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Stay Smart with Summer Learning Experiences 2022: Families, registration closes at the end of the week Friday, June 24, 2022. Programming this summer includes credit recovery, academic acceleration, and fun, free after school enrichment activities ranging from sports camps, to dance and so much more. Also, students will receive free meals and transportation with classes being held in DPSCD’s 31 air-conditioned schools. Register at today.   

Congratulations to the Class of 2K22: Students and families, get inspired by Ms. Rock, a 2K22 graduate and co-valedictorian, at Detroit School of Arts who aspires to follow her passion and study acting in college. Read her words of advice. See the next item to apply to DSA or one of our Exam High Schools. #DPSCDProud #StudentsRise   

Examination High School Round 2 Application Deadline is Friday, June 24: Students who want a more robust and challenging opportunity, apply to attend an examination high school – Cass Tech, CMA, King, Marygrove, Renaissance and Southeastern). In addition, applications will also close for the Detroit School of Arts (DSA). Join a group of legendary students who continue to rise! Apply now.  

Summer on the Block 2022 is Around the Corner! Save the date of Thursday, July 7, 2022, the official kickoff of Summer on the Block 2022 Thursday events. These events 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’re coming to a neighborhood near you!  

Digital Edition of the New Parent Academy Catalog is Here! DPSCD parents and families, the digital version of the new Summer Parent Academy catalog is here! Attend free, fun Parent Academy workshops. These resources will help you to become a better advocate for your students. Go all in for your students! See you at the Academy!    

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Do your part to help students rise! Attend DPSCD’s All Classification Hiring Fair July 14, 2022: DPSCD is looking for highly motivated and skilled individuals to join our team! Plan to be at Maybury Elementary School between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on July 14, 2022. We are looking for all teacher content areas and support staff positions. Please register here. Registration closes on July 13, 2022. More information can be found at  

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