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Roosevelt Primary School
2610 Pinecrest Dr, Ferndale, MI 48220

Roosevelt Primary School, located in the north end of Ferndale, on the corner of Pinecrest Drive and West OakridgeMore Avenue, offers kindergarden through third-grade classes. Kindergarden is all day.

In 2007, Roosevelt's initiative Brain Smart Start recieved the Education Excellence Award from the Michigan Association of School Boards and, in the same year, a National Schools of Character Promising Practices Award from the Character Education Partnership. Roosevelt also won the 2008-2009 Promsing Practice Award from the Big Brother Mentoring program.

The Brain Smart Start initiative starts the morning off with quiet music as the students enter the classroom, a morning announcment with a brain tip, and a word of the day. This school believes children are visual learners and utilizes this concept throughout the school.

Roosevelt also has the 5 Bee program that teaches students to:

1. Be Safe;

2. Be Helpful;

3. Be Kind;

4. Be Respectful; and

5. Be Responsible.

Roosevelt principal, Dina Krause, can be reached at dkrause@ferndaleschools.org.

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