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We Value Your Safety: A reminder to use the updated COVID-19 screening questionnaire: Visit #PreparingForYourRise. Practice safety everyone!

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3rd schools closed-no students: If you are eligible, exercise your right and vote! Find voting information at:

Show Up and Make it Count Attendance Video Contest Vote Through Nov. 8th:

We know every school day counts, so we called on our students to face off by submitting a short video focused on attendance and memorable moments at school. Go to the Detroit Public Schools Community District’s Facebook (, Instagram (, and Twitter ( accounts between 12 p.m. EST on October 30, 2020 and 9 a.m. EST on November 8, 2020 to vote.

DPSCD Door to Door Canvassing Through Nov. 6thThe District continues its effort to reach out to students who have not yet shown up for school consistently online or face to face. Want to be part of our canvassing teams? Sign up here.

Expect Respect-Kindness Spotlighted Starting This Week: World Kindness Day is Nov. 13th. Watch for stories and posts on kindness, one of the 10 positive character traits that make up the Expect Respect initiative. Celebrate as a school community and post on social media using the hashtag, #DPSCDWorldKindnessDay.