July 20, 2022
Greetings Parents, Students, Staff and Community Members:
It is with great joy and excitement that I welcome you to the 2022-2023 school year! It is truly my honor and my pleasure to serve as your school leader for a third year. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented many challenges and obstacles but in the final analysis, we overcame them all.
For the upcoming school year, we are thrilled to report that we will continue in-person learning. Osborn school day have been updated from 8:00 AM – 2:55 PM. This will give your child the opportunity to participate in Osborn after-school programming, including afterschool Credit Recovery, tutoring, sports, and clubs.
Please be assured that our maintenance team will continue to follow an intensive, COVID-19 sanitation regiment for the entire building, including all classrooms. Masks are no longer required and are optional for DPSCD schools.
For this upcoming school-year, the following supportive services will be available to address the academic needs of our students: Credit Recovery, Tutoring, and Individualized targeted support in their core classes based on their Spring testing data in Math and Literacy.
Osborn offers over 13 enrichment clubs, in school mental health and medical services by Ascension Health and Black Family Development, and we offer a full Sports Program for students.
All Osborn students will be enrolled into a College/Career Pathway track that will lead to opportunities, scholarships, and elective offerings that spark the student interest. At Orientations, students will select their College/Career Pathway:
JROTC Military Program
Finance & Marketing
Computer Science: Game Design/ Coding, and E-Sports
College and Career Trade Courses
The following informational points are presented to help you prepare for the new school year:
School Hours: 8:00 AM – 2:55 PM
School Motto: We are the PRIDE of the EASTSIDE!
Osborn Vision: All students will have the knowledge, skills, and confidence necessary to thrive in our city, our nation, and our world.
Student Updated Dress code:
- Please see the attached dress code/uniform guidance for Osborn.
Class schedules: Distributed at the grade level orientation. Students and families are expected to attend the grade level orientation.
9th Grade Orientation: August 24th: 9 AM – 10:30 AM
10th Grade Orientation: August 24th: 1 PM – 2:30 PM
11th Grade Orientation: August 25th: 9 AM – 10:30 AM
12th Grade Orientation: August 25th: 1 PM – 2:30 PM
Starting Wednesday, September 12, 2022, please plan to join Osborn administration, staff, families, and community members for our bi-weekly Wednesday Virtual Parent Meeting at 10 AM and 4 PM by calling (313) 462-2305, with the PIN: 189 726 412#. You will receive weekly school updates pertaining to your child and resources you can take advantage of. In the meantime, please sign up for text alerts from school administration by texting 81010 with the following message: @osborn2020.
Below, are school contacts I encourage you to save:
- Dr. Jamita Lewis, Principal: Jamita.Lewis@detroitk12.org
- Nazzareno DelGreco, Counselor: Nazzareno.Delgreco@detroitki 2.org
- Jason Dance, Dean of Students: Jason.Dance@detroitk12.org
Finally, Osborn Family, I am looking forward to a positive, safe, and productive 2022-2023 school year. We are excited to see Osborn students back beginning on Monday, August 29, 2022 at 8:00 AM. In the interim, please be advised to the following dates. Friday, September 2-5 – No school for students due to the Labor Day holiday. Please do not hesitate to call the main office if you need additional information.
Dr. Jamita Lewis, Ph,D