Times adjusted for Thursday food distributions at high schools

Dearborn Public Schools is adjusting the distribution time for our free student meal distribution program over the summer. Distributions at our three traditional high schools - Dearborn High, Fordson and Edsel Ford -  will now be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. each...

District approves new budget, including some federal COVID relief spending

The Board of Education for Dearborn Public Schools approved a $333 million total budget for next fiscal year on Monday, June 21.  That budget includes $232 million for the general fund, with the rest for programs outside the general fund like food service,...

New school start and end times announced for fall 2021

As Dearborn Public Schools plans to return students to full time in-school learning in the fall, start and end times for students at all grade levels will change to our new normal. Classes at Fordson, Dearborn High and Edsel Ford high schools and STEM Middle School...

Schedule students ahead for next year’s health physicals

For accountants and tax payers, April 15 generally means the deadline to file your income tax return. For school nurses and athletic directors, it means students can start getting health physicals for next year's school and sports. Parents are encouraged to call ahead...

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Salina to host student, parent COVID vaccinations

Salina to host student, parent COVID vaccinations

UPDATE - Community members are now invited to signup for vaccines through this event. To sign up for a shot, please use this vaccination registration link. Enter the name of the person receiving the vaccine under the child's name fields. Dearborn students age 12 and...

District launching Dearborn Public Virtual K-12 school in fall

District launching Dearborn Public Virtual K-12 school in fall

The pandemic forced thousands of students to try virtual schooling for the first time over the last year. For families who feel virtual education best suits their needs, the district in the fall will launch the Dearborn Public Schools Virtual K-12 School. This new...

Free summer learning programs offered to all Dearborn students

Free summer learning programs offered to all Dearborn students

Dearborn Public Schools is offering all of its students free summer academic and enrichment learning programs this year. Elementary and middle school students can participate in the Summer Academic and Enrichment Program. The program for those grades will run...

Dearborn Rotary awards more than $50,000 in scholarships

Dearborn Rotary awards more than $50,000 in scholarships

The Rotary Club of Dearborn recently announced that scholarships totaling more than $50,000 are being awarded to 17 graduating high school seniors in Dearborn, two Henry Ford College nursing students and a military veteran attending the University of...

Some students could be impacted by the Read by Third Grade Law

Some students could be impacted by the Read by Third Grade Law

Dear Parents/Guardians:  In 2016, the Michigan Legislature passed Public Act 306 to ensure that by the end of third grade all students are reading at or close to grade level.  (To find out more about the Read by Third Grade Law and the district’s work to...

Teacher of the Year nominations now open

Teacher of the Year nominations now open

Nominations have now opened for the 2021 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 Friday,...

State Superintendent pays virtual visit to Dearborn

State Superintendent pays virtual visit to Dearborn

State Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice, eager to visit with teachers and students across the state, chose Dearborn as his first stop to make a virtual visit.  The leader of the Michigan Department of Education visited two classrooms...

MDE offers new program to help former teachers get recertified

MDE offers new program to help former teachers get recertified

From the Michigan Department of Education LANSING – Do you know someone who’s ready to return to teaching? The Welcome Back Proud Michigan Educators campaign encourages formerly certified educators to seek full-time employment by partnering with a school district. The...

Bond refinancing will save district taxpayers $4 million

Bond refinancing will save district taxpayers $4 million

Dearborn Public Schools has completed the first of two bond refinancings, which will save local taxpayers $4 million over the next several years.   The refinancing was the first of a two-part refinancing approved by the Board of Education earlier this year....

 

 

 

 

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