Category Archives: Neighborhood Center

Strong Start to the School Year!

The new school year has gotten off to a great start, and considering strong improvement in student achievement in northwest Denver middle schools, the year promises to get even better! Mi Casa operates comprehensive afterschool programs for students who attend … Continue reading

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School's Out for Summer!

The Mi Casa Neighborhood Center at Lake Middle School held its Summer Orientation BBQ today (June 2) for youth participants in Mi Casa’s summer programs and their families. More than 35 families attended and enjoyed a lunch of hamburgers and … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Last Family Night of 2010-11 School Year

Posted by Katie Ehrlich, Mi Casa Intern This Wednesday, April 27, the Mi Casa Neighborhood Center hosted its third and final Family Night of the school year. Mi Casa’s Family Night events are generously sponsored by Target. The family and … Continue reading

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College Friday at Mi Casa Neighborhood Center

Posted by Naia Posniak, Program Assistant The Mi Casa Neighborhood Center celebrated College Friday Lake Middle School on Friday, April 8, with students and staff wearing their favorite college gear. Joel Orozco, a student at Metropolitan State College of Denver … Continue reading

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Family Night at Mi Casa Neighborhood Center

Posted by Katie Ehrlich, Mi Casa Intern Mi Casa Neighborhood Center at Lake Middle School hosted its biannual Family Night on Wednesday, February 16. Family Night is all about giving the kids a chance to showcase what they’ve been up … Continue reading

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Brer Rabbit of the Flobots visits Mi Casa

Posted by Katie Ehrlich, Mi Casa Intern On Friday, January 21, the Mi Casa Neighborhood Center at Lake Middle School welcomed Stephen Brackett, aka Brer Rabbit, singer for the Colorado-based band the Flobots. From the moment Brackett’s 6’5” frame darkened … Continue reading

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Mi Casa Youth Learn about Journalism, Visit 9News

Youth in Mi Casa’s afterschool programs visited 9News this week as the culmination of their hard work in the afterschool journalism club at the Mi Casa Neighborhood Center. The students also produced a four-page newsletter called the Mi Casa Post, … Continue reading

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MSCD Center for Urban Education Teaches Programming to Mi Casa Youth

Mi Casa volunteer and Metropolitan State College Professor Dr. Don Gilmore is a math whiz. In fact, he’s so good he teaches math to math teachers. So you might be surprised to meet his sidekicks in the classroom – Rajon … Continue reading

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