The Tiger Times

January 2021

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Happy New Year!

Dear Mohawk Families,

I hope your holidays have been restful and enjoyable. The beginning of a new year often inspires us and gives us hope. According to Google, hope is a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen, a feeling of trust. I believe we went through a great deal in 2020 and I hope we can all be together again soon.

Many times, a new year is also a great time to set goals for yourself. You can also help your student(s) develop the habit of reviewing their own goals and plans. Research shows that when we set goals and receive specific feedback about our goals, we are more likely to be successful.

Throughout the school year, teachers work with students to create their own individual reading goal and a plan to help them achieve this goal. They create a goal that is specific and measurable such as improving their score on MAP (NWEA) or increasing the number of sight words they recognize. When a child creates a plan for improving their achievement, it gives them ownership of their learning and empowers them to reach that goal. Students need to be aware that hard work and persistence are the ways to success. Praising students for their efforts toward reaching their goals is extremely important and allows students to develop a Growth Mindset.

You play an important role in the success of your child’s education. Teaching your child to PERSEVERE when things are difficult will promote his/her self-esteem. Help them ACHIEVE their goals in the classroom by remaining connected to the process. Finally, supporting their education ensures your child will SUCCEED.

Happy 2021!


Mrs. Lopez

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Important Dates

Please mark your calendar with these important dates!

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FREE Breakfast/Lunch for all Chippewa Valley Students begins Monday, November 23, 2020. Pick-up Days are Monday & Wednesday, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the following locations:

Cheyenne Elementary - 47600 Heydenreich, Door # 6

Macomb Huron Elementary - 15800 Terra Bella, Clinton Township, Door # 37

Iroquois Middle School- 48301 Romeo Plank Road, Door #8

Macomb Clinton Valley Elementary- 1260 Mulberry, Mt. Clemens, Door # 10

Multiple Meals will be distributed at the above locations for all students under the age of 18. All meals are free. Students do not need to be present. Parent/Guardian must provide student’s name & grade when picking up meals. Distribution will not take place during holiday breaks.

Return to School Guidelines

Updated December 2020

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Towers & Parachutes

Exploring the engineering process in Mrs. Sheridan's class.
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Helpful Tech Links

In Chippewa Valley Schools we believe that parent involvement is the key to a great education. We have compiled resources that will help as we navigate virtual learning, both for our CVVA and students who are in remote learning. Please CLICK HERE for helpful tech links!

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Kroger Rewards Program

Kroger is committed to helping schools by donating $500,000 quarterly to the Kroger Community Rewards program. It costs nothing to participate. By doing your weekly shopping, you can raise money for Mohawk students and teachers. Simply register your Kroger Plus Card at and assign your card to Mohawk Elementary (organization number XJ459). Step-by-step instructions for registering your card are available on Mohawk’s PTO site:

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