Spots still available for free GSRP preschool for qualified families

The district’s Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is still taking applications for parents interested in enrolling their four-year-old in this free preschool program. Dearborn Schools has 640 spots for GSRP across 14 sites in the district.  As of mid August...

Superintendent Maleyko again receives positive evaluation

The Dearborn Public Schools Board of Education recently gave Superintendent Glenn Maleyko his evaluation for his seventh year as superintendent, again ranking his performance as “highly effective.”   Trustee Mary Petlichkoff chaired the evaluation committee,...

District residents age 60 or older eligible for Premier Citizen card discounts

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...

Expiration dates extended on most COVID home test kits

Families who may have received COVID-19 home test kits from the school district are reminded that the expiration date for most kits has been extended. All of the home test kits the district distributed had their test dates extended and are now good until at least...

FHS football opens season on Aug. 25 at the Big House

Fordson football fans are in for a special treat this month. The Tractors will open their season on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the University of Michigan’s stadium in Ann Arbor.  The team will face off with the Brighton Bulldogs starting at noon.  Tickets are $10 and can be...

District is hiring! Special training available to become certified for some positions

Dearborn Public Schools is again recruiting staff from part-time subs to full-time professionals as the district prepares to launch the new school year later this month. To help attract and retain staff, the district offers several initiatives to help non-professional...

Virtual elementary school opens enrollment to non-district students

Wayne County parents interested in virtual school for their elementary school students are now allowed to enroll in Dearborn Public Schools Virtual K-12. Students will be accepted for the 2022-23 school year as staffing allows. The Dearborn Public Schools Board of...

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Juneteenth statement

Juneteenth statement

Greetings Dearborn Community,  In 1863 President Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation  and although the document declared that slaves would be free, Lincoln also knew it would take an amendment to the constitution to abolish slavery. That action came...

Four-legged future leader learning at Smith Middle School

Four-legged future leader learning at Smith Middle School

The two-legged students are not the only ones growing and learning at O.L Smith Middle School.  One-four legged learner was added to their ranks this year. Millie, a yellow labrador retriever, is in training as part of the Leader Dogs for the Blind.  The pup...

Statement on Inclusive School Environment

Statement on Inclusive School Environment

June 14, 2022 The Dearborn Public Schools is committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and culturally responsive school environment for all students and staff. Any claims of inappropriate behavior, intimidation, or actions taken against a staff or student based on...

Curriculum information

Curriculum information

There have been recent discussions in the community regarding the curriculum in the Dearborn Public Schools. The district follows the Common Core State Standards. Here is a link to the webpage:https://www.michigan.gov/mde/services/academic-standards. We also provide...

Few district students impacted by Read by Third Grade Law

Few district students impacted by Read by Third Grade Law

With spring 2022 state assessments/M-STEP complete, the state has released the lists of third grade students it is recommending be retained under the Read by Third Grade Law. For Dearborn Public Schools, only 34 students were recommended for retention and likely very...

Schedule students ahead for next year’s health physicals

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...

Seven MBCC seniors earn medical certifications

Seven MBCC seniors earn medical certifications

Congratulations to seven students studying Health Science at Michael Berry Career Center. The students passed their certification exams and are leaving their high schools with not only a diploma, but a nationally recognized credential.  The students include: Ali...

High schools planning 2022 Memorial Day ceremonies

High schools planning 2022 Memorial Day ceremonies

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

 

 

 

 

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