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Summer food service runs through Aug. 31

Kearsley is once again participating in MEET UP and EAT UP, a summer food service program for kids 18 years and younger. Free summer meals will be available Monday through Friday, through Aug. 31, in the Kearsley High School cafeteria, 4302 Underhill Drive. Dinner will be served from 4-5 p.m. and a snack at 6:30 p.m. 

Schools of Choice application available 
here through Aug. 24, 2017

Back-to-school plans announced

KHS Grades 9-12
Registration (in cafeteria) 
Freshmen: 8:30-11 a.m. Aug. 22
Sophomores:12:30-3 p.m. Aug. 22
Juniors: 8:30-11 a.m. Aug. 23
Seniors:12:30-3 p.m. Aug. 23
Pictures taken during registration. Parking permits available. Order and pay for yearbooks. Seniors turn in diploma information.

New student orientation: 7 p.m. Aug. 29 in auditorium

AMS (Grades 6-8)
Packet pick-up
th & 8th grade: 1-3 p.m. Aug. 29
6th grade & new student orientation: 1 OR 6 p.m. Aug. 31
Open house: 6-7:30 p.m. Sept. 7

Fiedler (Grades 4-5)
Open building: 3:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 31 (Tour without teachers, find locker, get bus info)
Open house: Sept. 6 (Meet teachers and see the classroom.)
4:30-5 p.m.: Rooms 203 Mrs. Katzenberger, 207 Ms. Skinner, 209 Ms. Wagner and 210 Mrs. Clemons
5-5:30 p.m.: Rooms 106 Ms. Wheaton, 108 Mrs. Fox, 109 Mrs. Brigolin and 110 Mrs. Houser
5:30-6 p.m.: Rooms 204 Mrs. Harrison, 205 Mrs. Rye, 206 Mrs. O’Bryan and 208 Ms. Karr
6-6:30 p.m.: Rooms 101 Mr. Billing, 102 Mrs. Puffer, 103 Mrs. Ashley, 104 Mrs. Compau and 202 Ms. Henson

Dowdall (Grades 2-3)
Open house: 5-6:30 p.m. Aug. 30
Second grade: 5-5:30 p.m.
Third grade: 5:45-6:15 p.m.

Weston (Kindergarten and first grade)
Open house Aug. 29
Kindergarten registration
3:30-4:15 p.m. for kids with last names beginning A-L.
4:15-5 p.m. for kids with last names beginning M-Z.
First grade registration
5-5:45 p.m. for kids with last names beginning A-L.
5:45-6:30 p.m. for kids with last names beginning M-Z

Pumpkin Patch Early Childhood Center
Open house: 5-7 p.m. Aug. 31
Classes begin Sept. 5 for children enrolled in Child Development, Montessori and Creative Care programs.

Health center open for business in KHS

The Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS), a division of Michigan Medicine, has opened a health center in room 603 at KHS. The center is open year-round from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for youth 21 years and younger.

Services include immunizations, sick visits, physical exams, nutrition counseling, insurance enrollment and mental health services. Insured and uninsured patients, regardless of ability to pay, are welcome.

Visit umhs-rahs.org or call (810) 591-5330 for more information and to schedule an appointment. C
heck out the RAHS newsletter here.

Class of 2017 members should be applying 
for their GO stipends

Genesee County students who graduated or are obtaining GEDs in 2017 are encouraged to apply for Genesee Opportunity stipends now. The stipends provide financial jumpstarts for students looking to continue their education after high school. Students are eligible to receive the stipends for one year after high school. 

Genesee County seniors are eligible to receive the GO stipend regardless of family income level. The stipend covers tuition, mandatory training costs and certification testing, and is paid directly to qualifying training providers in and out of state.

Students can apply even if they are uncertain where they will be going to school because applications can be updated. To learn more or to complete the stipend information, go to www.geneseego.org.

Substitute teachers and bus drivers are needed
The Kearsley School District needs substitute teachers, bus drivers and substitute bus drivers. For more information about substitute teaching, call PESG at (866) 782-7277. For more information about driving bus, call Ronda at (810) 591-7622.

Dial 2-1-1 for a community resource specialist   
Central Michigan 2-1-1 connects people with agencies/organizations that provide water, food, clothing, education, counseling, health care, shelter, support groups, employment, legal aid, public safety, utility assistance, transportation, mental health services and more.
   To contact Michigan 2-1-1, 24 hours per day, seven days per week, dial 2-1-1 or go to www.mi211.org
   A community resource specialist will discuss callers’ needs and give information and/or referrals that callers can contact for assistance.




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Hornet Award

  HORNET stands for Helping Others Recognize Noteworthy service, Excellence and Tradition! This is a program designed to provide parents, school employees, students, volunteers or visitors with an opportunity to recognize any Kearsley staff member who exemplifies educational excellence and / or extraordinary service to others. 

   Click on the award above and download a nomination form. Please share with us your suggestion for the staff member(s) who unselfishly provides either educational excellence or an extraordinary service above and beyond the call of duty.