Miami Elementary News

May-June 2022

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Index


  • Flu, Cold, & Corona Virus
  • No School/Half Day/Last Day
  • Lunch Drop Off
  • Summer Learning Guide
  • 2022 Graduates Visit Miami
  • Background Checks
  • Medications at School
  • Childcare
  • Job Fair

Flu, Cold, & Corona Virus

We are still trying to take precautions to keep down the spread of germs. At Miami we always try to promote hand washing and sanitizing throughout the day, but we do have to follow a few rules for the prevention of spreading these nasty bugs.

According to the Macomb County Health Department, students who are running a fever or vomiting must stay home for 24 hours after the symptoms have stopped. These steps will help the kids from being exposed during the most contagious stages of the bug.


Our district is always staying on top of all illnesses that are going around, including the corona virus. We also would like to give some helpful tips and help information on the corona virus to try and ease the communities worries about this virus.


  • As always, we recommend everyone wash their hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Stay home when you are sick. Parents, keep children home from school if they are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.

Here are some links to offer some more information on the corona virus.


https://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs/0,5885,7-339-71550_5104_97675---,00.html


https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html


Coronavirus Fact Sheet


Rest assured, we will continue to work with health officials to closely monitor the situation in our state and our local community. And, if necessary, we will adjust our procedures and our plans to protect the health and well-being of our students and our families.


If you have any questions, you can contact Mrs. Geri (Health Aide) 586-723-6000.

Medication Pickup

There will be a letter mailed home to the families that have medication kept at the school with instructions on how and when to pick it up.

No School/Half Days

No School

May 10

May 30 - Memorial Day


Half Days

June 14

June 15


Last Day of School

June 15

New Lunch Drop Off Procedures

New “Forgotten Lunch / Dropped Lunch” Procedure

Effective Immediately – the following procedure is in effect for all students who have lunches dropped at Miami Elementary.


• Kindergarten / 1st Grade lunches – Lunch A – 11:41 am & 11:56 am o must arrive by 11:30 am

• CLP, 2nd and 3rd Grade lunches – Lunch B – 12:11 pm & 12:26 pm o must arrive by 12:00 pm

• 4 th and 5th Grade lunches – Lunch C – 12:56 pm & 1:11 pm o must arrive by 12:45 pm


Three lunch boxes/bins have been placed at the Main door. Please place your child’s lunch in the appropriate lunch bin prior to their lunch time. Their FIRST and LAST name, and Teacher name must be on their lunch. If you purchase a fast food lunch, it is preferred to place entire lunch with drink into a single packaging with name and Teacher information.


Each lunch bin will be placed in the Lunch Room prior to the lunch time for the child to pick-up. Please be sure they are aware they will have a lunch pick up.


Thank you in advance for your assistance and cooperation.


Miami Office Staff

Chippewa Valley Schools Summer Learning Guide

Strengthen your Brain

https://www.smore.com/3h4ya

Congratulations Class of 2022

Graduating students come back to Miami to revisit their past teachers and school.
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Visitors to the Building

Due to health concerns we are not letting visitors in the building at this time.


Early Pickup

Anyone picking up children will call into the office with the button outside, show their ID to the camera, and their child will be walked out.


Late Arrival

Any child coming in late will be allowed in, alone, and will be signed in by the office staff.


Item Drop Off

There will be a table outside the front door for any items that need to be dropped off to students. Call into the office with the call button and let us know what you are leaving for your child. We will require them to be labeled with the students name and teacher.


Meetings

If you come for a meeting, call into the office with the call button and they will let you know what to do next.


Computer Issues

Any computer issues that need to be handled in person will require an appointment. Please call the media clerk to set up an appointment: Lindsey Bidigare 586-723-6020

When you arrive, use the call button to call the office, they will inform the Media clerk you are here. The media clerk will come outside to help and give further instruction.

Background Check

Due to new policies, new background checks need to be filled out every year. If you have filled out a background check in the past, they are no longer valid and a new one will need to be filled out if you plan on participating in any event with your child's class.

Medications at School

Students who require medication at school must have a completed district form on file.


  • Prescription medication, including inhalers, require both parent and doctor authorization and need to be in the original container.


  • Any changes in dosage, frequency or type require a new medication form before the school can administer the medicine.


  • Non-prescription medication should be in the original containers and require a parent to fill out a medication statement form. This includes all over the counter medication including pain relievers and cough drops.


All medications, prescription and non prescriptions, should be kept in the office.


Medication forms are available online or in the office. Any questions, please feel free to contact our Health Aide, Mrs. Geri, 586-723-6000.

School Age Child Care – SACC


Miami Offers School Age Child Care (SACC) both before and after school.
Hours of Operation:

6:45a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
3:44 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Childcare on half days & early dismissals.

All students MUST be Registered

Each school year to attend.

The Registration Fee is $20.00 per child

Max. of $60.00 per family.

Our current Rate is $5.00 per hour per child
with a 1-hour minimum charge.
For details see the
Chippewa Valley SACC Parent Handbook

On the CVS District Website
under the Parent tab, click on SACC
Miami SACC Phone number: 586-723-6070

We're Hiring

Job fair, come work for Chippewa Schools!
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