DPS opens cooling centers in schools to assist families and general public during heat wave

 Detroit Public Schools is opening cooling centers in 13 schools to assist families and the general public during the heat wave hitting the Midwest.

The cooling stations will be located in the gymnasium, auditorium, and/or cafeteria, when they are not in use. The stations will be open Wednesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The district will provide bottled water and fruit, and security will be on hand.

The cooling station schools, whose locations were selected to complement City of Detroit and public library cooling locations, are:

High schools:

Detroit School of Arts, 123 Selden

Douglass Academy for Young Men (auditorium only), 2001 W. Warren

Renaissance, 6565 W. Outer Drive

Southeastern, 3030 Fairview Street

Elementary schools:

Beckham, 9860 Park Drive

Bennett, 2111 Mullane Street

Brenda Scott, 18400 Hoover

Ronald Brown Academy, 11530 E. Outer Drive

Roberto Clemente, 1551 Beard

Fisher Upper, 15491 Maddelein Street

Law, 19411 Cliff Avenue

Schulze, 10700 Santa Maria Street

Charles Wright, 19299 Berg Road

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