Greetings Eagle Nation!  Parent(s)/Guardian(s), please be reminded that we still need you to physically re-enroll your student(s) so that their seat(s) may be reserved for the 2020-21 school year.  New this year is the ONLINE

RE-ENROLLMENT FORM!  It only takes a minute or two to have your student counted and their seat RESERVED!

To REENROLL your student(s), please visit www.detroitpsa.com . 

From the main page of the website:

  • Hover over the "ENROLL" tab

  • Then click on "REENROLL" 

  • Then complete the form

It's as simple as 1-2-3! 

Also, our STUDENT REFERRAL INCENTIVE PROGRAM is still in place, details to come at a later date.  Please feel free to REFER A SCHOOL-AGED FRIEND OR FAMILY MEMBER in grades 6-12 to enroll at DPSA!  Eagles, let's go, LET'S GROW!!

For all inquiries, please contact Ms. Nelson (dawn.nelson@leonagroup.com) or Mrs. Ingram (lenyce.ingram@leonagroup.com) and we will gladly assist you.  Please stay safe, stay healthy....GO EAGLES!

REVISED OFFICE HOURS UPDATE

DUE TO THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS FOR THE STATE OF MICHIGAN REGARDING COVID-19 AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, OFFICE HOURS ARE HELD VIRTUALLY FROM 9AM-3PM AND BY APPOINTMENT ONLY AT THE SCHOOL BUILDING, IF ABSOLUTELY NECESSARY, AND IF APPROVED.
 
THIS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT ADVANCE NOTICE.
 
FOR VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS and/or APPOINTMENTS, PLEASE CONTACT MS. NELSON VIA EMAIL:  DAWN.NELSON@LEONAGROUP.COM
 
PLEASE VISIT WWW.DETROITPSA.COM FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION AND CURRICULUM NEEDS. 
UPDATES ARE MADE AS INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
  
PLEASE STAY SAFE & HEALTHY!

FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES OF THE CDC LOCATED ON THEIR WEBSITE:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

DPSA now delivers breakfast and lunch for the week every Tuesday from 9am-12 noon.  This bus will wait at each stop for approximately fifteen (15) minutes for all students.  See schedule below to find a stop near you.  Please stay safe, stay healthy!

 

DPSA FOOD DELIVERY BUS SCHEDULE

Bus Stop                                             Arrival Time                         Location
7mile and Greenfield                          9:00am                          Burger King
Fenkell and Greenfield                       9:30am                        Mobil Gas Station
Lyndon and Livernois                         10:00am                        Happy’s Pizza
Manchester and Woodward              10:30am                  Check Cashing Center
Grand River and Livernois                  11:00am                   Shell Gas Station
Maplewood and Grand River             11:30am           Steve's Soul Food Building

There are many Detroit Michigan free food pantries, soup kitchens and distribution centers that provide a variety of resources to the low income as well as needy in the region. Dozens of locations across all of Wayne County provide free food, hot meals, paper products, baby formula, and much more. There are even soup kitchens scattered across the city as well as county, and every year tens of thousands of families turn to the centers for help.
 

STATE MANDATED SCHOOL CLOSURE CURRICULUM INFORMATION


The food banks of course provide the basics such as free food, groceries, produce, baby formula, frozen items, breads, personal supplies, and a number of other services. However there are also staff that direct qualified low income families to everything from emergency SNAP food stamp applications to Meals on Wheels programs. Some centers even can provide free meals at Christmas or Thanksgiving, as well as holiday gifts for children. To the type of aid at each non-profit center is extensive.


In addition, while not as well known, a food bank is a great place to call or stop by to learn about other assistance programs available. For example, learn about both state of Michigan and federal government benefit programs. If needed, referrals are also given to other locations in Wayne County that offer food or other assistance, including financial. For example, learn about where to go for clothing, or get help in applying for food stamps or WIC. The food pantries in Detroit and Wayne County provide extensive assistance.

Click on the link below for a complete list of local Detroit locations that are available to assist.

                                       Food Banks & Pantries in Michigan

link:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GvDlQvEm2JRB6cM7_jx9JDuCwiNj53lQupeoBUvRLPI/edit?usp=sharing

GOOGLE CLASSROOM PARENT GUIDE

Greetings, Eagles Parents!
We strive to continue to provide resources to assist you at home with our students during this critical time.  Please click on the link below to assist with setup and understanding of Google Classroom.  If you need assistance, please dial our support line at 586-307-5232

 Google Classroom Parent Guide:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uFBoYMjS9vrWSDwq6djRKKIwIReN5vnG/view

STATE MANDATED SCHOOL CLOSURE CURRICULUM INFORMATION

During the state-mandated school closure, we are asking all students to create accounts on Google Classroom in order to access curriculum and connect with teachers.  Please follow the steps below and use the Access Codes for curriculum information.

Accessing Google Classroom: 

  • Go to gmail.com

  • Enter dpsa email address (students first name.students last name@detroitpsa.com)

  • Enter password (generic password - dpsa2013 or the password students has already chosen)

  • If generic password was used students will have to choose a new password. If a student forgot their password that they have previously chosen they will need to contact Ms. Silic at amanda.silic@leonagroup.com for their passwords to be reset.

