The Makerspace Literacy Connection

Teachers are collaborating to help students read and write better. Ms. Alvarado, the media specialist, and Ms. Lock, the art teacher, are collaborating with third-grade teachers to help students develop a deeper understanding of story elements. Students work as teams to build a setting with Legos, KNexs or cardboard for their story. They then take …

Read at Home Plan

Reading book bags will go home daily Students must read books for at least 20 minutes each day. Students will complete a reading assignment daily Book Calendar– Signed daily by parents and returned to school Online reading websites through the District homepage (CLEVER)  and on teacher and grade level blogs. Click on the Clever App and …

Can You Catch the Bus?

Our Salina second graders have taken the Breakout EDU challenge Catch the Bus. The teams pictured below were able to figure out all of the clues and unlock the locks. See if you can do it!

Student Driven Learning

Two boys at Salina Elementary expressed an interest in learning about bats. They researched bat habitats and found that it is possible to build houses for bats to attract them to a place. With Mr. Rummel’s help, the boys built the bat houses. The houses are now hanging on the school building where they can …

Parent University

All Parents with children 6 months to 4 years of age are invited to attend Dearborn Public Schools- Parent University This free program is offered at 9 different locations from 9:00 am – 10:00 am. Please join us Friday, April 28 at these locations: River Oaks, Salina Elem., Whitmore Bolles, Becker, Cotter, Henry Ford Elem., …

Evening Parent Talk Classes

Margaret King-Ahmed is offering Parent Talk Classes beginning on Thursday, March 16 from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. at ASC. March 22, 29 and 30 are the other dates. These classes are designed to help you communicate with your child in a positive way and to help you guide them as a parent. I highly recommend …


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