A Meadowdale student points to a book as she helps a Valerie student in the library.

Meadowdale students prepare to be teachers through real-world career experiences

Alexandra Kincaid Meadowdale High School News, News

As a line of eager second grade students begins to form in the library, two juniors in Meadowdale CTC’s Urban Teacher Academy are prepared to check in their books and help students pick out something new to read.  Although they have only helped in the library a few times, the two students take control of the check-in process while another …

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Graduation: Caps & Gowns

Alexandra Kincaid Belmont High School News, Dunbar Early College High School News, Meadowdale High School News, Mound Street Academy News, News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News, Stivers News, Thurgood Marshall News

Many have posted that students who meet all the requirements to graduate, but who cannot afford caps and gowns, are being denied the opportunity to participate in graduation. The Dayton Public Schools would never prohibit a student who qualifies for graduation to not participate. If financial assistance for purchasing caps and gowns is needed, the student just needs to contact …

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Earn college credits in high school for free through College Credit Plus

Alexandra Kincaid Belmont High School News, Dunbar Early College High School News, Meadowdale High School News, Mound Street Academy News, News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News, Stivers News, Thurgood Marshall News

College Credit Plus (CCP) is a program that provides students with the opportunity to earn college credit during high school for free. In place of regular high school classes, students can take college courses and earn credits that can be transferred to colleges and universities after graduation. CCP provides an academic experience that will enhance students’ college and career readiness …

Riley McComas, a 10th grade student at Meadowdale, stands next to a piece of equipment in the Advanced Manufacturing classroom.

Advanced Manufacturing student receives hands-on, real-world experience through internship

Alexandra Kincaid Meadowdale High School News, News

Students in Meadowdale CTC’s Advanced Manufacturing program get hands-on experience with tools and technology that will prepare them for promising careers in the field.  Riley McComas, a 10th grade student in the program, is now getting additional real-world experience after being awarded a paid part-time internship with Dysinger, Inc.  Dysinger specializes in precision manufacturing and developing parts for the aviation …

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Q+A: Joshua Gates, Advanced Manufacturing Instructor at Meadowdale CTC

Alexandra Kincaid Meadowdale High School News, News

Joshua Gates is the Advanced Manufacturing Instructor at Meadowdale Career Technology Center and has been with the Dayton Public School District for two years. Gates served in the U.S. Navy for nine years as a missile technician. He worked with complex mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems and eventually became a Master Training Specialist Instructor for the Navy. After leaving …

Students in the Belmont Fire Program learn from Dayton Fire Department members at the Fire Training Center.

Dayton Fire Department Seeking Students 16+ for Fire Recruitment Exam in March

Alexandra Kincaid Belmont High School News, Dunbar Early College High School News, Meadowdale High School News, Mound Street Academy News, News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News, Stivers News, Thurgood Marshall News

The Dayton Fire Department is seeking students 16 or older to take the Fire Recruitment Exam in March. The exam is a personality-based assessment to gauge suitability for the position and would be an excellent opportunity for students to find out if a career as a firefighter would be right for them. The sign-up form for the exam will open …

A student practices taping the wrist of another student in the Exercise Science classroom.

Meadowdale’s Exercise Science Pathway Prepares Students for Careers in Fitness, Physical Therapy and More

Alexandra Kincaid Meadowdale High School News, News

Students in the Exercise Science pathway at Meadowdale Career Technology Center prepare to enter careers in personal fitness and physical therapy. Upon graduation, students can begin entry-level careers or pursue post-secondary education. In this program, students learn about the body and how it moves, and have regular physical conditioning and weight lifting sessions. Students also learn about sports medicine, injury …

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Athletic Field Renovations

Alexandra Kincaid Belmont High School News, Dunbar Early College High School News, Meadowdale High School News, News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News, Thurgood Marshall News

The Dayton Public Schools continue to upgrade and update the facilities and grounds for each of our buildings. A very significant project this year is to update our athletic fields and practice areas. In an effort to get this work done, community activities, as well as DPS activities on these fields and tracks, will need to be stopped while work …

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Notice Re: High School Busing Quadrants

Alexandra Kincaid Belmont High School News, Dunbar Early College High School News, Meadowdale High School News, Mound Street Academy News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News, Stivers News, Thurgood Marshall News

As with elementary and middle school student busing, students are bused within quadrant for high school. The only exception applies to students attending David H. Ponitz CTC, Meadowdale CTC or Stivers School for the Arts. Students who attend one of these specialty schools are eligible for out-of-quadrant busing, if busing is needed. Additionally, students with an IEP that requires busing …