June 26, 2017 e3 Dearborn Schools Employee Enews – End of Year Edition


Hello All,

With graduations past and students off to day camps or visiting grandma, echos of Alice Cooper’s famous tune linger like ghosts in the halls because…school’s out for summer!

So this is it. Your year-end edition of the e3 news, featuring
* a collage of graduation photos,
* an elementary school community garden, and
* lots of summertime activity and entertainment opportunities for adults and kids.

If you miss receiving your e3 over the next few months, feel free to re-read and enjoy the photos in your favorite editions right here on the Communications Department blog.

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Have a fun, safe summer!

From your district Communications Team-
Erik and

June 8 e3 Dearborn Schools Employee Enews


Here’s the latest edition of the e3 Dearborn Public Schools employee enews chock full of great stuff coming up this weekend and in this busy end-of-the-school-year season!

  • Cipriano Classic Fun Run & Walk, Friday, June 9, 5:45pm
  •  Fordson Interact Club Hosts Very Special Prom
  •  Congratulations Award Winners!  – Teacher of the Year, Impact Awards, Education Foundation Awards
  • Fordson Alum Bill Brehm Honored for Philanthropy
  • Stout Battle of the Books
  • Free Resources for Educators
  • And highlights of more great stuff happening in our schools!

Henry Ford College Sports Camps

Henry Ford College offers a variety of sports camps for middle and high school age youth. Basketball, baseball, volleyball, softball, wrestling. Students may enroll in the camp that is offered for the grade they will begin in the fall of 2017. All campers will receive a Henry Ford Camp T shirt! Come have fun and improve your skills playing the game you love!

Check out the schedule and enroll here: http://www.henryfordcamps.com/index.cfm

For example…volleyball:

HFC Sports Opps 6-2017

Join Supt. Maleyko July 19 to Walk or Roll with Healthy Dearborn

Join Dearborn Public Schools Superintendent Glenn Maleyko to walk on Wednesday, July 19 at 7pm at  the park at the corner of Rosalie and Hubbard streets.


The July 19 Walk & Bike Ride is one of a season of healthy community events.   Healthy Dearborn is a robust coalition of more than 200 community residents, businesses, employees, elected and civic leaders. Our vision is a thriving, diverse community that fully embraces a unified culture of health where everyone enjoys whole health (mind, body, spirit), with equal access to healthy foods, health care, green space and opportunities for safe, active living. To realize our vision, our mission is to create valuable opportunities for people in Dearborn to practice healthy lifestyles by enriching their minds, nurturing their bodies and revitalizing their spirit.
For more information about the city-wide Healthy Dearborn initiative, click here: http://www.cityofdearborn.org/community/healthydearborn

March 3 Edition of YOUR e3 Dearborn Public Schools Employee Enews

Hello All,

Here’s the latest issue of the e3, YOUR Dearborn Public Schools employee enews! Inside you will find:

Dearborn’s Got Talent! Show Thursday, March 9, starring Dearborn’s most talented high school students
* Launching March Is Reading Month…send us your classroom photos featuring reading fun for the next e3 enews
* Submit grant applications now for MEEMIC Classroom Makeovers
* Art exhibit opening March 10 featuring work of 3 Dearborn Public Schools grads
*  West Side Story at DHS, GREASE Sing-A-Long movie and other fun activities around town for kids, families and you!
*  And more!

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HFC Financial Aid Advising & Info Night March 14

Henry Ford College Financial Aid Advising & Information Night March 14


WHAT: Henry Ford College hosts Financial Aid Advising and Information Night on Tuesday, March 14, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This free event is aimed at high school seniors and their parents/guardians.

WHERE: HFC Community Rooms of the Welcome Center (Building WC).

WHO: HFC specifically encourages current area high school seniors and their parents/guardians to attend this free event.

RSVP: Those interested in this event should RSVP at www.hfcc.edu/finaidnight.

DETAILS: “Financial Aid Advising and Information Night gives parents and guardians the opportunity to hear firsthand how the financial aid process works. They can also speak with a financial aid advisor on an individual basis immediately following the program if they have any questions,” said Kristine Rouleau of HFC Admissions and Recruitment.

At this event, high school seniors and their parents/guardians will learn about:
Filing for FAFSA;
Various scholarships and grants; and
Important loan information.

