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No School - Thursday, December 14

Dear DEAW Parents and Staff,

Due to inclement weather conditions, the Academy will be closed tomorrow (Thursday, December 14, 2017). Please stay safe and drive safely on the roads.

Students should log onto any of our educational sites (Education City, Study Island, Moby Max, etc.)

Lastly, we will reachedule the delivery of the Great American fundraiser orders. We will attempt to have your orders delivered on Friday, December 15.

Have a good evening.

Sincerely,

Mr. Tyron D. Hurd

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Two DEAW girls displaying their schoolwork
Hallway

We are a Leader In Me School

reading

Today's Readers Are Tomorrow's Leaders

Young DEAW students listen to their teacher's story
PAWS from the Detroit Tigers challenges Mr. McMahon to a game in the lunchroom

PAWS from the Detroit Tigers challenges Mr. McMahon to a game in the lunchroom

Ms. Dyer's students dissect a fetal pig in science class

Ms. Dyer's students dissect a fetal pig in science class

Mr. Hurd Supports the Buddies, Not Bullies Campaign

Mr. Hurd Supports the Buddies, Not Bullies Campaign

Preschoolers enjoy a day at the Ann Arbor Creature Conservatory

Preschoolers enjoy a day at the Ann Arbor Creature Conservatory

Our Little Ones Support the Buddies, Not Bullies Campaign Too!

Our Little Ones Support the Buddies, Not Bullies Campaign Too!

Parents and Students Orientation

Parents and Students at Orientation

Educating Future Leaders

Educating Future Leaders

Leader In Me Assembly

Leader In Me Assembly

DEAW Students
DEAW logo
DEAW STAFF

DEAW STAFF

Two DEAW students drawing in the parking lot with chalk

Welcome

Welcome to David Ellis Academy-West, a tuition-free public school academy located in Redford, Michigan. We provide a high quality, rigorous curriculum to students in preschool through eighth grade.

Because of our high standards and dedicated teachers, our enrollment has increased steadily each year since our inception. Today DEA-W boasts an enrollment of more than 750 students and 50 employees.

We know you’ll find our school an amazing place for your child to learn. We offer many programs to benefit and enrich our students including foreign language instruction, before and after school latchkey services, all day Montessori based kindergarten, special education resources, and many sports and after school activities.

We hope you’ll spend some time on our website getting to know us. We lead by example and set high standards for our students. We know we are educating tomorrow’s leaders.
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No School - Thursday, December 14

Snow Day

Dear DEAW Parents and Staff,

Due to inclement weather conditions, the Academy will be closed tomorrow (Thursday, December 14, 2017). Please stay safe and drive safely on the roads.

Students should log onto any of our educational sites (Education City, Study Island, Moby Max, etc.)

Lastly, we will reachedule the delivery of the Great American fundraiser orders. We will attempt to have your orders delivered on Friday, December 15.

Have a good evening.

Sincerely,

Mr. Tyron D. Hurd

Snow Fun With Pre-K

Take a look at some of our PreSchool Students as they make learning fun while playing with snow.

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Calendar

No School for Students - Staff PD Day
Date: 12/22/2017
NO SCHOOL - Christmas Break
Date: 12/25/2017 1/5/2018, 11:59 PM
No School - MLK Holiday
Date: 1/15/2018
Half Day of School - Parent Teacher Conference
Date: 2/2/2018, 7:50 AM 11:15 AM
Parent Teacher Conference
Date: 2/2/2018, 12:30 PM 5:30 PM

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