Free Parent University sessions set for March, April and May

Parents are every child’s first teachers, and Dearborn Public Schools is offering some free lessons for those teachers. Parent University will be held this year on three Fridays: March 8, April 26 and May 17. The free, one-hour sessions are open to parents or other...

Kids Club and paid preschool holding open houses March 7

Dearborn Public Schools Early Childhood programs will highlight the district’s paid childcare and preschool options during open houses in March. Parents can join them on March 7 to check out open houses for Developmental Preschool (paid programs) and Kids Club before...

Middle and high schools planning orientations to welcome next year’s students and parents

Looking ahead already to next school year, schools across Dearborn Public Schools are planning orientation events in spring 2024 to meet students and parents. Most district middle and high schools have scheduled events to welcome next year’s incoming students and...

Per pupil funding explained

Psst, here’s something you may not know. School funding is complicated in Michigan. Actually, if you try to be an informed voter, you probably have already figured that out. With the Operating Millage Renewal vote set for Feb. 27, we wanted to take a moment to try to...

Nominations open for Teacher of the Year

Nominations have now opened for the 2024 Alberta Muirhead Teacher of the Year Students’ Choice Award.   This annual award is sponsored by the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce and presented by LaFontaine Automotive Group. The nomination deadline is Friday,...

Early Colleges and DCMST taking applications for next year’s ninth grade

Know an eighth grader interested in a specialized four- or five-year high school program? January and February are when the district takes applications for four specialized programs that run for all of high school.  Eighth graders and their parents – both in and...

Get 2 to Vote campaign encourages voting in Feb. 27 election with Operating Millage Renewal

While the presidential primary is not officially until Feb. 27, 2024, voters can already start casting absentee ballots. Those ballots include a question asking voters to renew an Operating Millage for Dearborn Public Schools and another regarding continued funding...

District to seek an operating millage renewal at lower rate for homeowners

Dearborn Public Schools will place an important operating millage renewal on the Feb. 27, 2024 ballot, which is also the presidential primary. The Board of Education approved seeking the millage renewal during its regular meeting on Nov. 13, 2023.  The question...

Chatting with the Superintendent events return

Parents, students and community members are invited to chat about Dearborn Public Schools with Superintendent Glenn Maleyko at any of a series of upcoming events starting Nov. 16. The informal events are called Chatting with the Superintendent, and they provide a way...

District launches new community newsletter

Dearborn Public Schools this week launched a new digital newsletter providing a way for parents, district residents and other stakeholders to stay abreast of what is happening in the district. The first newsletter can also be viewed online.  Those interested in...

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Free Parent University sessions set for March, April and May

Free Parent University sessions set for March, April and May

Parents are every child’s first teachers, and Dearborn Public Schools is offering some free lessons for those teachers. Parent University will be held this year on three Fridays: March 8, April 26 and May 17. The free, one-hour sessions are open to parents or other...

Kids Club and paid preschool holding open houses March 7

Kids Club and paid preschool holding open houses March 7

Dearborn Public Schools Early Childhood programs will highlight the district’s paid childcare and preschool options during open houses in March. Parents can join them on March 7 to check out open houses for Developmental Preschool (paid programs) and Kids Club before...

Free seizure recognition and first aid training event set

Free seizure recognition and first aid training event set

A session on seizure recognition and first aid training is being provided free to Dearborn Public Schools staff and community members. The session will be held on Monday, March 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the district’s Administrative Service Center, 18700 Audette St.,...

Board changes April and June meeting dates

Board changes April and June meeting dates

The Board of Education for Dearborn Public Schools has changed two of its previously published regular meeting dates for 2024. The meeting originally set for Tuesday, April 9 will now be held on Thursday, April 11.  District schools are closed on April 9 and 10...

Per pupil funding explained

Per pupil funding explained

Psst, here’s something you may not know. School funding is complicated in Michigan. Actually, if you try to be an informed voter, you probably have already figured that out. With the Operating Millage Renewal vote set for Feb. 27, we wanted to take a moment to try to...

Vape Awareness session planned for parents

Vape Awareness session planned for parents

LAHC will host a free presentation, Vape Awareness: An Informational Session for Parents, on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 from 6 to 7 p.m.  The session will be held via this Zoom link.  Parents of high school and middle school students from across Dearborn Public Schools...

Grant to fund extra assistance for students

Grant to fund extra assistance for students

Dearborn Public Schools has received a $2.6 million grant to provide additional academic support for students. The MI Kids Back on Track grant will help pay for additional intervention for students.  Schools have planned programs to run before, during and after...

Career Center hosting open house and college/career fair Feb. 21

Career Center hosting open house and college/career fair Feb. 21

High school students and parents in Dearborn Public Schools, as well as community and business members, are invited to an open house at Michael Berry Career Center on Feb. 21, 2024 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The event will allow students and guests to learn more about...

Students seek state funding to create anti-vaping documentary

Students seek state funding to create anti-vaping documentary

Students Against Vaping (SAV), a volunteer group of high school students from Fordson, Dearborn, and Edsel Ford high schools and Henry Ford Early College, are working to secure state funding for the production of an anti-vaping documentary titled “Clearing the Air,...

Nominations open for Teacher of the Year

Nominations open for Teacher of the Year

Nominations have now opened for the 2024 Alberta Muirhead Teacher of the Year Students’ Choice Award.   This annual award is sponsored by the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce and presented by LaFontaine Automotive Group. The nomination deadline is Friday,...

 

 

 

 

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