. She is committed to celebrating the diverse community at East and to bringing students, parents, teachers and staff together in a caring, supportive and vibrant environment where all students are expected to excel. Walker arrived in Denver fifteen years ago from Chicago. She has been at East since 2008. With

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Remembering John Van Sciver

John Wesley Van Sciver, beloved by many, passed away in May of this year. Since his birthday was December 21, 1945, this seems a fitting opportunity to celebrate his life once again. Among his many achievements, John was the first President of City Park Friends and Neighbors (CPFAN). He was the steadying and visionary voice that set the fledgling City Park advocacy group (founded in 2014) in motion. John loved adventure and the outdoors from an early age. His wife, Carolyn remembers one story he told often. When John was 16 and standing night watch on his father’s sailboat anchored

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“Native Bee Diversity and Pollinator Conservation,” November 9 program with Dr. Michael Breed

What kinds of bees are in your yard?  Why are there fewer than a few years ago? What can you do to conserve bees? Dr. Michael Breed, Professor Emeritus at the University of Colorado, Boulder will answer many of these questions and more at CPFAN’s monthly meeting on Nov. 9 at 6 pm at the City Park Pavilion. Dr. Breed is Professor of Ecology and Biology at the University of Colorado Boulder. The author of many insect-related articles and publications including “How Do Animals Communicate,” Quarterly Review of Biology, Dr. Breed’s research interests include how bees and ants communicate, foraging behavior

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