DETROIT (WXYZ) - Students heading to the Osborn High School Campus, where the new Detroit Rising College Prep Schools are, voiced big goals for the school year.
“I want to get in every activity I can get in and get good grades,” said Dmanta Starks, a 10th grader.
DPS Emergency Financial Manager Roy Roberts says he wants to keep the enthusiasm going.
As the first day of school got started, Roberts greeted students and staff. He was joined by volunteers from area churches.
“I came out to greet students because I want them to know they are supported,” said Cherlyn McKanders.
Roberts says he plans to continue to encourage more community involvement in schools.
Many students he greeted made comments about the newly renovated facility. The district has more than a dozen new or renovated schools this year.
“We want students to know they are valued, and that we believe their education is important.”
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