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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...