Communications from School

Friday Message 10/8/2021

Good Day, It’s hard to believe that we are already more than halfway through our first trimester! Teachers are starting to plan fall parent/teacher conferences. You should be receiving communication from your child’s teacher that will provide information on theContinue Reading

Friday Message 10/1/21

Good Day,  It’s starting to feel like fall, but not a typical fall.  The pandemic still lingers around us all.  Unfortunately at this time, we still have some health guardrails to abide by.  Traditional fall celebrations still cannot be celebratedContinue Reading

Friday Message 9/24/2021

Good Day,  Fall is in the air and the school has been bustling with activity all week.  The announcement of becoming a Blue Ribbon School was a wonderful way to start the week. We are planning on having a giantContinue Reading

William “Bill” Roberts is a 2021 National Blue Ribbon School

Fabulous News for Bill Roberts: On Tuesday the U.S.Department of Education named six Colorado schools, including just three in the Denver Public Schools district, as 2021 National Blue Ribbon Schools. The award, which was given to 325 schools across theContinue Reading


Immediate or high-level information about the school will come directly from the school via SchoolMessenger. This is through the Parent Portal. Please reach out to Jenny Kahn with any issues (

Please ensure you opt in to school emails, phone and/or text messages to receive these school wide announcements via the Denver Public Schools Parent Portal.

Friday Message

A schoolwide update via email from the Principal every week that is also posted on the Bill Roberts school website homepage.

Middle School Happenings

Weekly emails sent on Tuesdays to Middle School families.

Seesaw (K-5), Schoology (6-8)

You will receive weekly updates from your classroom teacher via these platforms. There are parent trainings available, please ask your teacher for more information. 

Thursday Notes

The PTA‘s opt-in weekly email newsletter shares information on happenings at the school, including Eat & Give opportunities, upcoming school community events, volunteer opportunities, and general school information. Subscribe using the link below or view past editions in the archive. Click here to subscribe to Thursday Notes.


Submissions to Bill Roberts PTA Thursday Notes

If you want to send information to include in Thursday Notes, send an email. Please note the policy on community event listings and flyers listed below.

  • Entries are due by Tuesdays before 5 p.m. to be included in the next Thursday edition. If an entry comes after 5 p.m., it will automatically go in the following week.
  • Any entry may be edited for length or fit/tone/voice.
  • An entry will usually run two weeks max so that we are staying relevant with “new” news for our families.
Thursday Notes Ad Rates

All advertisements in Thursday Notes must be 40 words or less, including website and contact information. No photos, logos, flyers, or attachments. Maximum of 4 ads per school year.

Business products/services must be 100% relevant to the parents or students of Bill Roberts School. The PTA Board has the right to refuse any business or business offering if found not to align with the school/PTA objectives.

Thursday Notes Ad Rates

Please see our Sponsor page for more information on supporting Bill Roberts! Businesses can feel good about any fees paid to represent their business to the 921 students and their families who are part of the William (Bill) Roberts ECE-8 community. The funds raised directly support the PTA’s endless effort to help maintain the high level of school performance at Bill Roberts.

School Flyers/Inserts for School Folders

Due to the time and labor necessary for school volunteers to distribute and insert flyers into the more than 900 weekly parent folders, flyers will not be accepted.