Dixon Educational Learning Academy Blog

Radio Dixon Podcast #7

On December 19, 2017 Dixon Educational Learning Academy thrilled and entertained parents, students, and staff with their performance in the Annual Winter Concert. Produced by Dixon Music Director Joshua Pittman, this concert features traditional...

December Principal’s Corner

Dear Dixon families, Another excellent week has come and gone. It is hard to believe winter break is literally around the corner. Thank you all staff for helping your students transition into the new...

Highlights of Dixon’s November Academic Games

In November, Dixon Educational Learning Academy hosted a Saturday academic games tournament. Below are some highlights from the tournament. Mrs. Crawford and Dr. Craig would like to say congrats to our Academic Games team for...

Winter Science Field Trip to the Detroit Zoo

On December 5, 2017, Dixon’s special needs students took a field trip to the Detroit Zoo to take part in a program offered at The Ford Education Center. The 60 minute program titled “Animal...

Elementary Boo Party

The Dixon Educational Learning Academy students from Kindergarten through 5th grade had a boospectacular time on Halloween as they attended their annual “Spooky Room Boo Party”. This year, Ben Falik, the Director of North American Corporate...

Dixon Visits the Apple Orchard

On October 24, 2017, Dixon Educational Learning Academy took a trip to Blake’s Cider Mill to have a little fall fun. Students played games, learned about farm animals in the petting zoo, run through...

Dixon’s Pink Out Day

October was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Students at Dixon Educational Learning Academy showed their support of “Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2017” by holding a “Pink Out Day.” Students and staff dressed in all...

Welcome Back Mr. Branson

We would like to take a moment to welcome Mr. Ivan Branson back to our family as principal of Dixon Educational Learning Academy.  Mr. Branson was assistant principal at Dixon ELA from 2012-2015. He left...

Dixon Celebrates Reading Month

During the month of March, Dixon ELA celebrated reading month with a series of guest readers from the community as well as students from Howard University. The month long celebration ended with Dixon’s annual...