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Celebrating the First Day of School Around the World

Sep 21, 2022
The first day of school is upon us at Dove Academy of Detroit, and we are thrilled to begin yet another year in our school community. We have our own traditions for the first day at Dove, but we wanted…
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Dove Academy of Detroit at the 2022 Scholars Teacher Conference

Jul 22, 2022
We at Dove Academy of Detroit have been busy with conferences and professional development opportunities, and recently attended Choice Schools’ first Scholar Teachers Conference in Muskegon! The conference allowed teachers to collaborate and explore how to foster deep student learning in…

Five Ways to Keep Students Thinking this Summer

Jun 27, 2022
June marks the end of another amazing year at Battle Creek Montessori Academy. To the students and families who have completed their journey with us, we cannot be more proud of their accomplishments, and wish them the absolute best moving…
2 young students reading a book together on the library stairs.

5 Ways to Make Reading Month into a Reading Habit

Apr 5, 2022
March is Reading Month! That means encouraging our students to see reading as more than just class work. We set out to promote a love for books outside of school, and we couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve seen in…

What We Do Different at Dove Academy of Detroit

Mar 1, 2022
Having been founded in 1997, we are glad to serve over 400 K-8 children and their families, because at Dove Academy, we pride ourselves on our successes. Our mission was to provide a high-quality education so all scholars become successful,…

Dove Academy of Detroit Has Been Reauthorized by Oakland University

Feb 15, 2022
In 1994, Governor John Engler and other state leaders enacted a charter school law that allowed the first charter school in Michigan to open. Dove Academy’s first, and only authorizer, Oakland University, enables our public school to receive state funding…

The Value of Re-enrolling Early This Year

Feb 7, 2022
We are a tuition-free, public charter school open to all students. That means that every child in our community has the same access to a robust and unique educational experience with us. Due to our enrollment trends and current interest,…
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Board Appreciation Month at Dove Academy of Detroit

Jan 7, 2022
January not only marks the beginning of a new year, it also signifies a time to recognize and appreciate vital members of our school community! As we celebrate School Board Appreciation Month, now more than ever is a wonderful time…

Dove Academy Receives Oakland University School Improvement Award

Dec 15, 2021
At Dove Academy, the partnership between our authorizer and school community goes beyond we value the partnership between our authorizer and school community. In 1997, Oakland University was granted the opportunity to authorize charter schools in Wayne and Macomb counties,…
Giving Tuesday: Easy Ways to Give Back to your School Community

Giving Tuesday: Easy Ways to Give Back to your School Community

Nov 30, 2021
Parents, teachers, and students alike all love the holiday season. This time of year is a great way for everyone to reflect and be encouraged by the potential and talent of all our students!  As we commemorate this Giving Tuesday,…