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

Renaissance DECA team takes third place at state event

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Renaissance High School’s DECA team secured third place at the DECA International Career Development Conference April 22-27 in Nashville, TN. Juniors Jasmine Jordan, Jordan Robinson and Catera Chambers competed in the “Leadership and Teamwork” state event. Congratulations RHS DECA!

Paul Robeson Boys Varsity Basketball Team receives Spirit of Detroit Award

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Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy varsity boys basketball team, lead by Head Coach Terrell George, received the Spirit of Detroit Award on April 12, 2016, presented by the Detroit City Council. The team received the award for their back-to-back championship wins. Due to handwork, dedication and teamwork, the young men not only won the championship title but also continue to succeed academically. The majority of the team … Read More

Gompers Teacher Arterra Barnes receives NB Certified Teacher Award

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The Michigan National Board Certified Teacher’s Network commends Gompers Elementary-Middle School Teacher Arterra Barnes for receiving the National Board Certified Teacher Award! Barnes is one of the thousands of teachers across the nation that achieved the highest professional credential available to teachers. Barnes was selected for this award due to her dedication to the profession of teaching and commitment to improving … Read More

Douglass Academy students receive NATAS Award

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Frederick Douglass Academy for Young Men students Drake Glover, Kamarr Graves and Deon Butler received the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) High School Award for Excellence on April 30 at Detroit Public Television. The students received the award for the production of the music video titled “Peace”.

Maybury Principal Kathleen Keenmon receives Spirit of Detroit Award

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Maybury Principal Kathleen Keenmon received the Spirit of Detroit Award on Tuesday, May 10. Principal Keenmon was honored with the award by Detroit City Councilwoman Raquel Castañeda-López. Good citizenship is a core principle at Detroit Public Schools and something we often like to acknowledge publicly when students are seen demonstrating an act of kindness. Serving as role models to our students, … Read More

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