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Check Out Five Things You Need to Know This Week

  • DPSCD School Spotlight Vernor Elementary Middle School serves students in grades Pre-kindergarten through 8th grade. Offering skills of critical thinking, verbal communication, STEM enrichment and conflict resolution. Students at Vernon receive support dedicated to the whole child. Apply today at Vernon Elementary where students are loved, challenged and prepared for the future.
  • Student Spotlight of the Week: Congratulations to the Cass Technical High School Lacrosse Team, who received high recognition during the MHSAA tournament. The all-boys Lacrosse team demonstrated the core values of Integrity and great sportsmanship like behavior. We are #DPSCDProud of your Do the right thing mentality.
  • The New Parent Academy Catalog is Here! Teachers and staff, please share with your parents and families that the new Parent Academy catalog is available in digital and hard copy formats. From college preparatory insights to navigating your student’s digital footprint, our Parent Academy provides free workshops to help our parents and families. Access the new Parent Academy catalog today. We’ll see you in an upcoming workshop!
  • Meet Up and Eat Up: The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally funded, state-administered program more commonly known throughout the community as “Meet Up and Eat Up.” As summer school kicks off, designated summer school sites, linked here, will welcome students to enjoy a healthy breakfast and lunch meal daily with lawn signs, posters, and/or banners stating: “Meet Up and Eat Up, Healthy Food Served Here.” Dial 2-1-1 or text FOOD to 304-304 to find a Meet Up and Eat Up site in your neighborhood.
  • Sunday Fun Day’s at Eastern Market: Families, students, and staff do not miss the chance to speak with District representatives led by the Office of Government and Community Affairs. Available every Sunday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., representatives can share valuable information on enrollment, employment, legislative agenda, school updates and much more. Bring your child along for exciting activities and a chance to win exciting giveaways. We look forward to seeing you there!


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