Students in the Belmont Fire Program learn from Dayton Fire Department members at the Fire Training Center.

Dayton Fire Department Seeking Students 16+ for Fire Recruitment Exam in March

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The Dayton Fire Department is seeking students 16 or older to take the Fire Recruitment Exam in March. The exam is a personality-based assessment to gauge suitability for the position and would be an excellent opportunity for students to find out if a career as a firefighter would be right for them. The sign-up form for the exam will open …

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Athletic Field Renovations

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The Dayton Public Schools continue to upgrade and update the facilities and grounds for each of our buildings. A very significant project this year is to update our athletic fields and practice areas. In an effort to get this work done, community activities, as well as DPS activities on these fields and tracks, will need to be stopped while work …

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Notice Re: High School Busing Quadrants

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As with elementary and middle school student busing, students are bused within quadrant for high school. The only exception applies to students attending David H. Ponitz CTC, Meadowdale CTC or Stivers School for the Arts. Students who attend one of these specialty schools are eligible for out-of-quadrant busing, if busing is needed. Additionally, students with an IEP that requires busing …

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DPS Summer Food Program to begin July 6th

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Media Contact: Alex Kincaid Writer and Content Specialist amkincai@daytonpublic.com For Immediate Release Children 18 and under are eligible to receive free meals throughout the summer through the Dayton Public School District’s Summer Food Program. Beginning Tuesday, July 6, 2021, breakfast, lunch and a snack will be available in various churches, summer camps, as well as schools that are holding summer …

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DPS senior wins car in 7th annual “In It To Win It” event

Brittany Miller News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News

Contact: Alex Kincaid Writer and Content Specialist amkincai@daytonpublic.com Good grades and good attendance earned Brionna Watts, a senior at David H. Ponitz Career Technology Center, a free car. Watts, a Culinary Arts student, won a 2013 Dodge Avenger in Friday’s “In It To Win It” drawing. Ponitz students earn tickets for making the honor roll or having perfect attendance each …

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DPS to provide yellow bus transportation for all eligible students in 2021-2022

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The Dayton Public School District will provide yellow bus transportation for all eligible students in grades PreK-12 beginning next school year.  This is possible after the Board of Education voted to approve a contract with First Student, a school bus transportation company that will take over all charter and parochial school routes next year. The district will continue to transport …

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COVID-19 Preventative Measures in Schools

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Update June 20: After Governor Mike DeWine’s recent update, individual schools now have the ability to choose whether or not to keep the mask mandate in place. Dear Dayton Public Schools Families: In accordance with CDC guidance for schools, DPS will continue its COVID-19 prevention strategies for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year. The school year ends on June …

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Additional COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Available for Students age 12+ and Families

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The Dayton Public School District is partnering with Dayton Children’s Hospital to hold COVID-19 vaccine clinics for DPS students ages 12+ and their families.  Clinics will only offer the Pfizer vaccine, as it is currently the only vaccine approved for those under 18. A second dose of the Pfizer vaccine will be provided three weeks after the first dose.  How? …

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Hidden Hero Spotlight | Melinda Clark

Brittany Miller News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News

This week we are spotlighting Ponitz Principal Melinda Clark! Principal Clark has been with the district for 11 years and has been in her current role for two. The best part about her job is watching students succeed and witnessing the joy on a teacher’s face when their students are learning. The most rewarding part of this unconventional school year …

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21 Ponitz Students Earn OSHA Credential

Brittany Miller News, Ponitz Career Technology Center News

Twenty-one Allied Health sophomores at Ponitz successfully earned their 10-hour OSHA credential last week. This Occupational Safety and Health Administration credential is awarded after successfully earning a Career Safe online certification, which took students six months to complete. Students earned this credential alongside their regular coursework. Congratulations to the following students on this accomplishment! Tenaeya Heath Shanesha Hudson Iyiana Jordan-Mason …