Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math
A well-rounded quality education stimulates curiosity and enables students to make informed decisions that will impact the world and the way in which they live. Students who are motivated and competent in bringing forth solutions learned through opportunities to think creatively, have increased success, graduation rates, and employment opportunities.
Detroit School of Arts | $170
Transportation for DSA’s Male Vision Ensemble to perform at AAA Michigan’s event.
Emerson Elementary-Middle School | $400
STEM Field Trip to Legoland for 36 pre-k students.
Detroit Institute of Arts | $1,000
Open House “30 Americans Exhibition” to provide educators with peer discussion opportunities and to preview the special exhibits prior to their school field trips.
Detroit Public Schools | $1,656
Sponsorship of 2 students to attend the Science and Engineer Fair.
Rackham Symphony Choir | $1,700
Transportation for 341 students to attend the annual “Too Hot to Handel” students day performance.
Chrysler Elementary/Middle School | $1,856
Program equipment and 22 starter kits for Chess Club.
Bennett Elementary | $2,000
Baile Folklorico Program, educating children about Mexican Culture and Dance.
Mackenzie Elementary/Middle School| $2,426
Purchase of advance technology equipment.
Mosaic Youth Theatre of Detroit | $2,500
Admission fees for 800 student and 88 chaperones, for 12 DPS schools, to see matinée performances at the Detroit Music Hall and the Detroit Film Theatre.
Chrysler Elementary/Middle School | $2,500
Chess Team’s travel to the 2016 National Junior High Chess Tournament in Indianapolis, IN.
Davison Elementary/Middle School | $2,835
Support for Davison’s student techies “Techno Dragons” who are charged with school computer repairs.
Living Arts Detroit | $3,000
Arts-infused teaching artist residency at Clippert Academy through the Living Arts’ in-school program.
Detroit Institute of the Arts | $5,000
Detroit Public Schools Student Exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Detroit Jazz Festival | $5,000
Music Technology Lab for Jazz Infusion program at one DPS school.
Matrix Theatre Company | $5,000
Thriving Detroit: Crossing Boundaries Project at Cody, DIT and Neinas Elementary schools program for an inclusive arts in education class.
Michigan Opera Theatre | $5,000
Ballet master class for DPS students taught by artists and dancers from Dance Theatre of Harlem/American Ballet Theatre. Students also attended the Sleeping Beauty performance.
SPHINX Organization, Inc. | $5,000
Overture and Musical Encounters programs at DPS Partner schools.
VSA Michigan | $5,500
10 week Artists-in-Residence program at Keidan Special Education Center and Jerry L. White Special Education Center.
Detroit Children’s Choir | $6,000
In-school choir program for one DPS school.
Avanti Summer Music Festival | $6,500
A week-long music workshop for students ages 13-18. Coached by musicians from Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
Detroit Public Schools | $11,000
B.E.S.T. Go-Green teacher awards to support a wide range of classroom projects related to sustainable energy, learning experiences and materials.
Detroit School of Arts | $14,569
DSA’s Male Vision Ensemble travel to South Africa to perform in Johannesburg, Pretoria, Soweto and Cape Town.
Cass Technical High School | $18,000
Support for Fine and Performing Arts program.
Moses Field Elementary/Middle School | $27,750*
Purchase of user-friendly technology (iPads) for moderate to severely cognitively impaired students.
DPS Fine & Performing Arts Dept.| $65,000
130 students from the All City High School Marching Band, from five DPS high schools, to participate in band practice, transportation, equipment and uniform repair, and equipment repair and purchases.