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Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week

DPSCD School Spotlight of the Week: Carstens Academy serves students in grades Pre-K to 8th and offers a rigorous Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) curriculum that promotes growth and achievement for each student in a loving, family atmosphere. Watch the schools spotlight video to learn more about programming options available for your students at Carstens, where students come first.

Student Spotlight of the Week Laurin Edwards : Get inspired by Laurin Edwards' journey, a passionate sophomore student photographer at Cass Technical High School who shares her insights and experiences in our exclusive Q&A session. Dive into her early fascination with capturing moments and discover how she mastered the art of storytelling through her lens. Laurin's dedication to photography shines brightly in every shot, making her story one you won't want to miss! Click here to read more.

Parent Academy Free Workshop-College and Career Readiness: Join the Office of Family and Community Engagement Wednesday May 29,2024 at Hubbard Branch Library 12929 W. McNichols Road, Detroit MI 48235 from 4 PM to 5 PM as they host a College and Career Readiness workshop that will offer a diverse portfolio of career pathway education program to provide exposure to future career opportunities. For a full list of free Parent Academy sessions happening this week, click here.

Parent Listening Session with Board Member Vaughn and Dr. Vitti: Plan to attend the next online Parent Listening session with Dr. Vitti and Board Member Vaughn on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, from 11:00 AM You can access the call at or by phone at +1 313-462-2305, Conference ID: 422 153 938#.

GSRP PreK Application is open for Fall 2024! Do you or anyone you know have a student who will be 4 by December 1st of next year? Families can now apply for a GSRP PreK seat for the 2024-25 school year! Please visit and fill out the Interest Form for the 2024-25 school year to start the application process. Seats are limited and will go fast! Start the process today.


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