District preparing to meet state’s requirement for online/distance learning after school closed for the rest of year

April 2, 2020 Greetings, Today, Governor Whitmer announced that schools in Michigan will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year.  We applaud the decision by the Governor to ensure the safety of all Michigan students as we continue to work toward...

Board of Education to hold virtual meeting April 13

Dearborn Public Schools will hold a virtual board meeting on Monday, April 13, in compliance with Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s Stay-Home, Stay Safe order. Board members will use cameras and microphones to connect to the meeting from their homes.  The public can watch...

District answering FAQs from school closures

We realize the abrupt closure of all the District schools for weeks is causing concern about many issues.  As we have answers, we will post them here. Keep in mind, this type of closure is unprecedented in modern times, so the District needs time to figure out...

District reminds residents to stay off school playgrounds, fields during school shutdown

Good Morning, The weekend is here and although the weather forecast is calling for rain, we all like to get outside and get some fresh air. This is especially true during this time of year when the temperatures are on the rise and we all have been spending a lot of...

Meal distribution schedule changing

On Monday, March 30, Dearborn Public Schools is changing the format of its free student meal distributions. Meals will now be distributed three times a week, instead of five.   Meals will generally be distributed on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. However,...

District publishes contact numbers during shutdown

Most District employees are now working from home, in compliance with government requests that everyone minimize public contact as much as possible. However, we are still here to serve our school community. During the shutdown, please use the numbers below if you need...

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School safety on Election Day

School safety on Election Day

Greetings,  With the March 10th primary election just around the corner, I thought it might be helpful to share a few thoughts regarding the safety and security of our schools.  Changes in the Wayne County common calendar, and our obligation to follow that...

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(CANCELED) All invited to Community Job Fair on March 24

(CANCELED) All invited to Community Job Fair on March 24

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. FIND THE DISTRICT AT THE ACCESS Job Fair ON MARCH 25 FROM 9 am – 1:00 pm All are welcome at a Community Job Fair the District is hosting on March 24.  The event runs from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Michael Berry Career Center, 22586 Ann Arbor...

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Superintendent’s statement on coronavirus

Superintendent’s statement on coronavirus

Typically, national and world events are only a small part of our daily dialogue, but on occasion they can grow to a point where they consume and dominate our conversation. This is the current status regarding the discussions taking place about COVID-19, or more...

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District beginning study of changing high school start times

District beginning study of changing high school start times

February, with only 28 days, is the shortest month of the year, but in 2020 we will enjoy an extra day due to leap year. It’s interesting how we “adjust” time to balance the calendar or maximize the day as we do twice a year in the spring and fall for daylight saving...

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