On Wednesday, May 3rd, juniors from DCP El Primero High School (DCP EPHS) had the privilege of seeing a matinee showing of Hamilton: An American Musical, at San Francisco’s Orpheum Theatre. Not only did the students enjoy the Tony-award winning musical about the life and times of founding father Alexander Hamilton, they were also able […]
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This spring, DCP partnered with the Ivy League Project to offer the opportunity of a lifetime to 12 El Primero and 11 Alum Rock High School students. From 3/26-4/1, our group visited prestigious colleges and historical sites across the East Coast and experienced many firsts: some students had never flown before and others had never […]
We are excited to report that DCP Alum Rock Middle School (DCP ARMS) has won a $100,000 grant from the Northrop Grumman Foundation’s Fab School Labs contest. This generous grant will allow us to expand and enhance our STEM program to better prepare students for success in engineering and computer programming courses throughout high school […]
We are pleased to share the news that DCP Alum Rock Middle School’s own Alejandro Herrera has been named CLMS Region 5 Educator of the Year. The CLMS and CLHS Educator of the Year award is given to 22 educators—representing regions across California—who have made significant efforts to implement educational reform in middle or high […]