Nearly 4,000 DPS Pre-K-6 students with perfect attendance for the month of October received free tickets to attend “Built to Amaze,” presented by the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey on Thursday, Nov. 13 at the Palace of Auburn Hills.
The evening was titled, “DPS Night at the Circus.” Chrysler Elementary School was named winner of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Attendance Challenge, held October 1-November 1, for all Pre-K-6 schools across the district.
With a 95.92 attendance rate for the full month, Chrysler students enjoyed an in-school assembly with circus performers on Wednesday, Nov. 12 to celebrate their victory. Nearly 200 students filled Chrysler’s gymnasium to enjoy live circus acts as a preview to the world-renowned “Built to Amaze” show. View photos from Chrysler’s in-school celebration assembly with circus performers!
DPS Superintendent of Academics Karen Ridgeway provided a special welcome at the start of “DPS Night at the Circus” for all attendees. Chrysler Elementary students were also able to go on the showroom floor to interact with circus performers as winners of the Attendance Challenge.