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Kindergarten Roundups run from March to May

Kindergarten Roundups run from March to May

Parents living in the Dearborn School District with students planning to start kindergarten in the fall are invited to Kindergarten Roundups at their local elementary school.  Parents and guardians can also start enrolling now through the district website at...

District updates calendar for 2023

District updates calendar for 2023

Dearborn Public Schools is updating its calendar for next school year, including moving spring break and the last day of school in 2023. Spring break will be moved up a week compared to the original calendar.  The 2023 break will now be March 27 to 31.  This...

District drops face mask requirement in schools

District drops face mask requirement in schools

2-28-22 UPDATE - Per recent CDC guidance, face masks are no longer required on school buses. Face masks will become optional for all students and staff inside Dearborn Public Schools starting on Wednesday, Feb. 23 as students return from mid-winter break. Well-fitting...

New webpage outlines COVID relief spending

New webpage outlines COVID relief spending

Interested in how Dearborn Public Schools has spent millions of dollars in COVID relief funding? Dearborn Public Schools has created a new webpage at https://firstbell.dearbornschools.org/covidfunds with information about how the various waves of funding have been...

Salina students interview Mayor Hammoud

Salina students interview Mayor Hammoud

Salina teacher Ms. Saidi had her students invite newly elected Dearborn Mayor Abdullah Hammoud to their class for an interview. Seventh grader Hanan Ahmed penned this article from the notes she took during the interview.   We look forward to featuring other stories...

Teacher of the Year nominations due by March 8

Teacher of the Year nominations due by March 8

Nominations have now opened for the 2022 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 Tuesday,...

March 1 to be a remote learning day

March 1 to be a remote learning day

Following the announcement of a special election, Dearborn Public Schools has decided to move all students to remote learning on March 1, 2022. On that Tuesday, students will log into their classes from home via Schoology and Zoom and have a full day of live learning...

Vaccination clinics planned for Haigh and Smith in February

Vaccination clinics planned for Haigh and Smith in February

Dearborn Schools is announcing two more free COVID vaccination clinic locations in February 2022. Haigh Elementary, 601 N. Silvery Lane, Dearborn, will hold vaccinations on Feb. 9 and March 2 from 4 to 7 p.m. Smith Middle School, 23851 Yale St., Dearborn will hold...

New federal program helps families with internet costs

New federal program helps families with internet costs

Federal officials have started a new program to assist low and moderate income families with internet access.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has launched the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP), a new program now open for enrollment that helps...

Two district nurses nominated for national award

Two district nurses nominated for national award

Two of our very own district nurses - Carrie Conn and Amy Kandes - have been nominated for a national 2021-2022 Lifechanger of the Year Award. Sponsored by the National Life Group Foundation, LifeChanger of the Year recognizes and rewards the very best K-12 educators...