Category: News

Dixon Participates in National ACES Day!

  On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, Dixon students participated in the National ACES Day (All Children Exercising Simultaneously). The entire school was involved as students and teachers walked, did jumping jacks, relays, and other...

May Principal’s Corner

Spring has Sprung! As the temperatures and energy levels rise I hope you will take the time to browse the school website to see some of the wonderful accomplishments of Dixon students and staff....

Dixon Goes Green!

In celebration of “Earth Day” Dixon students and staff showed their love for our planet by dressing in green apparel and discussing ways to save our planet. They then took pictures with hand-made, “Go...

3rd Graders Celebrate Earth Day

The 3rd Graders of Ms. Apap and Ms. Bellamy’s class, celebrated “Earth Day” by discussing the story the “Lorax” and ways to help our Earth. They compared and contrasted the story with the world...

Science in Ms. Kapoor’s Room

5th graders students in Ms. Kapoor’s Science Class have been busy. They recently completed a unit on the lungs. Here the students are presenting their lung model in class.  Students had fun making their...

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...