313-259-1744 | info@daasdistrict.org

Donuts with Dads

Donuts with Dads


The Parent and Family Involvement Committee sponsored Donuts with Dad on June 15, 2017 in recognition of all the hard work fathers embark on everyday. Fathers were invited to spend the morning with their child to enjoy donuts along with lively conversation with other DAAS Dads and staff. Thanks Ms. Elkins

DAAS Honor Society Ceremony Spring 2017


The National Elementary and Junior Honor Society gave honor to our DAAS top 30 scholars. These students maintained a GPA of 3.5 all school year! We are very proud of them. The students spoke professionally on the topics of leadership, service, scholarship, citizenship, service and responsibility. We were also joined by Youth Development leader Victor Robinson […]

Channel 4 story on Math hoops at DAAS


Representatives from the Detroit Pistons visited DAAS On Tuesday May 9th, and interviewed one of our 7th grade students and teacher Calvin Sibert for the NBA Math Hoops National Tournament at Stanford University. They also took pictures and video recording our students playing NBA Math Hoops. Channel 4 did a great story on it:  

Muffins with Moms


The Parent and Family Involvement School Wide Solutions Committee sponsored Muffins with Mom in recognition of all the hard work moms embark on every day on Thursday May 11, 2017. Moms were invited to spend the morning with their children to enjoy muffins and juice along with lively conversation with other DAAS moms and staff. […]

NBA Math Hoops at DAAS


NBA MATH HOOPS is a fast-paced basketball board game, curriculum, and community program that allows students to learn fundamental math skills through direct engagement with real statistics of their favorite NBA and WNBA players.  The NBA Math Hoops curriculum is tied to Common Core Standards and 21st Century Learning Skills, and it has been shown […]

Pi Day!!!


DAAS students demonstrate their memorization prowess and celebrate pi day in Ms. Caldwell’s 6th grade class. These students celebrated Pi Day by remembering anywhere from 56 to 102 numbers in a row. There was a winner from each homeroom , and as a prize they received the pie of their choice. Happy Pi ( Pie) Ms. […]

Black History Month celebration 2017


Detroit Academy of Arts & Sciences Black History Month program for 2017. Featuring presentations and performances from our student population.

DAAS Students Learn: All About Animals


Students in grades K-5 had the opportunity to engage in programs that were brought to the school by the Leslie Science and Nature Center. These programs provided a memorable hands-on experience for our students, as they complement the curriculum and expose them to many interesting and fun animals! The students enjoy these programs, and we […]

DAAS Launches ‘Money Smart Kids’


On May 5th, 2016 The Detroit Academy of Arts & Sciences launched a new fundraising program called Money Smart Kids. Student Success Seminar teacher Calvin Sibert collaborated with Stanley Steppes, founder & CEO of Money Smart Kids,LLC. Money Smart Kids is an organization that supports financial, career and entrepreneurship education for kids. The program runs […]


Last Import - 97 of 117

The NED SHOW, is one of our school-wide character education program of choice that centers around a 45 minute assembly. NED is a loveable cartoon character whose name is an acronym for Never give up, Encourage others, and Do your best. Teachers love that NED is simple, relatable and kid-focused. The students loved their time spent with […]