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School Spotlight of the Week: Breithaupt: The Breithaupt Bulldogs, FIRST Robotics Competition team 9744, took to the competition field for the first-time last month and came out on top with the Rookie All-Star Award. This advanced the team to the State Championship to compete against 25 other rookie teams from across the state for the opportunity to travel to Houston, TX and compete at the World Championships. Click here to read more.

Alumni Spotlight of the Week: Bridgett M. Davis: Even when Bridgett M. Davis was a student at Hampton Junior High School, attending Cass Tech was always the goal for her growing up on the city’s West side. The author shared that for her and her best friend & cousins, “It was the one on our radar”! She had always excelled in her academics and during that time your score on the California Achievement Test (The C.A.T) was used to determine if you would gain acceptance into the examination-entry premiere school located then in the Cass Corridor! Bridgett got accepted into her dream school and saved the letter of acceptance for decades as a ‘source of achievement’ in life. Click here to read more.

Parent Academy Free Workshop: Join the Office of Enrollment as they will host virtual office hours. Families will have the opportunity to engage with Enrollment staff who can assist with general questions or clarifying questions. Thursday April 25,2024 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Click this link to join this virtual office session. For a full list of free Parent Academy sessions happening this week, click here.

GSRP PreK Application is open for Fall 2024! Do you or anyone you know have a student who will be 4 by December 1st of next year? Families can now apply for a GSRP PreK seat for the 2024-25 school year! Please visit and fill out the Interest Form for the 2024-25 school year to start the application process. Seats are limited and will go fast! Start the process today.

Spring Testing Continues this week! Spring state testing continues this week for students in grades 5,8, and 11 to provide important information about their progress in science. ESE students in select programs will also begin state testing which will provide important information about what they know and can do across multiple subjects. For more information about state testing, contact your school.


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