Weekly Update

Last Week

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Hello Southfield Regional Families,

Tuesday, June 14, is the last day of school (Yay).


Monday, scholars have 5th and 6th hour finals. Tuesday, scholars have 7th and 8th hour finals. Finals begin at 9:00 am.


Seniors

If you haven't picked up your graduation tickets (6), lawn signs, and other senior items that you have ordered, please do so by Tuesday at 2:00 pm.


If you plan to participate in the Class of 2021 graduation parade, please complete the attached form: https://forms.gle/PUo49uXbHARSCAKS8


Class of 2021 graduation ceremony will begin at 10:00 am at the Aretha Franklin Amphitheater. The ceremony can also be viewed through Aretha Franklin Amphitheater live stream by accessing: https://thearetha.com/.



Principal Eason


School of Choice 2021-22

Kindergarten - 3rd Grades (all schools)


The Southfield Public Schools Board of Education has approved unlimited Schools of Choice (Section 105c) openings for residents in Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw, and Wayne counties for the 2021-22 school year for:


  • Kindergarten - 3rd Grades (all schools)


The application period is April 19, 2021 - August 27, 2021.


The application will be available by following a link listed below beginning April 19, 2021. You must complete the online enrollment packet no later than the enrollment deadline on the acceptance letter to guarantee placement.


Save the date


June 14 and 15 9th - 11th grade finals beginning at 9:00 am. All finals are virtual

June 14 Senior Prom

June 15 Last day of school

June 18 Class of 2021 parade (see Google form above to sign -up to participate

June 19 Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony


Schools of Choice application window is open.


Open Enrollment Section 105C (Revised) Application Fall 2021-2022


May is Mental Health Awareness Month


1 in 4 people will suffer from some type of mental illness in one given year. Southfield Public Schools has partnered with Easterseals, CNA Healthcare, and Ascension to provide mental health services


Mental Health Partners at a Glance environment uninhibited ...

Easterseals

For new individuals, they may call the Easterseals office at 248-475-2150 to get scheduled for intake. Easterseals will offer intake using telehealth and will continue to provide services using a telehealth platform. For those individuals that are utilizing their psychiatrist/doctors, they are using telehealth as well. People can call 248-475-6300 to get scheduled.


Contact:

Jennifer Thayer, LMSW, CAADC

Program Manager

Office: 248.475.6307 | Fax: 248.475.6370

jthayer@essmichigan.org

Easterseals Michigan

2399 E. Walton Blvd., Auburn Hills, MI 48326

www.EastersealsMichigan.com


CNS Healthcare Mobile Services

Contact:

Amy Stern, LMSW

Program Manager

279 Summit Drive

Waterford, MI 48328

CNS Healthcare Phone: (248) 745-4900

CNS Healthcare Fax: (248) 994-8005

Direct Number: (248) 409-4155

www.cnshealthcare.org


Ascension Michigan School-Based Health Centers


You can access the service by calling (248) 398-0199 or by emailing the Nurse Practitioner, Rasanda Dorsey at rasanda.dorsey@ascension.org or the Behavioral Health Counselor, Darryl Allen at Darryl.Allen@ascension.org.


https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nCsWkiqpFnig2c84_aqTSFnT__78aNxv/view?usp=sharing


Meal Box Distribution


Students coming to school Monday-Thursday for half days can pick up meal boxes every Friday at one of these locations.


Southfield High School for the Arts & Technology

24675 Lahser

10am-1pm

4-6 pm


Thompson K-8 International Academy

16300 Lincoln Dr.

10am-1pm


Levey Middle School

25300 W 9 Mile Rd

10am-1pm


If parents/guardians are not able to make it during the times listed or do not have reliable transportation, they can send an e-mail or call the main office (248-746-8683) and they can be added to the meal delivery list. All meals are at no cost to every student under the age of 18. rodel.endaluz@sfellc.org


Each meal box contains 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 snacks, and 7 suppers.


COVID-19 Funeral Assistance FEMA.gov


https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistance


COVID Testing


COVID-19 Testing for School-Aged Children

COVID-19 testing is available for school-aged children (4-17 years old) who have symptoms and are a resident or attend school in Oakland County. To schedule an appointment, call the Oakland County Health Division's Nurse on Call at 1-800-848-5533.


Farmers to Families Food Box Resumes

Southfield Public Schools is providing fresh produce, protein, and dairy for families in need via the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box program. The distribution will take place on Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Southfield High School for the Arts & Technology (24675 Lahser Road, Southfield 48033). First come, first served.


Southfield Public Schools Has An APP

Southfield Public Schools is excited to announce the launch of the district’s new mobile app. The app will provide parents, students, staff, and community members with access to important notifications, calendars, the news feed, MiStar Student and Parent Portals, social media channels, and more. Download the app here today!


Learning Virtually

Southfield Public Schools implemented new learning platforms for scholars to meet with their teachers in the digital classroom. Learn about them here.


Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide


The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is sharing a Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide recently released by the U.S. Department of Education (USED). The guide will help caregivers to understand how digital tools can provide learning opportunities, engage students, and enrich students’ educational experiences.



https://drive.google.com/file/d/1aVBR67szPgy1Q3_eDdDX5AzPTP1rvzV8/view?usp=sharing


Chromebook Malfunction Support



Due to the rise in Covid cases, the Oakland Schools staff will be at the Technology Center for Chromebook exchange/pickups on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 7:00 am- 2:30 pm


If you are having problems with your student's Chromebook (i.e. The cord doesn't fit, Chromebook won't come on even after charging, Chromebook won't accept your student's email address, etc), please reach out to our I.T. department.


Oakland Schools Service Desk

Phone: (248)209-2060

Email: osservicedesk@oakland.k12.mi.us

Online Ticket submission: Create a service ticket


Scholars, earn extra credit in each class by completing your Educational Development Plan (EDP). Contact Counselor Green or tate for more details.



Parents must fill out the Frontline health screening form below before sending their students to school. If your child has any of the symptoms on the health screening form, they must stay home and learn virtually for that day.


https://app.HealthOfficePortal.com/SHM_Southfield_Public_School_District/Portal/Login.aspx