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More than 800 Amelia Earhart Elementary Middle School students celebrate new $22.2 million school in Southwest Detroit

Detroit—More than 800 students, parents, teachers, staff and community members of Amelia Earhart Elementary Middle School celebrated the completion of their brand new $22.2 million school, located at 1000 Scotten Avenue in Southwest Detroit, by releasing 100 blue and white balloons representing the school’s colors during a special outdoor assembly Nov. 3. Amelia Earhart is one of three brand new Detroit Public Schools built from the ground up in just 14 months. It is one of nine schools that opened to students in September in the largest grand opening of facilities in one of the city’s largest construction projects to build and renovate DPS facilities with voter-approved $500.5 million Proposal S dollars. Two blocks away is Western International High School

Seven DPS schools to take part in national Soccer for Success afterschool program’s expansion into Detroit

Think Detroit PAL and U.S. Soccer Foundation kick off Soccer for Success Program at Earhart, Brenda Scott, others Think Detroit PAL and the U.S. Soccer Foundation formally kicked off their Soccer for Success program today at Earhart Elementary Middle School. Soccer for Success is a free after-school program that uses soccer as a tool to positively impact the lives of children in underserved urban communities. The program combats obesity by promoting healthy lifestyles and provides children with a safe environment to play, learn and develop skills using one of the most popular sports in the world. Nearly 400 third and fourth-grade girls and boys from O.W. Holmes, Mark Twain, Brenda Scott, Trix, Murphy, Roberto Clemente and Earhart schools will play

Three celebrations planned this week for new and renovated schools in the $500.5 million bond construction program

Detroit Public Schools students, parents, principals, staff and community members of Samuel Gompers Elementary Middle School, Beckham Academy and Henry Ford High School will celebrate the completion of their new and renovated schools during open houses and tours of the facilities for the community this week.  Three celebrations scheduled are: The new $21.54 million Samuel Gompers Elementary Middle School Where: 14450 Burt Road in the Brightmoor neighborhood in northwest Detroit When: Wednesday, September 28 at 3:30 p.m. Beckham Academy Where: 9860 Park Drive When: Thursday, September 29 at 3:00 p.m. ·         Henry Ford High School Where: 20000 Evergreen Road When: Thursday, September 29 at 3:30 p.m.  Nine new and renovated schools opened to students this month in the largest grand opening