Students paint a play set.

Stivers CTE students build set for Fall play

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Students in the Theatrical Design and Production CTE Program at Stivers School for the Arts spent a month designing and building a set for the school’s Fall play. The play, “Zoomies,” was written by a student in the Creative Writing Magnet.  Students in the Theatrical Design and Production Program explore visual storytelling across all performing arts disciplines. In addition to …

Dia De Muertos ofrenda created by a student.

Stivers students learn about Dia De Muertos

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DPS teacher Julie Anderson invited board member Gabriela Pickett to teach students how to create altars for Dia De Muertos, a traditional Latin American holiday honoring loved ones who have passed away. What started as an art project became personal for many of the students. The classes combined their altars to make a communal altar that has been on display …

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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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 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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7 Seniors Awarded Franklin B. Walter Scholarships

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One graduating senior from each DPS high school received a $1,000 Franklin B. Walter Scholarship provided by the Montgomery County Educational Service Center (MCESC). Nomination criteria included student awards, activities, GPA and attendance. Students were also asked to write an essay about a teacher that has positively impacted their lives. Those teachers will receive $500 to spend on classroom materials. …