A note concerning the Connecticut tragedy on behalf of Mr. Whiston

Dear Community Members,  I know all of us are deeply saddened by the tragic event that occurred in Connecticut on Friday.  As rational people we struggle to understand actions that are totally irrational and try to make sense of explanations that never will.     When we see the faces of the innocent children, the victims …

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Proposed Legislation Will Have Devastating Effects – Take Action Today!

Proposed Legislation Will Have Devastating Effects – Take Action Today!

Dear community member,
– 26 consecutive years of increased enrollment
– Graduation rate up 6%
– Five schools in Dearborn recognized by the state as “Beating the Odds”
– Continuous improvement on local and state tests
– A five year program allowing students to graduate with both a high school diploma and a two year college degree at no cost to parents
– Students earning millions of dollars in scholarships each year
– Districtwide Response to Bullying and Positive Behavior programs ensure a safe learning environment
– Choices for students include magnet programs, Early College program, STEM program, AP courses, and dual enrollment

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Does this sound like a school district that needs to be overhauled, reformed, and taken-over by a state controlled board? I don’t think so, but obviously some legislators in Lansing do.

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Wii Raffle

We have an exciting raffle happening this week at McDonald Elementary!  The PTA is holding a raffle for a brand new Wii gaming system. Tickets are 1 ticket for $1 OR 6 tickets for $5.  Tickets will only be sold before and after school, starting Wednesday, December 12th.  The winner will be announced on Friday, …

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