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Dayton-Miami Valley AFL -“Take Kids Fishing Day”

Brittany Miller News

Union members, The Dayton-Miami Valley AFL-CIO is hosting their annual “Take Kids Fishing Day” set for Saturday, June 19, 2021. Get the kids outdoors for fun-filled hours of fishing and a free picnic lunch! (child, grandchild, neighbor or friends invited) Introduce youth to the joys of fishing while enjoying many improvements our local union members and other volunteers made to …

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Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Available for Students age 12+ and Families

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The Dayton Public School District is partnering with Dayton Children’s Hospital to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinics for DPS students ages 12+ and their families.  Clinics will only offer the Pfizer vaccine, as it is currently the only vaccine approved for those under 18. A second dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be provided three weeks after the first dose.  How? …

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60 Dayton Public Schools Students Receive New Sinclair Scholarships

Alexandra Kincaid News

Dayton, Ohio – Sixty high school seniors from Dayton Public Schools (DPS) are on their way to two-year degrees, advanced job skill training programs, or transfer programs at Sinclair Community College, thanks to new scholarships.  Sinclair is awarding the scholarships to students at each of the seven DPS high schools.  The new scholarships enhance Sinclair’s efforts to provide college-to-career pathways …

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Hidden Hero Spotlight | Kaitlyn Dunigan

Brittany Miller Louise Troy Elementary News, News

This week we are spotlighting Kaitlyn Dunigan, preschool teacher at Louise Troy Elementary! Ms. Dunigan has been with the district for 7 years. The best part about her job is building relationships with students and creating a safe, positive learning environment. This year, she has been in a support position at Louise Troy and has taken on new roles, including …

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Hidden Hero Spotlight | Melinda Clark

Brittany Miller News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News

This week we are spotlighting Ponitz Principal Melinda Clark! Principal Clark has been with the district for 11 years and has been in her current role for two. The best part about her job is watching students succeed and witnessing the joy on a teacher’s face when their students are learning. The most rewarding part of this unconventional school year …

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Hidden Hero Spotlight | Tiwona Branham

Brittany Miller News, Thurgood Marshall News

This week we are spotlighting Tiwona Branham, Intervention Specialist at Thurgood Marshall STEM High School. Ms. Branham has been with the district for five years and has also coached Cross Country and Track & Field. She also serves as the senior advisor for the class of 2021 and the co-advisor for the Move Forward Thurgood Marshall STEM High School NAACP …

Tina Porter Hidden Hero

Hidden Hero Spotlight | Tina Porter

Brittany Miller News, Wright Brothers Elementary News

This week we are spotlighting Wright Brothers Middle School Security Resource Officer Tina Porter! Ms. Porter has been with the district for 18 years. Her day-to-day duties include assisting faculty, mentoring students, encouraging a safe and healthy environment for students and staff, maintaining high visibility and when applicable, responding to emergencies. “The most gratifying aspect of my job is helping …

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Hidden Hero Spotlight | Jamie Holster

Brittany Miller News

DPS spotlights Associate Director of Nutrition Services, Jamie Holster! Jamie has been the Associate Director of Nutrition Services for 10 years and has been with DPS for a total of 17 years. Her day-to-day responsibilities consist of supervising 5 high schools and 9 elementary schools. “I love interacting with people, helping smooth out concerns and bringing a smile to students, …

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Hidden Hero Spotlight | Clara Jones

Brittany Miller Edwin Joel Brown Elementary News, News

DPS is spotlighting Edwin Joel Brown Middle School teacher Clara Jones! Ms. Jones is an 8th grade math teacher in her first year at DPS. She said beginning the year in a virtual environment had its challenges because she had to learn to adapt lessons and strategies to fit a virtual setting. Building relationships with students through a computer also …

Andre Stroud-Thomas

Hidden Hero Spotlight | Andre Stroud-Thomas

Brittany Miller Kiser Elementary News, News

DPS is spotlighting Andre Stroud-Thomas, head custodian at Kiser Elementary! Mr. Stroud has been in this position for four years and has been with the district for 7 years. Before he took on this role, he worked in Transportation as a paraprofessional. He said the best part about his job is working with students and watching them grow. “As we …