Parent “Make-it, Take-it” Meeting

Our next Parent Meeting is on Tuesday, April 19th from 2:00-3:00 in the school cafeteria.  This meeting will be a “make-it, take-it” meeting.  Topics include the school and teacher websites and blogs, websites for students to visit at home to support their studies, and make-it, take-it flash cards for math and vocabulary.  Please plan to attend!

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Second Grade Market Day!

On Monday, April 11th, Second Graders put their knowledge to work with Market Day.  Selling their goods and services to their classmates.
Students earned play money, by being responsible in their job of being a student – arriving on time for school, turning in daily homework, having gym shoes on gym day and returning books on time to the Media Center. Below are some pictures from the event!
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Spring Break

School will closed for Spring Break beginning March 25th through April 3rd.  Classes will resume on Monday, April 4th.  Be safe and enjoy your time with family and friends!

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William Ford Fundraiser at Famous Hamburger!

Please see the flyer below from our friends at Famous Hamburger.  Famous Hamburger on Schaefer will donate 15% of all sales between 11:00 AM and 8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 12th to William Ford.  Proceeds will be used for school projects and field trips.  A flyer will be sent home to all students.  You must present the flyer to the cashier for William Ford to receive credit.

William Ford Fundraiser Flyer

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Kindergarten Round-up is Wednesday, March 23rd!

Kindergarten Round-up will be held this Wednesday, March 23rd at 9:00 AM in the school cafeteria!   Please spread the word as we welcome our new kindergarten class to William Ford!

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Paws Visit William Ford!

Paws, the Detroit Tigers’ mascot, came to visit the students at William Ford on Friday, March 11th. With a little help from his friend here at William Ford, Literacy Coach Elizabeth Garcia, Paws stressed the fun and importance of reading.  He acted out the poem “Casey at the Bat” for 3rd – 5th graders and then visited the classrooms of Kindergarten – 2nd grades.

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Jump Rope for Heart a BIG Success!

On Wednesday, March 16th, 68 Students from William Ford raised $1,510 for the American Heart Association in the annual Jump Rope for Heart event. Students gathered in the gym after school with Mrs. Logsdon and had a great time raising money for this wonderful cause.

Top fundraisers were 4th graders Fatima Bazzi and Hamzeh Awadallah, each collecting over $100.

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Hamzah Fawaz leaps over the rope in “jump the wave” game.

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Mrs. Logsdon leading a game of “skip it” for the participants.

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Literacy Day on Wednesday, Bingo for Books Thursday

Plan to join us on Wednesday, March 9th for Literacy Day at William Ford.  Parents will have an opportunity to rotate through FOUR literacy stations/activities with their child.  Literacy Day begins at 9:00!  Parents are invited to first gather in the cafeteria after they drop off their child for coffee, conversation and directions.

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On Thursday at 4:30 please join us for Bingo for Books in the school cafeteria.  Everyone is guaranteed to leave with a book, as well as have a GREAT time!

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William Ford “Dives Into Reading!”

Join us this month for MANY wonderful reading activities!

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Dearborn Public Schools Communication Survey

Dearborn Public Schools Stakeholder Blog Survey

This survey is designed to allow parents, students, community members, and other stakeholders provide feedback on how our schools and district are doing with the implementation of blogs as communication tools.  Your feedback on this survey is very valuable and will help us learn about how we can continue to improve this district initiative.  Please click here to take the survey or visit the website http://goo.gl/forms/vihCqY6dG4 .

Thank you for your help!

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