DPSL celebrates more than 40 scholarship recipients on National Letter of Intent Signing Day

Student athletes signed scholarship commitment letters to colleges and universities throughout the country More than 40 Detroit Public School League student athletes announced which colleges they plan to attend, on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 during a National Letter of Intent Signing Day ceremony held at the Horatio Williams Foundation. The Detroit Public School League hosted its 7th Annual Signing Day event where Boys Varsity Football and Girls Varsity Basketball student athletes signed their commitment letters for scholarships to colleges and universities throughout the country. Families, coaches and school supporters filled the room while the student athletes announced their college destinations. Cass Technical High School (11): Alvin Clemons- Indiana State University Brandon Webb- University of Findlay Demetric Vance Jr- Michigan State University Donnell Alexander- Saginaw

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New DFD/DPS Academy to prepare Detroit students to be hired as firefighters and EMTs immediately upon graduation

This fall, a class of 30 Detroit Public Schools students will become the first to be trained as Firefighters as part of a new collaboration between the Detroit Fire Department and DPS!

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Picking the Perfect School GuideHot off the presses! Take a look at the brand new Picking the Perfect School Guide!

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Wayne students create “Black History Quilt” in honor of Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, students at Wayne Elementary School are creating a “Black History Quilt.” The quilts will be on display from Friday, February 12 until March. Students will choose one or more biographies to read and draw a picture based on one scene from the life of each person about whom they have read. The images will be mounted on a larger sheet of colored paper. The attached pages will be place on the main wall to form a quilt of famous African-Americans such as: Barack Obama Harriet Tubman Frederick Douglass Mary McLeod Bethune George Washington Carver Maya Angelou Booker T. Washington Ruby Dee Martin Luther King, Jr. and many others! Wayne teachers will also perform for

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Paul Robeson celebrates Black History Month with a science twist

Paul Robeson Malcolm X Academy, the first public school program in the United States to provide an African-Centered curriculum, will host a Family Science Night on Wednesday, February 10 from 4-6 p.m. Students will have the opportunity to experience science innovations tied with Afrocentric themes. For more information, please contact Dr. Rosemary Amene at Rosemary.amene@detroitk12.org.

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Renaissance celebrates Black History Month

Renaissance High School Choral Music Department is celebrating black History Month by hosting a Black History Concert, Through the eyes of Time: A Celebration of African American History Through Song, with guest appearances from two Renaissance Alumni singers. The event will be held on Thursday, February 11, at 6 p.m. Guests will enjoy a celebration of culture, heritage and music. Tickets are $10 and spaghetti dinners will also be sold separately before the concert, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The RHS Dance and Choral Departments will also host the 2016 Dad/Daughter Valentine’s Day Dance on Friday, February 12, 7-10 p.m. Tickets are $ 40 per couple. For more information, please contact Patrice DeBose at 313-416-4526 or at Patrice.debose@detroitk12.org for more details.

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Congratulations DSA senior Ivana Butler on winning the $10,000 Schrock Interlochen Scholarship

Ivana Butler of Detroit School of Arts was selected as the winner of a $10,000 Interlochen Scholarship. First Place Winner: Ivana Butler Senior at Detroit School of Arts Soprano soloist Winning selection: Se tu m’ami, se sospiri (Italian) written by Giovanni Pergolesi Teacher: Connie Malabed Accompanist: Mr. Albert Duncan Second Place Winner: Joshua Cooper Senior at Renaissance High School Piano soloist Composition Title: Revolutionary Etude Composer: Frederick Chopin Teacher: Ronald Malabed More about the Interlochen Summer Programs The world’s premier summer arts program for aspiring artists in grades 3 through 12, Interlochen Arts Camp attracts students, faculty and staff from all 50 U.S. states and more than 40 countries. Each summer, 2,500 students come to Interlochen to train intensively with renowned

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DPSL Varsity Athletes Gear Up for College Signing Day on Feb. 3

Students to sign scholarship commitment letters to colleges and universities throughout the country Detroit Public Schools student athletes will announce which colleges they plan to attend on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 during a National Signing Day ceremony. The Detroit Public School League will host its annual “Signing Day” event at the Horatio Williams Foundation where the District’s Varsity Football Players will sign their commitment letters for scholarships to colleges and universities throughout the country. In addition to football athletes, there will also be Girls Varsity Basketball Players who will sign commitment letters on Wednesday. Where: Horatio Williams Foundation 1010 Antietam Ave, Detroit, 48207 When: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 9-11 a.m. Agenda to include: Breakfast- 8-9 a.m. Student athletes to line up- 9 a.m. Introduction

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DPS counselor Sylvia Sanders honored as “Outstanding School Counselor” at the White House
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DPS Reprioritizes Spending to Address Building Issues
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