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Board work session set for 5 p.m. Jan. 22

The Kearsley Board of Education will hold a work session at 5 p.m. Jan. 22 in the second floor conference room at the administration building, 4396 Underhill Drive, Flint. Citizens or guests who need disability accommodations, such as interpreter services, should notify the superintendent's office in writing at 4396 Underhill Dr., Flint, MI 48506, or by phone at (810) 591-7611.

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. Check out the RAHS newsletter here.
Class of 2017 members should be 
applying for 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 aides are needed

The Kearsley School District needs substitute teachers and aides. For more information about substitute teaching, call PESG at (866) 782-7277. For more information about teaching aides, call Tracy at (810) 591-7608.
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.

 

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