Wayne County Regional Enhancement Education Millage Proposal

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School districts in Wayne County have placed a proposal on the November 8th ballot to provide added funding for our schools. It is the “Regional Enhancement Millage Proposal.”

If approved by the entire county, the 2 mil proposal will generate approximately $6.2 million from Dearborn but the District will receive $7.8 million in additional funding for our schools.  Money would go to local schools starting this year and the millage expires after six years.  Continue reading »


Wayne County Regional Enhancement Education Millage Proposal

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School districts in Wayne County have placed a proposal on the November 8th ballot to provide added funding for our schools. It is the “Regional Enhancement Millage Proposal.”

If approved by the entire county, the 2 mil proposal will generate approximately $6.2 million from Dearborn but the District will receive $7.8 million in additional funding for our schools.  Money would go to local schools starting this year and the millage expires after six years.  Continue reading »


Notice for AOL Email Accounts

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Dear Parents,

If you are an AOL email user, please be aware that you may not receive email notifications due to AOL policies. We are working to resolve this issue with AOL.

Thank you for your patience while we work with AOL to make sure you get classroom notifications from your teacher.

Sincerely,

Technology Department


Summer Activities

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Many of us are starting to think of the happy, healthy, care-free days of summer!  Looking for some ideas for fun summer activities?

Programs to Educate All Cyclists (PEAC) empowers individuals with disabilities through cycling, active transportation, and self-advocacy education.  They believe that biking and alternative modes of transportation play a critical role in increasing community access, fostering social involvement & self-esteem, and promoting healthy lifestyles among individuals with disabilities. Programs include a 7-week summer cycling program, an active transportation program, private lessons, and family rides.  For more information, call 734.484.2748 or visit www.bikeprogram.org

Adaptive Swim Lessons YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit   The YMCA is a national leader in swim instruction and water safety.  YMCA adaptive swimming programs are designed to teach personal water safety and swimming skills to everyone. Their instructors are nationally certified in aquatic safety and swim instruction.  The Y offers a variety of programs for individuals with special needs including private and small group instruction.  For more information, visit https://ymcadetroit.org/our-focus/youth-development/swim-sports-play/youth-swimming/adaptive-swim-lessons/

 


Welcome to the POHI Resource Blog!

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We are very excited to launch the POHI Resource Blog! Our plan is to provide up-to-date  information and resources to both the families and teachers of our students with Physical or Other Health Impairments.  We also plan to share some of the great activities and achievements  of our students from the preschool level through high school.  Please be sure to contact us if you have any particular needs, questions, concerns, or topics for us to address!

Kim King, POHI Teacher Consultant       (313) 827.8654        kingk@dearbornschools.org

Sharon Verduzco, POHI Nurse                 (313) 827.1814        verduzs@dearbornschools.org