MBCC College & Career Night: Thursday, Feb. 15

Michael Berry Career Center is having a College & Career Night on Thursday, February 15, 5:00 – 7:00 pm. All Dearborn middle and high school students , along with their families, are
invited to attend and explore exciting programs available to prepare them for life after high school, how to get into college, how college works, and how to best prepare for the in-demand, high-paying jobs of tomorrow. The event is free.

MBCC is located at:      22586 Ann Arbor Trail (west of Outer Drive)

                                      Dearborn Heights, MI 48127.

Click here for printable flyer

Student Photography Program: Enroll Now

The Arab American National Museum’s (AANM) SURA Arts Academy is a 10-week photography course for students ages 10-16 . Students explore, document, and learn the art of photography. They have the opportunity to speak with professional photographers and explore their community, identity, and culture through the lens of their camera. This semester, the theme for the class is harmony, unity, and community, with a focus on social justice and empowerment through not only their camera lens but through social media as students take control of the AANM Instagram page!

Class dates                     Tuesday, Feb. 6 – April 24 from 4:30-6:30pm .
Fee:                                 $50 AANM Members; $75 General Public.

Registration deadline:     Friday, Feb. 2, 5pm .

Scholarships awarded based on financial need and availability. Spots are limited.

To print the flyer, Click here.
To register , visit:  http://www.arabamericanmuseum.org/sura

Mardi Gras Party Fundraiser: Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

The Mardi Gras Party Fundraiser is approaching quickly. Here is what you need to know:

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

4:30 to 9:30 p.m.


Dearborn Hills Golf Course

1300 S. Telegraph Road


$25 in advance;  $30 at the door

Admission includes food, one drink ticket, one doubloon. (Additional doubloons may be purchased.)

Registration http://dearbornedfoundation.org/our-events/mardi-gras-party
Click here for sponsor information
The event includes an auction, Tin Can Raffle, DJ, Photo Booth, Tasty New Orleans Cuisine, Giveaway items, 50/50, Silent Auction, Doubloon Contest, and Winning Schools Receive Grants! Enjoy wearing masks and beads


e3 February Issue is here!

There are lots of great things happening in our schools this winter, plus many fun, interesting and rewarding activities and opportunities around our town that you will not want to miss.  Check them out here, in this issue of the e3, YOUR Dearborn Schools employee news!
Just few items in this issue of YOUR e3 news:
  • Presentation on Teen Depression, Anxiety & Psychosis, Wednesday, Feb. 7
  • Mardi Gras Fundraiser for Education Foundation, Tuesday, Feb. 13
  • MBCC College & Career Night Thursday, Feb. 15
  • The Henry Ford’s “Innovation Nation Teacher Awards” deadline Feb. 28
  • Library Foundation “Educators Fostering Future Readers Contest” deadline March 1
  • Enter family stories and/or recipes for The Big Read Dearborn
  • Events you won’t want to miss around Dearborn
  •  A sampling of photos from student activities across the District and…..new items in the ever-popular classified ads!
e3 is really about our District staff, so we encourage you to send items of interest to us via e-mail. You can send them directly to e3 Editor Leslie Herrick, herricl@dearbornschools.org or to our general communications email box at communications@dearbornschools.org.

Earth Day T-Shirts

 Earth day is not until April, but Mrs. Fernandes got a pretty sweet deal in the mail for Earth Day shirts. Since Stout is aiming to become a “Green School,” this may be a great way to promote awareness of Earth Day and its importance!
The shirts cost $7.00 and look like the attached photo. If you’d like to order one please drop off your money to Mrs. Fernandes and let her know your size!

Helping Students with ADHD

All mental health concerns are treatable. More progress can be made by a coordinated partnership between school and home. It is recommended that with family consent, all community partners involved with the family work together.
Children and teens with ADHD may show behaviors consistent with over-activity, and have a more difficult time than their peers in paying attention and staying on task.
More boys than girls are diagnosed with ADHD, and it is the leading cause of referrals to mental health professionals and special education programs, as well as the juvenile justice system.
Students with ADHD are at higher risk for learning disorders, anxiety disorders, conduct disorder including poor peer relations, and mood disorders such as depression. Continue Reading…