Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week!
New Report Card Delivery Date: Parents and families, due to school closings caused by inclement weather last week, the Q2/S1 report cards will now be distributed on Thurs. Feb 2. If you have questions regarding your child’s report card, please contact your school office for more information.
Celebrating Our Staff This Week! The 2023 Champions of Education: DPSCD Teachers and Leaders of the Year Gala fundraiser sponsored by the DPS Foundation is Wednesday, February 1, 2023, at Mumford High School from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. This is one of the DPS Foundation’s biggest fundraisers of the year. Congratulations to our five DPSCD Teachers of the Year nominees:
Beverly Snyder – Lions Academy
Candice Jackson – Mann
Cynthia Hollingshed – Clippert
Kimberly Robertson – J.R. King
Tavia Davis – Southeastern High School
You can read profile stories about these renowned educators on the DPSCD website home page at https://www.detroitk12.org/Page/1
Immunization Compliance Deadline is February 1, 2023: Our schools must meet 95% immunization compliance by this Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Families, if you have not met this requirement, please anticipate a phone call from your child’s school accepting verbal consents for your student's immunizations. Led by DPSCD’s Office of School Health and Wellness, more information on immunizations can be found by clicking here.
Check Out New DPSCD Job Posting Starting This Week: You too can be part of helping DPSCD students be legendary by working for the District! Led by the Office of Human Resources, click here to review the newest job postings. And save the date of Thursday, February 16, 2023, for the next career open house.
Athletics Championship This Week: DPSCD’s Whole Child Commitment unlocks our student’s full potential in academics, emotional wellness, and extra-curricular activities such as our robust athletics programming. The wrestling city championship will be held on on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Mumford at 5 p.m.) Also, please be advised, due to last week's bad weather, the Competitive Cheerleading Championship has been moved to Wednesday, February 8, 2023, at Cass Technical High School from its original date of Wednesday, February 1, 2023. Click here for more information on DPSCD’s athletics programming, the calendar and ticket information.
REMINDER: Robo call and Text Messages: During the last week we received several messages stating that robo calls and text messages were missed. For families who are not receiving calls or text messages, please contact your child’s school to update your information. 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.
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: detroitk12.org/families. Don’t miss a robo call/text -- 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.