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COVID-Relief Spending Update: April 2022

Alexandra Kincaid News

Over the last few years, the Dayton Public School District has received COVID-relief funds from the federal government. These funds, often referred to as “ESSER” funds (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) or “ARP” funds (American Rescue Plan), have been used to keep students and staff safe during the height of the pandemic, and to help students catch up academically …

Thomas Terrell poses with sister Jamese Easterling in front of the Toyota Camry.

DPS senior wins car in 8th annual “In It To Win It” event, gifts it to younger sister

Alexandra Kincaid News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News

Good grades and good attendance earned Thomas Terrell, a senior at David H. Ponitz Career Technology Center, a free car in Thursday’s 8th annual “In It To Win It” event.  Upon winning the car, Thomas chose to give it to his younger sister, Jamese Easterling, a freshman.  Jamese took home a 2005 Toyota Camry that was completely refurbished, repaired and …

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Update: renovations to DPS tracks and fields

Alexandra Kincaid News

Early in the year, the Operations and Athletic departments collaborated on a project to repair and renovate district-wide practice football fields and tracks. In an effort to communicate progress to the students, staff, and the community the operations department’s project progress is as follows: All fields have successfully established new sod. All field irrigation systems are now functioning and operable utilizing mobile …

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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COVID-Relief Spending Update: March 2022

Alexandra Kincaid News

Over the last few years, the Dayton Public School District has received COVID-relief funds from the federal government. These funds, often referred to as “ESSER” funds (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) or “ARP” funds (American Rescue Plan), have been used to keep students and staff safe during the height of the pandemic, and to help students catch up academically …

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Public Forum – Proposed community welcome center & transitional program for non-English speaking newcomers

Alexandra Kincaid News

TRANSLATIONS: ARABIC | SPANISH | KINYARWANDA | FRENCH | SWAHILI Dayton Public Schools families are invited to attend a public forum about a proposed community welcome center & transitional program for newly arrived non-English speaking students.  The welcome center and newcomer program would both be housed in the Residence Park Building (formerly World of Wonder) and would serve students in …

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Information about Chromebook distribution

Alexandra Kincaid News

The district is finalizing the last phase of Chromebook distribution from the Emergency Connectivity Funds. Those who had a demonstrated need for a Chromebook have been identified and Chromebooks have been delivered. Please be advised that the Chromebooks that are being distributed by buildings at this time are for students with demonstrated need, while supplies last. This includes replacing broken …

Franklin B. Walter scholarship recipients pose for a group photo with Dr. Lolli.

Seven Dayton Public Schools seniors awarded $1,000 scholarships

Alexandra Kincaid News

One graduating senior from each DPS high school received a $1,000 Franklin B. Walter Scholarship provided by the Montgomery County Educational Service Center (MCESC) last week. The Franklin B. Walter Scholarship is named in honor of the longtime State Superintendent who served between 1977 and 1991. Students across the county were nominated for the honor by their school districts. Nomination …

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2022 District Science Fair winners

Alexandra Kincaid News

Congratulations to the 2022 Science Fair winners! Division VI winners will go on to compete in the regional qualifier competition in April. PreK-3rd grade compete as a class. Teacher names are listed for Preschool, Division I and II. Division Place Names Project Title School Preschool 1st Cathy Mitchell / Kelsey Penquite Fun Friction Charity Adams 2nd Kristina Stieger Battle of …

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Enroll in the Dayton Public Schools Today!

Alexandra Kincaid News

Translations: Arabic | Kinyarwanda | Russian | Swahili | Tigrinya | Turkish | Dari | Pashto   Translations: Arabic | Kinyarwanda | Russian | Swahili | Tigrinya | Turkish| Dari | Pashto Translations: Arabic | Kinyarwanda | Russian | Swahili | Tigrinya | Turkish| Dari | Pashto  The text of each postcard is available below.  ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Choose high-quality academics. …