• To join today's 4pm Parent Meeting, use the information below​

    Virtual School Student Senate for SY23

    • We are looking for 3 students from each grade band, 1st - 2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, 9th-12th to serve as Student Senators for School Year 2023.  Student Senators would be members of the School Improvement and Advisory Council and would have a vote in projects, programs, and planning for the remainder of the school year.  

    • We're looking for twelve students total from the Virtual School to participate.  If you'd be interested in serving as a Virtual School Student Senator, please complete the survey and respond to all questions.  We will have Grade Band Elections during the morning meeting on Thursday, December 1, 2022.

    • Click here if you are interested in serving on the Virtual School Student Senate​

    Updates from F.A.C.E.

    It is time to get your 2 minutes speeches ready to run for the following PTA officer's position.  These topics will be discussed with our new Parent Outreach Coordinator Florizella Thompson prior to and during our next Virtual School Parent Meeting.

    • President

    • Vice President

    • Recording Secretary

    • Corresponding Secretary

    • Treasure

    • Advocacy Chair

    • Membership Chair

     PTA Mission & Values 

    • The PTA's mission is to make every child's potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.

    • Collaboration: We will work in partnership with a wide array of individuals and organizations to broaden and enhance our ability to serve and advocate for all children and families.

    • Commitment: We are dedicated to children’s educational success, health, and well-being through strong family and community engagement, while remaining accountable to the principles upon which our association was founded.

    • Diversity: We acknowledge the potential of everyone without regard, including but not limited to: age, culture, economic status, educational background, ethnicity, gender, geographic location, legal status, marital status, mental ability, national origin, organizational position, parental status, physical ability, political philosophy, race, religion, sexual orientation, and work experience.

    • Respect: We value the individual contributions of members, employees, volunteers, and partners as we work collaboratively to achieve our association’s goals.

    • Accountability: All members, employees, volunteers, and partners have a shared responsibility to align their efforts toward the achievement of our association’s strategic initiatives.

    With PTA, families also have access to important benefits, including:​ 

    Message from The Virtual School's Parent Outreach Coordinator​ 

    Dear Parents,

    The Virtual School is having our November parent meeting on 11/15/22 from 4-5:30pm. As you know, The Virtual School’s PTA is just beginning, so there is an opportunity to run to be an officer of your choice. Please see the PTA nomination form here: https://tinyurl.com/VS2223PTA1. The Parent Meeting is scheduled for 11/15 in teams from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm. The link to join the meeting is available here and on our website.

    I am so excited to work with all of you as we form a partnership to build a better and stronger DPSCD. Please feel free to email me at florizella.thompson@detroitk12.org with any questions, concerns, or suggestions.

    Thank you,

    Ms. Thompson Virtual School Parent Outreach Coordinator florizella.thompson@detroitk12.org

    Updates:

    • Pretty Brown Girls will occur every Wednesday online at 3:30pm! This is an awesome female mentoring organization that promotes self-esteem, self-love and a national sisterhood! Thank you for all who signed up.

    • Credit Recovery has begun for 11th and 12th grade students! Please be sure to begin working on completing those courses.

    • Grand Valley In Person Campus Visit- 11/16/2022 for 8th grade and 11-12th grade students. Interested students reach out to Ms. Dawson or Ms. Hickman-Jackson.

    • For information about Grades 1-5 Tutoring afterschool virtually.  Please check the 1-5 Channel in the DVS Staff and student channel for more information.