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COVID-19 Consent Testing Forms Deadline is January 31, 2022!  As a reminder, effective January 31st, 2022, all students must have a COVID consent form on file. For families that have not yet completed the consent form for their child to participate in COVID testing at school, please click

Online Learning Extended, In-Person Learning Anticipated for Mon. Jan. 24 or Mon. Jan. 31 Based on current infection rates, online learning has been extended, with a scheduled return of in-person learning planned for Monday, January 24 or Monday, January 31. Whether online or in-person, we want to see you in class so you can #RISEUPwithDPSCD, #EverySchoolDayCounts. Get attendance tips at and online extension support information at  

Get the Vax COVID-19 Clinics: In partnership with the Detroit Health Department (DHD) and other providers, the District continues to provide families free access to the COVID-19 vaccine for anyone age 5 and up. Click the hyperlink above to find a clinic near you.  No appointment is needed. These clinics also provide first dose, second dose and booster vaccines. If you’d rather make an appointment, please visit DHD’s web page for more information. Get the Vax 

DPSCD School Spotlight: Martin Luther King Jr., Senior High School As a District Examination High School, MLK provides students with comprehensive, college preparatory programming including Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), performing arts and a renowned athletic program (Division 3 state football champions in 2021). Sprinkle in its family centered, nurturing environment and King reflects the District’s Whole Child Commitment to educating your student. Watch King’s school spotlight video to learn more about this revered DPSCD high school. If you missed the fall application window, don’t worry. The Round 2 Examination High School application window opens on Monday, April 4, 2022 at 12 p.m.  

DPSCD “Come Home” Alumni Weekend Tickets Now on Sale! “Come Home” #DPSCD alumni for an epic weekend celebration May 20-22, 2022, and attend our signature black-tie gala celebrating the inaugural Alumni Hall of Fame class. Pre-order your tickets, consider being a sponsor and learn more about the scheduled events for the “Come Home” Alumni weekend at We look forward to seeing you soon!  

Save the Date:

ESE Parent Meeting is Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at 6 p.m.  ESE Parents, this meeting is designed with you in mind! Join our upcoming ESE Parent Meeting with a focus on schools virtually on Tues, Jan 25 at 6 p.m. hosted by Board VP Dr. Hunter-Harvill and Deputy Superintendent Wright. For meeting details, ESE support, and resources visit #RISEUPwithDPSCD

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