DPS Parent Resource Centers kicked off Spook-tacular Science/Math Days!

Parents visiting Detroit Public Schools Parent Resource Centers this week will get treated to Spook-tacular Science/Math Days in seven of the district’s eight Parent Resource Centers. The events, part of the Centers’ ongoing workshop series, are intended to better engage parents in their schools and teach them step-by-step the following science- and math-related activities that they can do with their children at home.


  • Smoking Pumpkin Head Station
  • Magic Potion Station
  • Green Slimer Station
  • Math Bingo Station
  • Zombie Money Survival Kit Handout: 6 Tips From Vampires (from financesonline.com)

Scheduled activities,:

October 29 from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Locations:  Drew, Ludington, Priest, Detroit International Academy, Bennett and Osborn campus

October 29 from 1:00-2:00 p.m.

Location: Marcus Garvey Academy

October 31st: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Location: Cody campus

About the Parent Resource Centers:

DPS’ eight parent resource centers are comfortable community gathering spaces equipped with multiple computers, phones, sofas, small libraries, play areas for children, check-out academic tool kits and more.

They offer expert-led workshops, child care, GED support, job training, support groups, MEAP assistance, book clubs, sessions on Title I programs, college information, coffee talks on parent engagement and other offerings.

The centers are designed to involve, connect and empower parents to help children reach academic success and serve as a hub for training and resources. Light refreshments are provided at each center.

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