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Hemlock & K.C. Ling Elementary Newsletter

The Week of March 22nd - 26th

Peek at the Week

Monday, March 22nd

Tuesday, March 23rd

Wednesday, March 24th

Thursday, March 25th

Wear your reading month t-shirts

Turn in Read-A-Thon Packets

Kona Ice Visit

Friday, March 26th

Virtual Learning Day

*March 29th

Spring Break Begins

Weekly Update From Mr. Killingbeck

This week is our 28th week for the 2020-2021 school year.

Many schools around the state of Michigan are still struggling to find a way to provide a minimum amount of face-to-face instruction to their students. Our fantastic staff and students have been exceeding these benchmarks since our 3rd week of school. Our families' level of cooperation and commitment to our return to learn plan has made this possible as we have worked through daily health screeners, sanitizing spaces, social distancing, and other protocols.

Over this last year, we have all learned a lot and have been stretched and grown. Our students have been our focus, and it shows, not only in the classrooms, in extracurricular activities, and in learning growth measurements. However, we know that some students need to catch up academically. With that in mind, we are developing a robust learning program offering for our students and families to help all children achieve at their personal best.

At this time, we do not have any new COVID-19 school-related cases to report. However, we have two students in quarantine this week due to COVID-19 close contact (not school-related). Click here to review our COVID-19 Dashboard with data updates in real-time. This link brings pertinent information together into one easy-to-access place.

As you look ahead at the calendar for the next month, we only have one remote learning day that remains for the month, which is Friday, March 26th. That day will be asynchronous learning as well to provide everyone flexibility as we head into spring break. Please see the calendar below through Friday, April 23rd.

As mentioned previously, we will start to work on version 3.0 of the district's strategic plan this spring and will be seeking input from our stakeholders. Click here to view our current plan.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to let me know.

All the best,


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Author Bruce Hale Visits Hemlock & K.C. Ling Elementary


Kona Ice will be here on Thursday, March 25th. Pricing information is included on the flyer below and will be for any Hemlock Elementary or K.C. Ling Elementary student. If you would like to purchase Kona Ice for your child, please send the money to school on this day. Teachers will escort students out by classroom.
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Young Fives & Kindergarten Online Registration - Please Help Spread the Word!

Parents of children, who will be age five by December 1, 2021, are encouraged to register their child for Young Fives or Kindergarten for the 2021-22 school year. A formal registration night will not be held this year due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Young 5's/Kindergarten 2021/2022

It's time to register for preschool!

How do I find the registration form?

1. Go to

2. Click on the Early Childhood Center under the school tab.

3. Click on the menu tab.

4. The preschool registration will be located on the bottom left side of the page.

Hemlock Youth Soccer Registration

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Hemlock Elementary & K.C. Ling Cafeteria News

Breakfast and lunch will remain FREE to all students thru the remainder of the 20-21 school year.
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Happy Birthday!

3/22 Kinsley Jenei

3/24 Trey Barnes, Ryder Colpean

3/25 Levi Oomen

3/26 Beau Puroll

3/27 Macie Zoromski, Bentley Perry

3/28 Eli Cheney, Camden Peters