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Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week!

DPSCD Families, students are gaining valuable experience by participating in Five Things You Need to Know weekly news. Students deliver a weekly video version to supplement our weekly copy. Watch this week’s Five Things News video with Kameron Fisher, a  sophomore at Detroit School of Arts (DSA) who is our student reporter this week. 

Save the Date of May 31 for the next Experience HBCU Webinar: As part of our District wide initiative to inform our students of the many benefits, programs, experiences and opportunities at the nation’s more than 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s), join us on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, when we’ll discuss D-1, D-2 and D-3 athletic programs, scholarships opportunities and more associated with college athletics at an HBCU. See you on the 31st!  

Parent Academy This Week: Whether through our monthly Parent Listening sessions or the array of workshops, our Parent Academy is here for you!  This week, join us for a Parent Listening session with Dr. Vitti and Board Member Vaughn on Tuesday, May 24 at 11 a.m. Meeting details and additional info at Also, click for this week’s free workshops, which include sessions on exploring college majors as well as Montessori Community Conversations.  

Enroll Now in a DPSCD school for the 2022-23 School Year! Fall 2022 is getting closer! PreK-12 fall enrollment is open for Application Schools, Montessori, Marygrove's new K-2, DSA Pathways & all neighborhood schools. Webinars, key dates, & assistance at Rise Up with DPSCD and enroll today!  

Stay Smart with Summer Learning Experiences: Attend the next virtual information session on Monday, June 6, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. to get information on the programs, credit recovery, academic acceleration, and enrichment activities for your child this summer. A reminder, registration for Summer Learning Experiences 2022 (running from July 11-August 4) is now open; seats are limited. Watch to learn more!   

DPSCD Staff Member Drives Student’s Rise: She’s brings passion and commitment to our students and families through her work in the District’s Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE). Read Sharene’s Nathan story, a DPSCD shining star! 

Reminders for June 4, 2022, Events @King High School  

ESE Transition and Career Planning Expo Sat. June 4, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. @King High School: This event will provide information to parents and transition age students on community opportunities, programs, postsecondary education, and available services that will be beneficial to their life goals. The ESE Transition and Career Planning Expo is open to all DPSCD students 14+ with an active IEP.  

Math in the D @King Sat. June 4, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Led by the Office of Mathematics, we want to see you at the final Math in the D event this school year. Join us as we celebrate the convergence of teachers, parents and students engaging in relevant mathematics in real life! Stay tuned for more details!        

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