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School of the Week: Carstens Elementary-Middle School at Remus Robinson, where a family setting helps students to perform more efficiently

“There is a lot of love in this school. Also with a lot of love comes education,” says sixth-grade student Sh’tyra Hardy. Every morning the students at Carstens Elementary-Middle School at Remus Robinson walk into a building of bright colors, ear-to-ear grins and open-armed hugs. Principal Donna Thornton truly feels that if the students are offered a nurturing environment where everyone is supported by the school as a community, then there is no question that students will achieve their full potential. “I try to build a family environment wherever I go. That’s the glue, that’s what propels and supports children to do well academically and behaviorally to become successful,” says Thornton. As a product of Detroit Public Schools, Principal Thornton

New details! Detroit Public Schools open their doors to the community SATURDAY for All-Schools Open House

More than 100 schools open for information, tours from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.; Shuttle service will be provided; Every site will offer FREE healthy meals, receptions and giveaways; Select sites will offer immunizations, dental check-ups; Hard hat tours at sites of three NEW schools On Saturday, March 31, all DPS schools operating in fall 2012, plus many DPS-authorized charters, will open their doors for an information day, opportunities to meet principals, staff and parent leaders, take tours, sample healthy nutrition offerings in the school cafeterias for free and more. This unique All-Schools Open House will be held from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Each school will be open to allow parents to see schools firsthand and meet key leaders

The new Carstens at Remus Robinson is jumping off to a great start!

Principal Janice Richardson invited BMX worldwide stunt team Wonder Wheels out to the school for a 2011-2012 school year kick-off assembly.   No bullying, diversity tolerance, along with proper social network usage and awareness, as well as, bike and at-play safety were topics covered.