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The Expect Respect Character Trait for May is Cooperation: District educators and staff will take the lead on teaching grade appropriate lessons on Cooperation this month. Students, parents, and staff are encouraged to take the pledge and commit to the activities. #RiseUpwithDPSCD and fill out your pledge cards:      

Paul Robeson Malcom X Academy Student is on the Rise! Get to know Jaden Williams, a PRMX student and the school’s spelling bee champ! Read about Jaden’s rise and how you can be part of this DPSCD K-8 Application School for the 2022-23 school year. 

DPS/DPSCD Alumni Come Home Weekend May 19-May 22: The first ever Come Home Alumni Hall of Fame Gala weekend is fast approaching! Get your tickets and information on planned activities as well as reading our series of alumni profiles by visiting  We can’t wait to see you May 19-May 22.  

DPSCD’s Summer Learning Experiences 2022: Students and families, save the date of next Monday, May 9, 2022. That’s when you can begin to register for Summer Learning Experiences which runs from July 11-August 4. To help you prepare for Summer Learning Experiences 2022, attend an upcoming online town hall meeting on either Monday, May 16 or Monday, June 6. Monitor the DPSCD website for more information on Summer Learning Experiences and the town halls.  

Parent Academy This Week: Free Parent Academy workshops this week include the Parent Academy Book Club on Wednesday, May 4, and a session on staying healthy and active on Thursday, May 5. More information on Parent Academy workshop can be found at   

Save the Date:  

Guide to Enrolling in DPSCD Online Session Monday, May 9 5:30-6:30 p.m. From what documents and forms you’ll need to finding the “right fit” school for your student, DPSCD’s Office of Enrollment is ready to help your student rise when they enroll in a DPSCD school for the 2022-23 school year.  Click to be part of this informative session on Monday, May 9.       

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