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Congratulations King Girls Basketball Team!

The King Girls Basketball Team represented the Detroit Public Schools wonderfully by getting all the way to the championship game! Of the 64 teams in the tournament Detroit Martin Luther King Girls Basketball Team is the 2016 Girls State Championship Runner-up! King just barely lost 65 to 67 against Warren Cousino on March 19. What a great season by all the girls basketball teams!

DPS students participate in MSBOA District Band and Orchestra Festival

Detroit Public Schools band and orchestra students participated in the Michigan School Band Orchestra Association’s District XV Band and Orchestra Festival on Saturday, March 12. The following groups received superior ratings and qualified to perform in the State Band and Orchestra Festival: Duke Ellington K-8 Concert Band, Mr. Sean Patton, Director Cass Tech High School Chamber Strings, Ms. Deanna Burrows, Director DSA Symphony Band, Dr. Sean Penderel, Director King High School Symphony Band, Mr. Ronald Perkins, Director Renaissance High School Chamber Strings, Dr. Jui Chao Wang The State Band and Orchestra Festival will take place the last week in April and the first week of May. Congratulations to these outstanding groups for a job well done. On to States!

Good Luck King and Ford Basketball Teams!

Only four girls basketball teams are left in the MHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament and Martin Luther King is one of them. King barely got by their last opponent, Ann Arbor Huron, winning 58-54 in overtime on Tuesday, March 15. Now King plays St Johns on Friday, March 18, at 1 p.m. at the Michigan State University Breslin Center. If King wins they’ll play for the MHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament Championship Saturday, March 20, at noon. The only Detroit Public School boys basketball team left in the tournament is Henry Ford and they face a tough New Haven team on Tuesday, March 22, at Lake Shore High School at 7:00 p.m. Henry Ford is three wins away from being MHSAA Boys Tournament

MHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament Update

The upcoming Girls Michigan High School Athletic Association Tournament Quarterfinal Games are Tuesday, March 15.   Class A King smashed Southfield Lathrup 74 to 56 on Thursday, March 10. King plays Ann Arbor Huron at Southfield at 5:00 p.m. in the quarterfinals on Tuesday, March 15.   Class B Mumford squeaked by Harper Woods 57-55 on Thursday, March 10. Mumford plays Country Day at Marysville at 7:00 p.m. in the quarterfinals on Tuesday, March 15.

MHSAA Boys District Tournament Results

The Michigan High School Athletic Association Boys District Tournament’s Semi-Final Round concluded Thursday, March 9. Class A The results from the games held at Grosse Point South High School are Western edging East English in overtime 77 to 76 and King beating Cass Tech 54 to 37. At Southfield High School, Renaissance beat Southfield Lathrup 60 to 45. The District Championship games on Friday, March 11, will be Western vs. King at Grosse Point South at 7:00 p.m. and Renaissance vs. U of D Jesuit at Southfield at 7:00 p.m. Class B The outcome of the games held at Detroit Collegiate Prep Academy are Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School at Northwestern smashing Hazel Park 90 to 63. Along with Mumford

Congratulations King High School Coach Dale Harvel! 2016 MHSFCA Hall of Fame inductee!

Dale Harvel, head football coach at Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School, will be honored at the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Banquet on Saturday, March 12, at the Crisler Center, at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

District 10 Michigan History Day Competition

The Detroit Public Schools Office of Social Studies proudly presents the “District 10 Michigan History Day Competition!” The event will take place on Saturday, March 5, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Detroit Historical Museum located at 5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit, 48202. Grades 4-12: Exhibit, Performance, Documentary, Webpage and Essay         Participating DPS schools include: Bunche Preparatory Academy Cass Technical High School Detroit Collegiate Preparatory High School at Northwestern Douglass Academy for Young Men Durfee Elementary-Middle School Gompers Elementary-Middle School Mackenzie Elementary-Middle School Martin Luther King, Jr. Senior High School Spain Elementary-Middle School Thirkell Elementary-Middle School Please contact the Office of Social Studies for information on participating in the MHD event at marsha.lewis@detroitk12.org.

Congratulations RHS and King Basketball Teams!

The 2016 Girls Operation Friendship Games were held at Mercy High School in Farmington Hills on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The Consolation Game was Renaissance vs. Mercy. Renaissance won by a score of 56 to 47. In the Championship Game King won 66 to 47 over Marian. The 2016 Boys Operation Friendship Games will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The Consolation Game – Renaissance vs. TBD will be held at Renaissance High School and will begin at 4:00 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door for $5. Also on Thursday, March 3, the Championship Game – East English vs. TBD will be held at Wayne State University at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available for $10 at East

Operation Friendship Boys and Girls Basketball Details

The 2016 Girls Operation Friendship Games will be held at Mercy High School in Farmington Hills on Thursday, February 25, 2016. The Consolation Game-Renaissance vs. Mercy will begin at 5:00 p.m. and the Championship Game-King vs. Marian will begin at 7:00 p.m. Tickets will be available for $5 at the door. The 2016 Boys Operation Friendship Games will be held on Thursday, March 3, 2016. The Consolation Game – Renaissance vs. TBD will be held at Renaissance High School and will begin at 4:00 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door for $5. Also on Thursday, March 3, the Championship Game – East English vs. TBD will be held at Wayne State University at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available for $10 at East English Village Preparatory Academy High School located at 5020

DPSL celebrates more than 40 scholarship recipients on National Letter of Intent Signing Day

Student athletes signed scholarship commitment letters to colleges and universities throughout the country More than 40 Detroit Public School League student athletes announced which colleges they plan to attend, on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 during a National Letter of Intent Signing Day ceremony held at the Horatio Williams Foundation. The Detroit Public School League hosted its 7th Annual Signing Day event where Boys Varsity Football and Girls Varsity Basketball student athletes signed their commitment letters for scholarships to colleges and universities throughout the country. Families, coaches and school supporters filled the room while the student athletes announced their college destinations. Cass Technical High School (11): Alvin Clemons- Indiana State University Brandon Webb- University of Findlay Demetric Vance Jr- Michigan State University Donnell Alexander- Saginaw