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Apply for Summer School Today: We are excited to announce that registration is open for the District's 2024 Summer Learning programming. Summer school is a fantastic opportunity for PK-8 students to engage in enriching learning activities that will boost their academic success and allow them to explore various interests in a fun, camp-like environment, and an opportunity for high school students to make up credits and ensure they are on track for graduation.

We want to help you make an informed decision regarding Summer Learning for your students, including selecting the right program for them. Therefore, please carefully review the information linked here regarding our offerings and register your child before the enrollment deadline of May 24. For more information, visit

Seniors’ Report Cards: will be distributed on Friday, May 24,2024, and can be viewed in the web version of the PowerSchool Public Portal. In addition to grades and report cards, the Public Portal allows you to see your student’s attendance and scheduling information. If you need assistance with accessing the Parent Portal, please reach out to your school.

Student WeekCongratulations to Duke Alexander Holley a senior at Cass Technical High School who has received an acceptance letter from Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London, where he has accepted the offer and will be attending in the fall. We are #DPSCDProud of you and your accomplishments. Continue to exemplify Tenacity and embrace hard work and persevere in the face of challenges. Follow through on your commitments and strive to do your best, no matter what. Congratulations, continue to make us proud.

Parent Academy Free Workshop-Trauma Informed Parenting; Join the Office of Family and Community Engagement Friday May 17, 2024, from 3pm- 4pm for a transformative workshop on the incredible power of forgiveness where parents will learn how to embrace forgiveness as a tool for growth while students discover the impact forgiveness can have on their lives. The workshop is at Marquette Elementary Middle School 6145 Canyon Street Detroit MI 48224. For a full list of free Parent Academy sessions happening this week, click here.

Spring Testing Continues this week! State testing continues for ESE students in select programs to 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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