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DPS Spring Sports Schedule (March 22-28)

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Baseball/softball games with two times are double-headers. All home games played at school fields, except for Stivers and Ponitz (Kettering Field, Island Park)   Coed Varsity Track (3/28) Thurgood Marshall @ La Salle Invitational — Away @ 10 am // Stivers, Meadowdale HS @ Tipp Relays — Away @ 10 am   Boys Varsity Track (3/28) Ponitz @ Titan Icebreaker …

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Results of district intramural chess and checkers championship

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The DPS Intramural Chess and Checkers Championship was held on March 14, with students in grades 4-6 competing. Results are as follows.   The Intramural Track Championship will be held May 7.       Checkers 4th Grade 1st – Tashawn Jackson (Dayton Boys Prep Academy) 2nd – Dashawn Smith (Louise Troy) 3rd – Michael Blake (Valerie) 4th – Domonic …

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Dunbar ECHS senior makes academic history

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March 6, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer For Immediate Release   Dunbar Early College High School senior Ja’Laquan Mitchell has made DPS history, as the first student to earn prestigious honors both as a Coca-Cola Scholar winner and a Gates Millennium Scholars finalist.   Mitchell was notified earlier this week that he is one of 150 in the …

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Students spearhead scholarships for DPS seniors

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March 10, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer For Immediate Release   The Superintendent’s Student Senate, comprised of student leaders from each of the district’s high schools, is working for the fourth consecutive year to offer encouragement and assistance to “silent leaders” in their midst who are planning to attend college. With an annual goal of $3,000, they have …

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Register for the 2015-16 year beginning March 2

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February 18, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer For Immediate Release Your one-stop shop for registration begins here!   Dayton Public Schools welcomes families to the district’s new Student Enrollment Center to register for everything from preschool to high school, beginning March 2. The newly reorganized department (formerly the Student Assignment Office) offers families a one-stop shop for registering …

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DPS offers College Credit Plus program

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March 10, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer For Immediate Release   Parents of students who will be seventh- through 12th graders at a DPS high school next year are invited to attend an information session on how these students can earn credits that will apply to both high school and college requirements.   The College Credit Plus program …

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College Credit Plus Meeting

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There will be a meeting for the College Credit Plus program on Wednesday, March 18th at 6:30pm. Meeting will be held in Stivers’ Centennial Hall. Attendance is mandatory for both parent and student. Questions? Contact Mr. Asadorian at 937.542.7390 or dasadori@dps.k12.oh.us

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Westwood Town Hall meeting RESCHEDULED for March 9

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February 26, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer For Immediate Release The third in a series of Town Hall meetings will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on March 9 (rescheduled from Feb. 19) at Westwood PreK-8 School, 2805 Oakridge Drive.   Dayton Public Schools continues its series of meetings to gather public input for assistance in …

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Ohio 8 to host second annual teacher job fair

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(Dayton Public Schools, a member of the Ohio 8 Coalition, is sharing this release as a courtesy.) February 17, 2015 Contact: Julie Brinker (513) 225-7178 Ohio’s eight major urban districts are joining together for the second annual statewide job fair in order to interview those interested in teaching positions in their respective districts. The districts are collaborating on this job …

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Board adopts 2015-16 calendar

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February 18, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer For Immediate Release   The Dayton Board of Education approved the academic calendar for the 2015-2016 school year at Tuesday’s meeting. Students will attend school from Aug. 13, 2015, through May 25, 2016.   The new calendar includes three days (Aug. 10-11 and Sept. 23) and three early dismissal dates (in …