Financial aid eligibility is determined by information provided on a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In general, for a student to qualify for financial aid, he or she must:
Demonstrate a financial need;
Have earned a high school diploma or have graduated from an approved homeschool equivalent;
Be enrolled as a regular student in an eligible program of study;
Be a United States citizen or an eligible non-citizen;
Have a valid Social Security Number (SSN);
Make satisfactory academic pogress (SAP); and
Register with the Selective Service (if required).
Following the presentation, advisors from HFC’s Office of Financial Aid will be available for one-on-one conversations with attendees to answer questions and review specific next steps.

For more meaningful, individual feedback regarding financial aid, students should submit HFC’s free application, which is available at www.hfcc.edu/apply, as well as a FAFSA form (www.fafsa.gov) prior to attending this event. For FAFSA, HFC’s school code is 002270.

For questions or further information, contact Rouleau at 313-845-6316 or krouleau@hfcc.edu.


Art Exhibit Featuring Work of Three Dearborn Schools Grads

The public is invited to explore the artwork of three Dearborn Public Schools graduates, two of whom have taught hundreds of students who followed in their footsteps, taking art classes in the district.

See the work of current art teacher Mohamad S. Bazzi, retired art teacher Wendy Sample, and Elroy Grandy.  Free admission.
Dates: March 10-23
Location: James R. DeSana Center for Arts & Culture, 81 Chestnut, Wyandotte, MI 48192.
Time: Call for exhibit hours: 734-720-0671.

All are invited to the exhibition opening on Friday, March 10, 6-8pm. Free admission.

For more information, call 734-720-0671.

HFC Black History Month Events Calendar

Henry Ford College Celebrates Black History Month Throughout February

Henry Ford College (HFC) proudly celebrates Black History Month throughout the month of February with a line-up of free activities and special events.

HFC’s African American Association, the Diversity Club and the Office of Student Activities are co-sponsoring the College’s celebration and recognition of Black History Month.

“February is the time when we discover, celebrate and honor the history and achievements of African Americans. It is a time for reflection, sharing and learning. We at the College are proud to be active participants of Black History Month,” said HFC Student Activities Officer Cassandra Fluker.

The following events will take place across HFC’s main campus:

  • Lecture: “What’s Next for People of Color?”
    Thursday, Feb. 2, from 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Rm K-14 of the Reuther Liberal Arts Building (Building K).Dawud Walid, executive director of the Council on American/Islamic Relations, will discuss the current events taking place nationally and internationally, such as immigration reform, the state of refugees, as well as the economy.
  • Lecture: “Activism in the New Era                                                                       Tuesday, Feb. 7, 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in the Michael Berry Amphitheater in the Andrew A. Mazzara Administrative Services & Conference Center (ASCC) (Building L). This presentation focuses on the importance of education and community involvement. It will look at various definitions of education and how its changes are felt throughout the city of Detroit and the state of Michigan.
  • Lecture: “The Life and Legacy of Malcolm X”                                                 Wednesday, Feb. 8, 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Rm K-14 of the Reuther Liberal Arts Building (Building K). Abayomi Azikiwe, editor of the The Pan-African News Wire and human rights activist, will discuss the life and legacy of the renowned human rights activist who’s been called one of the greatest and one of the most influential African Americans in history.
  • Lecture: “The Past and Present: Millennials and the Movement”
    Wednesday, Feb. 15, 11:10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Rosenau Conference Rooms in the ASCC (Building L). Rev. Charles Williams of Detroit will compare and contrast activism methods in regards to civil rights and human rights.
  • Black History Mobile Museum                                                                             Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Presentation at 11:30 a.m. in the Atrium of the ASCC (Building L). A collection of more than 1,000 authentic artifacts, which includes original documents from renowned historical figures such as Rosa Parks, Booker T. Washington, Mary McLeod Bethune, George Washington Carver, former President Barack Obama, as well as many other prominent African Americans, will be on display.
  • 12th Annual Student Symposium: “Attitude, Achievement and Academic Success”
    Wednesday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m. to noon, in the Rosenau Conference Rooms in the ASCC (Building L). This symposium provides HFC students and area high school students with the tools and information needed to be successful in achieving their educational goals.
  • Business Forum: A Panel Discussion of Entrepreneurs and the Steps to Starting A Business
    Tuesday, Feb. 28, 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. in the Rosenau Conference Rooms in the ASCC (Building L). This forum will walk aspiring entrepreneurs step-by-step in their efforts to going into business for themselves.

All events are free and open to the public. For further information about HFC’s Black History events, please contact the Office of Student Activities at 313-845-9865.



Information from Henry Ford College Press Release