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Bunche American Sign Language Program A Lesson in Inclusivity for All: At Bunche Preparatory Academy, inclusion is more than just a word. It’s a practice enhanced by the school’s recent addition of American Sign Language (ASL) to the core curriculum, a course that both supports the students in the school's Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) program and broadens hearing students’ cultural understanding.   Read more here.

Alumni Spotlight of the Week: Like many 8th graders, Justin Brooks took ‘the test’ to attend one of the district’s examination-entry schools of choice. At the time, he wanted to be a Software Engineer just to see his name pop up on the screen when he started his computer. After some careful research on how he could become an Engineer, Justin knew Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School’s M.S.A.T program would be the best way to ‘see his name pop up on the computer screen.’ Learn more about Justin here.

Parent Academy Free Mental Health Workshop: Join the Family and Community Engagement Team, as they discuss mental health awareness. This Free Parent Academy workshop will be held on Wednesday March 6, 2024, at Priest Elementary Middle School 7840 Wagner St. Detroit MI 48210 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. To access the full list of free Parent Academy sessions happening this week, click here.

The Office of Exceptional Student Education's Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) department is hosting Super Saturday! Super Saturday, which is a free enrichment opportunity for our gifted and talented 3rd - 5th grade students. Students will explore topics outside the typical school curriculum in dynamic sessions that appeal to high-ability students through advanced content, higher-level thinking, interdisciplinary connections, and authentic, interactive, hands-on experiences. Registration for our GATE students can be found here.

Save the Date for the 2024 Level Up Expo: Calling all middle school families! Join us at the 2024 Level Up Expo on Saturday, April 4, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at King High School to learn about all our high school options. Activities will include workshops, student showcases, meet and greet with high school staff, on-site enrollment, application support, raffles and more! Please Register Today.


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