District changes bidding website, launches online auction

In two separate fiscal steps, Dearborn Public Schools has changed how vendors can bid for contracts with the district and has launched an auction to sell surplus goods. As of Feb. 1, the district began using Bidnet Direct to solicit bids for work in Dearborn Public...

Free Parent University classes set for Feb. 24 and March 3

Parents are every child’s first teachers, and Dearborn Public Schools is offering some free lessons for those teachers. Parent University will run on Feb. 24 and March 3.  The free, one-hour sessions are open to parents or other caregivers and their children ages...

HFEC, DCMST now 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...

District creates challenged book list, a way for parents to opt students out of those titles

Dearborn Public Schools has compiled a list of library books challenged by district parents and residents and created a way for parents to opt their child out of being able to check out any of those books that were allowed to remain. The Challenged Book list includes...

December facilities update – Info at January meeting, AC selection explained

This is an interesting time for those interested in Dearborn Public Schools facilities. At the Jan. 10, 2023 Board of Education meeting, Fielding International will give an update about its work to create a long-term Future of Learning plan for Dearborn.  The...

Chatting with the Superintendent events return

Parents, students and community members are invited to chat about Dearborn Public Schools with Superintendent Dr. Glenn Maleyko at any of a series of upcoming events, with the first one on Dec. 13. The informal meetings are called Chatting with the...

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District changes bidding website, launches online auction

District changes bidding website, launches online auction

In two separate fiscal steps, Dearborn Public Schools has changed how vendors can bid for contracts with the district and has launched an auction to sell surplus goods. As of Feb. 1, the district began using Bidnet Direct to solicit bids for work in Dearborn Public...

Free Parent University classes set for Feb. 24 and March 3

Free Parent University classes set for Feb. 24 and March 3

Parents are every child’s first teachers, and Dearborn Public Schools is offering some free lessons for those teachers. Parent University will run on Feb. 24 and March 3.  The free, one-hour sessions are open to parents or other caregivers and their children ages...

Calling a snow day – when does winter win?

Calling a snow day – when does winter win?

Reposting from a few years ago... Winter in Michigan can be downright brutal. Deciding whether to cancel school due to snow, cold or other weather-related conditions is always difficult for the Superintendent and his team.  While students may be quick to take to...

United Voices Chicago performing with Fordson High choir on Jan. 26

United Voices Chicago performing with Fordson High choir on Jan. 26

United Voices Chicago is joining the Fordson High School vocal ensemble on Thursday, Jan. 26 for a special performance at 5 p.m. at the school. The concert is free and open to the public. United Voices Chicago "inspires and unites youth from diverse backgrounds to...

Four town halls planned to discuss long-range building planning

Four town halls planned to discuss long-range building planning

Four town halls are being hosted by Dearborn Public Schools for Fielding International to discuss its work to create a long-range plan for the district’s buildings. Visioning the Future Town Halls will be held on Feb. 6 and 7, 2023.  Parents, students, staff,...

Spring parent-teacher conferences moved up to March

Spring parent-teacher conferences moved up to March

The district has moved spring parent-teacher conferences up from April to March for all three building levels. The earlier conferences will help alert parents sooner if their child is struggling in school and will allow more time for students to improve their grades...

Board meeting moved to Tuesday, Jan. 10

Board meeting moved to Tuesday, Jan. 10

The Dearborn Schools Board of Education reorganizational and regular meeting for January 2023 is being moved to Tuesday, Jan. 10. The meeting is also being moved up slightly to 6:30 p.m. The meeting was originally scheduled for Monday, Jan. 9, but that is the first...

 

 

 

 

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