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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

Alexandra Kincaid 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

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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 …

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Hidden Hero Spotlight | Lorena Rice

Alexandra Kincaid News, Ruskin Elementary News

This week we are spotlighting Lorena Rice, a school nurse at Ruskin Elementary! Ms. Rice has been in her current role for nine years. Her day-to-day responsibilities include caring for students with medical needs, assessing students who become ill or injured at school, COVID-19 contact tracing and quarantine monitoring, ETR evaluations, immunization documentation, and monitoring, along with vision, hearing, and …

Jan. 28th Breakfast of Champions honorees.

District honors 41 employees at Breakfast of Champions celebration

Alexandra Kincaid News

Forty-one DPS employees were recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty at the January 28th Breakfast of Champions celebration. The majority of those recognized were teachers who grew more students than expected. These teachers received a “Most Effective” rating on the Ohio Department of Education’s value added list this year. Breakfast of Champions is a recognition breakfast …

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Upcoming College Credit Plus Information Sessions

Alexandra Kincaid News

College Credit Plus (CCP) is a program that gives students the opportunity to earn college credits during high school for free.  In place of regular high school classes, students take college courses and earn credits that can be transferred to colleges and universities after graduation. Please visit one of the informational sessions below to learn more. Sinclair Community College is …

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District Closed February 14th

Alexandra Kincaid News

The district is usually closed on Super Bowl Monday. Following that practice, and because the Cincinnati Bengals are in the Super Bowl, Dayton Public Schools will now be CLOSED Monday, February 14th. In anticipation of the game, Friday, February 11th will be a district Bengals Spirit Day. Be sure to wear your Bengals spirit wear or orange and black. Let’s …

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District Science Fair Notice

Alexandra Kincaid News

We are sorry to announce that the District Science Fair, scheduled for February 5, 2022, has been canceled. With COVID-19 causing a rise in cases and increasing uncertainty about the future, this decision is being made with the safety of all students and staff in mind.  Individual schools will still hold Science Fairs as planned. Each school’s winner will be …

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Updated Athletic Event Protocols (January 17, 2022)

Alexandra Kincaid News

After exploring many options, the district is now prepared to allow more spectators to safely return to DPS athletic events. Please see the new protocols below.  All athletic events will allow for 50% capacity to ensure that games are not overcrowded.  All participating students and coaches will receive 4 tickets to purchase online (Ticket Spicket). This will also include opponents. …