Hello!

I'd first like to thank you all for being so prompt in joining your DFS Google Classroom! (If you haven't yet been able to join us in Google Classroom, please reach out to me by replying to this email.)

Don't forget that this week we will host DRDFS Orientation for the Class of 2023 on Wednesday the 27th at 3:00 PM! If you haven't yet registered to attend, be sure to do that below so you receive the meeting details to join us on zoom.

Lastly, be sure to read the spotlight section down below to learn a bit more about how fundraising will work this year and how you can be a winner!

As always, please don't hesitate to reach out with questions/concerns.
Marissa D'Angelo
Next Level Scholars Program Manager
Detroit Regional Dollars for Scholars
mdangelo@drdfs.org
(734) 983-8505
NEWSLETTER CONTENTS:
  • THIS WEEK: DRDFS Orientation - January 27 @ 3:00 PM
  • ICYMI: Next Level Scholars Photo Contest
  • Spotlight: DRDFS Fundraising Weeks
  • Featured Resources
THIS WEEK: DRDFS ORIENTATION
The first official event of the Next Level Scholars program is happening this week! We'll connect with each other, play a trivia game (WITH PRIZES!), and give you a chance to get to know us and ask questions. Be sure to register using the link below in order to receive the meeting details.

When: Wednesday, January 27 at 3:00 PM
Where: Zoom (Click here to register!)
Bonus Raffle: Wear your Next Level Scholars T-Shirt to win a prize!
LAST CALL: NEXT LEVEL SCHOLARS PHOTO CONTEST
Since we can't see you at our events in person & capture you in action, we're asking you to submit your own photos to us!

You should have received your orientation package last week, if not please reach out ASAP! Try on your Next Level Scholars T-shirt and upload a selfie (or get someone to take a picture of you at your computer) completing a Next Level Scholars activity such as reading this newsletter, texting or zooming with your DFS adviser, or some other DFS activity! Submit by January 31 to be entered into our first round of prizes, including gift cards, headphones and Next Level Swag!

Click here to access a PDF version of the flyer.

SPOTLIGHT: DRDFS FUNDRAISING WEEKS
Throughout the spring, each school will hold their own Fundraising Week! Students will use an easy, online fundraising platform to share their pages with friends, family, social media followers, etc. The student who raises the most by the end of their fundraising week will win a gift card! Stay tuned for more details, and keep an eye out for upcoming fundraising weeks.



High School Fundraising Weeks coming up in the month of February:

  • Mason: February 8 - 12
  • Madison: February 15 - 19
  • Romulus: February 22 - 26

Check with your adviser if you have any questions!
FEATURED RESOURCES:
  • Check out this calendar for student webinar opportunities.


  • If you or your family are in need of any resources, please reach out to us at any time or explore this list of COVID-19 Resources