Care to the Core returns to Dearborn Public Schools on April 26, 2019. Below are activities planned at the schools as part of the event.
|Dearborn High||7:20 am – 2:15 pm||Why You Matter||The school has been working on a Why You Matter initiative. Photos of students and staff will be on display, and student leaders will be going to each class to preview the Why You Matter video and website (https://dhswhyyoumatter.wixsite.com/hashtagwym) and conduct a short activity.|
|Edsel Ford High||7:20 am – 2:15 pm||Unique and United||Students will dress up to reflect what makes them unique.|
|McCollough/Unis||8 am – 3 pm||Care the Core week||A school wide Pink Out on Friday ends of week of Care to the Core Activities. Monday, students leaders will present a lesson to students on Empathy and Perspective. Tuesday through Thursday, students will perform random acts of kindness and send Care Cards to other students.|
|Miller Elementary||9 am – 3 pm||Dearborn SHINES Action Day||Establishing Dearborn SHINES school garden.|
|Henry Ford Elementary||9 am – 2 pm||Sprinkle Kindness||Random acts of kindness throughout school.|
|Howe School||9 am – 2:30 pm||Inclusion and integration||Staff and students from the Montessori, the special education programs and STEM will participate together in different activities.|
|Long Elementary||9 am – 2 pm||Spring planting and presentation by anti-bullying committee||Buddy classes will clean up and plant flowers in their assigned areas. Anti-bullying committee will present in classes.|
|Stout Middle||8 – 9 am||Spirit Week and fundraiser||Students will have themed days all week. On Friday, there will be a student-led fundraiser and special classroom activities.|
|Lowrey Middle||8 – 8:14 am||Positive Behavior Acts||Teachers will do activites with students during A2 at the beginning of the day. A growth mind set bulletin board will be on display on the second floor.|
|Salina Elementary||8:05 – 8:50 am||Crinkled hearts||Students will be in buddy classrooms they have been in all year to do a group activity called crinkled heart.|
|Fordson High School||8:30 – 10:30 am||Believe in Yourself||Anthony Grupido will use magic to present information on mental wellness, coping skills, antibullying and depression. Two one hour shows start at 8:30 and 9:30 am.|
A spirit week will have themes around anti-bullying.
FHS Staff will wear their Fordson Safe Sheets.
The anitbully pledge will be done 2nd hour, led by student council.
|Heights Campus||8:30 – 10 am||Health Fair, 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens and Howe Montessori activity||MBCC, DCMST and Magnet students will participate in a Health Fair. STEM students will have activities related to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens and participate w|
ith Howe Montessori.
|Snow Elementary||9 am – noon||Leadership Day||Snow will host a Leadership Day with Blue Hands United for Autism. The focus will be to educate the school community about the differences in students and to embrace those differences. There will be several educational and hands-on stations to create an interactive environment. Stations will be run by our student leaders from UNIFIED, a parent, and a volunteer.|
|Whitmore-Bolles Elementary||9 – 10 am||Habit Time Activity and Assembly||Students will engage in an activity centered around Habit #5 Seek First to Understand then to be Understood in multi-aged classrooms. They then will transition into a whole school assembly to reinforce and celebrate the habit|
|Geer Park Elementary||9 – 9:30 am||Empathy Circles||Building wide circles focused on empathy|
|Becker Elementary||9 – 10 am||Hands Across Becker||Students will walk outside at 9 am and stand on the field to form the words “Be Kind.” Students will then all hold hands in a circle (like “Hands Across America”) to show unity and love amongst one another.|
|Howard||9 – 10:30 am||Assembly/Team Building-Decorating Challenge||Student Council and STAND students will present a power point about bullying. Teachers will randomly choose a theme (friendship, honesty, upstander, etc.). Students will return to their classrooms with a bag of provided supplies and decorate a banner associated with the chosen theme. Winners will be chosen.|
|Bryant Middle||10:30 – 3 pm||No One Eats Alone and PBIS Monthly Celebration||No One Eats Alone lunch – 6th grade at 10:30; 8th grade at 11:15; 7th grade at 12:30|
Positive Behavior Interventions and Support celebration with dodge ball – Staff vs. Students from 1 – 3 p.m.
|Oakman||10:45 – 11:15 am||Donation to Burn Drive||Oakman is collecting funds to support Dearborn Fire Department with the Burn Drive. Oakman School will present a check at 10:45 to the DFD.|
|McDonald||11 am – 12:45 pm||Playworks||Positive reinforcement of interactive recess where everyone is included|
|Henry Ford Early College||11:30 am – 1:55 pm||Stress Free at HFEC||BBQ at HFEC celebrating Henry Ford College’s 80th birthday. HFEC staff, students and HFC administration, deans, instructors, and staff will share in the celebration of learning. Also, HFEC students will pay it forward by conducting a campus wide clean up!|
|Woodworth Middle||12:30 – 2:30 pm||Care to the Core Variety Show||Students will showcase their talents.|
|River Oaks Elementary||1 – 3 pm||Anti-Bullying Tree Notes||Students will adorn a tree in the lobby with anti-bullying messages.|
|DuVall||1:30 – 2:15 pm||Veterans Project||Students will make greeting cards and decorate trays to make fruit baskets as a way to thank veterans for their service to our country. The fruit trays and cards will be delivered to the veterans in May.|
|Lowrey||1:30 -3 pm||Pep rally & staff vs. students basketball game||These events will build rapport between staff and students and encourage positive school culture.|
|Nowlin||2 – 2:30 pm||Celebrating the Pillars||The activity will be a whole school assembly Celebrating the Pillars of Behavior|
|Lindbergh Elementary||2 – 3 pm||Upstanders Lead the Way||Mixed grade level groups will focus on Habit 4 – Think Win Win|
|William Ford Elementary||2 – 2:15 pm||Peace, Love & Kindness||In the morning, each student will create a peace sign drawing of their hand with a message of love, peace and kindness. All 700 students will add their peace sign to create a giant traditional circular peace symbol to display in the building. About 2 in the afternoon, the entire school will gather on the playground, form that same peace symbol for a photograph from a drone. That picture will be made into a poster(s) for our school.|
|O.L Smith Middle||2:20 – 2:55 pm||Poetry Slam||Students will complete a writing activity or “Poetry Slam” where they will create collaborative acrostic poetry posters to prevent bullying. These posters will be created using groups of 2-3 students in all grades 6-8. The posters will be presented throughout the day and during Flex Friday time.|
|Fordson High School||2:20 pm – 3:30 pm||BBQ fundraiser||The Medical & Engineering Club will hold a BBQ after school to raise money for classroom first aid kits.|
|Salina Intermediate||3:30- 6 pm||Diversity Day||Students dressed in culturally diverse attire will perform dances from various regions in the world to celebrate the beauty and richness found in all cultures.|
|Maples||5 – 7 pm||Talent Show||PTA Talent Show|