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Check Out the 5 Things You Need to Know This Week!

DPSCD Graduations on WJR Weeknights at 8:05 p.m.: Students, staff, family and friends, please join DPSCD and WJR as we celebrate seniors from various high schools as they embark on the next chapter of their lives. Tune in at 8:05 p.m. to WJR-AM news station 760 to hear and support DPSCD virtual graduations taking place! You can also listen to the recorded graduations on

  • Monday, July 6 - Denby High School
  • Tuesday, July 14 - Mumford High School
  • Friday, July 17- Detroit International Academy for Young Women

Summer Food Service Program: DPSCD announced its plan to continue serving breakfast and lunch to students and families this summer through its Summer Food Service Program! Food will be served through the DPSCD Grab and Go meal locations beginning July 2. For location information, visit

Employee/student death notice process: If your school community or department has experienced the loss of a DPSCD employee (or student), please share this information through the Communications Hub, by completing a form with information about the employee. This will allow us to recognize the employee's services during our annual Board Meeting and give a moment of silence in their honor. 

Apply to join the DPSCD Police Oversight Committee: After thoughtful consideration and following its action at the June 2020 meeting, the DPSCD Board of Education took the next step in the creation of an Oversight Committee of the DPSCD Police Department by releasing details of the committee’s makeup and inviting community participation. To be considered for the committee please submit resume and statement to by no later than July 31, 2020. For more info, visit

Register now for Kindergarten Boot Camp: Parent Academy is proud to present Kindergarten Boot Camp 2020 beginning July 13 through Aug 20, participating parents and students will join in a seven weeks of interactive virtual learning as they prepare for kindergarten in DPSCD! Register online at