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Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week!

We’ll See You at the Back to School Expo This Saturday, August 6, 2022, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. DPSCD families, this year’s Back to School Expo on Saturday will be held at school locations across the District. You are encouraged to visit your community school to enroll, get valuable resources and learn about academic and extracurricular activities. Plus, there will be free snacks, giveaways and much more.

In partnership with ARISE Detroit, sign up to beautify a school, Neighborhoods Day is also on August 6, 2022. We’ll see you at a school near you on Saturday, August 6, 2022.

Guide to Enrolling in DPSCD Tuesday, August 2, 2022, 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Do you need support or know of someone who does for enrolling in the 2022-23 school year that starts on Monday, August 29, 2022? We are here for you! Join the online session on Tuesday, where you’ll learn more about the enrollment process. Log into the event by using this link When Students Rise, We All Rise!

Final Summer on the Block is This Week! Students and families join us for the final Summer on the Block gathering Thursday, August 4, 2022, at: Priest Elementary-Middle School from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. and at Roberto Clemente Learning Academy from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. There will be free food, books, enrollment support, games and other family-centered fun activities. See you on the Block this week!

Parent Academy Workshops This Week: Parent Academy is your source for scholarships for college support. Take part in an online session Tuesday, August 2, 2022, from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. that explores various scholarships in Southeast Michigan designated for students from this region. Click to join the meeting. Need more information? Call Parent Academy at (313) 873-7490.

Stop by the DPSCD Resource Table at Eastern Market on Sunday Led by the Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA), DPSCD is part of the bustling Eastern Market weekend scene. Snap a photo, give a shout out and gain valuable information from our Resource Table Sunday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Speak with District representatives regarding student enrollment, legislative agenda, school updates and much more. We’ll see you at Eastern Market on Sunday.


DPSCD Hiring Fair is Thursday, August 4, 2022, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Randolph: Please note, this week’s District Hiring Fair, for all school-based positions, is on Thursday, August 4, 2022, not on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, as previously listed. Registration closes at midnight on Wednesday, August 3, 2022. Click the hyperlink for more information. Can’t make it? Save the date of Tuesday, August 16, 2022, for the next hiring fair. Details are forthcoming.

Stay updated weekly, by visiting DPSCD's Family Newsletter, an updated weekly version is sent every Monday at 6 p.m. by SMS text and posted to the web: If you opted out of receiving text messages 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.