  • Once signed in students will click on the google apps icon at the top right corner of the screen and from their access google classroom.

  • All classes and assignments can be access there. Students will need an access code for each class and they can be found below.


Go to classroom.google.com and log in using your @detroitpsa.com email address. Click on the plus sign (+) in the top right corner and click “Join Class.” Type in the code provided to join that teachers class. If your teacher is using outside websites such as newsela or commonlit, you will log in through Google using your @detroitpsa.com account (you don’t need to create an account for each site).

If you have any questions or problems accessing your @detroitpsa.com email, contact Ms. Silic at amanda.silic@leonagroup.com.

Access Codes for Middle School:
8th grade 
Social Studies: 47wxlt5 
ELA: nvsk2az 
Math: oxvycnu 
Science: q433ici 

6/7th grade
Social Studies: yonwzn2 
ELA: 4qrdb5h 
Math: kyinzk2 
Science: 7r3kren

Access Codes for High School:
Social Issues: cvibzol 
Drama: bhjqunh 
Transition Algebra: (1st hr: gptqwav), (2nd hr: 2ifq3jj), (4th hr: zymvak7) 
ELA 12: dq5p7mt 
College and Career Readiness: yyc4pbq 
Leadership and Activities: v6hghqi 
World History: 6qyyns3 
ELA 11: ijjyalz 
Writing Mechanics: jiqomcp 
Geometry: (5th hr: gyyqwir) (6th hr: 2vym52i) 
Biology: hntvgah 
ELA 10: owuzacg 
Economics: rrcigxm 
Physical Science: rb3bhee 
US History: swa4uvc 
Reading Strategies: duwdcur 
ELA 9: strv34t 
Algebra I: zmcr3wm 
Algebra II: x4hlih3

Click on the following websites to continue with your Spanish, Credit Recovery, and Online Elective Classes: Spanish & Credit Recovery:  Odysseyware https://dpsa.owschools.com/
​Online electives (Mr. Finney’s Class):  https://leonagroup.next.agilixbuzz.com/

LETTER TO DPSA COMMUNITY - COVID-19

March 16, 2020

Dear DPSA Families,

As you are aware, the Governor has issued a statement announcing state-wide closure of all K-12 school buildings for students in the state of Michigan beginning March 16 through April 5, 2020. The health and well-being of our families and community is our top-priority. We understand the concern and uncertainty you may be experiencing surrounding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are committed to being responsive to the needs of our families as more information becomes available.

We are working to ensure that our students and families have the support they need. To that end, we are closely monitoring guidance from all state and federal agencies to ensure the safety of our school community.

In addition to following CDC guidance and partnering with local health departments, we have heightened our cleaning and disinfecting procedures to maintain a healthy environment for our buildings and busses. We have instructed anyone who is not feeling well to stay home out of an abundance of caution. At this time the Academy will be functioning with alternate hours of operation, 10:00am-3:00pm, with minimal staff to support the needs of our families throughout the day.

We are committed to ensuring that our students continue to have access to nutritious meals twice a day. DPSA will provide breakfast and lunch from 10:00 am through noon at the building at the Abbott side door. Meals will be pre-packaged and schools are developing plans to have the food quickly distributed to limit exposure risks. Breakfast and lunch will start being served on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020. If there are specific needs that you might have that we can assist with, a support line has been established and will be monitored by our team, that number is 586-307-5232. Please feel free to contact us there with specific needs and someone will contact you back.

Currently, DPSA’s teachers are preparing a variety of avenues for learning to ensure that education will occur during the closure. At this time all classes have been setup in google classroom and assignments for each class will be assigned there. Every student has been assigned a DPSA email address and password that will allow them to access their various classes. The format for that and link is provided below. Some students already have their passwords and access. If they do, there is no need to start over or reset. If they do not, a generic password has been assigned and can be used to access their classes. Once in they will be prompted to choose a new password. Please note that Comcast, ATT, Spectrum and several other internet providers are providing free Wi-Fi during this time. If students do not have computer access assignment packets have been prepared for them and can be picked up in the main office during the hours of 10:00am-3:00pm. Please be mindful during this time our goal is to minimize the risk and practice social distancing. So if your student does have computer access we are asking that be used as the primary source of curriculum.

For students who receive special services a schedule of service hours has been established for each student for academic support as well as social work services. In addition, accommodated assignment packets have been created and will be mailed to each home directly on Tuesday, March 17th, 2020. If you have specific information regarding your student who receives special services please note that the case manager assigned to your student will be contacting you before the end of the day Tuesday, March 17th, 2020.

I would personally like to thank the teachers and staff for their continued dedication to the students of Detroit Public Safety Academy. Also, thank you parents, for your ongoing support during these stressful times. There is no doubt that our DPSA family will get through this together!

Sincerely,
Isaiah Pettway, School Leader 

Detroit Public Safety Academy | Anthony Hubbard, School Leader
1250 Rosa Parks Blvd. Detroit, MI  48216
Tel: 313.965.6916 | 
Fax: 313.965.6938