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Bethune Soars: Our Accomplishments and Goals

Cougars Climb to New Heights and Still Continues to Grow


This Year's Accomplishments

  1. Brand new curriculum resources in reading and math
  2. Brand new classroom technology; smartboards and individual student laptops
  3. Operation Warm: all 635 students received custom made coats for the winter FOR FREE
  4. The entire building got a makeover, with beautifully painted halls and classrooms
  5. 7th Grader participated in the Wayne County Spelling Bee!
  6. Math Bee school winners qualified for district-wide Math Bee!
  7. 48% of 8th-grade students were accepted into application schools
  8. Scholastic Book Fair exceeds $1,600 in sales! 
  9. 3rd-5th-grade students visited at least 3 historical/ cultural places in Detroit thanks to the Cultural Passports program
  10. Awarded an attendance grant of $3,000 to improve school attendance
  11. Math and Literacy Night had over 75 people in attendance!
  12. Cougars Chess Club won finalist medals in the National Tournament hosted in Texas!


Challenges and Goals for 2020


  • Increase parent involvement (volunteers, PTA, hall monitors)
  • The use of cellphones and social media
  • Adhering to the uniform policy
  • Reduce the amount of tardiness and absenteeism
  • Reduce the number of early dismissals
  • More healthy eating and lifestyle 


We look forward to becoming even better than how great we are, and with your help and participation- WE CAN! 


See you in September! Don't forget to enroll!