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Stay Connected Through the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program! In conjunction with Connect 313, eligible households can save up to $50 per month on internet service as well get a one-time discount of up to $100 on a digital device. For more information on this free program, please call (313) 241-7618 or visit https://connect313.org/.
Parent Listening Session Tues. July 27 at 5: 30 p.m. We want to hear from you! Please join Dr. Vitti and Board Member Vaughn to get updates on Summer Learning Experiences, plans for the start of the new school year on September 7 as well as your ideas to support our students. You can join the meeting by using this link bit.ly/313ZKGc
DPSCD School Video Tours: Greenfield Union Elementary-Middle School DPSCD has more 100 K-12 schools in Detroit offering programs to fit your child's needs. Please visit the DPSCD YouTube page to “tour” a school near you. To learn more about Greenfield Union’s caring culture, please visit the school’s web page at https://www.detroitk12.org/greenfieldunion.
DPSCD Parent Academy Summer Sessions This Week-Bricks4Kidz: Using LEGO® bricks, this fun, interactive activity complements the District’s STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) curriculum. All you need are assorted LEGO pieces to learn and create in this online class taking place Thurs. July 29 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. For information on this class and host of other Parent Academy activities this week, please visit www.detroitk12.org/parentacademy.
Get Vaccinated at DPSCD Hubs This Summer: In partnership with the Detroit Health Department (DHD), the District is providing COVID-19 vaccinations at its three Technology and Family Resources Hub locations. The clinics are available from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Monday’s at Munger Elementary-Middle School, Wednesday’s at East English Village Preparatory Academy (EEVP) and Thursday’s at Renaissance High School. For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/3xNXJwx
Save the Date and Reminders:
Summer on the Block Thurs. July 29 at Priest Elementary-Middle School 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Come and join us for Summer on the Block this week and get helpful resources, access to support services while enjoying food and free activities. We’ll see you on the Block at Priest, 7840 Wagner St in Detroit. Share the full Summer on the Block schedule here.
Save the Date for Vaccines for ESE Students and Families Aug. 2: Stay tuned for more details on this “Sensory Friendly” vaccination event to be held at Charles Drew Transition Center in coordination with Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) Center for Autism & Developmental Disabilities.
Save the Date for the Annual Back to School Expo on Sat. Aug 28 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.! Meet and greet school staff, explore school programs, and enjoy a festive atmosphere complete with food and family fun as you prepare to return to school on September 7. The Back to School Expo will be held at three convenient locations: East English Village Preparatory Academy, Western International High School and Randolph Career Tech Center. We’ll see you at the Expo!