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DPSCD Families Sync Up and Stay Connected! With the 20-21 school year ending this week, the District urges families to be sure your home school has your email, home address and phone number. While summer is here, we will be sharing important information in the next several months and do not want you to miss it! So, please, Sync Up and Stay Connected!  

Parent Listening Session Tuesday, June 22 at 11 a.m. Your Input Matters! Hosted by Dr. Vitti and Board of Education member Vaughn, please join us to hear updates for Summer Learning Experiences as well as the Return to School in the fall. Join our meeting at #StudentsRise   

Teens for Vaccines School Based Health Clinics This Week!  Families, our schools, in conjunction with several health care partners, are hosting school-based vaccination events. Please contact your school and support your community! Any individual 12+ is eligible for the vaccine. Contact your school for details.  Information can also be found on the District website by visiting  

Perfect Attendance and Scholars Awards This Week! Please join us this week as we celebrate our students who achieved perfect attendance! 5th grade Scholar Awards, Mon. June 21, at 5 p.m. 8th grade Scholar Awards, Tues. June 22, 5 p.m.-6 p.m. and Perfect Attendance Awards for Semester 2, Wed., June 23, 10 a.m. Congratulations, students! We are proud of your Rise!   

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) Through Connect 313: This Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program provides a temporary discount on monthly broadband bills for qualifying low-income households. For more information on eligibility and other details, please visit or call (313) 241-7618.   

Reminders and Save the Dates:    

Technology and Family Resource and Hubs Update: The last day for the Hubs in the 20-21 school year will be Thurs. June 24, 2021. The Hubs will reopen at three locations for Summer Learning Experiences 2021 on July 12, 2021-August 5, 2021: Renaissance High School, East English Village Preparatory Academy and Munger Elementary-Middle School, M-Thurs. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Parents, if you need support, the Parent Hotline will remain available from 7 a.m.-5 p.m., M-F. The phone number is (313) 240-4377. More information can be found at

Round 2 of Examination High Schools Applications Extended until Sun. June 27, 2021!: The deadline to apply to an Exam High School has been extended by two days! The new deadline is 11:59 p.m. Sun. June 27, 2021. This deadline is firm and will be the final opportunity to apply for admission to the following Exam High schools for fall 2021:

  • Cass Technical High School
  • Communication and Media Arts High School
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School
  • Renaissance High School
  • Southeastern High School
  • The School at Marygrove

To apply, visit: Check out this video and share it!

Attention High School Students, Save the Date of June 29, 2021:  Are you interested in a career in the sports industry? DPSCD is working closely with John Shippen and Rocket Mortgage golf events. The John Shippen Sports Business Summit will take place on June 29 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, including how to register for the summit, please visit #JohnShippen #TJS2021  

Online DPSCD Police Department Oversight Committee Meeting Thurs. June 24, 2021 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. To join by computer, please click To join by telephone, please call 1-646-558-8656. The webinar ID is 840-9090 1706.

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