News & Press Releases

2016-17 Boys Swim Championship Results

DPSL Central Office, EAA Central Office, Athletic Coordinators, Boys Swim Coaches and DPSL Supporters The Office of Athletics would like to acknowledge the winners from our 2016-17 Boys Swim Championship held on Wednesday, 2/15/17 at Western International High School. Team Placement Results 1st Place Team – Cass 2nd Place Team – Western 3rd Place Team – King 4th Place Team – Renaissance 5th Place Team – East English Village 6th Place Team – Mumford 7th Place Team – Cody 8th Place Team – DCP-Northwestern Event Winner Results 1. 200 Medley Relay – Cass 2. 200 Yards Freestyle – William Cameron – Renaissance 3. 200 Individual Medley – Brian Williams – Mumford 4. 50 Freestyle – Dorian Ross – Cass 5.

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DPSCD Reports Lead and Copper Levels are Below EPA Guidelines in all 94 Buildings

DETROIT – February 20, 2017 – Detroit Public Schools Community District reports lead and copper levels are below EPA guidelines of 15 parts per billion (ppb) and 1300 parts per billion (ppb) respectively at all 94 school buildings. “Last spring, Detroit Public Schools Community District embarked on a proactive approach and partnership with the City of Detroit and the Department of Health to test drinking water in all 94 school buildings before June 30, 2016. We then created a collaborative plan to resolve outstanding issues to ensure the safety of our staff and students,” said Alycia Meriweather, Interim Superintendent of Detroit Public Schools Community District. Of the buildings tested, 10 schools needed additional mitigation to bring lead and copper levels

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DPSCD & EAA Town Hall Meetings for Parents and the Community

Detroit Public Schools Community District and Education Achievement  Authority wants to hear from you! Please join us to share your concerns, ask questions and receive information at the locations and times found below: Session 1 5:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m. East English Village Preparatory Academy 5020 Cadieux Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Session 2 9:00 a.m.—11:00 a.m. DC Prep @ Northwestern High School 2200 W. Grand Blvd (enter door #3 off Lawton) Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Session 3 5:00 p.m.—7:00 p.m. Ludington Magnet Middle School 19501 Berg Rd. Thursday, February 23, 2017    

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Board Approves 11 New DPSCD Teacher-Led Academic Innovation Proposals

Seven Innovation Programs will continue to receive support Detroit Public Schools Community District Board of Education voted unanimously to develop eleven new Academic Innovation Proposals for the 2017-18 school year, and continue to support seven programs started in 2016-17 school year at its February 14, 2017 meeting. Teams reflecting school and community support submitted 31 proposals which were vetted by DPSCD academic, curriculum and network leaders and reviewed for resource needs. Proposals were chosen based on a number of factors including: a clear and concise statement of innovation, alignment with the district’s new academic plan, potential to raise student achievement, ability to invigorate communities, and be sustainable and replicable. Analysis shows these programs have the potential to enhance enrollment and

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S.T.E.A.M.y Winter Events Continue:Tonight Don’t Miss Daniel Washington at the Detroit Library

A Free Concert with Daniel Washington: S.T.E.A.M.y Winter Continues at the Detroit Public Library WHAT: Detroit Public Schools Community District is pleased to announce an evening with Daniel Washington at the Detroit Public Library. It the next event in the S.T.E.A.M.y Winter learning enrichment series, a line-up of free, fun and exciting events with a S.T.E.A.M theme – with S.T.E.A.M standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. Free Public Event to all DPSCD Families WHO: The Detroit Public Library presents the 73rd Annual E. Azalia Hackley Collection Concert, “An Evening with Daniel   Washington.” Dr. Daniel Washington, Professor of Voice at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance, has performed at the world’s major opera houses

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Ellington Conservatory of Music and Art at Beckham Academy and Neinas Dual Language Learning Academy will be closed today due to no power

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STEAMy Winter Events kick off this weekend: Music Hall Added to Line up

Music Hall to Host Events Expanding DPSCD S.T.E.A.M.y Winter Line-Up to Engage Students and Families This weekend kicks off DPSCD’s STEAMy Winter free, fun family events. Tomorrow get ready for the “love” event at the Belle Isle Nature Center featuring Birds and Bees themed activities. The event is FREE to our families 10 a.m.-2 p.m.    Detroit Public Schools Community District is pleased to announce the addition of the Music Hall to the list of partners engaged in S.T.E.A.M.y Winter, a line-up of free, fun and exciting events with a S.T.E.A.M theme – with S.T.E.A.M standing for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. #STEAMyWinter The Music Hall will be joining well-known family-friendly spots including the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Detroit Institute of

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