Reminder – Tuesday, June 4, is a full day of school

Calendar reminders - Tuesday, May 28 is the last Early Release Tuesday for this school year. Tuesday, June 4, 2024 is a full day of school. Friday, June 7, is the last day of school and a half day. The free Summer Discovery Program for enrolled kindergarten to eighth...

July 23 deadline to file to run for Board of Education

Two seats for the Dearborn Public Schools Board of Education are up for election in November 2024. Interested candidates have until July 23 at 4 p.m. to file their paperwork with the Dearborn City Clerk’s office.  Packets with the required paperwork can be picked...

Superintendent’s Honors Night recognizes top students

The 39th Annual Superintendent’s Honors Night was held on May 15, 2024. This year, 232 students were invited and more than 160 attended.  Students were invited if they had achieved a cumulative grade point average of 4.0 or higher after seven semesters of high...

Memorial Day ceremonies, parade planned

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

Class of 2024 graduations to be streamed live

Families and friends of the Class of 2024 - Dearborn Public Schools is again planning to broadcast all six of our graduation ceremonies live on the district's YouTube Channel. The ceremonies will also be available for on-demand viewing after the events. Only limited...

Virtual K-12 moving to more asynchronous work next year

Update - Due to changes coming to the virtual school next year, we have extended the deadline for in-district students to transfer in or out of Virtual K-12 until May 24. With the pandemic behind us, the Michigan Department of Education is changing its requirements...

Free Summer Discovery Program planned at elementary and middle schools

Thanks to a multi-million dollar grant, Dearborn Public Schools is planning a large 2024 Summer Discovery Program for current elementary and middle school students. The free Summer Discovery Program will provide hours of additional math and literacy education for...

Free preschool program accepting applications starting on April 19

Dearborn Public Schools’ Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) will start distributing applications on Friday, April 19, 2024 for the 2024-25 school year. Dearborn Public Schools is strongly encouraging all families who live in the district and have a child the right...

District service helps connect students and families to mental health providers

Students, staff and their families who may be struggling with mental health, substance misuse or social-emotional issues now have another resource to find help. Dearborn Public Schools has contracted with Care Solace to help those in need connect with local counselors...

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Smith Middle School piloting mindfulness program

Smith Middle School piloting mindfulness program

Mindful of mindfulness, Smith Middle School students are starting their school days with some deep breathing, yoga stretches and rethinking their thinking. The school this semester is piloting a program called Teens Work It Out, which is intended to help students...

Cybersecurity program being added at Berry Career Center

Cybersecurity program being added at Berry Career Center

Starting in the fall of 2024, high school students in Dearborn Public Schools will be able to take classes and earn certifications in a new cybersecurity program. Dearborn Public Schools is partnering with the City of Dearborn and Henry Ford College to create the...

April calendar reminder

April calendar reminder

Sharing a reminder with the community that the Dearborn Public Schools will be closed on Tuesday, April 9th and Wednesday, April 10th. Students do not attend school on those two days. Schools will resume on Thursday, April 11th.   A great deal of advanced...

Solar eclipse coming on April 8!

Solar eclipse coming on April 8!

The solar eclipse on April 8th is not only a spectacular astronomical event but also an invaluable teaching moment for our students. However, safety remains our top priority. While witnessing this phenomenon, it's crucial that students and staff take appropriate...

Annual student art show returns April 3 to May 18

Annual student art show returns April 3 to May 18

The City Wide Art Show returns to the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center from April 3 to May 18, 2024. During this annual tradition, the community is invited to stop by and check out artwork created by students in kindergarten through high school from across...

Sora book update and public library

Sora book update and public library

We are sharing an update for students and parents regarding the Sora app, which is again available to district students. Through Sora, students are able to see books available through the Midwest Collaborative for Library Services provided by the Dearborn Public...

Tentative 2024-25 school calendar released

Tentative 2024-25 school calendar released

Dearborn Public Schools this week released the tentative calendar for the 2024-25 school year. As it has for the last several years, school will resume on the Monday before Labor Day - Aug. 26, 2024 - with a half day for all students. Schools will be closed Friday,...

Kindergarten Roundups scheduled for April 15 to May 1

Kindergarten Roundups scheduled for April 15 to May 1

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 enrollment now through the district website at...

Digital books and audio books again available to students

Digital books and audio books again available to students

Just in time for March is Reading Month, Dearborn Public School students will again be able to access digital books and audio books online. The district has brought back the Sora digital book service after working with developers and the Wayne County Consortium of...

Thank you for supporting the Operating Millage Renewal

Thank you for supporting the Operating Millage Renewal

Dear Friends and Supporters, On behalf of the staff and students in the Dearborn Public Schools, we want to personally extend our most sincere appreciation for your support to renew the Operating Millage. More importantly, we want to thank you for caring about the...

 

 

 

 

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