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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 …

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DPS continues under “calamity day makeup” rules until 2017

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It’s winter. What about snow days? As of today (Jan. 26, 2015), DPS has used five snow days – Jan. 6, 7, 8, 9, and 26, 2015. Although changes to state law now mandate minimum hours of instruction (1,001 hours for grades 7-12 and 910 for K-6), not all districts are immediately affected. Dayton Public Schools is subject to collective …

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DPS announces district science fair winners

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February 12, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer For Immediate Release The Dayton Public Schools District Science and Technology Fair was held Feb. 7. Division winners, along with other projects rated superior, from grades five through 12 will advance to the West District Science Day regional competition, held at Central State University on March 21. * indicates a superior …

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Student voices, talents showcased on Dayton Youth Radio

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February 11, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer For Immediate Release David H. Ponitz Career Technology Center students in the arts and communication pathway have been working with WYSO FM to produce radio features. Working collaboratively, students researched topics, conducted interviews, and scripted and produced their features for broadcast. The first three student projects aired in November on WYSO …

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DPS announces adjustment to boys basketball schedule

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January 22, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer For Immediate Release Dayton Public Schools Athletic Department has adjusted the boys basketball schedule for the remainder of the season, moving most varsity and junior varsity games to Sunday afternoons. The schedule adjustment was made by the district to ensure focus remains on our athletes and not on a limited few …

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Electrify Your Strings!

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  The Stivers Orchestras are sponsoring a two day residency  for orchestra students with rock violinist Mark Wood, founding member of Trans-Siberian Orchestra.  The dates are February 20 & 21. The residency is entitled “Electrify Your Strings”  and Mark emphasizes “igniting potential, inspiring passion.”  The orchestra members will be encouraged to combine imagination,  creativity, and intellect in music making.   …

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DPS Winter Sports Schedule (wk. of Feb. 15-21)

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Boys Varsity Basketball (2/15) Ponitz v Dunbar — Away @ 5 pm (2/17) Thurgood Marshall v Trotwood HS — Away @ 8 pm // Belmont v Fairborn HS — Away @ 7:30 pm (2/18) Dunbar v Stivers — Away @ 7:30 pm (2/20) Belmont v Stivers — HOME @ 7:30 pm // Thurgood Marshall v Meadowdale HS – Away @ 6:30 pm (2/21) Belmont …

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Path to Health Professions for High School students

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at Wright State University You are invited to join us at Wright State University on Monday, February 16, 2015 to discover how you can get on the right path to become a doctor or other health professional!  Register today   President’s Day “Path to Health Professions” Wright State University Apollo Room, Student Union Monday, February 16, 2015 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.   Do …

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DPS Winter Sports Schedule (wk. of Feb. 8-14)

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Boys Varsity Basketball (2/8) Meadowdale HS v Stivers — HOME @ 3:30 pm // Ponitz CTC v Belmont — Away @ 3:30 pm // Thurgood Marshall v Dunbar — Away @ 3:30 pm (2/10) Meadowdale HS v Ponitz CTC — Away @ 7:30 pm // Thurgood Marshall v Belmont — HOME @ 7:30 pm (2/13) Meadowdale HS v Carroll HS …