Support Vision DSA Male Ensemble’s Trip to South Africa

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED SOON. Group Biography The DSA Male Ensemble – Vision is comprised of 30 young men who attend the Detroit School of Arts (DSA). Its’ mission is to bring to audiences a variety of genres of music in a most educational, entertaining and professional manner. The ensemble has been in existence for over seventeen years. During … Read More

Camp Burt Shurly Partnership

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Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries is excited to partner with Detroit Public Schools in the Camp Burt Shurly experience. The opportunity for DPS students to attend this beautiful six-day program is full of fun and learning, but it also engenders skills and character traits that launch students towards adulthood. It helps prepare students to be capable of achieving in the rapidly … Read More

Champions of Education Honorees Announced

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On Tuesday, October 27 the DPS Foundation will host its second Champions of Education recognition event. The event will take place from 5:30 to 7:30pm at the MGM Grand Hotel. At that time we will honor Ed Deeb, Rochelle Riley, and Matt Simoncini. Each of these individuals has played an important role in fostering high quality education for young people … Read More

Help Us Send Three Young Men To The National Finals In Washington, D.C.

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Three young men from the Douglas Academy for Young Men, Kaleb Oates, Bruce Johnson, and Michael Zellers won second place honors at the Michigan State History Day Competition. This placement offers them the opportunity to compete in Washington, D.C. from June 14-18 in the National Finals. While the students are academically prepared, and excited about the opportunity, there is one … Read More

Camp Burt Shurly – Donations Needed

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CAMP BURT SHURLY – NEEDED – YOUR DONATION SUPPORTING A LIFE-CHANGING CAMPING EXPERIENCE FOR DETROIT CHILDREN Camp Burt Shurly is a 240 acre lakefront property located in Gregory, Michigan, a few miles east of Chelsea, owned by Detroit Public Schools.  Camp Burt Shurly utilizes the camp setting to provide instruction to the children in reading, math, social studies, and science … Read More

100 DPS Alumni Who Care Update

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Last month the DPS Foundation launched a project entitled 100 Alumni Who Care. This idea emerged from a group of DPS alumni who have joined our Alumni Advisory Board. They are individuals from a variety of schools, with differing backgrounds, but a common interest in supporting the current students in DPS. It is very exciting to report that more than … Read More

Silent Auction – February 27, 2015

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On February 27 the Detroit Chinese Business Association will hold its annual gala at the Motor City Casino Hotel. Once again this year the Association has invited the Detroit Public Schools Foundation to host a silent auction in conjunction with the gala. We are pleased to have this opportunity to broaden the communities’ knowledge of the Foundation, at the same … Read More

100 DPS Alumni Who Care

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The Detroit Public Schools Foundation is reaching out to DPS Alumni who care about the education of DPS students. We know there are products of DPS who understand the importance of education and the need to create and enhance educational opportunities for Detroit Public School students. Our team is reaching out to 100 DPS Alumni to help support DPS students. … Read More