Category: News

Dixon’s STEM-themed Open House “Spring is in the Air”

On Saturday, April 18, 2015, Detroit Public Schools hosted its first-ever STEM-themed Open Doors Day, in conjunction with the district’s Office of Science. Dixon staff and students showed what STEM related offerings are available at our...

STEM Monthly Highlights

Students involved in the STEM Youth Literacy Program recently held their monthly meeting with the Detroit Lions, meteorologist and WDIV-TV Local 4 reporter Andrew Humphrey, and Tata Technologies. The students learned about dinosaurs, Bill Gates and listened intently...

STEAM in Action!

Students involved in the STEAM after school program were recently involved in some pretty cool science experiments. First, they explored motion by building rockets out of air filled balloons and empty water bottles. Next,...

April Principal’s Corner

Greetings Dixon Families, I am happy to be a part of the Dixon family. Transition comes with its difficulties for all involved, but I can see that Dixon is full of caring, hard working...

Dixon Celebrates Reading Month

On March 31st Dixon Educational Learning Academy celebrated reading month by putting on their first annual “Reader’s Theatre Performance.” Reader’s Theatre is a theatre style in which the performers have no line memorization.  With this...

DAPCEP: 58th Annual Science and Engineering Fair

DAPCEP students recently participated in the 58th Annual Science and Engineering Fair of Metropolitan Detroit held at Cobo Hall March 9-12. Projects included:  “Burn Baby Burn” by 7th grader Lashae McGowan received the 1st place...