February 5

Week of Feb. 4th

Just a quick update on important dates in February.

Tomorrow, Feb. 6th is a late start

Thursday, Feb. 14th is a half day for students.  All students in the ASD program will attend their regular morning school and the bus that picks them up in the morning will bring them home that day.

Winter Break is from Feb. 15th to 18th.  There will be no school on those days

Winter Ball is Saturday, Feb. 23rd.  More details to follow next week.

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January 16

Week of Jan. 14th

Just a reminder that we will be having half days of school on Thursday, January 17th, Friday, January 18th, Tuesday, January 22nd, and Wednesday, January 23rd.  There will be no school on Monday, January 21st in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday.

Feel free to leave a message on my voicemail at (313)827-7320 or send me an e-mail at ladachs@dearbornschools.org

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December 11

Week of Dec. 9th

It is unbelievalbe that it is December already.  Here is a quick update on important dates for the next two months.

Wed. Dec. 12th – Late Start

Winter break:  Dec. 22nd-Jan. 6th

Finals Exams are Jan. 16th – 18th.  These days will be half days for students.  Students will attend classes in their morning building only.

Jan. 21st – No School for MLK Day

Jan. 22nd – half day (students attend morning classes only)

Jan. 23rd – half day (students attend morning classes only)

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April 9

April 4th

Schedule for 12th Grade Students

April 26th at 1:00 pm – Senior Panoramic Photo in South Gym

May 12th from 6:00 pm to 12:00 am – Senior Prom at the Henry

May 24th – Last day for 12th grade students

May 29th – June 15th – no 12 grade students in the building, except for Commencement Rehearsal

June 8th from 9:00-11:00 am – Commencement Rehearsal in the Auditorium

June 9th at 5:25 pm – Commencement Line-Up on the tennis court

June 9th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 – Commencement Ceremony on the lower track

June 9th at 9:00 pm – Senior Party

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March 28

March 28th

Testing Weeks:  April 10th, 11th and 24th

Tuesday, April 10th

Students working toward a diploma

11th grade will attend from 7:20-12:45 and take the SAT test

9th, 10th, and 12th grade will have no school

Students in the ASD Program

All grades will attend from 7:00-12:45

Students that attend DHS in the morning will be shuttled to MBCC in the DHS Activity Bus

Students that attend DHS in the afternoon will be shuttled to DHS at 12:30 to catch their bus home

Wednesday, April 11th

Students working toward a diploma

11th grade will attend from 7:20-10:15 and take the Work Keys test

10th grade will attend from 10:15-2:15 and take the PSAT

9th, 12th grade will have no school

Students in the ASD Program

All grades will attend from 7:00-2:15

Students that attend DHS in the morning will be shuttled to MBCC in the DHS Activity Bus

Students that attend DHS in the afternoon will be shuttled to DHS at end of the day to catch their bus home

Tuesday, April 24th

Students working toward a diploma

11th grade will attend from 7:20-10:15 and take the Mi-Step test

9th grade will attend from 10:15-2:15 and take the PSAT

10th, 12th grade will have no school

Students in the ASD Program

All grades will attend from 7:00-2:15

Students that attend DHS in the morning will be shuttled to MBCC in the DHS Activity Bus

Students that attend DHS in the afternoon will be shuttled to DHS at end of the day to catch their bus home

Permission Slips

Revised premission slips will be sent home today or tomorrow to reflect the need for transportation for students back to DHS from MBCC on Tuesday, April 9th.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Mrs. Rockey or me.

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March 27

March 27th

Reminder:  There is no school on Friday, March 30th or next week April 2-6.

The week we get back from break begins required state testing.  We will be holding classes all day long at MBCC on April 11th and April 24th.  Students that attend DHS in the morning will be transported from DHS to MBCC first thing in the morning.  Students that attend DHS in the afternoon will be transported back to DHS at the end of the day.

We may or may not be running a half day of school on April 10th.  If we do, students that attend DHS in the morning will be transported from DHS to MBCC first thing in the morning and back at the end of the half day to cathch their bus home.

Please sign the permission slip sent home today ASAP.

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February 13

Feb. 13th

Just a quick reminder that next week is Winter Break.  There will be no school.  Classes will resume on Monday, February 26th.

Also, Senior Party Tickets will be on sale during all lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  They are $25.00 each.

This week in language arts we will be working in the writing process.  Our focus will be selecting a topic independently.  We will have Author’s Chair later in the week.  Students will share a piece of their writing and the rest of the class will ask questions or give a comment.

In math, we will continue to work on solveing equations.  We will be doing guided lessons using travel math word problems.  Students will be given practice to solve word problems independently using problems at their reading level.

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January 31

Week of Feb. 5th-9th

Spirit Week

Next week will be Spirt Week at DHS.

Dress-Up Days

Monday – Pajama Day

Tuesday – Hat Day

Wedensday – Wear Green to support Osman

Thursday – Favorite Character Day

Friday – Pioneer Pride Out Day (Black and Orange)

Pep Rally

On Friday, Feburary 9th, there will be a pep rally at DHS from 1:25-2:10.  Please talk to Mrs. Rockey or Mrs. Ladach if your child is at MBCC in the afternoon and would like to attend.  If they do, they will need to be picked up from DHS at the end of the day.

Winter Ball

Tickets for the Winter Ball will be on sale during lunch from Feb. 1-9.  Tickets are $15 each.  The dance will be in the cafeteria on Sat. Feb. 10th from 7-10 pm.  Please let Mrs. Rockey or Mrs. Ladach know if your child would like to attend.  We will assist them in getting their tickets and help to plan for the time during the dance.

Mr. Pioneer Pagent

The Mr. Pioneer event will take place the evening of Feb. 8th in the DHS auditorium.  A winter ball and Mr. Pioneer ticket can be purchased for $20.

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