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Parent Listening Session with Superintendent Dr. Nikolai Vitti Wednesday, September 7, 2022, at 11 a.m. via Teams. Dr. Vitti will provide a status update and address any back-to-school concerns. Click here to join the meeting.

School Spotlight Maybury Elementary School is located in the heart of southwest Detroit. Maybury provides your child with a caring, family culture, transitional program for Spanish-speaking students, as well as art, violin, soccer and so much more. Meet the new principal, Latisha Smith, and learn more about how your child can benefit by being a Maybury Elementary School student by clicking their school video!

The Expect Respect Character Trait for September is Responsibility: District and staff will take the lead on teaching grade appropriate lessons on responsibility this month. Students, parents, and staff are encouraged to take the pledge and commit to the activities as well as fill out your pledge cards:        

·                  Expect Respect Student Pledge Card        

·                  Expect Respect Staff Pledge Card        

·                  Expect Respect Parent/Stakeholder Pledge Card      

Parent Academy This Week: Parents learn how to navigate the PowerSchool Parent Portal to view key student data that includes grades, attendance, teachers' contact information and report cards. This valuable workshop will be held online on Wednesday, September 7, 2022, from 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. See you then!

Save the date for the next DPSCD Hiring Fair on Tuesday, September 13, 2022: The District is looking for highly motivated individuals to join our team during our next All Classification Hiring Fair at Randolph Career and Technical Center 17101 Hubbell in Detroit, 48235. Please note, registration closes on Monday, September 12, 2022. Masks are required. For more information, please contact DPSCD Human Resources at (313) 873-6897 or send an email to  

NOTE: Even though the new school year is underway, you can still enroll your child in most DPSCD schools. Visit the enrollment website for more information.

Stay updated weekly, by visiting DPSCD's Family Newsletter, an updated weekly version is sent every Monday at 6 p.m. by SMS text and posted to the web: Don’t miss a robo call/text -- If you opted out of receiving text messages 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.