School Board re-elects officers

Detroit Public Schools Community District’s School Board held an election of officers during its organizational meeting prior to the first school board meeting of the year, January 9, 2018 at Osborn High School. Led by Superintendent Vitti, a nomination was made to re-elect current school board president, Dr. Iris Taylor for the 2018-19 school year. All school board members voted unanimously. Immediately after her re-election, Dr. Taylor took over the meeting as remaining officers were nominated. The previous officers were also unanimously re-elected: Angelique Peterson-Mayberry, Vice President Sonya Mays, Treasurer Misha Stallworth, Secretary External Committees President Dr. Taylor appointed Member LaMar Lemmons to the Committee of the Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB). Secretary Misha Stallworth was appointed to the

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Examination High Schools Application Deadline Extended to Friday, Feb 16

For the 2018-2019 school year, the high school examination application deadline has been extended to Friday, February 16, 2018 to ensure flexibility and opportunity are extended to all DPSCD eighth-grade students. Please note that the exam is an online high school placement test. Students with IEPs and accommodations may take the print edition of the test.  Any student or parent may request a print edition of the test as well. If students do not apply for an exam school, the high school placement test will still be used by high school counselors and administrative staff for student placement. You may also access this information on the Examination High School Page.  Students who complete the application process will be notified of the outcome by the week of March 26, 2018. 7 Successful Steps

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Academy of the Americas High School is closed due to no heat.

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Renaissance High and Jerry L. White Schools are closed due to a power outage. DTE has been notified.

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DPSCD to host Teacher Fair on January 18

DPSCD will host its first Teacher Recruitment Fair of the year to continue seeking qualified educators! Applications are being accepted for all positions but there is a critical need for the following areas: mathematics, elementary/middle, science/integrated science and special education. Submit an application today at detroitk12.org/employment and help make DPSCD the best school district in the nation! WHEN: Thursday, January 18 from 5 – 7 p.m. WHERE: Benjamin Carson High School of Science and Medicine

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