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Some property tax bills to include corrected school levies

Some property tax bills to include corrected school levies

While Dearborn Public Schools is only collecting 2.3352 mills of its recently reapproved operating millage, some property owners in Dearborn and Dearborn Heights will see higher rates this summer after it was discovered that the tax was left off some bills last year....

Trustee Thorpe appointed to statewide board

Trustee Thorpe appointed to statewide board

Dearborn Public School Trustee Jim Thorpe has been appointed to help govern a statewide organization for school board members. The Michigan Association of School Boards appointed Trustee Thorpe to its Board of Governors as a representative for District 8.  His...

Long Elementary receives library grant

Long Elementary receives library grant

Long Elementary School is one of 200 schools from 40 states receiving a $5,000 grant through the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries. This year, the Laura Bush Foundation for America’s Libraries awarded $1 million in library grants.  Many of the...

Reminder – Tuesday, June 4, is a full day of school

Reminder – Tuesday, June 4, is a full day of school

Calendar reminders - Tuesday, May 28 is the last Early Release Tuesday for this school year. Tuesday, June 4, 2024 is a full day of school. Friday, June 7, is the last day of school and a half day. The free Summer Discovery Program for enrolled kindergarten to eighth...

July 23 deadline to file to run for Board of Education

July 23 deadline to file to run for Board of Education

Two seats for the Dearborn Public Schools Board of Education are up for election in November 2024. Interested candidates have until July 23 at 4 p.m. to file their paperwork with the Dearborn City Clerk’s office.  Packets with the required paperwork can be picked...

Superintendent’s Honors Night recognizes top students

Superintendent’s Honors Night recognizes top students

The 39th Annual Superintendent’s Honors Night was held on May 15, 2024. This year, 232 students were invited and more than 160 attended.  Students were invited if they had achieved a cumulative grade point average of 4.0 or higher after seven semesters of high...

Memorial Day ceremonies, parade planned

Memorial Day ceremonies, parade planned

All three traditional public high schools in Dearborn are planning special events before Memorial Day to remember fallen soldiers from their schools. The events will take place in the morning of the week before Memorial Day, and all will honor those who made the...

Class of 2024 graduations to be streamed live

Class of 2024 graduations to be streamed live

Families and friends of the Class of 2024 - Dearborn Public Schools is again planning to broadcast all six of our graduation ceremonies live on the district's YouTube Channel. The ceremonies will also be available for on-demand viewing after the events. Only limited...

Virtual K-12 moving to more asynchronous work next year

Virtual K-12 moving to more asynchronous work next year

Update - Due to changes coming to the virtual school next year, we have extended the deadline for in-district students to transfer in or out of Virtual K-12 until May 24. With the pandemic behind us, the Michigan Department of Education is changing its requirements...

Tools for School to visit Fordson

Tools for School to visit Fordson

Fordson High School students will get the chance to learn more about trades with some hands-on activities when Tools for Schools visits the campus on Thursday, April 25, 2024. Tools for Schools give students, parents, teachers and school counselors more information...