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Read by 3rd Grade Law expected to retain few students

After years of worry and preparation by school districts across the state, last spring Michigan finally announced the threshold for when students might be retained in third grade starting with this year’s class. Statewide, the rate is only about 5 percent of...

Premier Citizen Card provides older residents free admission to sports, concerts

Dearborn Public Schools has a tradition of welcoming and encouraging senior citizen residents to attend school events by offering free admission and other special discounts via the Premier Citizen Discount Card. District residents over the age of 60 can stop in to...

Informational meetings set for BRICS Bond

Dearborn Public Schools is planning a series of informational sessions this fall to let residents and families know more about the BRICS Bond. A question on the Nov. 5 ballot will ask residents to approve a new $240 million bond for the district.  The new bonds...

Dearborn offering new menus, more made from scratch items

Dearborn Public Schools is overhauling its school menu this year!  Students are in for a more diverse menu, more options every day, more fresh produce, and more made-from-scratch meals. Parents will see menus that are easier to find and understand – right down...

 

 

 

 

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Read by 3rd Grade Law expected to retain few students

Read by 3rd Grade Law expected to retain few students

After years of worry and preparation by school districts across the state, last spring Michigan finally announced the threshold for when students might be retained in third grade starting with this year’s class. Statewide, the rate is only about 5 percent of students...

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Unis student selected a state health ambassador

Unis student selected a state health ambassador

Congratulations to Unis Middle School student Afnan Hassan!  She was selected as one of two students from Michigan to participate in the Fuel Up to Play 60 Summit.  To participate, she attended meetings and finished required online assignments to earn points in the...

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Informational meetings set for BRICS Bond

Informational meetings set for BRICS Bond

Dearborn Public Schools is planning a series of informational sessions this fall to let residents and families know more about the BRICS Bond. A question on the Nov. 5 ballot will ask residents to approve a new $240 million bond for the district.  The new bonds...

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District announces administrative changes

District announces administrative changes

Several administrative changes are underway as Dearborn Public Schools prepares for the new school year.  Classes resume Aug. 26. Administrators are periodically re-assigned either at their request or to fill a need at a different building.  A new...

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Dearborn High changing drop off/pick up pattern

Dearborn High changing drop off/pick up pattern

The first lesson Dearborn High students and parents will get to learn this year could start before class does - a new drop off and pick up pattern outside the school. The circle drive in front of the school is now strictly buses only during school drop off in the...

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Help needed in our kitchens

Help needed in our kitchens

Dearborn Public School students will see more made-from-scratch meals this fall, but that means we need more help in our kitchens! The district is looking to hire at least 15 additional food service employees in the coming days as it prepares to switch over to a new...

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Dearborn Schools seeking bond approval in November

Dearborn Schools seeking bond approval in November

Dearborn Public Schools Board of Education recently approved language to be placed on a November 5th, 2019 ballot asking residents to approve a $240 million bond proposal for the district. The $240 million is the amount of money that can be added to the current bond...

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Dearborn Schools updates 2019-20 calendar

Dearborn Schools updates 2019-20 calendar

Dearborn Schools has updated next year’s calendar, making spring break 2020 a day shorter due to state testing schedules, but ending the school year a day earlier. Spring break next year will now run from April 6 to 10.  The following Monday, April 13, will now...

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Congratulations on another great school year

Congratulations on another great school year

Congratulations! We seem to hear that word quite a bit this time of year, and well we should. As another school year comes to an end, there are plenty of success stories and accomplishments that need to be congratulated. First, congratulations to all of our graduating...

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