Bobcat Broadcast

October 8, 2021

A Message from Mrs. Caudill

We have successfully transitioned to new Loop Dismissal Procedures. Even with changes in the weather we consistently get our students into cars in a timely manner. A HUGE thank you to all our families and students for working with us.

Here are a few reminders for all families whether you use the Loop everyday or once in a while. These are for everyone's safety.

  • Display your name card in an upright position until your child/ren are safely in your car. We need to know your names to call for students and to help our rotating teachers get the right student to the right car.

  • Keep your car in park until your child/ren are safely in your car.

  • Stay in your car while the Loop is open. (Our teachers and staff need to stay focused on the vehicles and students. Please do not walk up to teachers and staff in the Loop. It is safer for you to go to the office for assistance.)

  • The dismissal loop will be closed at 3:55, if you have not entered the loop by 3:55 and the gym doors are closed you will have to come to the office to collect your child/ren.

Be Well,

Devon Caudill

Mark Your Calendars

October 13 - Bobcat Pride Day

October 14 - Student Run Credit Union Deposit Day

October 19 - PTA Restaurant Night at Chipotle

October 20 - Bobcat Pride Day

October 22 - Trunk or Treat 6:30 - 8:00pm

October 26 - PTA Bonaventure Skate Party

October 29 - Halloween Parties and Outside Parade (weather permitting)

November 2 - No School (Teacher Professional Development Day)


Bobcat Pride Press is Back!

The newsletter made for Amerman kids, by Amerman kids is back for the 3rd year in a row. Check out our 4th issue of the 2021-2022 school-year below!


Let's Stock the Teacher's Lounge!

Your PTA Teacher Appreciation Committee is looking for your help in stocking the staff lounge! Let's show our awesome Amerman teachers and staff how much we appreciate all that they do for our kiddos. Drop off items in the lobby or send with your child anytime between October 4th-15th.


Looking for Gently Used Clothes

Our clinic is in need of gently used clothes. We try and provide clothing for students that might need a change of clothes due to bathroom accidents or lunch spills. We could use both boys and girls clothes sizes 4 - 8. Please drop them off in the office. Thank you in advance for your help!


3rd Annual Amerman Euchre Night

Your Amerman Dad's Club will be hosting the 3rd Annual Euchre Tournament

Sunday, October 10th at the Center Street Grille - 5:00 pm.

The cost is $20.00 per person and it's first paid first served. There are only 32 spots in total. We will alternate partners every round, so single entries are welcome.

Adults only, please.

Please pay online HERE, then follow the link to the registration page.

The payout per place is:

  • 1st = 160.00 + 160.00 to a classroom of their choice.
  • 2nd = 96.00 + 96.00 to a classroom of their choice.
  • 3rd = 64.00 + 64.00 to a classroom of their choice.

If you have any questions, please email me anytime at

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Northville Public Schools Close Contact Quarantine Protocol

NPS has aligned our Close Contact Protocol with the guidance provided by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) shown here in the School Quarantine Guidance graphic and supported by our local Health Department. This guidance provides multiple pathways for students to remain in school. For a more detailed explanation of this graphic, please see this NPS Close Contact Quarantine Protocol Explained document.

If your child is an identified Close Contact to a positive COVID case, we will contact you and further explain your options of, where possible, keeping your child safely in school.

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Northville Public Schools COVID-19 Testing Site

Northville Public Schools (NPS) announces a new partnership with RAPIDBIO to provide the NPS community a reliable and convenient COVID-19 testing site on campus.

As part of the NPS CLOSE CONTACT QUARANTINE PROTOCOL and in partnership with RAPIDBIO, all Northville students, staff and families are eligible to make a COVID-19 test appointment at this priority testing site:

NPS COVID-19 Testing Site Location:

Northville High School, 45700 Six Mile Rd, Northville MI 48168 (Main Entrance)

Hours of Operation:

Monday-Thursday, 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Appointment Link:

Northville Public Schools/RAPIDBIO Appointment Link
(select Northville School District under Location options)

We are incredibly thankful for the opportunity to partner with RAPIDBIO to provide our community with a priority test site on our high school campus allowing our students and staff to remain in school and continue to discover a World of Possibilities.

(Additional testing resources can be found at NPS COVID-19 Testing Resources.)

COVID Safety and Mitigation Plans

As we come together in learning this year, it is important to remember to perform at-home self-monitoring using the COVID-19 Daily Student Symptom Screening Tool. This screener serves as a daily reminder that children who are exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 (or ANY illness) need to stay home from school. This is an important measure that will help prevent or reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our schools. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation in using this screener each school day. In addition to the daily screener students and staff are required to wear masks while indoors.

