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Ann Arbor Trail Magnet School offers specialized programs in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), giving students a head start in these fields. Take a look at how Ann Arbor Trail helps students to rise.

Congratulations Anwesha Ahmed, 8th grade, from Davison Elementary Middle School is headed to the National Scripps Spelling Bee. Check out Anwesha interview with WXYZ anchor Carolyn Clifford as she prepares for the May 30 competition. Congratulations Anwesha we are #DPSCD proud!

Parent Academy Free Parent Academy classes this week include Family LGBTQ Conversations: Play an important role advocating comfortable conversations and safe spaces where children can explore interests without judgement or stereotypes. Location Brenda Scott Academy 18440 Hoover St, Detroit MI 48205. Visit the FACE Web Page for a listing of the free workshops this week.

The Tyrone E. Winfrey Sr. Alumni Hall of Fame Weekend is coming up. An Evening of Fine Arts: Come celebrate Detroit Public Schools Finest Students in an Evening of Fine Arts. More than 200 middle and high school fine and performing arts students will showcase their immense talent at the historic Fox Theatre for An Evening of Fine Arts, at 7 p.m. on May 18. Click here to reserve a FREE ticket. Visit for tickets to all events. The Come Home Volunteer Committee is seeking additional volunteers, click here to sign up.

The 2023 Summer Learning Experience will offer select students in need of credit recovery the opportunity to attend class over the summer break. To read more about if your student is eligible click here. Summer Learning will take place from June 20,2023 – July 13,2023 except for July 3 and 4 in observance of Independence Day.


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