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Stivers honored by U.S. News & World Report for fourth year

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  Dayton high school for the arts once again among best in America Stivers School for the Arts ranks among America’s best public high schools, in both Ohio and the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report in a study released May 12, 2015. Stivers earned a silver medal, ranking 73rd statewide (out of 157 HS ranked), and 1,451 …

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DPS has 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 …

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2015 Summer Dance Intensive

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DO YOU LIKE TO DANCE? BALLET – MODERN – HIP HOP – CHOREOGRAPHY Join us for 2 weeks to explore different types of dance, improvisation, body conditioning and learn new technical skills.   Don’t miss this opportunity to study with the award-winning staff of Stivers School for the Arts and professional choreographers from around the world.   The Stivers School …

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DPS students can pre-register for digital summer school

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  Pre-registration for DPS Digital Summer School begins May 4 for in-district DPS students only. The program students the opportunity to earn credits for courses previously attempted and unsuccessfully completed.    Morning and afternoon classes are available at Ponitz Career Technology Center, 741 Washington Street, from June 10 through July 10, 2015.   Subjects include algebra, physical science, chemistry, biology, …

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DPS increases online transparency

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May 22, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer Jmoberle@dps.k12.oh.us For Immediate Release   Two resolutions adopted by the Dayton Board of Education at the May 19 meeting will increase financial transparency and add value to the district’s already very strong financial, managerial and operational controls.   Dayton Public Schools is among the first Ohio school districts to join Ohio’s …

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DPS Spring Sports Schedule (May 24-30)

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Coed Varsity Track Regional Finals (Welcome Stadium) Div. I — May 27 and May 29 (Field events — 5 pm/Running — 6:30 pm) Div. II — May 28 and May 30 (Field events — 11 am/Running — 12:30 pm)

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District Review Team presents findings and recommendations

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May 13, 2015 Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer Jmoberle@dps.k12.oh.us For Immediate Release An Ohio Department of Education District Review Team returned to Dayton Public Schools to present a report of findings and recommendations at a special May 12 Dayton Board of Education meeting. The report followed the team’s review Jan. 26-30 of the district’s system-wide functions in six areas: …

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Stivers honored by U.S. News & World Report for fourth year

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May 13, 2015     Contact: Jill Moberley, Public Information Officer Jmoberle@dps.k12.oh.us For Immediate Release   Stivers School for the Arts ranks among America’s best public high schools, in both Ohio and the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report in a study released May 12.   Stivers earned a silver medal, ranking 73rd statewide (out of 157 HS ranked), …

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Stivers film fest at The Neon

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  Stivers School for the Arts Film and Animation Studio presents “The Showcase,” a compilation of student-created short films, at 7:30 p.m. on May 20 at The Neon in downtown Dayton.   Works include live action and animation pieces, and range from comedy to documentary. Some films have won regional and state awards.  Following the show, there will be a …

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DPS Spring Sports Schedule (May 17-23)

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Coed Varsity Track District Finals (Times TBD) (Welcome Stadium) Div. I — May 20 and May 22 Div. II — May 21 and May 23 Div. III — May 19 and May 23