Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week!
DPSCD’s Teens for Vaccines Campaign Kicks Off Tues. May 11th! This student led initiative will include a series of information sessions and vaccine events throughout the months of May and June. Support them by joining their first forum on Tues. May 11th starting at 3:30 p.m. You can join the meeting via Microsoft Teams when you Click here to join the meeting.
DPSCD’s FREE Summer Learning Experiences are Coming to a School Near You! Plan to have summer learning fun by signing up for more information regarding the District’s Summer Learning Experience. To view information regarding credit recovery and summer fun, please visit detroitk12.org/schoolprograms
KinderRise Nights and Other Enrollment Highlights This Week: Be part of the class of 2034 by enrolling your child in kindergarten at a DPSCD school. Featured online open houses this week include Greenfield Union Elementary-Middle School as well as Brenda Scott Academy. To register and for information on this week’s other online open houses, please visit detroitk12.org/enroll. Please share and remember, we are saving a seat for your child!
Act Now and Support DPSCD 2021-2022 Legislative Priorities! The District’s key legislative priorities include equitable and adequate school funding, school facility improvements and addressing the effects of pandemic learning. To learn more, including ways to contact your state representative and receive DPSCD action alert texts, please visit https://www.detroitk12.org/Page/10470.
Save the Date: Monthly Online Regular Board of Education Meeting Will be on Tues. May 18th at 5:30 p.m. With state mandated COVID-19 safety protocols in place for in-person gatherings, the Board of Education will hold its regular board meeting online on Tuesday, May 18th starting at 5:30 p.m. To join by computer, please click https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84691018515. To join by telephone, please call 1-646-558-8656. The webinar ID is 846 9101 8515.
This Week’s Reminders:
- May is Jewish American Heritage Month: The District’s Office of Equity, Advocacy and Civil Rights is sponsoring 15 free tickets (per movie) for the virtual viewing of two films: “Shalom Taiwan” and “A Crime on the Bayou.” Movies passes will be provided on a first come, first served basis. The movies can be streamed until May 23. For more information, please contact email@example.com or call (313) 873-6864.
- PSL Spring Sports Seasons Are in Full Swing This Week: The PSL spring sports season is heating up this week! Check out the schedule for this week’s baseball and softball games as well as PSL track and field meets on the Athletics calendar page of the District website detroitk12.org/athletics.
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