Cardinal Connection Parent Copy

October 31st, 2022

Welcome to Week 9!

Happy Halloween!

We hope that you enjoy the night with family and friends! We have a packed week of learning ahead of us, but plan to fully enjoy Halloween with our little school community! Thank you to those of you who came to watch the parade and help in the classroom. It was a fun morning!

This week, we have our Parent Education Network event on Thursday. There will be food, raffles and lots of learning games. Many of you have signed up and we are so excited to spend this night with you!

It is crazy to think that we have already completed two months of school. During these past few weeks, we have learned so much about your child, academically, emotionally, and behaviorally. We have started our intervention groups for those in need and are working really hard to reach your child where they are and push them to where they need to be by the end of the year.

Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have questions, needs, concerns, or just want to connect.

Thank you!

Kristin Doyle

Sick Children

If your child is sick with a fever at school, we will call you to have them picked up. If you work, please try to make other arrangements if possible.
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Cardinal Crawl

Congratulations to everyone who won the various raffles! We had a lot of donations therefore, there were a ton of tickets to pull from for the Target gift cards and limo ride. Congratulations! We will reach out once we schedule the date!

Target Gift Card Winners

  • Abigail Hawkins
  • Teegan Covington
  • Tyler Bowen

Cardinal Crawl Fundraiser

  • Leila Zielinski (top earner, $750)
  • Charlotte Stone (top earner, $450)
  • Alexis John
  • Anthony Drouillard
  • Thomas Robins
  • Dylan Dougherty
  • Evelynn Lorentzen
  • Brooklyn McGrath
  • Cameron Elom
  • Crane Newson
  • Irelyn Fritz
  • Brendan Kennedy
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While PBIS might be the quickest form of communication with your child's teacher, it is not something that I am connected to on a daily basis. If you need to get ahold of me, please either call the office at 586-723-5200 and they will connect you to me or my voicemail or email me at I check my email regularly and receive upwards of 50 messages a day, but I promise to get back to you.

Come Work with Us!

Are you interested in impacting the lives of children? Do you have a passion for kids? Do you want a job where your schedule matches your child's calendar year? If so, consider checking out our open reading paraeducator job. We have a wonderful instructional coach that will train you and walk you through our streamlined curriculum. She is an amazing support. If you are interested, check out the posting below!

Lego Robotics Club

We are still in search of a coach for our Robotics Club. If you are interested in leading a super-fun club, please reach out. We need you!

PEN Workshop (K-2 families)

Below is the flyer that was sent home regarding our upcoming PEN Night for kindergarten, first and second grade families! This is a wonderful opportunity for families to come in and play educational games together. There will be food, fun, and raffles! We hope to see you there! Our 3-5 PEN night will take place on November 30th...
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Info From Mrs. Laichalk in Stem Science

Science Olympiad meeting this Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

PTO Meeting Schedule

PTO meets every 3rd Thursday of the month.


If your child is celebrating a birthday, or you are looking to donate to classroom parties, please send in store bought items that are sealed and come with an ingredient list. We have many students who have restrictions, and in order to be sure participation, it has to be documented. Unfortunately, homemade items will not be accepted for safety reasons.
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Lunch Procedures

This year, we are able to lift any Covid restrictions in the lunch room. Therefore, your child does not have an assigned seat. Their classes have assigned tables. We believe that it is important that your child is able to choose who to sit by and socialize with their friends.

We do have specific procedures that we are still working on implementing. Students must stay in their seats at all times and be at a voice level 2 or lower. This means that any form of yelling or screaming is not permitted. It can get very loud in the cafeteria, so we will continue to remind them to keep the noise levels down. There have been instances where we had to implement a level 0 (no talking) and a level 1(whispering) so that they understand the difference.

Additionally, we are working on making sure that those who go through the lunch line, get everything that they need in order to avoid going back. For safety purposes, we do not want them traveling back and forth from their seats. Therefore, soon, we will not permit it. Instead, we will have a traveling basket for those who need additional items. We have been working on this for an entire month. We also understand that the littler ones may need more practice with this, but ultimately, we would like everyone to stay seated for the entire 30 minutes.

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