13 May 2010


This is our monthly email providing important information to Detroit Public School (DPS) students, parents, teachers and staff, and others interested in preparing for college.  Please forward this email to your friends and social networks.

Students who register for The Detroit College Promise scholarship and the adults they designate automatically receive this email.

Registered By Paper?
If you did not register with the Detroit College Promise online (and sent us a paper application instead), we will register you and assign you a username - usually your email address - and a password. If you would like this information, please email us at DetroitCollegePromise@gmail.com, and we will email your login information to you.  You can also call us at 248/646-3269. 

Owe a Library Fine?
Students, even in you owe a library fine, the Detroit Public Libraries will still allow you to use the computers on site.  To find a library nearest you click here.


Summer in the 

Fun, Flexible and Fulfilling way to spend Summer 2010!
Providing high school students with a fun, flexible and fulfilling way to give back to the community, Summer in the City is a non-profit organization designed to improve and expand community service throughout Detroit. Activities include art projects, sports and field trips. Volunteers are not required to sign up in advance and can work as little as one day or as much as eight weeks. Students receive community service credit for their participation. Summer in the City 2010 will run Tuesday through Friday from June 22 through August 13. Online registration is the easiest way to sign up for the program on the SITC website at www.summerinthecity.com. A $25 registration fee is requested to help cover program expenses; however the fee can be waived at the participant's request. Summer in the City has more than 30 staff members who manage volunteers, keep carpool and worksites operating efficiently and handle daily business operations. For more information, check out our website or call Barbara Moore at 248-790-1000 or 248-730-3777.


Spring into Summer Early

Summer is right around the corner, but you don't have to wait till June 22 to get the party started! Spring into summer in style with an evening of great art, cool people and preseason festivities. Plus, it's FREE FREE FREE Join Summer in the City on Friday May 21st from 7 - 10 pm (or anytime in between) at the Historic Burton School in Midtown Detroit for The Object Show. Dozens of Detroit artists have donated their work for you to enjoy - and maybe even purchase through the silent auction. All proceeds benefit Summer in the City. During this fun evening you will be able to meet the 2010 SITC crew, find out what's in store for our 9th summer, and pick up your limited edition SITC T-shirt for the low low price of $5!. Last, but certainly not least this is our housewarming! After years of huddling in basements and garages, we have our first officially official office -- our own pad in Midtown Detroit's Historic Burton School! Come see our new digs and even help us decorate! (No scented candles please.) For more info click here.




Show your Team Pride!
On May 22nd & 23rd and June 5th & 6th the Detroit Historical Society will be having "Salute to Coaches Weekend" to highlight their Fabulous 5: Detroit's Beloved Coaches exhibit.  On those dates, youth sports teams wearing their team affiliation (hat, jersey, etc) will receive free museum admission!  The museum is open Saturday 10 am - 5 pm and Sunday Noon - 5 pm. For directions click here.



Are you on Facebook? Then please join our Detroit College Promise Fan Page!
This is a great way to get updates on what is happening with us, as well as a place you can come say "Hi" (on our wall!)


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