Five hundred fifty-five (555) Detroit Public Schools students from schools across the city had the extraordinary experience to perform onstage at the illustrious Fox Theatre during the 44th Annual Evening of Fine Arts on Thursday, May 16. The evening commenced with Lobby Performances and an Art Gallery showcase at 6 p.m. followed by performances beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Theatre. This [Read more…]
When any woman walks into a classroom at Brewer Academy on the city’s east side, the young men have been taught to immediately spring to their feet and provide the appropriate greeting—either “Good morning ma’am” or “Good afternoon ma’am.” And they do not sit back down until that woman acknowledges their greeting. I Am a Man This simple yet highly impactful gesture is part of Principal [Read more…]
Detroit Public Schools today renewed its commitment to supporting all families, providing the highest quality public education available, and supporting a regional workforce that will drive the city’s economic rebirth through a brand new transformative plan developed by hundreds of community members. An intensive five-week strategic planning process involved parents, students, teachers, [Read more…]
There's never been a better time for businesses, alumni, community members and everyone concerned with public education to partner with Detroit Public Schools. With a rigorous new five-year academic plan in place and new instructional strategies and a stronger curriculum in every classroom, major worldwide corporations and alumni of local schools are stepping forward to volunteer, contribute and pledge human resources, talent, technology and monetary gifts.
Detroit Public Schools welcomes our alumni to stay involved, remain connected and give back to their schools.
The Detroit Public Schools (DPS) Foundation, an independent non-profit educational foundation, has announced its new Alumni Giving and Development Program, giving all DPS alumni the opportunity to maintain their roots and advance the future of Detroit Public Schools students.
The Alumni Giving and Development Program's vision is to build relationships and giving across the DPS Alumni community by engaging alumni to give back to and support their alma maters and current DPS students, while reconnecting with fellow alumni.
This vision meets the Detroit Public Schools Foundation's overall mission to raise, manage and steward funds and other resources to support value-added programs and activities for the benefit of the Detroit Public Schools, DPS-authorized charter schools, DPS schools placed in the Education Achievement Authority and their respective students.
Please visit dpsalumni.org.