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Scholarships, Free College Planning for DPS High Schools

College Funding 123 and Former Lion James Ihedigbo To Offer Scholarships and Free Seminar to Four Detroit Schools  College Funding 123 and former Detroit Lions Safety James Ihedigbo are offering 32 scholarship opportunities and free college planning seminars to high school sophomores and juniors at four Detroit Public Schools this May. College Funding 123 partnered with James Ihedigbo’s HOPE Africa USA charity in 2015 to provide scholarships and college planning education to students and families with the aim of establishing a continuing system of resources to help make the dream of a college education an affordable reality for students today and in the future. The free college planning events will be offered to high school sophomores, juniors and parents at: Detroit

Detroit Public Schools Softball League Standings

These are the league standings as of 4-29-16.   Division One East 1st: Cass 4-1 2nd: East English Village 3-2 3rd: King 2-3 2nd: Cody 1-4   Division One West 1st: Renaissance 5-0 2nd: Western 5-0 3rd: Ford 1-4 4th: Mumford 0-5   Division Two East Standings: 1st: Osborn 3-2 2nd: DIA 2-2 2nd: Southeastern 2-2 4th: Pershing 0-5   Division Two West Standings: 1st: Central 4-0 2nd: Denby 4-0 3rd: CMA 3-1 4th: DCP at NW 2-3 5th: West Side 0-5  

Detroit Public Schools Baseball League Standings

These are the league standings as of 4-29-16.   Mega League Standings 1st: Cass Tech 8-3 1st: Renaissance 8-3 3rd: Western 7-3-1 4th: King 5-5-1 5th: East English Village 3-8 6th: Mumford 1-10   West Standings 1st: Central 3-1 2nd: Ford 3-1 3rd: CMA 2-2 4th: Cody 2-2   East Standings 1st: Osborn 4-0 2nd: Denby 2-2 3rd: DCP at NW 0-4 4th: Pershing 0-4  

Operation Friendship Boys Basketball Game Recap- Thursday, March 3

The 2016 Annual Operation Friendship Boys Basketball games between the Catholic High School League (CHSL) and the Detroit Public School League (DPSL) were held Thursday, March 3, 2016. The consolation game was played at Renaissance High School. Renaissance played against De La Salle and won handily 65 to 49. The championship game was held at Wayne State University, East English Village fell short against U of D Jesuit and lost by a score of 92 to 76. We’d like to thank the Catholic School League and the Detroit Public School League for their continued collaboration with Operation Friendship.

2016 Operation Friendship Boys Basketball Games

The Annual Operation Friendship Boys Basketball Games between the Catholic High School League (CHSL) and the Detroit Public School League (DPSL) teams will be held Thursday, March 3, 2016 at two non-traditional sites. The consolation game will be played at Renaissance High School (Renaissance vs. De La Salle) at 4:00 p.m., tickets are $5 and will be sold only at the door. The championship game will be played at Wayne State University (East English vs. U of D Jesuit) at 7:00 p.m., tickets are $10 and a limited number are on sale at East English and the Office of Athletics (Fisher Bldg., 9th Floor, call 313-870-3782). 

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

DPS High Schools offer Detroit 8th grade students career path options from medical to musical and more

New High School Open House Series tailored for 8th grade students

Detroit Public Schools launched this month a NEW initiative to ensure Detroit 8th grade students can explore the District’s High Schools before the spring Enrollment period to allow parents/guardians and their children to make the best decision possible for their High School of choice. All Detroit 8th grade students graduating in June 2016 are welcome to attend these fun and engaging events.

DPS increases number of seniors awarded Gates Millennium Scholarships

Top-performing students from Cass Tech, DIA, DSA, EEVPA and King receive full-ride scholarships covering their college expenses through graduate school Seven Detroit Public Schools seniors – two more than the previous year — are among only 1,000 recipients nationwide who will receive the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship award. They include a student from East English Village Preparatory Academy who will introduce First Lady Michelle Obama as she pays a special visit to the city of Detroit in celebration of the nation-wide College Signing Day. The highly-regarded Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a full-ride scholarship covering all college expenses including tuition, housing, books and supplies through graduate school to use at any college or university of their choice.

School of the Week: East English Village Preparatory Academy

Welcome to the “The Ville!” What does a future CEO, Ivy League graduate and youth mentor have in common? They all currently attend East English Village Preparatory Academy High School, and Principal Patricia Murray wants all to know that at The Ville, they are creating history! Opening its doors in 2012, the $46.3 million facility, better known as “The Ville” amongst its students, was originally the merger of three former high school populations to create what is now a nearly 1,600 student building proudly representing the city’s eastside. The school, which has a strong focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics), has four academic wings including eight science laboratories, a high-tech media center, a performing arts wing, and