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Dearborn Virtual Learning Plan

Hi Parents & Students,

Please see the letter regarding the Dearborn Virtual Leraning Plan. A few staff members and I will be at school on Wednesday August 12, from 9am – 2 pm to answer any questions you have about Dearbron Virtual Learning. I hope all of you have had a nice summer. Thanks, Mr. Martin

Bryant 6th Grade Orientation Information

Bryant Middle School 6th Grade Orientation Information 
If you have a current 5th grader who will be attending Bryant Middle School in the fall of the 2020-21 school year, please go to the Bryant Middle School blog page to learn more about Bryant and the opportunities for your child.  After you have viewed the information, please have your child select two extended core classes using the embedded survey.  Students must use their District gmail account to complete the survey.  Here is a link to the post on the Bryant blog:  Bryant School Blog – 6th Grade Orientation

Food Distribution Changes!

Dearborn Public Schools families are reminded that the meal distribution schedule will have a few changes starting the week of May 18 – the week before Memorial Day.

Because schools were scheduled to be closed on Friday and Monday for Memorial Day weekend, there will be no food distribution on May 22 and 25.

Meal distributions will still occur on Monday May 18 and on Wednesday May 20.  The May 20 distribution will include breakfasts and lunches for a full week, so families should be prepared to carry the larger quantity, including a half gallon of milk per student.

Through May 20 pickup times will continue to be later at four locations. Fordson High School, Woodworth Middle School, Salina Intermediate and McCollough Elementary will distribute meals from noon to 2 p.m.

Dearborn High School, Edsel Ford High School and Smith Middle School will hand out meals from 10 a.m. to noon.

The week after Memorial Day, meal distribution will go back to 10 a.m. to noon at all seven locations. Meals that week will be distributed on Wednesday, May 27 and Friday, May 29.

Dearborn Public Schools has been providing 65,000 grab-and-go meals a week for our students.

One person can pick up food for any student living in the home.  The child does not need to attend that school.  Each bag contains breakfast and lunch for the days until the next pickup.

The grab-and-go meals are provided free to families through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s School Lunch Program. Through the program, Dearborn Public Schools offered free lunch and breakfast to all kindergarten to 12th grade students before schools were closed to slow the spread of novel coronavirus.

Meal distribution schedule:

May 11, 13, 15, 18 and 20

Meals distributed from 10 a.m. to noon at Dearborn High School, Edsel Ford High School and Smith Middle School and from noon to 2 p.m. at Fordson High School, Woodworth Middle School, Salina Intermediate and McCollough Elementary.


May 27 and 29 and June 1, 3, 5, 8 and 10

Meals distributed from 10 a.m. to noon at all seven locations.

Parent Connect & Report Cards

The Elementary Report Cards for Marking Period 3 are currently being processed and will be available to parents in ParentConnect, Monday April 6, 2020. Following is some information on how parents can access report cards data in MIStar ParentConnect. Please note that if you have more than one child, you should be able to see data for all your children and you do not need separate logins for the different schools (if your children attend more than one school).

How do parents login to ParentConnect? To login to ParentConnect, parents need their PIN and password; this is how it is obtained: Parents go to the Dearborn Schools’ website ( and then the ParentConnect link. If they don’t know the login info, they click the (Need Your Login Information) link and it will prompt them to enter their email address (as provided to the school and entered in MIStar), and then click Submit. This process emails them their PIN and Password. After logging in, click on the “report card marks” module.

If you need further assistance, please feel free to reach out.

Hope you are staying safe and healthy.

Checking In

Dear River Oaks Parents & Students,

I hope you and your families are safe and healthy. I just wanted to make a quick post to say Hi and let you know that the staff and I are thinking about you and your families during this time. We miss the students! Like you I am staying home to stay safe and to save lives. As a reminder if you need to communicate with me here is my email – I also have included additional contact information for the district if you need assistance.

I want to say thank you to you as well for attempting to complete the assignments/activities that the teachers have been creating for their classrooms. It helps to keep consistency with routines during this time. I hope you all stay home and stay safe.

Kind Regards,

Mr. Martin

DHS Food from Zaman!


We’ve got some great news to share! Zaman International will be at Dearborn High on Wednesday from 10-12:00 pm to deliver 250 boxes of food to families that may need them; the boxes feed a family of four for 1-2 weeks. 

Feel free to use the south side of the building where normal breakfast and lunch pickup occurs. 

Thanks Najah Bazzy and Zaman International for their generosity!


Mr. Martin

جانب الأهالي الأعزاء

لدينا بعض الأخبار الجيدة لمشاركتكم إياها! ستقوم مؤسسة زمان الدولية بتوزيع ٢٥٠ صندوقًا من الطعام إلى العائلات التي تحتاج إلى المساعدة وذلك في مبنى ثانوية ديربورن هاي بين الساعة ١٠:٠٠ – ١٢:٠٠ من نهار غد الأربعاء ٢ نيسان (آبريل)؛ وستوفر الصناديق الطعام لعائلة من ٤ أشخاص لمدة ١-٢ أسبوع. 

يمكنكم استخدام الجانب الجنوبي من مبنى المدرسة المخصص لاستلام الإفطار والغداء.

شكرا لنجاح بزي ومؤسسة زمان الدولية على مبادرتهم الكريمة!

جزيل الشكر

آدم مارتن، مدير الثانوية

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Playgrounds Closed

Good Morning,

The weekend is here and although the weather forecast is calling for rain, we all like to get outside and get some fresh air. This is especially true during this time of year when the temperatures are on the rise and we all have been spending a lot of time inside. 

Many are thinking that it might be alright to get outside and have children play with one or two friends. Unfortunately, this is not something we should be doing at this time. The battle to stop the spread of the COVID 19 virus is on-going and gathering in small groups, even outside at the local park is not something we should be doing. 

During the State of Michigan mandated shut down, all Dearborn Public School facilities, including playgrounds, and athletic fields, will be closed to the public. Please do not attempt to go onto the fields or access the playgrounds.  If you are found on the property you will be asked to leave.  

The Governor has ordered that we all shelter in place.  This is not a recommendation or suggestion. This action is being taken to help in the effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and to mitigate the number of people becoming sick. Hospitals in southeastern Michigan are being overwhelmed and are reaching the point where they are unable to meet the needs of those arriving for care. We must all do our part to help slow the spread of this virus and remain at home!  

The Governor did say that it is ok to go for a walk, run, or bike ride. However, we can not gather in groups at local parks or playgrounds.

We look forward to the day, hopefully in the not too distant future, when our facilities will once again be open to the public and we can all return to our regular routines. The District appreciates all of the support that the Dearborn community has shown and the tremendous amount of community spirit that has been demonstrated during this very difficult time.  Together we will get through this, one community, #DearbornStrong!