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Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week!

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 Kaitlynn Turner, a junior, at Detroit School of Arts (DSA), who is our student reporter.  

Examination High School Round 2 for 2022-23 School Year is Open! Apply now to Cass Tech, CMA, King, Marygrove, Renaissance, & Southeastern! Visit to apply and get more information. Also, families of current 8th graders join us for the 9th grade Examination High School webinar on Thursday, June 16, 2022, from 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. You’ll learn what makes our Examination High School’s unique as well as how to apply for admission.  

Stay Smart with Summer Learning Experiences 2022: Parents, register now to ensure your student stays smart this summer with DPSCD’s Summer Learning Experiences, from July 11 to August 4, 2022. Programming includes credit recovery, academic acceleration as well as a myriad of fun, free after-school enrichment activities ranging from sports camps, dance and much more. Food and transportation are provided. Seats are limited and registration is set to close on June 24.  

It’s Time to Celebrate DPSCD’s Class of 2022! Congratulations to DPSCD’s Class of 2022! Check out our story on this year’s Salutatorians districtwide. Stay tuned for more stories as we celebrate our 2022 graduates. #DPSCDProud #StudentsRise  

Digital Edition of the New Parent Academy Catalog is Here! DPSCD parents and families, the digital version of the new Parent Academy catalog is out! Be sure to check out our free, fun Parent Academy workshops! Also, watch for the hard copy version as well. See you at an upcoming workshop.  

DPSCD Pride Festival is Saturday, June 18: Be part of DPSCD Pride 2022! Pride Festival will take place on Saturday, June 18, from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. at Detroit School of Arts at 123 Selden St. The event will include student performances, a student art show, vendors, food, and a dance party. There’s still time to register! Please RSVP to the event by completing the registration form: Microsoft Forms- Register for DPSCD Pride Event    

Save the Date:     

Summer on the Block 2022: Save the date of Thursday, July 7, 2022, the official kickoff of Summer on the Block 2022 events. The event will be held at various school locations each Thursday through August 4. Summer on the Block is a family-friendly experience that includes access to resources, food, games, school supplies, as well as enrollment information about DPSCD schools. Click the link for more information. We’ll see you on the Block soon!    

Stay updated weekly, by visiting DPSCD's Family Newsletter sent every Monday at 6 p.m. by SMS text: If you opted out of receiving texts but would like to receive them, please text START to "60680" from the phone line that has been opted out for non-emergency messages.  Reply START to "54968" for emergency message.