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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Free Parent University sessions set for March, April and May

Free Parent University sessions set for March, April and May

Parents are every child’s first teachers, and Dearborn Public Schools is offering some free lessons for those teachers. Parent University will be held this year on three Fridays: March 8, April 26 and May 17. The free, one-hour sessions are open to parents or other...

Kids Club and paid preschool holding open houses March 7

Kids Club and paid preschool holding open houses March 7

Dearborn Public Schools Early Childhood programs will highlight the district’s paid childcare and preschool options during open houses in March. Parents can join them on March 7 to check out open houses for Developmental Preschool (paid programs) and Kids Club before...

Free seizure recognition and first aid training event set

Free seizure recognition and first aid training event set

A session on seizure recognition and first aid training is being provided free to Dearborn Public Schools staff and community members. The session will be held on Monday, March 4 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the district’s Administrative Service Center, 18700 Audette St.,...

Board changes April and June meeting dates

Board changes April and June meeting dates

The Board of Education for Dearborn Public Schools has changed two of its previously published regular meeting dates for 2024. The meeting originally set for Tuesday, April 9 will now be held on Thursday, April 11.  District schools are closed on April 9 and 10...

Per pupil funding explained

Per pupil funding explained

Psst, here’s something you may not know. School funding is complicated in Michigan. Actually, if you try to be an informed voter, you probably have already figured that out. With the Operating Millage Renewal vote set for Feb. 27, we wanted to take a moment to try to...

Vape Awareness session planned for parents

Vape Awareness session planned for parents

LAHC will host a free presentation, Vape Awareness: An Informational Session for Parents, on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 from 6 to 7 p.m.  The session will be held via this Zoom link.  Parents of high school and middle school students from across Dearborn Public Schools...

Grant to fund extra assistance for students

Grant to fund extra assistance for students

Dearborn Public Schools has received a $2.6 million grant to provide additional academic support for students. The MI Kids Back on Track grant will help pay for additional intervention for students.  Schools have planned programs to run before, during and after...

Students seek state funding to create anti-vaping documentary

Students seek state funding to create anti-vaping documentary

Students Against Vaping (SAV), a volunteer group of high school students from Fordson, Dearborn, and Edsel Ford high schools and Henry Ford Early College, are working to secure state funding for the production of an anti-vaping documentary titled “Clearing the Air,...

Nominations open for Teacher of the Year

Nominations open for Teacher of the Year

Nominations have now opened for the 2024 Alberta Muirhead Teacher of the Year Students’ Choice Award.   This annual award is sponsored by the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce and presented by LaFontaine Automotive Group. The nomination deadline is Friday,...

 

 

 

 

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