Category: News

Sixth Graders Explore Nature

Dixon Educational Learning Academy 6th Grade students had fun exploring nature on a beautiful, crisp fall day. Part of their sixth grade Science unit on Ecosystems, this field trip/nature walk to Rouge Park was...

Dixon Spirit Week

On October 5-9, 2015 Dixon Educational Learning Academy celebrated “Spirit Week” throughout the school. Monday was Twin Day, Tuesday was Athletic Day, Wednesday was Hat Day, Thursday was Nerd Day, and Friday is Free...

Welcome to the 2015-16 School Year From Principal Van Hooks

Dixon Educational Learning Academy Parents & Guardians: It is an honor and privilege to have the opportunity to serve as the new principal of Dixon Educational Learning Academy.  I am a native of Detroit, Michigan and served the City of...

Back-To-School Bash

Get pumped for this school year with the Dixon Community Dixon Back-to-School Flyer What: A back to school party, complete with breakfast, lunch, backpacks, school supplies, and other fun! Who: Dixon students and families...

June/July Principal’s Corner

To the Dixon Educational Learning Academy Students, Families and Community, I hope that your summer has been off to a safe, fun and relaxing start. While you are enjoying a well deserved break from...

Mrs. Apap’s 3rd Graders Complete Project SEED

Mrs. Apap’s 3rd graders successfully completed their special Project SEED Advanced Math Class. They are pictured here with their Project SEED instructor, Ms. Beebe. During the 10 week course, students learned about additive inverses,...

Multicultural Year-End Luncheon Celebration

Dixon’s Bilingual students hosted a Multicultural Luncheon on Friday, May 29, 2015 for the staff. Students were asked to bring in a variety of ethnic foods to share. We had a successful turn out...

Dixon’s Green Team Starts Spring Planting

Volunteers from AmeriCorps and Dixon’s Green Team began their Spring planting by sprucing up the school grounds and planting flowers and vegetables. The team painted tires for outside planters, raked up grass clippings and...

STEM Monthly Highlights

This month’s STEM Youth Literacy Program’s monthly meeting was a little more extensive than the norm. Not only did the Detroit Lions, meteorologist and WDIV-TV Local 4 reporter Andrew Humphrey, and Tata Technologies attend, but students also...