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The NPS 2021-22 COVID-19 General Mitigation Response Plan outlines the multiple layers of COVID-19 safety measures being implemented across the district to support the health and safety of all students and staff. School principals will share specific building procedures with families. Processes are in place at each school to teach and/or reinforce safety measures with all students. The Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document answers additional questions you may have as you and your child are preparing for the start of the 2021-22 school year.


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Amerman PTA would like to invite all students to participate in the 2021-2022 REFLECTIONS. The theme is: I Will Change The World By… Reflections is a judged art contest. The categories are: music composition, literature, dance, film, visual art and photography. Entries are due NOVEMBER 19th 2021. For more info contact Cristina Muresan at

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PTA Reflections 2021-2022 Forms

Please click here to access the consent forms and guidelines


hot lunch program for interested students

Families must preorder lunches for preschools and elementary students. Orders must be in by 8:30 AM for elementary students to receive a lunch that day. The system will not allow you to order after the time listed above. For your convenience, meals can be preordered up to 30 days in advance. To avoid any issues, we recommend ordering the night before.


Amerman PTA News!

Thank You for a Successful Breakfast with a Buddy!

A big thank you to all of our volunteers that made this year's Breakfast with a Buddy successful. It was great to see so many families with smiles on their faces first thing in the morning. What a great way to start the day!!

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Invest in Your Child Update:

Thank you to all the families who have invested in your child! If you haven’t had a chance to support all the programs we have planned for this year then please take a moment to send your check in or go to our memberhub store and choose the bundle that is best for you. We are so close to our goal, and want to celebrate a victory! Without your support we can not run events such as Trunk and Treat and the Bobcat Bash, we can’t supplement programs at school such as March is reading Month and classroom magazines, and we can’t support our staff with meals and classroom stipends. Support our Amerman community and Invest in your Child!

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Great news, Amerman Spiritwear is ready to sell in the MemberHub store! Keep an eye out for spiritwear sales at our upcoming events also!

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PTA Birthday Café:

Announcing our PTA Birthday Café program for this year! The PTA is pleased to offer a birthday program for your Bobcats, if your child does not have a school day birthday, choose any special day for your Bobcat to receive an item to be delivered during their lunch hour. Let your Bobcat know you are thinking of them on their special day! See the attached flyer, and also available for purchase through our memberhub store. Thanks for your support!

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Art Club through Northville Art House!

Chess Wizards is Back!


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Northville Youth Network (NYN)

Northville Youth Network (NYN) provides valuable programs and services to the Northville Community such as education and awareness, referral services and case work services. As part of the ongoing Social Emotional education NYN provides to our community, they have included resources that are available for parents! Please check out NYN's Mindfulness and Resilience resource templates as well as all of their other offerings! Be sure to check back in the future as their templates will be updated throughout the year (

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Come join the Northville Youth Network for a Wellness Wednesday program in October! There is something for all ages (5-18). Programming supports the wellbeing of our youth and is FREE!

Kids Yoga & Mindfulness

October 6th - Littles (ages 5-8)

October 13th - Tweens (ages 9-12)

Exercise your body and mind with a fun and engaging yoga class, while learning about how to be mindful.

The Power of Pressure

October 27th - Teens (ages 13-18)

Learn about the Power of Pressure - what it is, how it affects us, and how we can harness the power of it for social, academic and athletic success.

Pre-registration is required at . See the flyer for more details.

Overbooked – Parenting is hard. Your book club shouldn’t be!

Join us as we launch Overbooked 2.0, a quarterly book club co-hosted by a Northville personality. We are excited to announce that Joe Reimann, the new principal at Moraine Elementary, will be our inaugural host for our discussion on the book Why We Sleep, a revolutionary exploration of sleep, examining how it affects every aspect of our physical and mental well-being. Participants will learn about as well as share their own family sleep strategies that support healthy sleep habits.

November 18th from 7-8pm at the Northville Community Center

No registration necessary

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Leader in Me October Focus: Habit 1 - Be Proactive

Habit 1 – Be Proactive – “I’m in Charge of Me”

What this means: Take charge of your own life. Make it happen. Don't wait for someone else to do it.

“I am responsible for me.”

“I do the right thing before I am asked.”

“I do the right thing even when no one is looking.”

“I do not blame others for my actions.”

How can I do this in my life?

1. If you do something wrong, say you are sorry before someone asks you to apologize.

2. When you get mad and want to say something, stop, think, and ask yourself-

Why am I getting so angry? Make a good choice in a good way.

Great Books for Habit #1- Be Proactive

  • The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
  • Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
  • The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper
  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
  • Spaghetti in a Hot Dog Bun by Maria Dismondy
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Circle of Control

In this week's morning announcements our students have been reminded of their "Circle of Control". Below is an example of what our students are learning this month around Habit 1: Be Proactive.


Spotlight on our Bobcats during spirit week!