S.T.E.A.M. Summer Learning Events

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Alycia Meriweather, Interim Superintendent, for Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD), today announced the S.T.E.A.M.y Summer in DPSCD program. It is a broad community partnership to engage students in active learning programs this summer through a series of large-scale free, fun and engaging learning/back-to-school readiness events scheduled in August. The full schedule is attached, the first two events kick off … Read More

97 Little Free Libraries Planned For All DPSCD Schools

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Detroit Public Schools Community District’s Interim Superintendent Alycia Meriweather along with Detroit Little Libraries, the Detroit Public Library, the Detroit Public Schools Foundation and Community Stakeholders are joining forces to provide students with multiple-reading resources this summer. A special Ribbon Cutting celebrating the District’s Little Free Library Campaign was held at Marcus Garvey Academy on Thursday, July 28. We have … Read More

School Supply Donation


My name is Kristin Shaw, I grew up in Michigan and work in marketing in downtown Detroit at Cobo Center. I am a graduate of Wayne State University and live in Midtown Detroit.I have seen the teachers and worked with children of DPS, and felt compelled to do something. I live, work and go to school in Detroit, and although … Read More

Golightly Wins Cooking Up Change


Winners Receive a Free Trip to Washington, D.C. Winning Meal to Be Served at Detroit Public Schools Katelynn Lewis (15), Ray Adams (15) and Jalen Harris (16) -Team #1-  from Golightly Career & Technical Center won Detroit Public School’s Cooking up Change®District competition with their healthy lunch Low Country Chicken and Collards Pilau,Country Cole Slaw and Peanut Butter and Cracker … Read More

Angel Mills Renaissance High School Alum

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  For Immediate Release                                                          CONTACT: Christopher Powers Director, Boren Scholarships and Fellowships Tel: (202) 326-6737  Renaissance High School  Alum Receives Prestigious Boren Award Angel Mills has been awarded a Boren Fellowship to study Portuguese in São Paulo, Brazil during the 2016-17 academic year. Miss Mills is a native of Detroit, Michigan and a graduate of Renaissance High School. She received her Bachelor of … Read More

Behring Teacher Ambassador for National History Day- Katherine Temple


Doulgass Academy for Young Men Teacher Katherine Temple was named Behring Teacher Ambassador for National History Day®! Temple was among 23 teachers selected who showcased outstanding creativity, commitment and inspiration in developing student’ interest in history education. Ambassadors will attend a teacher leadership training program in July and implement leadership projects in their home states during the 2016-2017 academic year.

Principal Mumtaz Haque Named One of 25 Most Powerful Women


Mark Twain School for Scholars Principal Mumtaz Haque was recently honored as a 2016 “25 Most Powerful Women in Detroit” by Walker’s Legacy Detroit! Haque will be honored at the The Power Women Leaders of Detroit: Detroit Chapter Launch on Friday, May 6 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Detroit Branch. This program is part of a national series of … Read More

Detroit Robinson’s Furniture Saves Easter Egg Hunt

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March 23, 2016  Contacts: Chrystal Wilson                                          Angela Montgomery Cell: 313.212.3895                                      Cell: 313.873.8976 chrystal.wilson@detroitk12.org              amontgomery@dpsfdn.org  With the help of The DPS Foundation Detroit Robinson’s … Read More

Glenda D. Price to Retire


Glenda Price, who has served as president of the Detroit Public Schools Foundation since 2012, will retire March 25. Price, who serves on the boards of many local organizations, previously was president of Marygrove College and interim president of the Michigan Colleges Foundation. Pamela Moore, who has served as president and CEO of the Detroit Employment Solutions Corp. for the … Read More