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Check Out The Five Things You Need to Know This Week!


 Application Window for DPSCD’s Montessori Program Opens on March 15th:  You are invited to be part of the District’s Montessori Program when the application window opens at 6 p.m. on Monday, March 15th. Hurry, this program is popular! For more information, please visit,

Get Involved with National Reading Month Activities This Week: March is National Reading Month, and you are invited to participate! Whether you read out loud or set aside a family reading night, engage your students to read. Check out the fun activities for reading this week by visiting

Parent-Teacher Conferences-High Schools Wed. March 17th: High School parents are reminded that Parent-Teacher conferences take place this week on Wednesday, March 17th. Contact your high school for registration and other information.

Parent Academy Eureka Math Sessions Thurs. March 18th Starting at 5:30 p.m. As part of Parent Academy, learn how to support your child’s understanding of grade level mathematics. Please visit for grade levels. You can get more information on Parent Academy at  or by calling, (313) 873-7490.  #StudentsRise

High School Boys and Girls Basketball Playoffs All This Week: The championship games will be held at Renaissance High School on Saturday, March 20th.  Due to pandemic safety protocols, two admissions per participant (cheerleaders, coaches, and players). For game times and other information, please visit the Athletics page on the District website.  

 **Did you hear? The Detroit School of Arts (DSA) Pathways Program application window opened on March 8, 2021. Students can apply now for one of the Middle School Arts Conservatories offered at Brenda Scott, Duke Ellington, JR King and Spain. The middle school programs link to DSA, the premier arts high school in Detroit. To apply, please visit #DPSCD4TheArts **

**A reminder that our Technology and Family Resource Hubs are here for you! More than 18,000 DPSCD students and their families have benefitted from technology support as well as meal distribution and other wraparound services. Please visit for more information.**

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