DPSCD 2019 Back-to-School Expo
Save The Date - Saturday, August 17, 2019
Detroit Public Schools Community District will kickoff the new year with a Back-To-School event open to all families, parents, students and the community. Every school will be in attendance offering families a great chance to meet school leadership, learn about programs and offerings, and talk with enrollment specialists to ensure your family is ready for the 2019-2020 school year. In addition, fun activities, games, food and giveaways will be provided while supplies last. Partners will provide immunizations, health screenings, exceptional student education support and much more.
- Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019
- Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
- Location: Randolph Career Technical Center, 17101 Hubbell Street, Detroit, MI 48235
- Archaeology in Action
- Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader Math Bee?
- Asthma & Allergy Screenings
- Building:Arts Instrument donation
- Challenge the district Spelling Bee Champion
- Chess Tournament of Champions - Challenge A Champion & Learn to Play
- Dental Cleanings
- Destination Imagination
- ESE Sensory Activity Table
- Farm Stand
- Free books & giveaways (while supplies last)
- Free food
- Games - checkers, jenga, chess
- Green Living
- Learn Basic ASL
- Let’s Read volunteer sign-up
- Maker Space – geometric shape building
- Math Bingo
- MI Seal of Biliteracy
- Onsite Enrollment
- Parent Academy sign-up
- Robotics demonstration
- Smoothie Bikes
- Student Performance
- Student Physicals (limited spots)
- And more!
Make coming to the Back-To-School expo easy for your family...TAKE THE BUS! DPSCD will be providing bus services from key high school locations throughout the city. Buses will pick-up families at each location and loop back to the same location throughout the day. Shuttle bus pick-up/drop-off signs will be posted at each school.
School Pick-up Schedule (approximate):
- Pick-up: 10 a.m., 11 a.m., Noon
- Return: 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m.
- BENJAMIN CARSON HIGH SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE
571 Mack Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201
- CENTRAL ACADEMY AND HIGH SCHOOL
2425 Tuxedo Street, Detroit, MI 48206
- EAST ENGLISH VILLAGE PREPARATORY ACADEMY
5020 Cadieux, Detroit, MI 48224
- WESTERN INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL
1500 Scotten Street, Detroit, MI 48209
Families, parents, students and communty members may park in the surrounding school location general parking lots. A parking lot shuttle bus will be picking-up and dropping-off attendees through the event.
- FOREIGN LANGUAGE IMMERSION AND CULTURAL STUDIES SCHOOL (FLICS)
6501 West Outer Drive, Detroit, MI 48235
- JERRY L. WHITE CENTER
14804 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI 48235
- RENAISSANCE HIGH SCHOOL
6565 W. Outer Drive, Detroit, MI 48235
- RANDOLPH CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER
17101 Hubbell Street, Detroit, MI 48235
For additional information regarding event logistics, please call or email:
- Mark Sherwood, Deputy Executive Director of Marketing
- (313) 873-3487, firstname.lastname@example.org