Dr. Stacy Worley

Q+A: Dr. Stacy Worley, Coordinator for the Office for Males of Color

Alexandra Kincaid News

Dr. Stacy Worley is the coordinator for the Office for Males of Color. He joined the Dayton Public School District in August 2020 and has since worked diligently to improve and enhance the experience of students in the Males of Color Program.  Students in grades 4-12 are welcome to join the Males of Color Program, which is designed to affirm, …


Hidden Hero Spotlight | Cynthia Hauler

Brittany Miller Eastmont Elementary News, News

This week we are spotlighting Cynthia Hauler, a Leveled Literacy Instructor at Eastmont Elementary. Cynthia has been with the district for 20 years. This year, she has spent much of her time on reading intervention for 3rd-grade students. She is also a Technology Coordinator and Test Coordinator. The best part about her job is teaching students to read who don’t …

dayton public schools fallback image

Semester Extension

Brittany Miller News

Due to the return to in-person learning on March 1st, the first semester will be extended for a few days to ensure a smooth transition for students and families. Students will follow their current, semester 1 schedule through Friday, Feb. 26th, using the current remote times and schedules. When secondary students return in person on March 1, they will receive …


Hidden Hero Spotlight | Principal Jim Grimsley

Brittany Miller Mound Street Academy News, News

This week we are spotlighting Mound Street Academy Principal Jim Grimsley! Principal Grimsley joined the district last year when DPS partnered with Mound Street Academy to continue its program and to better serve DPS students who need the services Mound Street provides. He said Mound Street’s goal is to remove any obstacles that students may face toward graduating. His day-to-day …

Tasia Smiley repairs a Chromebook.

DPS IT Help Desk prepared to troubleshoot technology issues for students, parents

Alexandra Kincaid News

Since the start of the school year, the DPS Office of Information Technology has had approximately 24,000 “new customers” because of virtual instruction. Students, parents and grandparents are now regular callers to the IT Help Desk, which assists with troubleshooting technology and WiFi issues.  At its busiest in September 2020, IT had more than 10,000 calls in a month — …

dayton public schools fallback image

Students Off Thursday OR Friday Depending on Building

Brittany Miller News

Many DPS employees will be receiving the COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, February 4th and Friday, February 5th.  Students Off Thursday, February 4th Students who attend Edwin Joel Brown; Ponitz; Fairview; Meadowdale; Thurgood; Rosa Parks; Dayton Digital; Mound Street; Edison; Wogaman; Valerie; Westwood; Charity Adams; Belle Haven; Louise Troy; and Dunbar will be OFF Thursday, February 4th because their teachers will …

dayton public schools fallback image

Students Officially Return to In-Person Learning on March 1

Brittany Miller Belle Haven Elementary News, Belmont High School News, Charity Adams Earley Academy News, Cleveland Elementary News, Dunbar Early College High School News, Eastmont Elementary News, Edison Elementary News, Edwin Joel Brown Elementary News, Fairview Elementary News, Horace Mann Elementary News, Kemp Elementary News, Kiser Elementary News, Louise Troy Elementary News, Meadowdale High School News, Mound Street Academy News, News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News, River’s Edge Montessori Elementary News, Roosevelt Elementary News, Rosa Parks Early Learning Center News, Ruskin Elementary News, Stivers News, Thurgood Marshall News, Valerie Elementary News, Westwood Elementary News, Wogaman Middle School News, Wright Brothers Elementary News

Students will officially return for in-person learning on Monday, March 1st.  DPS staff will be receiving both COVID-19 vaccines this month and will be fully vaccinated by the March 1st return date. Parents must select either full-time face-to-face instruction beginning March 1st or remote learning for their students. The survey is available here. Students who choose remote learning will not …

DPS Celebrates Black History Month

Brittany Miller News

February is Black History Month, also known as African American history Month! To celebrate, DPS will be sharing student, parent, and District submissions about how they are celebrating during virtual learning.  Use the form below to submit information, photos, videos, and drawings and tell us how you are celebrating Black History Month. You may return to this page to submit …

Immel Hidden Hero Featured Image

Hidden Hero Spotlight | Deborah Immel

Brittany Miller News, Wright Brothers Elementary News

This week we are spotlighting Deborah Immel, school counselor for Wright Brothers Middle School! Deborah has been in this position for three years. Her day-to-day duties include counseling students in academics, college and career, and social-emotional help. This can take the form of individual meetings, small group sessions or classroom lessons. Her duties also include crisis management with students and …

dayton public schools fallback image

March Return and Instruction Preference

Brittany Miller News

DPS employees who want to receive the COVID-19 vaccine will be vaccinated beginning next week. Staff will receive the second vaccine four or five weeks later, depending on whether we receive the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine.  If everything goes as expected and the vaccines arrive and are given to staff, students can return to the classroom sometime in March. Although …