Opportunities for Students

  • FREE DENTAL SERVICES FOR CHILDREN (ENGLISH/ESPAÑOL)

    Great opportunity. Free dentistry services for children under the age of 18. Appointments are required.

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  • Doodle for Google

    Do you want your artwork featured on Google? Google is excited to see some amazing doodles this year. Students can work with any materials they want, but all doodles must be entered using the entry form. Parents and teachers can mail completed entry forms or submit it online as a .png, or .jpg. The contest is open for entries until March 18, 2019 8:00pm Pacific Time (PT). Click the link for more information!

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  • Emily K. Center Pioneer Scholars

    Pioneer Scholars serves students in first through eighth grades. To encourage developmentally appropriate extracurricular involvement and leadership activities, seventh and eighth grade students participate in this intensive academic instruction three days per week. Click to learn more and to apply!

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  • Improve Your Community at the PB Jam!

    Share your ideas for how to improve you community at the PB Jam on December 15! Each idea gets you a $10 gift card and a chance for your idea to become a reality.

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  • Student Experience Grants

    This grant is provided for DPS students to pursue a project or experience that interests them. This could include things like a new student-led club, supplies for a student-led project, or travel expenses for a trip. The funded activity can take place in school or outside of school. Grant requests can be for $500 - $2,500.

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  • Step Up to STEM Program

    Step Up to STEM is a free, one-week summer residential program for 8th grade African American, Hispanic American, and Native American students.

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  • Free Computers for Students

    Do you need a computer at home for school work? Find out how you can get one for free.

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  • Durham County Library Access

    The new project allows ALL Durham Public Schools students to access and check out Durham County Library resources with their DPS student ID numbers.

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  • NPR Student Podcast Challenge

    Here's your assignment for next semester: Take a topic, a lesson or a unit you're learning about, and turn it into a podcast.

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  • DPS Student Opps

    Learn about community programs, opportunities, internships, and more from DPS.

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