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Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week!

DPSCD Families, students are gaining valuable experience by participating in Five Things You Need to Know weekly news. Students deliver a weekly video version to supplement our weekly copy. Watch this week’s Five Things News with Arise Rock, a senior at Detroit School of Arts (DSA) and our student reporter.  

#Rise Up with DPSCD! Enrollment season is in full swing with virtual tours, application schools and in person events like the Level Up High School Enrollment Fair for all 8th graders on this Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Cass Technical High School. Considering, enrolling, visit for more information. We want to see you in a DPSCD school next fall! 

ICYMI-DPSCD State Authorized Administer of All Vaccinations: DPSCD families, you now have a one stop shop for getting all your vaccinations, including COVID-19. Please check with your school nurse for a full schedule rolling out this year. Get the Vax!  

Stay Up to Date for COVID-19 Safety Reminders: As we recover from the pandemic and infection rates decline, adjustments will be made in response. Please visit for updates. 

Attend a Parent Academy Workshop This Week: Join us for a free Parent Academy class that include a guide to enrolling in a DPSCD school, financial and credit education, understanding FAFSA and much more. Register now at or call (313) 873-7490. 

Let’s Read Volunteers Needed! Do your part to help our Students Rise by volunteering to be a part of our Let’s Read volunteer reading team. We know literacy is the “vehicle for change”, ensuring our students have a solid literacy foundation. Sign up today! 

Stay updated weekly, by visiting DPSCD's Family Newsletter sent every Monday at 6 p.m. by SMS text: If you opted out of receiving texts but would like to receive them, please text START to "60680" from the phone line that has been opted out for non-emergency messages.  Reply START to "54968" for emergency message.