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Donuts with Dads

Donuts with Dads

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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

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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 […]

NBA Math Hoops at DAAS

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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!!!

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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. […]

DAAS Launches ‘Money Smart Kids’

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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 […]

The NED SHOW

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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 […]

DAAS National Honor Society ‘Blessing Bags’

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The DAAS Honor Society teamed up with the Pep Squad to collect personal care items, nonperishable food and winter accessories to be donated to the homeless and less fortunate. The cheer team, student council and several staff members also contributed to the cause. What a great team effort! These items were delivered to the Detroit […]

Elementary School – Anti-Bullying, Inclusion and Compassion Program

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The movie “Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer” was used as a kick off for our continued cross-curriculum lessons on Anti-Bullying, Inclusion, and compassion, on the elementary level. The objectives of the lessons are to teach students about the negative effects of bullying, as well as the effects of positive support from their peers. In addition, […]