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Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week!

DPSCD Virtual School Enrollment Begins on Monday December 13, 2021: Students and families, please note that the enrollment process for the District’s Virtual School kicks off this week! Read the story from the DPSCD website that outlines important enrollment procedures and deadlines.  

 Get the Vax COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics This Week: The community can Get the Vax this week at select DPSCD school locations on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, Wednesday, December 15, 2021, and Thursday, December 16, 2021. These clinics offer free walk-in COVID-19 vaccinations for anyone age 5 and up as well as first dose, second dose and booster vaccines.  

 Tech Hubs to Support Online Learning Fridays This Week:  If your student’s loaner laptop is broken and needs repair, the District is providing Tech Hubs for support at Renaissance High School (6565 Outer Dr. W, Detroit, 48235), Western International High School (1500 Scotten Ave. Detroit, 48209O), Fisher Upper Academy (15491 Maddelein St. Detroit, 48205) and at Martin Luther King High School (3200 E. Lafayette, Detroit 48207). The school Tech Hubs are available this Thursday (Dec. 16) and Friday (Dec17) from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. You can also access chat-based support online or by calling (313) 240-4377. 

 Parent Academy Workshops This Week: Featured online workshops this week in Parent Academy include Exploring College Majors on Wednesday, December 15, 2021, at 10 a.m. plus a host of others. Please visit detroitk12.org/parentacademy  for more information and to register. You can also register by calling (313) 873-7490. Also, on Wednesday, December, 15, 2021, we will have a special virtual HBCU Townhall starting at 5 p.m. Please click  https://bit.ly/3InHnAz to join the conversation!  

 DPSCD School Spotlight: Featuring a family atmosphere, supportive teachers and staff and an emphasis on using technology to enhance learning, Charles Wright Academy of Arts and Science is the school for your pre-K through 5th grade student. You can learn more about this stellar DPSCD school by watching their school spotlight video now.   

UPDATE 12/13/21:  

Board of Education Meeting on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. Will be Virtual! Due to power concerns at Renaissance High School, Tuesdays Regular Board of Education will be virtual rather than in person. The community can join by computer or by telephone. By computer: at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84691018515 (please copy and paste link).  By telephone at 1-646-558-8656 Webinar ID: 846 9101 8515. The District thanks you for your understanding.  

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