Concord Community Schools Newsletter
JUNIOR JACKET CHEER CAMP
Join us on Wednesday, October 26th, Thursday, October 27th, and Friday, October 28th after School from 3 PM - 5 PM for this year's Junior Jacket Cheer Clinic led by your Concord Varsity Cheerleaders!
Current CCS students will be collected from the Elementary/Middle School Building after school these days. The cost to participate is $25 for pre-registered participants and $30 for day of registration participants. The cost includes a t-shirt if ordered.
All participants will perform a cheer routine for family/friends at 5:00 PM on Friday, October 28th.
To register your cheerleader click this link: https://forms.gle/QQFTn5xivRkXa3yWA
For additional information regarding the event, please see the flyer.
SENIORS NEED TO KNOW...
ARE YOU CONSIDERING GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY?
Representatives from academic departments and support services will be available to answer questions on these dates. If you are interested, scan the QR code on the poster titled Laker Experience Days outside Mrs. Otto's office to register. Remember to fill out the pre-excused form if you plan to go on the Friday date.
College Visit Announcement - Attention - any Junior or Senior interested in learning more about Grand Valley State University, there is an opportunity on October 19th at 8 am to meet with our local admissions representative right here at the high school. If you are interested in learning more about the opportunities at Grand Valley State University, please sign up to attend the visit in the high school office. Only those signed up by the end of the day on October 18th will be able to attend.
SENIOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM
Attention Seniors. In your graduating Google classroom, there are scholarships posted. Please check out the scholarships with upcoming deadlines. These are posted under the topics October Scholarship deadlines and November scholarship deadlines.
All of the scholarships currently listed are valued in thousands of dollars. One is even up to $200,000 and most scholarships are offering more than an award.
Do not wait until the night before the deadline as you may need recommendation letters and it is only appropriate to give someone a 2-week window to write you a recommendation letter.
9TH-12 ARE YOU INTERESTED IN COLOR GUARD DAY??
Lily Plum a Concord Alumni is hosting a Guard Day which is a mix of dance and flags put to fun upbeat music. Anyone is welcome! Please sign-up in the office by Monday, October 10th.
Guard Day will be held on Wednesday, October 12th from 4 pm-6 pm in the HS Band Room.
HIGH SCHOOL PICTURE RETAKES
Picture retake day for the high school will be Monday, October 10th. Please bring in your picture packet to return if you are getting retakes and if you were absent on picture day you will need to get your picture taken for your ID card.
Picture packets are in the office.
WHY THE HIVE
FOOD SERVICE FACTS
Right now, we plan to open a GSRP preschool Monday-Thursday and Latch Key (after-school care) Monday-Friday (after-school care). We will have a tuition program on Fridays for our GSRP students beginning Friday, November 4th.
Families that have registered for GSRP should be hearing from either myself or JCISD staff next week. As we develop the program and learn more, we hope to add tuition preschool, and summer programming to serve more of our community. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE GSRP PROGRAM, SEE THE FLYER ABOVE AND BEGIN THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS!!!
CONCORD CHRONICLE PAINTS A PICTURE OF HOMECOMING WEEK
Students show off their spirit week outfits....
We have wrapped up the end of spirit week and last Friday was officially Homecoming 2022. Students have gotten really creative with putting together outfits for our dress-up days with the opportunity to earn numerous points for the class competition. Kicking off the start of the week, Monday the theme was Celebrity Day.
Pep rally a success
Rumbling of the stands, classes cheering, everyone competing, but all for what? The Spirit Stick. This past Friday, the Student Council pumped up the students by throwing a pep rally to prepare them for the annual Homecoming game. The pep rally games consisted of Gladiator, The Hula Hoop contest, Blindfolded Musical Chairs, Tug-O-War, and Sponge...
Everyone loves a parade
The crowds lining up, candy being thrown, flashes from cameras, purple and gold everywhere. The annual homecoming parade is here again. Many clubs and classes built floats to pull through the parade this past Friday night. There were floats that had football players, volleyball players, cross-country runners, and many more.
Concord elects Homecoming king and queen
A timeless tradition carried on for many years makes another appearance this year: the crowning of homecoming king and queen. No matter if you are on court, a class representative, or even just a high school student, many memories are made throughout the night. The night started out with the king candidates lined up to...
Hollywood Homecoming Dance
The lights were dimmed, the red carpet was rolled out, and for the first time in three years, Concord High School students arrived at their Homecoming Dance. The Concord Student Council prepared a night students would remember. The dance happened after the varsity football game against Gobles.
SPORTS FOR THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 10TH
STUDENT ATHLETIC PASSES
YELLOWJACKET OF THE WEEK!
REPEATED UPDATES AND REMINDERS SECTION
9TH AND 10TH GRADE PARENTS....
and the careers available within the manufacturing community.
The program is designed for students who express a clear interest in the manufacturing pathway and will feature collaborative instructional efforts by the Shop Rat Foundation and Jackson Area Career Center, as well as industry speakers provided by the Jackson Area Manufacturing Association.
Students who successfully complete the program will have the opportunity to make a seamless transition to the 11th and 12th-grade Manufacturing Technology
Program at the Career Center.
You're ready to go and Girl Scouts is ready for you. All girls in K-12th grade are welcome to join. Join us today at girlscouts.org. Stop in the office to pick up a flyer.
DO YOU KNOW A TEACHER THAT DESRVES A NOMINATION?
FOLLOW CONCORD MIDDLE SCHOOL ON INSTAGRAM
If you would like to watch middle school action unfold follow Concord Middle School on Instagram. Their account is @concordyearbook. The yearbook club is going to be updating it more frequently than the Facebook page with pictures.
Elementary and Middle School Facebook Page
Have you liked the Elementary/Middle School Facebook Page? What about the Concord Community Schools Facebook Page??
If you have not yet, this week is a great time to start. The Elementary and Middle schools use the Facebook page to post many updates, announcements, and student photos; the Concord Community Schools page is a great way to see how a YellowJacket week unfolds! Don't miss the news - like and follow the pages today.