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Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week!

The New Parent Academy Catalog is Here! Parents and families, the new Parent Academy catalog is available in digital and hard copy formats. From college preparatory insights to navigating your student’s digital footprint, our Parent Academy provides free workshops to help our parents and families. Click here to find the new Parent Academy catalog. We’ll see you at an upcoming workshop!

Round 2 Application Window for Examination High Schools Starts February 27, 2023: Families, if you have a student who wants to apply to one of the District’s Examination High Schools, you can still do it, even if you did not apply in the fall. The Round 2 application window opens at 12 p.m. on Monday, February 27. Click here for more information.

Save the Date of March 18, 2023, for the Level Up Expo: Attention 8th grade students and families, save March 18, 2023, for the Level Up to High School Expo, being held this year at Renaissance High School from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Expo highlights all DPSCD high school options: neighborhood, application, examination high schools, Alternative Education and Career and Technical Centers, providing families the opportunity to learn about program options to make the best choice for the 9th grade.

DPSCD Career Open House is Thursday, February 16, 2023: DPSCD is hiring! The Office of Human Resources is holding an Open House on February 16 from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at Breithaupt Career and Technical Center, 9300 Hubbell in Detroit, 48228. Click here to get more information.

PSL Varsity Basketball Playoffs Start This Week: With several PSL teams amongst the top ranked high school basketball teams in the state (girls-Renaissance, boys-Cass Tech), the hoop action heats up this week with Round 1 of the PSL playoffs. The girls' will tip on Thursday, February 9, while the boys' playoffs begin on Friday, February 10. Check with your school for specific matchups, times, and locations. And remember, PSL athletics tickets are all digital. Visit the athletics page for more information.

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