Miami Elementary

November 2022

Upcoming Events

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Mark Your Calendars...

November 8th - NO SCHOOL

November 14th - PTO Meeting 7:00 pm in Miami's Media Center

November 23rd-25th - NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Break!


December 12th - 16th - Holiday Shop

December 14th - Winter Sing-A-Long 5:45pm - 7:30pm (Kindergarten - 2nd Grade)

December 15th - Winter Sing-A-Long 5:45pm - 7:30pm (3rd Grade - 5th Grade)

December 21st - 11:55 am dismissal for HOLIDAY BREAK!

December 22nd - January 2nd - HOLIDAY BREAK!


Please go to Door 7 for entry to breakfast.

Also, Breakfast will stop being served at 9:05 am.

***If your child needs breakfast, they must arrive before 9:05 am.

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CVS community elects new board of education members

Congratulations to the following school board candidates. We are pleased to welcome the following individuals to the CVS board of education.

Four-Year Partial Term – Begins November 14
Kenneth Pearl will be returning to finish out the partial term that was previously held by Dr. Jolene Andriaschko. Ken is a long-time Chippewa Valley supporter, a former CVS parent, treasurer of the Chippewa Valley Schools Educational Foundation (CVEF) and previously served as a CVS school board member for more than eight years. He has served as a Clinton Township Trustee and has been appointed to numerous local committees and boards. He serves on the Clinton Township Inclusive Playground Committee.

Six-Year Terms – Begin on January 1
Bruce Wade is a district parent and retired police chief. He spent his 37 ½ year career focused on safety and security and protecting the residents of Clinton Township. He had a part-time career in law enforcement education as an adjunct professor and program director serving local colleges and universities. In addition, he was an instructor for the Oakland Police Academy and is a graduate of the National FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Shannon King is a district parent and a human resource professional that specializes in talent acquisition. He is a local entrepreneur. He believes that every child should feel safe at school and have an equal opportunity for a great education. He would like to see everyone focused on the students and working together to teach them about our world to make a better future.

Chris Gura is the president of the Chippewa Valley Educational Foundation (CVEF), an attorney, and former CVS parent who is an active supporter of fine arts in the district. As President of the CVEF, he has worked to bring classroom grants to our teachers and college scholarships to our students. He and his wife graduated from Chippewa Valley High School in 1989 and their three children graduated from Dakota High School.

Wade, King, and Gura, will replace Frank Bednard, Beth Pyden, and Jill DeMuynck- Zech who will step away from their posts in January. We appreciate their leadership and everything they have done during their many years of service to our school community.
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You can help to keep all of our children safe...

➢ Drive slowly and carefully using the designated drop off area

➢ Observe the “Stop” signs

➢ Cross with a crossing guard

➢ Observe a 10mph speed limit within the entire parking lot

➢ Do NOT Park in the bus lane

➢ Don't forget to bring your patience to school

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Food Services

Breakfast ($1.55) / Lunch ($2.75) is available for

Chippewa Valley Students, excluding doubles.

Please log on to fund your students meal account.

Family Portal

For more information and questions regarding Chippewa Valley Food Services, please visit their site at Food Services - Departments - Chippewa Valley Schools Home Page.

To see if your family qualifies for additional benefits, please fill out a free/reduced application at

As the weather is changing....

students will remain lining-up outside in the morning and teachers will continue to take the children out for recess. Please be sure they dress accordingly.

Lost and found is accumulating...

We have quite a collection of clothing items, our Lost & Found bin is overflowing. If your student is missing anything, please remind your child to check the bin located by the Main Office.
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Snack Cart!!!

Our Miami PTO will be visiting each classroom with a snack cart, selling salty and sweet treats on the following dates...first thing in the morning!

Friday, December 2nd and Friday, December 16th.

(Cash only please)

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