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Q+A: Principal Basharus Simmons

Alexandra Kincaid News, Wogaman Middle School News

Basharus Simmons is the Principal of Wogaman Middle School. He has been in this role for four years but has been with the district for a total of ten years. Simmons is originally from Pontiac, Michigan and holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Antioch University. What is the best part about being the principal of Wogaman Middle School?  …

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Hidden Hero Spotlight | Teresa Richardson

Benjamin Riegger News, Ruskin Elementary News

This week we are spotlighting Teresa Richardson, School Secretary for Ruskin Elementary! Ms. Richardson has been with the district for one year. Her day-to-day responsibilities include a variety of tasks. In addition to secretarial duties, she sees her main role as brightening the day of those around her. The most rewarding part of her job is making a positive impact …

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March Mania Attendance Competition

Alexandra Kincaid News

We are excited to announce the annual March Mania Attendance Competition will begin next week! In this competition, each school is striving to meet 95% attendance for the month of March. Each school that meets the goal will receive a reward provided by the principal.  The most improved elementary, middle and high school will also receive a reward.  Each week …

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New Northwest Dayton Partnership Attendance Incentives

Alexandra Kincaid Edwin Joel Brown Elementary News, Fairview Elementary News, News, Thurgood Marshall News, Wogaman Middle School News

The Dayton Public School District and the Northwest Dayton Partnership are proud to announce new attendance incentives for students in four schools located in Northwest Dayton. Attendance is directly connected with student achievement. The four schools include Fairview Elementary School, Edwin Joel Brown Middle School, Wogaman Middle School, and Thurgood Marshall STEM High School.  Beginning February 28, 2022, students at …

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Dayton, Ohio Superintendent Receives 17th Annual Save The Music Foundation Award For Distinguished Support Of Music Education

Alexandra Kincaid News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Award Presented During AASA’s National Conference    Nashville, Tenn. – February 19, 2022 – Elizabeth Lolli, Superintendent of Dayton Public Schools (DPS) in Dayton, Ohio, is the 2022 recipient of the Save The Music Foundation’s (STM) 17th annual Administrator Award for Distinguished Support of Music Education.   This prestigious award was presented at the National Conference on Education, …

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Hidden Hero Spotlight | SheToria Combs

Benjamin Riegger News

This week we are spotlighting SheToria Combs, a School Bus Driver for DPS! SheToria has been with the district for six years. Her day-to-day responsibilities include providing students with transportation to and from school, among many other things. The most rewarding part of her job is providing safe and reliable transportation. “I am motivated to do my best because my …

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Earn college credits in high school for free through College Credit Plus

Alexandra Kincaid Belmont High School News, Dunbar Early College High School News, Meadowdale High School News, Mound Street Academy News, News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News, Stivers News, Thurgood Marshall News

College Credit Plus (CCP) is a program that provides students with the opportunity to earn college credit during high school for free. In place of regular high school classes, students can take college courses and earn credits that can be transferred to colleges and universities after graduation. CCP provides an academic experience that will enhance students’ college and career readiness …