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Superintendent receives positive evaluation

As the school year winds down, students are not the only ones receiving report cards on how they did. The Dearborn Public Schools Board of Education recently gave Superintendent Dr. Glenn Maleyko his evaluation for his fourth year as superintendent, again ranking his...

Emergency training set for June 19 at O.L. Smith

Dearborn Public Schools along with several city and community organizations this month will again stage an emergency readiness exercise after school dismisses for the summer. The June 19 drill will be held at O.L. Smith Middle School, 23851 Yale St., Dearborn. ...

Lindbergh, Whitmore-Bolles recognized as Lighthouse Schools

Lindbergh and Whitmore-Bolles elementary schools in Dearborn have received the prestigious Lighthouse Milestone certification through the international Leader in Me program. The two schools were recognized for their ongoing effort, and success, implementing Leader in...

Four Dearborn Public high schools named Academic State Champs

Bridge Magazine has again recognized the success of Dearborn Public Schools.  The district’s three traditional high schools and separate early college program were all named Academic State Champs earlier this month.  All four schools ranked among the top 10...

 

 

 

 

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Growing teen vaping trend leading to issues in schools

Vaping – the use of e-cigarettes – among teenagers has grown at an alarming rate in recent years, and Dearborn Public Schools is seeing the consequences of this mounting health concern. In a national survey in 2018, one in five 12th grade students reported vaping...

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Students gather at annual Diversity Summit

February 26th marked the tenth year that high school students have gathered for the Student Leadership Diversity Summit (SLDS).  The annual event provides an opportunity for more than 150 high schools students to show their leadership skills, meet new people, and...

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Interviews for Board applicants set for April 4

Nine applicants for Dearborn Public School board will be interviewed during a special meeting on Thursday, April 4 starting at 5:30 p.m.  The public meeting will be held in the Community Room at the Welcome Center at the Henry Ford College, 5101 Evergreen,...

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Nominations sought for Impact Award

Students and parent are invited to make nominations for the District’s Impact Award, which will recognize non-teaching staff and non-classroom educators for their outstanding contributions to helping students, enhancing the school environment or providing excellent...

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Board looking to fill vacant seat

Dearborn Public Schools is seeking applications from residents hoping to fill a partial board term after Trustee Fadwa Hammoud resigned from her position. Hammoud, a 2003 Fordson graduate, has served on the board for more than three years.  In January, she was...

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MBCC students learn about Financial Reality

Business students at the Michael Berry Career Center got to learn on Thursday (March 14, 2019) what their parents have been telling them their whole lives – money doesn’t grow on trees. The teens participated in a Financial Reality Fair hosted by the Michigan Credit...

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MBCC adding more career options for students

From computer programming to crime fighting, Dearborn Public Schools is continuing to expand career prep and exploration programs for students. The Michael Berry Career Center is adding four new career programs for high schools students, nearly doubling its...

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Two DCMST students win drone video contest

Two Dearborn Center for Math, Science and Technology students won recognition –and free drones - in a national drone contest. Ammel Mutahr took the grand prize, and Madeline Gillette won second prize in the “How Would You Drone? Drones for Good Video Contest.” Both...

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Help foster a love of reading during March

It’s been said that “we learn to read so that we can read to learn”.  March is reading month and schools throughout our district will hold assemblies, welcome guest readers, and strive to build a love for reading in all students.  I look forward to visiting...

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