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Enroll Now in Summer Learning Experiences 2021! K-12 students attend in person or online for learning, enrichment, and recreational fun from Jul. 12–Aug. 5 at 44 air-conditioned schools or at one of our community-based locations. More info or call 1-833-466-3978, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm M-F. #DPSCDSummerRise  

Examination High School Student Town Hall Tuesday, June 15, 2021 10 a.m.-11 a.m. and Juneteenth In-Person Tours Saturday, June 19, 2021 12 p.m.-3 p.m.  On Tues. June 15, 8th graders from DPSCD and nearby schools will be invited to participate in a virtual exam high school student town hall featuring current EHS students. On Sat. June 19 (Juneteenth), Families are invited to tour CMA, The School at Marygrove, Southeastern High School and MLK, Jr. Senior High School. EHS Juneteenth tours will also feature on-site application support, food, and transportation between school locations. Please visit for more information.   

DPSCD’s Online “An Evening of Fine Arts” virtual event June 17 at 11 a.m. You are invited to witness the talents and accomplishments of some of DPSCD’s most outstanding visual and performing students’ artists during the 52nd edition of this revered District event. The premiere will be streamed on Detroit Public Television (DPTV) website and its Detroit Performs Facebook page. Please visit for more information on how you can nurture your child’s artistic gifts through a DPSCD education.   

Save the Date for DPSCD’s Summer on the Block—Coming to A Block Near You! Presented by the District’s Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE), please join us at John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy as the District kicks off Summer on the Block on Thurs. July 8, 2021 from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. You can learn about DPSCD’s programming during this family friendly event that will include COVID-19 safety protocols such as social distancing. More information on Summer on the Block events throughout the summer can be found in the FACE Summer Parent Academy catalog at:  

Get Ready for Fall 2021 with Wayne Health & DPSCD Immunization Clinic Days June 21, 22 and 23 DPSCD is partnering with Wayne Health to provide all immunizations (excluding COVID-19 vaccinations) in preparation for the Return to School in the fall. Reminder that all DPSCD kindergarten, 7th grade and new students to the District must be up to date on immunizations prior to attending school. Families, please visit for important registration information as well as locations and times.   

Reminder and Save the Dates:    

  • Teens for Vaccines School Based Health Clinics Wednesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 24: In partnership with Ascension Health, second dose COVID-19 vaccinations will be available from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Senior High School on Wednesday. June 23 and again on Thursday, June 24, at East English Village Preparatory Academy (EEVP) also from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For the King event, please call (313) 567-0534 for more information. For EEVP, please call (313) 640-5798.   
  • Parent Listening Session Tuesday, June 22 at 11 a.m. Your Input Matters! Hosted by Dr. Vitti and Board of Education member Vaughn, please join us to hear updates for Summer Learning Experiences as well as the Return to School in the fall. Join our meeting at #StudentsRise

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