ALGEBRA 1 STUDENTS

Algebra 1 students who did not earn credit for Algebra 1 due to not meeting the criteria, will have the opportunity to take the Test Out Exam.  The Test Out Exam is scheduled for August 25, 2021 @11:00am at ASC.  Students will need to sign up through their high school counselors.   The Test Out Exam will consist of two parts. Students will need to earn 78% or higher on part 1 in order to take part 2 exam.  Each test will be given 90 min to complete.  Students will be informed if they earned credit by the end of June via email/letter.  Students who are interested in taking the test out will need to email their high school counselors to schedule their Test Out (see counselor contact info below).

Counselor contact info: 

Edsel Ford counselorCraig Kiefer kieferc@dearbornschools.org 

Fordson counselor- Melinda Dakhlallah  dakhlam@dearbornschools.org

Dearborn High counselor- Janice Fawaz fawazj@dearbornschools.org  or 

Mona Berry berrym3@dearbornschools.org   
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ALL 8th Grade Students Have The Opportunity to Earn a 1/2 Credit for High School by Attending the Summer Academic And Enrichment Program

All 8th grade students attending the Summer Academic and Enrichment Program, will attend the program at their current middle school.  Eighth grade students, including mandatory course recovery students, will have the opportunity to earn one 1/2 of a high school study skills credit  for attending and successfully completing the summer school learning program at their respective middle school. Students earning credit will be allowed a maximum of five excused absences within the eight week program. If you are interested in earning this half credit for high school, please contact Woodworth’s main office (313-827-7100) to sign-up for the program, if you have not done so already. Feel free to contact me if you have any further questions or concerns. Thank You! Ms. Gronau

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Edsel Ford Open House – Wednesday, June 2nd @ 11am

ATTENTION all students that will be attending Edsel Ford High School beginning next year. Edsel Ford will be hosting an Open House next Wednesday, June 2nd at 11am. During the open house event, a tour of Edsel Ford High School and their facilities will be provided. Students interested in attending the Open House are asked to arrive at the front of Woodworth Middle School (main entrance off Ternes) at 10:20am. Bus’s will transport students to and from Edsel Ford High School for this event. Students will return to Woodworth at approximately 12pm. If you have any questions, please let email me or come visit me in my office on your scheduled school day. Ms. Gronau

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7th Grade Course Selection of Electives for Next Year

I have visited the classrooms to assist in selecting your Elective classes for next year, 2021-2022. If you were absent when I came to your classroom, an email with an invitation to join my Learning Lab for make-ups was sent to you. If you did not attend, then you have until Tuesday May 11th (by midnight) to make your selections. Please use the written and video instructions to help you make your course selections. These can both be found on your Schoology page for Mr. Mustenon for Team B and Mrs. VanderLaan for Team B. If you choose not to complete this simple task, then elective courses for next year will be selected for you. Please email me at gronauc@dearbornschools if you need assistance or have any questions. Thank You! Ms. Gronau

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Girls Engineering Exploration returns as virtual sessions

The Society of Women Engineers Detroit Section is excited to announce they will be continuing their virtual STEM sessions this spring.  

The group unfortunately had to cancel last year’s Girls’ Engineering Exploration annual event scheduled for March at the Michigan Science Center.  The group has created a virtual engineering series as an alternate way to bring the programming to families. 

There will be six virtual sessions, each 1 1/2 hours starting at 11 a.m., offered this spring on a variety of engineering topics. Access to an internet connected computer/device and ability to join a virtual audio and video platform will be needed. These sessions will be interactive and most will require additional hands on materials. Materials needed will be common household items and/or SWE Detroit will get you the materials before the session so all can participate. The dates & topics can be found below. 

  • 4/24: Earth Day (Sustainable Engineering) (registration closes 4/17)
  • 5/1: Chemical Engineering
  • 5/8: Automotive Engineering
  • 5/15: Materials Engineering
  • 5/22: Industrial Engineering
  • 5/29: Electrical & Computer Engineering

Register at this link for any/all sessions your child is interested in.  If you are a returning participant from the fall virtual sessions, these will be completely new topics and activities.

SWE will also be hosting an informational parent and teacher virtual session with resources and opportunities to further engage your child/student in engineering activities. This session will take place on Saturday, 4/24 at 10am. You can register for this session at the link above.  See the promotional flyer.

For any questions, please contact us at swedetroitgee@gmail.com.

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2021 DISTRICT SPRING TEST OUT INFORMATION & REGISTRATION- Deadline Date May 5th

Ms. Gronau visited all 8th grade Science classes to explain and discuss Spring Test Outs for high school courses. Students were instructed to email me if they feel that they qualify for an area of test out. Please email me cgronau@dearbornschools.org as soon as possible so that I can complete a registration form for you.

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Virtual Parent/Teacher Conferences Held on Thursday April, 15th

Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held virtually on THURSDAY APRIL 15TH. Please refer to your email to sign up via SIGN-UP GENIUS. Please attend to see how your child is progressing in school. Thank You!

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Friendly Remnder: 6th Grade Course Selections Due

Just a friendly reminder that current 6th grade students need to have their final course selections for next year completed by Friday April 16th by midnight.

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SECONDARY OPTIONS INFORMATIONAL FACEBOOK LIVE STREAM EVENT

Secondary Options Facebook Live Stream Event

March 10th at 6:30pm

Dearborn Schools Facebook Page

On March 10th, at 6:30pm, the district will be hosting a live Facebook event to highlight Secondary Options.  Typically, a team goes to every middle school to speak to students and parents.  However, this year, the district will be doing virtual events.  One district event and specific school events as requested by middle school principals.

Goals:

  1. Inform parents and students of the options available to our high school students 
  2. Inform parents of the application/registration/enrollment processes and requirements for each program
  3. Provide a brief description of current courses/programs and expectation of students in each program

Secondary Options to be discussed:

  • Advanced Placement
  • Dual Enrollment
  • Career Technical Education and Michael Berry Career Center
  • Dearborn Center for Math, Science and Technology
  • Henry Ford Early College Health Science
  • Henry Ford Early College Advanced Manufacturing
  • Henry Ford Early College Pre-Education
  • Henry Ford Collegiate Academy

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1qseSF1AHBCQOrUYSlotAODq6jBtYljhKvmkJSpLGwCY/edit?usp=sharing

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Reminder! 8th Grade Algebra 1 students interested in applying to DCMST

This is a friendly reminder that there will be an open Q & A Zoom session on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19th at 2PM, to answer questions that you may have about the program.

The LINK to the Q & A session will be posted on the DCMST website by noon on Friday.

ALL interested Algebra 1 students should attend this informative Q & A session.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE by MARCH 12th

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