Parent Meeting for Prospective Students

Just a reminder that there will be a meeting for Parents of current 8th graders interested attending DCMST in the Fall tomorrow, February 4th from 6-7 PM in the Michael Berry Lecture Hall at the Dearborn Heights Campus. Any 8th grader that will successfully complete Algebra 1 this year and will be attending one of the three Dearborn Public High Schools is qualified to apply for the DCMST. Please click on the tab above titled “Potential DCMST Candidates” for more information and the link to apply.

Applications for Fall 2020 now open!

DCMST is now taking applications for current 8th grade students that would like to enter our program starting Fall 2020. All current 8th graders that are on track to successfully complete Algebra 1 by June 2020 are eligible to apply. Students must attend either Dearborn High, Edsel Ford, or Fordson high school to participate in our program. Links for applications and more information can be found under the “Potential DCMST Applicants” tab.

UM-Dearborn Young Naturalist Program to Start Soon!

Featuring exciting monthly outdoor explorations from October through June, this popular program for 9-12 year-olds is now in its 25th year! Science-oriented program topics include Insects and Spiders, Maple Syruping, Birds and Migration, Pond Life, Owls, Animal Tracking, Trees and Wildflowers, and more. This program is intended for children who have a keen interest in exploring nature with their peers, within a mutually supportive learning environment. The program fee is $70. Participants are expected to attend all or most of the program sessions. Each child will be provided with a field pack, nature journal and field guides, which will be theirs to keep. Except for the November owling session, which is on a Friday evening, all the program sessions take place on Saturdays, from 9:30AM-12:00PM. To register for the program, go to…the registration deadline is September 25. 

Program sessions are led by experienced EIC naturalists.

Program session dates (Saturdays 9:30AM-12PM): October 5; December 7; January 18; February 15; March 7; April 18; May 9; June 6. The owl prowl session will take place from 6-9PM on Friday, November 8.  

The registration deadline is Wednesday, October 7. To register a child for the program, go to the link below. The registration deadline is October 1. 

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfEvMLkKLw3m471LnTOaz_kQxydMb0Ms8WTJUXRNet_bOmwKw/viewform

If you have additional questions, please contact RIck Simek, the Young Naturalist Program Coordinator, at (313) 583-6371. 

Open House September 4th

DCMST’s Open House will be on Wednesday, September 4th. Please follow the schedule below to be able to attend all of the teachers’ presentations:

11th and 12th grade parents please arrive by 6 PM. Follow your student’s schedule as follows:

1st hour – 6:05 – 6:15 2nd hour – 6:20 – 6:30 3rd hour – 6:35 – 6:45

9th and 10th grade parents please arrive at 6:45. Do not too arrive early because we will not be able to accomodate you. Follow your student’s schedule as follows:

4th hour – 6:50 – 7:00 5th hour – 7:05 – 7:15 6th hour – 7:20 – 7:30

Thank you and we hope to see you all there!

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