Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with community service

Dearborn Public School students gathered again on Monday, Jan. 18, to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with service to the community. Most students participated virtually making cards at home that will be collected for seniors at the St. Sarcus Senior Center...

Trustees will reevaluate Dearborn’s reopening plan during Jan. 23 retreat

Dearborn Public School trustees will take time during a scheduled retreat on Saturday, January 23 to discuss and possibly vote on a revised plan outlining the steps needed to bring students back to some form of face-to-face learning.   The virtual event will...

High school times changing Jan. 25

High school start times will change starting with the second semester as we prepare students to eventually return to school with blended learning.  (There is no date yet for when any students will be back in school for class. Learn more about our school reopening...

District eliminates winter NWEA test for most K-8 students

Dearborn Public Schools has suspended winter NWEA tests for most elementary and middle school students after receiving clarification from the state.  Tests were scheduled to occur this month (January 2021). Students in kindergarten through third grade will still...

Free weekly student meal distributions continue

The weekly distribution of free meals for students resumes on Jan. 8 after pausing for the two-week winter break. Distributions occur each Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at fifteen locations around the district.  Each bag or box contains a week worth of lunches...

Online learning etiquette tips for parents

Let’s face it, as great as Dearborn Public School parents are, for the most part, they were not spending their days in the classrooms at our schools before last year. But then COVD-19 dumped those classrooms into your house and now everyone is navigating this new...

Board approves starting blended learning for elementary when community conditions improve

The Dearborn Board of Education late Monday night authorized administrators to start a blended learning program for elementary students once community COVID conditions improved, but noted that may take several weeks. The district can start bringing kindergarten...

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High school times changing Jan. 25

High school times changing Jan. 25

High school start times will change starting with the second semester as we prepare students to eventually return to school with blended learning.  (There is no date yet for when any students will be back in school for class. Learn more about our school reopening...

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Trustees recognized for Board Appreciation Month

Trustees recognized for Board Appreciation Month

As part of School Board Recognition Month, Superintendent Dr. Glenn Maleyko took time at the January 11, 2021 school board meeting to thank trustees for their service to the community. Dr. Maleyko noted that this is the sixth time he has offered comments as...

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Free weekly student meal distributions continue

Free weekly student meal distributions continue

The weekly distribution of free meals for students resumes on Jan. 8 after pausing for the two-week winter break. Distributions occur each Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at fifteen locations around the district.  Each bag or box contains a week worth of lunches...

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Online learning etiquette tips for parents

Online learning etiquette tips for parents

Let’s face it, as great as Dearborn Public School parents are, for the most part, they were not spending their days in the classrooms at our schools before last year. But then COVD-19 dumped those classrooms into your house and now everyone is navigating this new...

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Free meal distribution to pause over winter break

Free meal distribution to pause over winter break

Dec. 18 will be the last free student meal distribution for calendar year 2020 and will include the usual seven days of breakfasts and lunches.  Meal distributions will resume on January 8, 2021 at all fifteen of our meal distribution sites. Distributions occur...

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Dec. 7 Board meeting to be virtual

Dec. 7 Board meeting to be virtual

The Dec. 7 Board of Education meeting will be entirely virtual with all the trustees participating from home. The meeting is set to start at 7 p.m. and will be live on our Facebook page and on our YouTube and cable TV channels. Community members wishing to submit...

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100-year-old former student receives honorary FHS diploma

100-year-old former student receives honorary FHS diploma

Jacquelina Barraco was a teenager living in a country and world suffering through hard times when she started, and then left school, at Fordson High School. It was the mid 1930s, and everyone was trying to survive the Great Depression.  Barraco attended 9th grade...

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