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Return of Students’ Belongings Scheduled for 6/1 to 6/5 (Please Read Attached Letter)

Please read the letter included with this post for information about the schedule we will be using to return students’ materials to them. Parents will be able to pick up their student’s belongings using curb-side pick-up in the staff parking lot. The included letter details when each hallway is scheduled to pick up their belongings. Any library books or textbooks that students still have at home can also be returned at this time.

Return of Students’ Materials (English & Arabic)

Requirements for Advanced Math Placement in 7th & 8th Grade

Current 7th grade students must meet three of the following options in order to be placed in Algebra 1 for 8th grade.

  • Score Proficient or Advanced on 6th grade math M-Step 
  • Earn an winter NWEA Math RIT score of 234 or higher (7.8 GE)
  • Earn 85% or higher (a grade of B or higher) by March 13
  • Receive an exemplary or proficient recommendation from their current math teacher

Current 6th grade students must meet three of the following options in order to be placed in Pre-Algebra for 7th grade.

  • Score Proficient or Advanced on 5th grade math M Step 
  • Earn an winter NWEA Math RIT score of 230 or higher (6.8 GE)
  • Earn 85% or higher (a grade of a B or higher) by March 13
  • Receive an exemplary or proficient recommendation from their current math teacher

Criteria to Receive High School Credit for Algebra 1

The attached letter explains the criteria that will be used to determine if 8th grade students currently enrolled in Algebra 1 receive high school credit for the class. Due to schools being closed and Spring assessments being cancelled, the criteria to receive credit was adjusted to reflect the assessment results and student information that is available.

Letter Regarding High School Credit for Algebra 1 (English & Arabic)

AVID Program Applications for 2020-2021

AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college-readiness program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in college. The program places special emphasis on growing writing, critical thinking, teamwork, organization and reading skills.  Current 6th & 7th grade students at Stout can apply now to join the AVID elective class for the 2020-2021 school year. A video overview of the program, video of student testimonials, and link to the student application form are included with this post. Mr. Jason Liggett is the AVID elective teacher and site coordinator at Stout. If you have any questions about the AVID program at Stout, please email Mr. Liggett at liggetj@dearbornschools.org. Applications must be submitted by May 31st.

AVID Virtual Open House Video

AVID Student Testimonial Video

APPLICATION FORM for AVID for 2020-2021 School Year

Meal Schedule Change for Memorial Day

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.

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.

NO DISTRIBUTIONS MAY 22 AND 25

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

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

New Schedules for Live Instruction

Dear Students and Families,

This weekend, a new schedule for live instruction was shared with students via email. Not all teachers will be utilizing live meetings for remote learning. Some will continue to do recorded lessons that students may watch on their own time. Those that do utilize live instruction through iLearn and Big Blue Button, will follow the schedules shared below. It is critical that every student checks all of their teachers blogs to stay informed as to how their teacher will provide instruction moving forward. All students will continue to have weekly assignments that they must complete in order to receive credit. We have included links to all teacher blogs, Google classrooms, and iLearn classes to help students navigate the most up-to-date information.

Mr. Oke and Mrs. Faraj

6th Grade Schedule for Live Instruction

7th Grade Schedule for Live Instruction

8th Grade Schedule for Live Instruction

 

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