Category: News

Dixon Students Slam Poetry

On November 11, 2015, Dixon Educational Learning Academy held its first annual “Poetry Slam.” Participating students were required to select from the nine genres of poetry (Blank Verse, Cinquain, Couplet, Diamond, Epitaph, Haiku, Bio Poem, Quatrain, or Sonnet),...

Detroit Lions Don Carey Donates Books to Dixon

On November 10, Don Carey visited Dixon Educational Learning Academy and delivered new books to more than 200 students as part of the STEM Youth Literacy Program he co-founded. Check out the attached NFL...

November Principal’s Corner

GREETINGS DIXON ELA PARENTS AND STUDENTS The faculty of Dixon Educational Learning Academy is committed to improving the academic achievement of our student population and encouraging constructive parental involvement.  We strive to create a...

Sixth Grade Escapes to Nature!

The sixth grade at Dixon Educational Learning Academy recently took their second field trip to River Rouge Park. This trip was the second part of their study of eco-systems and was sponsored by “The...

Michigan Reads Comes to Dixon Academy

During the last weeks of October, students at Dixon Educational Learning Academy celebrated Michigan Reads!! Students in preschool through second grade at Dixon were treated to a reading of “Do Unto Otters” by Laurie Keller by...

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...