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Daniel Walsh


Mr. Walsh is a Denver native and a product of Denver Public Schools.  He spent the early part of his childhood living in the Westwood neighborhood and attended Knapp Elementary School.  After graduating from Denver East High School, Mr. Walsh attended the University of Colorado Boulder for his undergraduate degree.  He has also attended Metropolitan State College of Denver and the University of Colorado Denver. Prior to becoming Assistant Principal at Kepner Beacon MS Mr. Walsh was a celebrated math teacher for 10 years, all in DPS middle schools serving Southwest Denver.  This is Mr. Walsh’s first year as an administrator and he is excited to make KBMS the best middle school in the city.

Frank Gonzales

Assistant Principal

Mr. Frank Gonzales, Assistant Principal, brings 36 years of tireless service to our DPS students, families, and community.  Mr. Gonzales is a product of the Denver Public Schools and graduated from Denver West High School. received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Metropolitan State College and his Master of Arts Degree in Literacy from the University of Colorado-Boulder.  Mr. Gonzales has a college emphasis in bilingual education, reading, and administration.  As an administrator for the Beacon Network of Schools, Mr. Gonzales continues his lifelong dedication to students, families, and community.