Letter from the Superintendent | Re: Transportation

Brittany Miller News

Dear Dayton Public Schools Families: Transportation caused many families great concern during the first week of school. Please be advised that the district returned to transportation procedures that were in place before the pandemic, but that information was not sufficiently communicated. Last year, the district transported any student who requested it. With 20% of students being remote, the district had …

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Transportation Information

Alexandra Kincaid News

During the first few weeks of any school year, there are always hurdles to overcome before transportation runs smoothly. Drivers are learning new routes, students are being added to and removed from routes, students may live out-of-quadrant and expect a bus, and sometimes drivers must pick up students at stops that are not along their normal route in order to …

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Updated COVID-19 Guidelines | August 2021

Brittany Miller News

Dear Dayton Public Schools Families:  As the district prepares for the 2021-2022 school year, we are making decisions we believe will be in the best interest of students, staff and families.  We are very excited to return to face-to-face instruction, five days a week beginning Wednesday, August 18, 2021.  We are committed to providing a safe learning environment. While the …

Dayton Public Schools Foundation Awards Grants to Teachers, Administrators

Dayton Public Schools Foundation Awards Grants to Teachers, Administrators

Brittany Miller News

Nancy Nerny, the board president of the Dayton Public Schools Foundation, presented the 2021-2022 grant award recipients at Tuesday’s board meeting. Since 2015, the foundation has awarded $93,350 to DPS. Grants are awarded to educators to fund innovative and creative projects that will be used to teach students. Teacher Grant Recipients Melinda S. Dickson, David H. Ponitz CTC $500 grant …

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COVID-19 Protocols and Back to School Information

Brittany Miller News

Updated 8/11/2021 Back to School Information The 2021-2022 school year begins on August 18. School Supply List Be sure to visit your school’s website for more information on supplies, uniforms, and more. 2021-2022 COVID-19 Policies and Guidelines  

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DPS students receive free 3D printers as part of new workshop

Alexandra Kincaid Belmont High School News, News

18 students will take part in a first-of-its-kind Digital Manufacturing Workshop designed to help students pinpoint their goals and jumpstart their careers.  Four Belmont High School students received free 3D printers Tuesday. The students are among 18 Dayton Public Schools students who will be taking part in a first-of-its-kind Digital Manufacturing Workshop. The workshop is led by Greg Loughnane, a …

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DPS Summer Food Program to begin July 6th

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Media Contact: Alex Kincaid Writer and Content Specialist amkincai@daytonpublic.com For Immediate Release Children 18 and under are eligible to receive free meals throughout the summer through the Dayton Public School District’s Summer Food Program. Beginning Tuesday, July 6, 2021, breakfast, lunch and a snack will be available in various churches, summer camps, as well as schools that are holding summer …

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Meadowdale Graduation Postponed

Brittany Miller Meadowdale High School News, News

Due to a forecast of scattered thunderstorms at 5:00 p.m., Meadowdale High School’s graduation is postponed and will now take place on Monday, June 28 at 8:00 p.m. at Welcome Stadium. In the event of additional rain on Monday, the ceremony will be held in the Meadowdale gym. We thank you for your understanding as we consider the safety of …

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DPS senior wins car in 7th annual “In It To Win It” event

Brittany Miller News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News

Contact: Alex Kincaid Writer and Content Specialist amkincai@daytonpublic.com Good grades and good attendance earned Brionna Watts, a senior at David H. Ponitz Career Technology Center, a free car. Watts, a Culinary Arts student, won a 2013 Dodge Avenger in Friday’s “In It To Win It” drawing. Ponitz students earn tickets for making the honor roll or having perfect attendance each …

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DPS to provide yellow bus transportation for all eligible students in 2021-2022

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The Dayton Public School District will provide yellow bus transportation for all eligible students in grades PreK-12 beginning next school year.  This is possible after the Board of Education voted to approve a contract with First Student, a school bus transportation company that will take over all charter and parochial school routes next year. The district will continue to transport …