Renaissance High School Class of 2016 graduate Christofer Smith was recently featured in the Detroit Free Press for his involvement in Wayne State University's Med-Direct Program. Christofer is 1 of 10 students selected for this inaugural program that provides full tuition and expenses for students from undergraduate through medical school.
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Students from Ben Carson, Cass Tech, DIA, Osborn MST, Renaissance and Western select items such as laptops, tablets, specialty calculators, etc. in preparation for college with individual $1,000 gift cards donated by Office Depot
Office Depot, Inc. awarded 15 DPS “All A” students with $1,000 Office Depot gift cards on Thursday, June 16, to purchase school supplies in preparation for their freshman year of college. The recent graduates are recipients of the 2016 Office Depot and OfficeMax Scholarship program and also DPS Excellence Awards honorees. The students were acknowledged during a celebratory ceremony immediately before they began an in-store shopping spree.
DPS Office Depot and OfficeMax Scholarship recipients from:
Benjamin Carson High School for Science and Medicine
Alexis Barker, University of Michigan
Mushtary Chowdhury, University of Michigan
Cass Technical High School
Rumi Deb, University of Michigan
Ki’ya Fulwood, University of Michigan
Raheida Khalique, University of Michigan
Detroit International Academy for Young Women
Hawa Rahman , College for Creative Studies
Osborn Collegiate Academy of Mathematics, Science and Technology
Dayla Reed, Wayne State University
Renaissance High School
Kayla Byrd, University of Michigan
Nadira Chowdhury, University of Michigan
Paige Sims, Michigan State University
Desiree Smith, University of Chicago
Alia Wood, Princeton University
Western International High School
Fabiola Orozco, Eastern Michigan University
Lucero Perez, Wayne State University
Mario Zuniga, University of Michigan
On June 8, 2016 Renaissance High School said farewell to the Class of 2016 at Ford Field! This was an amazing class and they are headed to several great institutions (Notre Dame, Princeton, University of Michigan, Xavier...) Make us proud!
Renaissance High School participated in First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative by hosting a college fair on Thursday, May 5 in honor of “College Signing Day.”
The Reach Higher initiative is the First Lady’s effort to inspire every student in America to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, a four-year college or university.
Renaissance High School hosted over 26 colleges and universities!
The Counseling Department held an assembly for all Renaissance High School Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors to discuss Programming for 2016-07 School Year. Counselors discussed the Programming procedures and encouraged students to challenge themselves academically.
Following our First Semester Honor Roll Assembly, The RHS Counseling Department all of the outstanding students who have continued to earn all A's throughout their high school career. Keep up the amazing work!
Renaissance High School Juniors and Sophomores attended an informational workshop preparing for the PSAT.
On September 30, 2015 the counseling department held the first Coffee with the Counselors event. This open-forum session was sponsored by Wayne State University. Our parents learned grade level expectations, college readiness, dual enrollment and selecting the right college. Thank you to our great RHS parents for attending and we will see you on Wednesday, October 28th at 9 AM for our next Coffee with the Counselors event.
On September 30, 2015, Renaissance High School Staff recognized Suicide Awareness Prevention Month by wearing yellow. Thanks RHS teachers for your support!
On June 11, 2015, Office Depot awarded a $1,000 shopping spree to 13 outstanding Detroit Public Schools students who have received all A's throughout their entire high school career!
Our very own Class of 2015 Valedictorian, Rachel Willis, was a special honoree. Congratulations Rachel!