EEVPA students receive Palazzo Strozzi Renaissance Award

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Detroit Public Schools’ Office of Literacy was thrilled to announce the winners of the 2016 Palazzo Strozzi Renaissance Award on Thursday, April 28 during a reception held at Breithaupt Career and Technical Center. Congratulations: Nikolas Huey, East English Village Preparatory High School Khariane Gray, East English Village Preparatory High School. The two student winners will study in Italy during the … Read More

Principal Bobbie Posey-Milner Honored at the Detroit Institute of Arts

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Gompers Elementary-Middle School Principal Bobbie Posey-Milner was honored at the 79th Annual Detroit Public Schools Student Exhibition. Principal Milner was selected as the 2016 Detroit Public Schools Office of Fine Arts/Data Visual Arts Administrator of the Year! Principal Milner received the award due to her continued dedication to make a difference in the life of visual arts students, in school and in … Read More

Kailah Collins receives Grand Award at the 2016 Science and Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit

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Kailah Collins, a sixth grader at Gompers Elementary-Middle School, was named the Grand Award winner of the 2016 Science and Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit! Collins along with her teacher Melissa Goins (who leads the Gompers DAPCEP team) attended the DAPCEP Gold Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 26 at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History.

Camp Burt Shurly- Volunteers

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Detroit Public Schools alumni, colleagues, and friends are needed to help with beautification projects at DPS Camp Burt Shurly preparing it for DPS student campers. Beautification Day of Service: May 14, 2016 from 8:30 a.m-4:30 p.m. There is no cost to participate. Camp Burt Shurly beautification projects include painting, cleaning and gardening. Lunch and free bus transportation will be provided. … Read More

Cass Tech Senior Javon Jones

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Javon Jones a contemporary ballet dancer and a Detroit native born and raised in the city. The Cass Technical High School senior is set to embark on the next leg of his young life’s journey. Mr. Jones has earned many honors through his passion for dance and dedication to his studies. Max Mara recently celebrated Mr. Jones as the first Max Mara Young Visionary Award recipient.  Now Mr. Jones has … Read More

Osborn High School Robotics Team

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Osborn College Preparatory Academy under the leadership of Principal Senta Ray- Conley, robotics team, “The Knight Riders,” ranked the highest among all rookie teams in a statewide robotics competition. The Center Line District Competition, conducted by “First in Michigan”, an organization established to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, took place on March 17-19. The proud team gratefully acknowledged the support and sponsorship from Rockpointe Church. Oprep Knight … Read More

47th Annual Evening of Fine Arts

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The Detroit Public Schools Office of Fine Arts Education is preparing to present the 47th Annual Evening of Fine Arts at the Detroit School of the Arts on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 6:30pm. Tickets are $10-$15. Additionally, the Evening of Fine Arts committee will be soliciting commemorative program ads for the 2016 EFA souvenir booklet, and commemorative DVDs will be … Read More

Thank You From Dr. Price

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When I stepped into the role of president at the DPS Foundation in October 2012, I did so with the expectation that it would be a temporary assignment. Now 3½ years later I am saying good bye to employment, and saying thank you to everyone who participated, in any way, in the progress that we have made during this time. … Read More

Grant Highlight

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From March 31 through April 2 the Michigan Opera Theater will host the American Ballet Theater’s production of Sleeping Beauty. This dance series has captured the attention of the entire community as the result of Misty Copeland’s appearance on the MOT stage. As the first principal ballerina of African American heritage for the American Ballet theater, she serves as a … Read More

Enter Our Drawing

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Do you know an after-school program that is in need of school supplies? If so, please enter our April drawing to win supplies to support your program. Supplies range from pencils and pens, to calculators, to glue sticks, to construction paper and more. To enter our drawing, send your name, school and after school activity to info@dpsfdn.org no later than … Read More