Cardinal Connections

June 11, 2021

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Reminders & Updates & Calendar

Reminders & Updates

  • If you would like to purchase a yearbook this year. Please order it online using the following link: The deadline to order is 7/28/21 for the 20/21 school year. The Yearbook code for our school is #4961821.

Calendar Updates

June 14th: Virtual class in the AM for all ECSE students

June 14th: Half Day - PM Schedule

June 15th: Half Day - AM Schedule - Last Day for students - Teacher attends entire day

June 15th: No School for ECSE students

CVVA Information from Mrs. Kroll

Hello Parents/Guardians,

Here is some important information about Material Drop Off Day on Monday, June 14th. Material Drop Off will be from 9:00-11:30. Please bring your child with you, if possible.

The materials that need to be returned are the following:

School laptops, chargers, and Hotspots-* Please make sure one copy of the completed "CVA Computer Return" form that was placed in your child's materials at our last Material Pick Up Day, is placed inside the laptop.

All Journeys hardcover books and Decodable Readers

Math Kits (brown box filled with math manipulatives)

Number Rack

White Board

*** Please do not return the consumable books, which are the yellow "My Printing Book", the Bridges Student book, the Number Corner book, the Home Connections book, the Journeys Close Reader, and the Write-In Reader (if your child has one). Your child should keep these and continue to practice in them over the summer.

What's Happening in ECSE with Mrs. Michlewski?

Here are pictures of the last day of school.

What's Happening in ECSE with Ms. Shattuck?

Here are pictures from our last day of school.
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What's Happening in 1st Grade with Mrs. Strohm and Ms. Avila?

Here’s our 1st-grade class photo!
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What's Happening in 2nd Grade with Mrs. Chimenti?

Fun with pattern blocks!

Celebrating school spirit day with Clinton Valley shirts and red & black!

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What's Happening in 4th Grade with Mrs. Phillips?

Mrs. Phillips's 4th graders had a mini awards ceremony this past Wednesday, and we enjoyed all the accomplishments of this year! Mrs. Phillips is VERY proud of her class!
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What's Happening in 5th Grade with Ms. Laichalk?

Our 5th-grade students in their self-designed t-shirts!
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What's Happening in Science with Ms. Samuel?

Science Exploration this week: Students Explored Engineering with Robotic Hand Activity

Clinton Macomb Public Library Resources for EL families

Clinton Macomb Public Library has resources that we can share with our EL families. They had great information! Here is a brief summary for our students and parents for the summer to keep them engaged in reading!

  1. Easy Digital Resources (document attached). This digital shelf (with links) connects families to books in their native language! As well as the Easy English Newspaper and books to help them learn English.
  2. Easy English Newspaper: Monthly Subscription that is free at all of their locations (Main, South, & North).
  3. CMPL Online Newsletter w/ events over the summer, including the Summer Reading program (both for students and adults) which begins June 12th:
  4. English Conversation Group - where adults can practice their speaking skills registration: Participants can register using a library card, a Virtual Library card (a student’s ID number, and the last 4 digits of one’s phone number as the PIN) or by calling 586-226-5040.
  5. English Made Easy for Kids Arabic Material – All other language materials are also available on OverDrive and Hoopla.
  6. CMPL Databases In this list, look for Pronunciator, which is a language-learning database. A library card (or student ID) is needed to access this Database.

Below you will find links to the resources

CVE Families ~ District Laptop Return Information

Student Laptop Return Procedure

All district-provided student laptops AND their power cords are due back to Clinton Valley by Thursday, June 10th. Please send them in with your student(s) on their regularly scheduled library day, following the schedule posted below. If for some reason you cannot send the equipment in with your student on the specified day, you are more than welcome to bring the equipment into the main office yourself on a day of your choice. If you do not want to wait for your scheduled day, you may also send it in or drop it off earlier. The important thing is that ALL laptops, power cords, Hot Spots, and completed CVS Computer Return Forms be returned to CVE by June 10th. Please contact Becky Koch with any questions or concerns.

Library Schedule:

Monday - Roddy, Avila, Rees, Tech, Susalla

Tuesday - Strohm

Wednesday - Rice (Laichalk), Kowalski

Thursday - Chimenti, Phillips

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Clinton Macomb Public Library Book Sale

Clinton Macomb Public Library on Canal has an ongoing book sale of used library books. Hardcover books are $1.00, and Softcover books are 2/$1.00. There are books of all kinds for all ages. They have donated several boxes of books to our school for our students. Please check them out!! Kids can never have too many books!!
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Important Links