Parent University offered free to parents and their infants and toddlers

You are never too young to learn, and Dearborn Public Schools knows parents are every child’s first teachers. Parents who live in the district and have children ages 6 months to 4 years are invited to attend free Parent University courses. The 2021 fall classes begin...

Dearborn High hosting COVID vaccination clinic on Oct. 29

Dearborn High School will host a free COVID vaccine clinic on Friday, Oct. 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. The Wayne County Health Department will be on hand administering Pfizer vaccines to students, staff and community members in the school cafeteria.  Please enter from...

Chamber announces Teacher of the Year Awards

The Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce with assistance from the Dearborn Public Schools recognized and honored the winners of the 2021 Alberta Muirhead Teacher of the Year Students’ Choice Awards on Thursday, September 25, 2021.  The event was live at the Ford...

Henry Ford Early College, Haigh Elementary named as National Blue Ribbon Schools

Henry Ford Early College and Haigh Elementary were named National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education today, Sept. 21, 2021. The announcement brings Dearborn Public Schools to five of the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools in as many years....

District still recruiting teachers, other staff

For permanent employment apply at:  https://dearbornschools.org/gethired/ For substitute teaching employment apply at: https://www.edustaff.org/requirements/ For questions call (313) 827-3002 Teacher substitutes - APPLY NOW!   Long-term - commitment of...

Wayne County Health issues school mask mandate

On Aug. 27, the Wayne County Health Department issued an order that all students, staff and visitors wear face masks inside school buildings.  The county order applies to all schools with grades preschool to 12th grade.  It will remain in effect until...

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Career center offering unique summer learning program

Career center offering unique summer learning program

High school students in Dearborn Public Schools have a unique opportunity to explore some career classes, earn high school credit, and possibly get a certification during a free summer program at Michael Berry Career Center. Students can take hands-on classes in...

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...

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....

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...

District recognizes Arab American Heritage Month

District recognizes Arab American Heritage Month

April is National Arab American Heritage Month, and the Dearborn Public Schools is proud to recognize the accomplishments and contributions Arab Americans have made to our community, state and country. During the April 12 Board of Education meeting, Superintendent...

 

 

 

 

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