Box Tops for Education
Clip and collect box tops from participating items and help MacArthur raise funds for school activities. Look for flyers with more information in your children's backpacks.
Leader Dogs for the Blind Fundraiser
The Student Council is sponsoring a fundraiser in March to help send a Leader Dog to School. The week of March 11-14 will have a special fundraiser each day with ALL proceeds goint to the program.

 green pinImportant School Calendar Changes!

 Our district experienced it's 7th snow day on March 12th.  As a result, the calendar had to be adjusted to make up the additional day (the state allows us 6 days per school year).   The new calendar is listed below.'

June 10-11-12   High School Final Exams - Half (1/2) Day AM          Tues-Weds-Thurs

June 12               Last Student Day for Pre K-12 Students                   Thursday

June 13               Records Day

June 16              Records Day


March was Reading Month!


MacArthur kicked off March is Reading Month with Celebrity Readers sharing their favorite books with our students. 


 Mrs. McClorey  Past Winter Olympics

 While discussing the recent Olympics with her gym classes, Mrs. Jennifer McClorey shared her Olympic Torch from the 2002 Winter Olympics held at Salt Lake City, Utah.  She was honored to be chosen as a torch bearer as the lit torch traveled around the United States before the games began. 


19th Annual Regional Future City Competion -2014

Third Place:  MACARTHUR K-8 students for their floating city:  Pavati.  

The group of middle schoolers earned three additional awards:


Best Essay, sponsored by Crain's Detroit Business

Best Futuristic Transportation, sponsored by Denso International America, Inc.

Building with the American Spirit: People, Projects, Communities, sponsored by Barton Malow Co. 



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Pavati is in the Pacific Ocean, offshore from Portland Oregon and it features a Tube Transportation system called Malila.  It also features Flywire, a backpack that turns into a bicycle.  


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Informational Display that the students took to the Competition. 



 Eighth grader, Anzyo models the medal the students received.  



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FORMS   form


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Vicki Bayne-Perry, Principal

Zerrick Y. Lake, Assistant Principal

2013-2014 Student School Hours:
8:40 a.m. - 3:55 p.m.

After School Care 2013-14

Southfield Public Schools has contracted with Champions Inc. to provide latch key care in all elementary and K-8 schools. Champions has over 30 years of experience serving children and delivering latch key programs that address family needs for a safe education based environment.

Latch key service is available all days that school is in session. Before school care is provided from 6:30 a.m. until the start of the school day at the rate of $5.00 per session. After school care begins at the end of the school day until 6:00 p.m. at the daily rate of $9.00. The registration fee is $50 per family.

Parents can obtain further information and register online at


Our Educational Partnerships

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The University of Michigan-Dearborn, well known for its mathematics, technology, environmental science and leadership programs, lends its vast resources to MacArthur for curriculum development, program enrichment and teacher training.

The Engineering Society of Detroit supports the integration of engineering concepts in the mathematics and science curriculums and sponsors projects and programs with real-world applications of mathematics, science, and technology.

MacArthur's partnership with Michigan First Credit Union provides real-life learning opportunities for students. Under the direction and supervision of Michigan First personnel, upper elementary and middle school students hold banking positions such as tellers, data entry clerks, branch managers and security guards. All students, kindergarten through eighth grade, are encouraged to open accounts with the credit union and they are encouraged to make weekly deposits.