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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 Courie Pace, a sophomore at Detroit School of Arts (DSA), who is our student reporter.   

Dr. Vitti provided a statement regarding the senseless shooting at Robb Elementary School last week in Texas. Please read his reflection and reach out to a DPSCD staff member if you or your child need support.  

Stay Smart with Summer Learning Experiences: Parents, it's time to enroll your students, experiences begin July 11 to August 4, 2022, help your child stay smart this summer by registering them for DPSCD’s Summer Learning Experiences 2022! Programming includes credit recovery, academic acceleration, and a bevy of enrichment activities from sports camps, to performing arts to Girl Scouts. A reminder, registration for Summer Learning Experiences 2022 is now open; seats are limited. Attend the next virtual information session on Monday, June 6, 2022, starting at 5:30 p.m. Watch to learn more!  

Save the Dates for Summer on Block 2022: Get ready for Summer on the Block starting on Thursday, July 7, 2022. They will be held at various school locations on consecutive Thursdays through August 4. Summer on the Block is a family-friendly event that includes food, games, school supplies, as well as enrollment information on DPSCD schools. Click the link for more information. We’ll see you on the Block soon! 

Families, enrollment is now open for the 2022-23 School Year! It’s time to enroll in a DPSCD school for the 2022-23 school year!  PreK-12 fall enrollment is open for Application Schools, Montessori, Marygrove's new K-2, DSA Pathways & all neighborhood schools. Webinars, key dates, & assistance can be found at Rise Up with DPSCD and enroll today! 

14th Annual Girls’ Engineering Exploration (GEE) Day, Saturday, June 4, 2022: The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) will host its annual free event to educate girls on the endless career opportunities that the engineering field has to offer. The event will be held in-person at Keast Commons on Wayne State’s University campus from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration closes on June 2, 2022. Students and families check the Student Hub for more information.   

ICYMI Newly Inducted Alumni Hall of Famers and another Alumna spotlight: She’s a proud DPS/DPSCD alumna who traces her personal and professional success back to her time as a DPS student. Read more about LaTrice McClendon, one of many alumni who took part in the Come Home Alumni celebration May 19-22, 2022.  

Reminder for our ESE Families:  ESE Transition and Career Planning Expo Saturday, June 4, 2022, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at 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.  Click the hyperlink for more information.   

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