Students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with community service

Dearborn Public School students gathered again on Monday, Jan. 18, to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with service to the community. Most students participated virtually making cards at home that will be collected for seniors at the St. Sarcus Senior Center...

Trustees will reevaluate Dearborn’s reopening plan during Jan. 23 retreat

Dearborn Public School trustees will take time during a scheduled retreat on Saturday, January 23 to discuss and possibly vote on a revised plan outlining the steps needed to bring students back to some form of face-to-face learning.   The virtual event will...

High school times changing Jan. 25

High school start times will change starting with the second semester as we prepare students to eventually return to school with blended learning.  (There is no date yet for when any students will be back in school for class. Learn more about our school reopening...

District eliminates winter NWEA test for most K-8 students

Dearborn Public Schools has suspended winter NWEA tests for most elementary and middle school students after receiving clarification from the state.  Tests were scheduled to occur this month (January 2021). Students in kindergarten through third grade will still...

Free weekly student meal distributions continue

The weekly distribution of free meals for students resumes on Jan. 8 after pausing for the two-week winter break. Distributions occur each Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at fifteen locations around the district.  Each bag or box contains a week worth of lunches...

Online learning etiquette tips for parents

Let’s face it, as great as Dearborn Public School parents are, for the most part, they were not spending their days in the classrooms at our schools before last year. But then COVD-19 dumped those classrooms into your house and now everyone is navigating this new...

Board approves starting blended learning for elementary when community conditions improve

The Dearborn Board of Education late Monday night authorized administrators to start a blended learning program for elementary students once community COVID conditions improved, but noted that may take several weeks. The district can start bringing kindergarten...

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District taking additional steps to combat COVID spread

District taking additional steps to combat COVID spread

Greetings,   As someone who enjoys a good long run there have been a few times when I’ve reached that point where I wasn’t sure if I could push on. They call that “hitting the wall.”  It’s that point when your body feels it can’t go any further. There...

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Lowrey School remembers past Veterans Day Ceremonies

Lowrey School remembers past Veterans Day Ceremonies

November 11th, 2020 is Veterans Day.  This year would have marked the 90th Annual Lowrey School Veterans Ceremony.  Usually the ceremony is conducted live in memory of the former Lowrey students who lost their lives in the service of their country and in...

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All learning labs pausing starting Nov. 9

All learning labs pausing starting Nov. 9

Dearborn Schools is pausing its remaining in-person learning labs starting on Monday, Nov. 9. That decision came on Tuesday after the district received its weekly schools report from the Wayne County Health department showing the positivity rate had climbed to 8...

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Dearborn Police looking for crossing guards

Dearborn Police looking for crossing guards

Know any adults looking to make a little extra money working a few hours a week on school days? The Dearborn Police Department is trying to fill some vacancies for crossing guards at our schools.  While the district does not have a firm start date yet, we do plan to...

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Monday (Oct. 26) study session to start at 5:30

Monday (Oct. 26) study session to start at 5:30

Dearborn Public Schools has moved the Monday, Oct. 26 study session on reopening schools up to 5:30 p.m. An online form to submit public comments will open at 4 p.m. that day.  The meeting will again be broadcast live on the district’s YouTube, Facebook and cable...

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Elementary half day moved to Oct. 30

Elementary half day moved to Oct. 30

A notice for our elementary parents - Dearborn Public Schools has moved the half day for elementary students originally scheduled for Nov. 6 up to Oct. 30.  Teachers will use the afternoon that day to get grades ready for report cards.  The first marking...

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District suspends in-school learning labs for now

District suspends in-school learning labs for now

The district Learning Lab Committee, school nurses, and administrators met Tuesday and decided that in-person learning labs will be inactive as of Wednesday, Oct. 21 for an indefinite time frame.  This comes after concerning news from the Wayne County Health...

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Clarification on email about signing up for VLP

Clarification on email about signing up for VLP

Happy Friday,  Before we start enjoying another great fall weekend in Michigan, we thought it would be best to provide everyone with a bit of clarification on a recent email and text message that was sent to parents who are not part of the Virtual Learning...

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