2nd Annual Talent Show Extravaganza

May 22, 2015, 10:25 ET from Detroit Community Schools

DETROIT, May 22, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Detroit Community Schools will present its 2nd Annual Talent Show Extravaganza at the Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

The majority of DCS students reside in Brightmoor, one of the most disadvantaged neighborhoods in Detroit. For these students, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to perform and to showcase their creative abilities at a world-class venue. More than 100 students will be performing group & individual songs, rap, dance, poetry, spoken word and violin.

Admission is free and open to the general public.

About Detroit Community Schools (DCS)

DCS was founded in 1997 and is housed in a 120,000 square foot facility located on a 9 acre gated and secure campus in the Brightmoor section of Detroit. DCS serves approximately 800 students in grades K-12 and is a Michigan Department of Education 2013 Reward School. DCS is unique among public charter schools in that each student has an Individualized Student Learning Plan that is used to customize their educational program. DCS graduates more than 98 % of the students in the senior class.  DCS's 2014 graduates were awarded approximately $1,000,000 in university/college scholarships. DCS offers a robust athletic program that includes boys & girls basketball, girls softball, boys baseball, boys & girls track & cross country, girls volleyball, cheer and boys football.

Former Detroit City Council Member Sharon McPhail joined DCS as the Chief Administrative Officer of Detroit Community Schools in September of 2012. Under her leadership, DCS was taken off the list of MDE labeled "priority" (failing) schools in just two years.  


SOURCE Detroit Community Schools