Jolie Timm takes third place in international competition

Jolie Timm
Jolie Timm, a junior at Kearsley High School, was honored by the Board of Education Monday night for placing third in the Future Problem Solving International (FPSI) competition held this summer at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse. Timm competed with students from across the United States and the world, and earned her award in the senior division of the scenario writing competition. FPSI teaches critical and creative thinking, problem solving and decision making. Congratulations, Jolie!

Open houses, packet pick-ups and more


Aug. 15                    8:30-11 a.m.            Freshman registration in cafeteria

Aug. 15                       12:30-3 p.m.               Sophomore registration in cafeteria

Aug. 16                       8:30-11 a.m.                Junior registration in cafeteria

Aug. 16                       12:30-3 p.m.                Senior registration in cafeteria

Aug. 22                       5:30-7 p.m.                  Open house

Aug. 22                        7-8 p.m.                      Freshman / new student orientation in auditorium


Aug. 20                       7 a.m.-3 p.m.              Seventh and eighth grade packet pick-up in main                                                                                     office                                

Aug. 22                       1 OR 6 p.m.                Sixth grade and new student packet pick-up
                                                                       and orientation in gym

Aug. 29                       6-7:30 p.m.                  Open house


Aug. 22                       3:30-6:30 p.m.            Open house

   3:30-4:15 p.m.             Rooms 203, 204, 205 and 206

                                   4:15-5 p.m.                  Rooms 101, 102, 103, 104

                                   5-5:45 p.m.                  Rooms 207, 208, 209, 210

                                   5:45-6:30 p.m.             Rooms 106, 108, 109 and 110


Aug. 21                       5:00-6:30 p.m.            Open house

                                   5:45-6:15 p.m.             Second grade

                                   5:00-5:30 p.m.             Third grade


Aug. 22                        3:30-5 p.m.                  Open house for first grade

                                    3:30-4:15 p.m.             Last names A-L

                                    4:15-5 p.m.                  Last names M-Z

                                    5-6:30 p.m.                  Open house for kindergarten

                                    5-5:45 p.m.                  Last names A-L

                                    5:45-6:30 p.m.             Last names M-Z

Pumpkin Patch

Aug. 23                       4:30-6:30 p.m.            Open house

All buildings

First day of school Aug. 27 (full day).

Kearsley to provide summer food service

Free meals will be made available through Aug. 24 at Kearsley High School to children 18 years of age and younger or persons up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a state or local public educational agency.

Meals will be provided in the Kearsley High School cafeteria, 4302 Underhill Drive, Flint. Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. and snack will be served from 8-8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Meals will be provided without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

For more information, call (810) 591-5409 or email

Thursday is last day for enrollment in Schools of Choice program

2018-2019 Schools of Choice application

Great summers start here! Enroll your children in Camp Awesome
Camp Awesome is a program for kids two and a half years old through fifth grade. The camp is held from 9-11:30 a.m. June 25-Aug. 17 at the Pumpkin Patch, inside the former Buffey Elementary, 4235 Crosby Road, Flint. Cost is $50 per week.

Extended care is available for additional cost.
Week 7 (Aug. 13-17): Bugs
Aug. 20-22: Sign up for child care only.
Aug. 23-24: Closed for staff training.
Aug. 23: Open house 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 27: Paid programs begin.
Aug. 31 and Sept. 3: Closed for Labor Day
To register or for more information, call (810) 591-3585.

Health center open for business in KHS

The Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS), a division of Michigan Medicine, is open 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 or call (810) 591-5330 for more information and to schedule an appointment.

2018 graduates should sign up for Genesee Opportunity stipend

Genesee Opportunity (GO) applications for 2018 Genesee County graduates are available. Students who live in and graduate from a high school or home school in Genesee County are eligible to receive the GO stipend, regardless of grades or family income level. The stipend helps offset tuition and mandatory training costs/certification testing; and is paid directly to approved colleges and training institutions, both in and out-of-state. Students are eligible to receive the one-time GO stipend for up to one year after high school graduation. Applications for 2018 graduates can be submitted online at For more information about the Genesee Opportunity stipend, call (810) 591-4246.

Substitute teachers, teachers' aides and bus drivers are needed
The Kearsley School District needs substitute teachers, teachers' aides and bus drivers. For more information about substitute teaching, call EDUStaff at (877) 974-6338. For more information about teaching aides, call Tracy at (810) 591-7608. For more information about bus driving, call Bill 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  A community resource specialist will discuss callers’ needs and give information and/or referrals that callers can contact for assistance.      


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