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2015-2016 Kindergarten Information
- CLICK ABOVE FOR REGISTRATION DATES -


Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Elms Road Elementary PTA will be having a Scholastic Book Fair during Kindergarten Registration.
It is a BOGO sale!  Buy 1 - Get 1 Free!


It is that time again to start planning for kindergarten registration.   Please note the new requirements and changes that are in effect for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.  The new age requirement for the 2015-2016 kindergarten class will be 5 years of age on or before September 1, 2015.  However, if your child will be five years of age on or before December 1, 2015 and you would still like to register for kindergarten, please plan on registering early and completing a waiver.  

Beginning January 1, 2015, the Michigan Department of Community Health and the Michigan Department of Education announced important information regarding changes to school immunization requirements.  If you are waiving immunizations, please review the new requirements regarding waivers.   Information from the Health Department has been posted online at www.swartzcreek.org under parent links/student registration.   Questions regarding these changes should be directed to your local Health Department.




Time is running out!!! Order your 2014-15 SCHS yearbook today!   Personalization closes May 18th and our factory order is due  May 25!  Books will be sold on a first come- first served basis after the deadline. Order online with the Yearbook icon on the High School webpage or place your order before April 30 and save $5.00 with an in-school order form available in the office or click here


STEM Integrated Open House
At Dieck Elementary!

Thursday, April 30, 2015
2239 Van Vleet Road
Swartz Creek, MI  48473

Click to view:  ABC 12 News Report



Leader of the Pack, The Ellie Greenwich Musical
May 1, 2015 at 8pm
     Tickets $10 ($2 off is advance)
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE

Rock and Roll in the CREEK! This Tony nominated Broadway musical retrospective celebrates the life and times of Ellie Greenwich, whose doo wop sounds skyrocketed to the top of the sixties charts. This story of Ellie's life is filled with her professional triumphs and personal misfortunes and is punctuated with a virtual Hit Parade of her music: "Chapel of Love," "Da Do Ron Ron," "Be My Baby," "Hanky Panky," Do Wah Diddy," "And Then He Kissed Me" and, of course, the title song. Don’t’ miss this amazing musical that is sure to have you singing along. Leader of the Pack has an amazing score and will entertain audiences of all ages!


Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste Collection Day
Genesee County Recycle Hotline: (810) 762-7744
Recycle@co.genesee.mi.us
Keep Genesee County Beautiful: (810) 767-9696
Saturday, May 2, 2015
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


5th GRADE (INCOMING 6th GRADE)PARENT ORIENTATION MEETING
May 6, 2015 - Middle School
Morning session at 9:30 AM and evening session at 6:00 PM

5th graders will have their visit to Middle School:
June 1 - Syring
June 2 - Gaines & Dieck
June 3 - Morrish
June 4 - Elms Road




Swartz Creek High School Prom 2015
Prom will be held at Genesys Banquet Center on Saturday, May 9th from 7-11pm.Tickets will be on sale during all lunches Monday, April 20 thru Wednesday, April 22 and Monday, April 27.
Final day for sales Tuesday, April 28! Tickets are also available in the Media Center - see Ms. Robinson. Permission slips are available in the media center. Permission slip is required to purchase ticket.
Ticket price: $48 per person.




The Ceramics classes at SCHS are putting on an Empty Bowls event along with the spring band concert May 12th
People from the community can donate a free will offering  for soup, piece of bread and a ceramic bowl to take home (made by our students).  All proceeds will go to the Swartz Creek Community Food Basket which assists families within our very own school district.  The event will be held from 4:30-7:00 in the PAC lobby.  The concert is at 7:30 in the PAC auditorium. 


QUARTERMANIA!
Fundraiser for the Class of 2017
Saturday, May 16, 2015


CHARITY BASKETBALL GAME! Staff vs. 5th Grade
Gaines Elementary is proud to announce that we will be hosting a Staff vs. 5th Grade Basketball Game. This event is in an effort to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals program at Hurley Children’s Hospital. All of the money raised will be donated to the foundation in an effort to save lives and benefit a great cause while also celebrating the remaining days of our fifth graders and having some fun with our fellow extended community.
Date & Time: Tuesday, May 19th @ 6:00 PM Doors Open at 5:30 PM.
Place: Gaines Elementary School 300 East Lansing Street Gaines, MI 48436


11th ANNUAL KISS A SENIOR GOODBYE


LAST DAY TO ORDER:  MAY 22nd

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO AND ORDER FORM



CELLY ALERTS: 
OPT-IN TEXT ALERTS FOR CANCELLATIONS & EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION
In order to serve you better, we have created a texting option for our families to receive notifications via text on their phones.  This is an opt in program.
You may opt in by texting @swcrkCommunity to 23559.  To opt out of the service, text STOP to 23559. The texting program allows for Swartz Creek Schools to send text out only, this is not a program that allows Swartz Creek Schools to receive texts. 



Dragon's Den at the HIGH SCHOOL
Open during all lunches, 10:45 to 12:15
Monday and Tuesday from 7:15 to 7:30 AM
Wednesday and Thursday from 2:30 to 2:45 PM

Buy Any Bottle or Can Beverage, Get Any 75C Bag of Chips ½ Off!

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Mission & Vision

MISSION: Swartz Creek Community Schools inspires our learners to embrace challenges, set goals, grow their talents, and realize their dreams for success in a global society.

VISION: Swartz Creek Community Schools provides a world class education through innovative experiences while developing the unique talents of our learners.

BELIEF STATEMENTS:
- We believe in a culture of learning.
- We believe that student learning should be the primary goal for all decisions made affecting the school district.
- We believe the climate and culture of the school is engaging, nurturing, challenging, and inspires students to express their personal ideas.
- We believe curriculum is integrated, differentiated, meaningful, and pertinent to life.
- We believe in culturally relevant education that provides the knowledge and skills to meet the global challenges and opportunities of the 21st Century.
- We believe in continuous improvement informed by critical evaluation and reflection.
- We believe expanding technologies enrich how teachers teach and students learn.
- We believe in building relationships and sharing resources with our community, parents, and staff members.

DISTRICT IMPROVEMENT PLAN

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Office of Curriculum
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School Hours

1/2 DAY OF SCHOOL AM:

HIGH SCHOOL:   
7:30 AM - 10:41 AM

ACADEMY:
7:40 AM - 10:35 AM

MIDDLE SCHOOL:   
7:40 AM - 10:51 AM

ELEMENTARY:   
8:40 AM - 11:55 AM

 

1/2 DAY OF SCHOOL PM:

HIGH SCHOOL:   
11:16 AM - 2:20 PM

ACADEMY:
11:20 AM - 2:25 PM

MIDDLE SCHOOL:   
11:26 AM - 2:30 PM

ELEMENTARY:   
12:30 PM - 3:40 PM


EARLY RELEASE DAY:

HIGH SCHOOL:
7:30 AM - 12:05 PM

ACADEMY:
7:40 AM - 11:58 AM

MIDDLE SCHOOL:
7:40 AM - 12:15 PM

ELEMENTARY:
8:40 AM - 1:30 PM

E5'S:
8:40 AM - 11:30 AM

 

FULL DAY OF SCHOOL:

HIGH SCHOOL:   
7:30 AM - 2:20 PM

ACADEMY:
7:40 AM - 2:25 PM

MIDDLE SCHOOL:   
7:40 AM - 2:30 PM

ELEMENTARY:   
8:40 AM - 3:40 PM

E5'S:
8:40 AM - 11:57 AM