2013 election: Is Dearborn in good hands?

Issues

2013 election: Is Dearborn in good hands?

1 Comment 12 February 2014

With an Arab-dominated City Council for the first time in Dearborn's history, citizens are looking to city leadership to address several issues, starting with a reduction in crime.

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Digital divide: Students escape parents’ eyes

Issues

Digital divide: Students escape parents’ eyes

6 Comments 04 December 2013

Handheld computers and social media let children create worlds that parents scarcely enter. The escape can help some socialize better but can also set students up to be targets of bullying.

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Do Dearborn’s lunch standards go far enough?

Issues

Do Dearborn’s lunch standards go far enough?

3 Comments 04 December 2013

Dearborn school lunches are not making the grade for being healthy and tasty, according to some students. Despite higher standards this school year, students still say they are seeing things at lunch that they don't want to eat.

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Star changes: Bye-bye Hannah, hello Miley

Issues

Star changes: Bye-bye Hannah, hello Miley

2 Comments 02 December 2013

When Hannah Montana transformed herself into Miley Cyrus, she began acting in scandalous ways, as many other stars have. This may have attracted some attention, but it also cost her some fans who had supported her in her early years.

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Syrians inside and out fear for their families

Issues

Syrians inside and out fear for their families

2 Comments 06 November 2013

For students in Dearborn, the war in Syria is more than a struggle. With relatives in Syria, death is not the only fear.

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Powwow theme: they walked here before us

Religion, Traditions

Powwow theme: they walked here before us

2 Comments 06 November 2013

Descendants of the Woodland Indian tribe shared dances and other traditions at a powwow that drew more than 100 visitors.

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Unis Middle School

Unis School serves grades K-8 in the Dearborn Public School District. The school principal is Heyam Alcodray. These are its beliefs about education:

  • A student's highest potential includes improvements academically, artistically, emotionally and socially.
  • Student achievement requires a cooperative effort among parents, teachers and the community to provide encouragement and reinforce core values.
  • Good instruction is assessment-driven, outcomes-based, active, and engaging.
  • Effective instruction touches the world of each student providing for different learning styles and needs.
  • Education is a life-long process that prepares students to be successful, contributing citizens in a changing world.

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