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Check Out the 5 Things You Need to Know This Week!

DPSCD Free COVID-19 Testing Continues this Week: The District is offering free COVID-19 testing in partnership with Wayne State University and Henry Ford Health System at six different school locations this week. Check out the revised schedule for the listing of testing sites and times at

In Need: Please help our families in need by donating items for basic needs (hygiene products, socks, underwear) on Tues. Dec. 15th and Wed. Dec. 16th at select Technology and Family Resource Hubs.. On Thurs. Dec. 17th, families can pick up a box of nonperishable food 9 a.m.-6 p.m. also at the Technology and Family Resource Hubs. More information on the Hubs can be found at

DPSCD Welcome Wednesdays K-8 Online Open House Series Wed. Dec. 16th: Join us for an online Open House exploring three outstanding District schools: Bates Academy, John R. King Academic and Performing Arts Academy and Charles Wright Acad. Arts and Sciences  from 4:30 p.m.- 6 p.m. Click to register!

DPSCD and DWIHN Mental Health Town Hall Town Thurs. Dec. 17th: Many of us have been impacted by COVID-19, which has led to job loss, isolation, and for some, loss of a loved one. DWIHN and DPSCD will be taking questions from students and family members to ensure everyone is supported this holiday season. Join us Thurs. Dec. 17th from 4 p.m.-5 p.m. on Microsoft Teams to learn about the resources and tips available to you. Join online at:, or by phone: +1 313-462-2305, phone conference ID: 875 969 126#

DPSCD “Arts in Action” Contest Winners Announced Fri. Dec. 18th: District students have submitted some amazing artwork for the “Arts in Action” contest sponsored by the Fine and Performing Arts Dept.! Tune in at 11 a.m. via a Facebook video premiere at: to learn more. #DPSCDProud