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DPS Parent Letter Regarding Strike

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FAQ regarding 2017-2018 School Year August 9, 2017 Dear Parents, I am writing to tell you that the Board of Education has taken action to prepare for a teachers’ strike. It saddens us that a strike is very possible and we are working on a resolution. No one wants our teachers to stay out of our classrooms and walk picket …

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DPS Honors Two Gates Scholars

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At a time when most high school seniors are worrying about paying for the next phase of their education, two DPS seniors have earned a prestigious national scholarship that provides a full ride through college. Khayln Miller (Thurgood Marshall STEM High School) and Ja’Laquan Mitchell (Dunbar Early College High School) are two of just 1,000 students nationwide to be named …

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Important Information Regarding Closures & Delays 1/25/2019

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A letter from Superintendent Lolli Dear Parents and Guardians, Determining whether to delay or close school is a very difficult decision.  The district uses a weather team to make the decision. The DPS district weather team is made up of people who drive the roads, people who check the forecast and wind chill/heat index numbers, and people who talk to …

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A DPS Season of Giving

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Employee and Annual Giving Campaign Runs November 1-17, 2017 DPS is extending this drive until Friday, December 8, 2017 As in the past, there will be three foundations/organizations that will benefit from the contributions of our community (DPS Foundation, UNCF and United Way). In addition to DPS Foundation teacher grants (as in previous years), we are excited to announce that …

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Science/Technology and Invention Fair set for February 9th

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DPS students put their scientific findings on display for judging The annual Science/Technology and Invention Fair showcases DPS students’ scientific hypotheses and results. All DPS schools have submitted student entries and beginning at 9 a.m., their science projects will be judged by each grade level. The distribution of ribbons for winning entries for Pre-K and Division I-III will begin at …

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Belmont High School Now Accepting 7th-Grade Students

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DPS Open Enrollment begins Monday, March 16th The Dayton Public School District is excited to announce that Belmont High School will be accepting 7th-grade students next school year.  Wright Brothers Middle School will no longer be accepting any out-of-quadrant 7th-grade students because the building is at capacity. Current sixth-grade students who live outside of the Wright Brothers neighborhood can apply …