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Read by 3rd Grade Law expected to retain few students

After years of worry and preparation by school districts across the state, last spring Michigan finally announced the threshold for when students might be retained in third grade starting with this year’s class. Statewide, the rate is only about 5 percent of...

Premier Citizen Card provides older residents free admission to sports, concerts

Dearborn Public Schools has a tradition of welcoming and encouraging senior citizen residents to attend school events by offering free admission and other special discounts via the Premier Citizen Discount Card. District residents over the age of 60 can stop in to...

Informational meetings set for BRICS Bond

Dearborn Public Schools is planning a series of informational sessions this fall to let residents and families know more about the BRICS Bond. A question on the Nov. 5 ballot will ask residents to approve a new $240 million bond for the district.  The new bonds...

Dearborn offering new menus, more made from scratch items

Dearborn Public Schools is overhauling its school menu this year!  Students are in for a more diverse menu, more options every day, more fresh produce, and more made-from-scratch meals. Parents will see menus that are easier to find and understand – right down...

 

 

 

 

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Students Speak shows importance of Adult Education

Students Speak shows importance of Adult Education

Their backgrounds are as different as the path that led them to the Adult Education program, but one-by-one a group of students shared their compelling and inspirational story of success during a recent Students Speak event in April.   Students Speak events are...

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Superintendent receives positive evaluation

Superintendent receives positive evaluation

As the school year winds down, students are not the only ones receiving report cards on how they did. The Dearborn Public Schools Board of Education recently gave Superintendent Dr. Glenn Maleyko his evaluation for his fourth year as superintendent, again ranking his...

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Emergency training set for June 19 at O.L. Smith

Emergency training set for June 19 at O.L. Smith

Dearborn Public Schools along with several city and community organizations this month will again stage an emergency readiness exercise after school dismisses for the summer. The June 19 drill will be held at O.L. Smith Middle School, 23851 Yale St., Dearborn. ...

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Lockdown information for parents

Lockdown information for parents

Dearborn Public Schools considers your child’s safety one of our top concerns.  That includes training them how to respond to potential emergencies in the buildings from fire drills to lockdowns.  This sheet is meant to help you, as parents, understand your...

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Lindbergh, Whitmore-Bolles recognized as Lighthouse Schools

Lindbergh, Whitmore-Bolles recognized as Lighthouse Schools

Lindbergh and Whitmore-Bolles elementary schools in Dearborn have received the prestigious Lighthouse Milestone certification through the international Leader in Me program. The two schools were recognized for their ongoing effort, and success, implementing Leader in...

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Lindbergh third graders raise, release salmon

Lindbergh third graders raise, release salmon

Forget cute and cuddly, the third-grade students in one Lindbergh Elementary classroom had some slippery classroom critters this year. Laura Polidori’s third class raised Chinook salmon over the course of the school year and released them this spring at Ford Field...

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Impact Awards given to four District employees

Impact Awards given to four District employees

Four Dearborn Public School staff members including a custodian, an instructional technician, a social responsibility room supervisor, and a bus dispatcher were honored as Impact Award winners on Tuesday night. This is the fifth year for Impact Awards, which honor...

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Students reminded to stay focused on the goal

Students reminded to stay focused on the goal

Greetings, This is a good time of year to call to mind that classic fable of the Hare and the Tortoise. We all know how it goes.  The hare, being much faster, zooms ahead of the tortoise but his overconfidence and reckless attitude results in disaster. The hare...

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