Family and Student Resource Handbook Available

Brittany Miller News

View Family and Student Resource Handbook DPS Families, a resource handbook is now available for you to reference throughout the extended break. Inside you will find information about how to keep your student engaged in his or her learning, how to access MindPlay, ALEKS and SuccessMaker and additional educational resources and activities to try at home. Also included are community …

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DPS Extends Holiday Break due to Rising COVID-19 Cases

Alexandra Kincaid News

For Immediate Release DPS Extends Holiday Break due to Rising COVID-19 Cases Students will return January 4th for hybrid instruction. The Dayton Board of Education approved a calendar adjustment at Tuesday’s meeting that will extend the holiday break for students due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County. Thanksgiving Break for students will begin Monday, November 23rd. They …

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Extended Holiday Break Due to COVID-19

Brittany Miller News

Dayton Public Schools Families, Due to the rising cases of COVID-19 in Montgomery County, students in the Dayton Public Schools will have an extended holiday break. Please review the details below. New Holiday Break The holiday break is now Monday, November 23rd – Sunday, January 3rd, 2021.  There will be no virtual instruction during this break.  Students will return on …

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Weekly DPS COVID-19 Metrics Available

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The Ohio Department of Health requires K-12 schools to notify parents, guardians, and local health departments when students, teachers, staff members or coaches test positive for COVID-19. The state encourages parents and guardians to report positive cases to schools. This page will be updated each Friday, by 5 p.m., to show the number of staff and student cases reported to …

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Ponitz Student Reflects on State-Wide Math Recognition

Alexandra Kincaid News

Shantele King, a senior at David H. Ponitz Career Technology Center, is one of two Ponitz students to be honored with a state-wide math recognition from TODOS, an affiliate of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.  This achievement recognizes students who have demonstrated sustained success and progress in mathematics, as well as leadership in or out of the classroom …

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New Site!

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DPS Parents and Dayton Community Members: The Dayton Public School District is excited to launch our new and improved website for our parents and community. This new website is easier to navigate, fully ADA compliant and includes a site map HERE to help users find any webpage they may need. We are also excited to introduce our new Media Center, …

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New Meadowdale High School-Career Technical Center Ready to Welcome Back Students

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Phlebotomy chairs, hospital beds, medical devices, treadmills, and new Apple desktop computers now fill classrooms at Meadowdale High School-Career Technical Center. Many once traditionally-arranged classrooms have been transformed into Career Tech labs where students will get hands-on experience in their chosen career pathways.  The Dayton Public School District first announced that Meadowdale would become the second DPS Career Technical Center …

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Board of Ed. VP Reappointed as Federal Relations Network Delegate

Alexandra Kincaid News

Contact: Alex Kincaid  Writer and Content Specialist amkincai@daytonpublic.com For Immediate Release Board of Ed. VP Reappointed as Federal Relations Network Delegate Jocelyn Spencer Rhynard to continue to serve as delegate representing Ohio Boards of Education.   Dayton Board of Education Vice President Jocelyn Spencer Rhynard has been reappointed to a two-year term as a delegate for the Ohio School Boards …

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DPS Drive-Thru Career Fair a Success

Alexandra Kincaid News

The Dayton Public School District held its annual fall career fair at the end of October. This year, the event was held at Welcome Stadium in a drive-thru format, rather than an indoor gathering. The change allowed the district to abide by all CDC COVID-19 guidelines while still meeting and interviewing candidates.  Nearly 60 candidates interviewed for positions with nutrition …

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Dayton Board of Education to Resume In-Person Meetings

Alexandra Kincaid News

Contact: Alex Kincaid  Writer and Content Specialist amkincai@daytonpublic.com Media Notice   Dayton Board of Education to Resume In-Person Meetings Preventative measures will be in place.    Dayton Board of Education business meetings will be held in-person beginning Tuesday, October 20th.  Due to COVID-19, only 40 people may attend in-person Board meetings. Meetings will continue to be live-streamed to the district’s …