CIS News March 23, 2020
Our District has created a page within our website that contains all of the communication regarding the Mandated Closure. We will continue to monitor developments from the State of Michigan and the Department of Education and share information with our families as it becomes available.
All Building level offices closed on Friday, March 20th. If you need to contact the district, please call 269-468-2424 and leave a message. The district office will be handling all requests via appointment.
Virtual Spirit Week!
We miss our kids and would love to see their smiling faces. Our staff has created a Virtual Spirit Week for everyone to participate in. Send us your pictures via Google Classroom or Facebook.
Online Practice for All Subject Areas
Coloma Intermediate students already use IXL.com for math practice. The company has generously given students 90 days of access to Language Arts, Science, and Social Studies practice, as well. Students login with their regular IXL account. Ixl.com
SEL activities are available on Ms. Nimtz’s school webpage for 4th & 5th grade students! Some of the activities include worksheets that review previous lessons from our Second Step SEL program, as well as a list of games, websites, and apps containing SEL and mindfulness activities. We encourage students and families to utilize these resources to continue practicing the SEL skills they’ve learned throughout the year.
4th Grade Music
If students have their own recorder at home, they can go to this website to access the book we use, “Be a Recorder Star.” It’s free for now! Then click LOGIN:
Enter this code:
5th Grade Band
We wrote numbers to practice on the inside cover of their book, but students are encouraged to practice any/all numbers that we have covered.
Essential Elements Interactive-have your parent/guardian help you login here:
Mrs. Thomas will be working on this more this week. Look for an email from her. If you are not receiving the 5th Grade Band emails, please email her so you can get added to her contacts group: email@example.com Thank you all & take care!
March is Reading Month
The district has put together a list of community resources to help our families through this unprecedented time. If you or anyone you know in the area is in need of assistance, please visit this link to our webpage for more information.
All of the district updates will be available through this link
Follow this link to see different options if you have internet connectivity issues at home.
Information from Berrien RESA, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the CDC all linked here.