• Mission Possible

    Dorothy Fisher started Fisher Magnet Middle School in 1971 as an application school.

    2002 - 2003 - Fisher Magnet Lower Academy (formally Heilmann Elementary) was built in 2002 as a PreK to 5th Grade School.  It is currently PreK to 4th Grade.  Its first four Principals were Dr. Ronald Williams, Yvette Little, Charlene White and Yvonne Stokes.

    2006 – 2007 – Improving School Award – Skillman Foundation Good Schools Making the Grade Recognition 2014 – 2015 – Staff Created a Shared Vision and Mission Statement that included Technology use and Differentiated Instruction.

    2015 - 2016 -  Excellent Schools Detroit Overall Rating  - Effective Leaders, Collaborative Teachers, Supportive Environment.

    2015 – 2016 – Won Eastside Championship – 3rd and 4th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball - DPSCD.

    2017 - 2018 - Denby High School Students tutor 1st Grade students in reading.

    2018 - 2019 - Denby High School Students return to tutor 2nd Grade students in reading in preparation for the 2020 Michigan 3rd Grade Reading Law.

    2018 - 2019 - Partnership with The Detroit Lions and Kroger Markets - 700 bags of free food and $5,000 in Kroger Gift Cards.

    2018 - 2019 - Partnership expanded with the Heilmann Recreation Center and Fisher Lower for Before and After School Latchkey Services. The cost is $5.00 per year, per child, which will also include all access to the Recreation Center for a year.

    2018 - 2019 - The Preschool Explores won a second grant to cover the cost of field trips for students and their parents.  The grant is sponsored by Prevention Network and the  Kresge Foundation.