The End of the Year is full of exciting, fun-filled events, celebrations, memories and much more. But if you're like me, keeping track of everything can be challenging especially as outside/extra-curricular activities begin their spring/summer seasons.
Below we have provided a list of the remaining events for the school year. If you have specific questions, please contact your child's teacher or call our Main Office at (248) 623-4100.
Wish you and your family a safe, relaxing, and fun-filled summer! We look forward to seeing you in the fall :)
Thursday, June 1
2nd Grade Field Trip Downtown Clarkston
Friday, June 2
Volunteer Breakfast from 8:30-9:15 a.m. Please join us!
Monday, June 5
1st Grade Field Trip to Independence Library - 9:45-11:15 a.m.
Kindergarten Field Trip to Independence Library - 12:45-2:15 p.m.
Tuesday, June 6
1st and 2nd Grade Picnic at Sashabaw Plains Park. Starting at 9:30 a.m.
Wednesday, June 7
2nd Grade Field Trip to Independence Library - 8:45-10:15 a.m.
PTO Meeting @ 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, June 8
Friday, June 9
1/2 Day of School - Professional Development
*Dismissal @ 11:31 a.m.
5th Grade Celebration starting at 9 a.m.
Monday, June 12
3rd Grade Picnic will be held at Sashabaw Plains Park from 9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Kindergarten End-of-the-Year Party held at school/in classrooms from 12:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 13
5th Grade Picnic will be held at Sashabaw Plains Park from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 14
4th Grade Picnic will be held at Sashabaw Plains Park from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Young 5's Orientation at 6:00 p.m. Held at Clarkston Jr. High School.
*See additional information below.
Thursday, June 15
1/2 Day of School- Dismissal @ 11:31 a.m.
Friday, June 16
1/2 Day of School - Dismissal @ 11:31 a.m.
Last Day of School
5th Grade Clap Out - See Information Below
Please Return Your Library Books!
Kindergarten Enrollment is NOW OPEN
If your child turns five (5) years old on or before September 1, 2017 (or as late as December 1st with a signed waiver), he/she is able to attend Kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year.
In the Fall of 2017, two Kindergarten options will be offered:
- Full Day Kindergarten at every elementary school.
- Young 5's Kindergarten: Young 5's Kindergarten is available for students that turn five (5) years old between June 1st and December 1st 2017. Young 5's Kindergarten is also a full-day program and THIS YEAR, we are excited that NSE will be housing it's own Young 5's class. This means our Young 5's students will also have access to bus transportation, should families need it. Students that attend Young 5's go on the following year to Kindergarten.
YOUNG 5'S ORIENTATION IS SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14TH AT 6:00 P.M. AND IS BEING HELD AT CLARKSTON JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL: 6595 Waldon Rd, Clarkston, MI 48346
For enrollment requirements and paperwork, please complete the enrollment packet items, found at THIS LINK. You can also use the link to schedule an enrollment appointment.
Students are enrolled at our Central Office, located at:
6389 Clarkston Rd.
Clarkston, MI 48346
Phone: (248) 623-5401
Placement Requests for 2017-2018 School Year
As staff begin the student placement process for the 2017-2018 school year, we wanted to remind families of the process we follow, should you choose to make a placement request for your child.
First, we DO NOT honor requests for a specific teacher, as staffing changes can occur throughout the summer. Staffing is based on student enrollment which changes throughout the summer months. Staff are often hired during the summer months due to vacancies, and at times, this can cause internal shifting as well. Finally, as decisions are made when placing students, it is the entire class make-up that is taken into account. The NSE staff are deliberate and thorough throughout this decisioning process looking at all contributing factors, including: gender, class size, as well as academic, social and emotional needs.
That said, you are welcome to write a letter of request that is based on or shares:
- A desired teaching style/approach
- Your input regarding what is a "best fit" for your child
Letters of request should be sent to the office by Friday, June 16th.
Summer Bookmobile Coming to You!
The NSE Bookmobile is back and preparing for student leaders to take control of their reading progress! We loved seeing all our leaders each week last summer and would love to see them again. We found this to be a great way to maintain the reading growth your child has made throughout the school year.
For those who weren’t able to join us, you may be wondering what is a Bookmobile? Well, it is a vehicle loaded with “just right” books for your child(ren) to read during the summer. NSE staff members will be driving the Bookmobile to YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD every Wednesday throughout the summer. Studies have shown that children who read 6 to 10 “just right” books have a better chance of maintaining or even increasing one’s progress. Students: YOU DON’T WANT TO LOSE ALL OF THE WONDERFUL GROWTH YOU’VE MADE THROUGHOUT THE SCHOOL YEAR AS A LEADER! THIS IS A FUN WAY TO CONTINUE YOUR READING PROGRESS :)
Bookmobile Dates: Wednesday, June 21st Wednesday, July 26th
Wednesday, June 28th Wednesday, August 2nd
Wednesday, July 12th Wednesday, August 9th-last exchange
Wednesday, July 19th
Click on the link below for more information!
A paper copy of this information has also been sent home with your child.
Looking For More Information
Please visit our school webpage: www.nsashabawelementary.com
There you will find information about school lunch, attendance, arrival/dismissal procedures, clubs, signing up for Remind texting, ParentVue, etc. We also have links to classroom webpages, a photo gallery, and information about upcoming events!
Board of Education & Central Office Administration
Board of Education
Steve Hyer, President
Elizabeth Egan, Vice President
Kelli Horst, Treasurer
Susan Boatman, Secretary
Cheryl McGinnis, Trustee
Craig Hamilton, Trustee
Gregory Need, Trustee
Central Office Administration
Dr. Rod Rock, Superintendent
Shawn Ryan, Deputy Superintendent
Mary Beth Rogers, Executive Director of Business Services
John Lucido, Executive Director of Human Resources
Kathy Christopher, Executive Director of Student Support Services