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Concord Community Schools Newsletter

PICTURES NEEDED FOR THE 8TH GRADE SLIDE SHOW

Ms. Taylor is currently collecting pictures for the 8th grade slideshow from students and/or parents. 8th graders, please email any pictures you would like included to Ms. Taylor (kayla.taylor@concordschools.net) by the end of May. We are hoping to include at least one individual picture of every student for the individual section. You are also welcome to submit one sibling, family, or individual sports picture for your slide. We are also collecting any group pictures you might have from 6th - 8th grade. See Ms. Taylor with any questions.

FOURTH GRADE EARTH DAY ACTIVITIES

Today, the 4th graders cleaned up a ton of trash from the school grounds. We learned the importance of the "Three R's" and watched a film about how animals are thriving through rescue organizations. To end the day, we made posters with a call to action. You can check out our posters in the hallway.

YOUTH BASEBALL CLINIC

On the last Saturday of the month, April 30th, the varsity baseball team will be hosting a baseball clinic for 2nd-5th graders for $10 a child that will teach them the fundamentals of baseball. There will be stations that focus on all areas of baseball and a game at the end! 2nd and 3rd graders would participate 9 am-11 am and 4th and 5th graders would participate 12 pm-2 pm. For more information and to sign up look at the flyer below and scan the QR code.
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FULL METAL JACKETS WERE INVITED TO WORLDS!!!


The Full Metal Jackets were incredible last weekend at the state championship meet. In front of the quarterfinals, they were invited to join an alliance and continue to advance in the tournament. The team then went on to advance out of the semifinals and quarterfinals. They lost in the finals finishing second, but they made a lasting impact. They took home the Rockwell Collins Creativity in Engineering Award and an invitation to the World Championship!!

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SPORTS SCHEDULE FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 25TH

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The Concord Chronicle has done an amazing job featuring our seniors. This week you can find Joe Bulko and Kayla Miller highlighted in the Chronicle. THank you Omarion Culliver and Rylee Sinden for featuring these amazing Concord Seniors!!

OFF TO A RUNNNING START!!

The girls and boys track teams were in action at Union City on Wednesday night for their first event of the season. Both teams did very well; the results are shared below.


Girls Track Results

Last Night the track teams traveled to Union City.

Highlights for the girls included:

Our girls dominated the discus as Karlee Gamet took first, Jillian Coville was second and Lily Mcabe was third, Karlee also placed third in the 100 meter dash. While Lilly won the shot put and Jillian was second in the shot put.

Rylee Weeks placed first in the 1600 meter run and the 800 meter run Rylee Adams had a great race in the 1600 meter run where she placed third and she also placed third in the 800 meter run.

Savanna Payne placed second in the 100 meter hurdles and the 300 meter hurdles.

The relay team of Savanna Payne, Riley Adams, Paige Morris and Kiara Ozuzu closed out the night with a second place finish in the 1600 meter relay.

Overall it was a great start to the 2022 season way to go Ladies.


Boys Track Results

The Boy's track team defeated Union City 76 to 56.

Jonathan Mikovits won the 800 and 1600 runs and was on the winning 3200 and 1600 relay teams.

Mekhi Wingfield won the high jump and long jump and was on the winning 400 and 800 relay teams.

Malachi Boyd on the 400 and 200 and was on the winning 400 relay team and he placed second in the high jump.

Tyler Carpenter was second in the 100 , 3rd in the 200 and ran on the winning 400 and 800 relay teams.

Phillip Horrell was second in the shot put and Omarion Culliver was second in the discus.

Joe Bulko placed second in the 1600 run. Adair Artis was second in the 800 run and ran on the winning 3200 and 1600 relay teams.

Isaac Waldron placed third in the 400 run and was on the winning 3200 and 1600 relay teams.

Great job Yellowjackets!

ROBOTICS, SCIENCE AND STEM EXPO

The ENTIRE community is invited to come and see our K-8 student's robotics, science, and STEM work. With the addition of several new programs this year, almost all of our students have had the opportunity to build, design, create, or test projects and ideas that will be on display Wednesday, April 27th, from 5:00-6:30 in the elementary/middle school gym. There will be a bond table at the event, so it would be an opportunity for you to get your questions answered.
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2022 BOND INFORMATION

May 3, 2022, Concord Community Schools will have a bond proposal on the ballot. Through the next week, the district will be sharing a four-part video series to get information to the community about the Bond 2022 proposal. The videos will be accompanied by one-page informational sheets. The video series includes Financial Information, District Past Improvements, Key Features, and Bond Events. If have questions, please feel free to send them to rebecca.hutchinson@concordschools.net or call the administrative offices 517-524-8850
Bond 2022 Video Series- Bond Events
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Bond 2022 Video Series - Financial Information
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Bond 2022 Video Series - District Past Improvements
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Bond 2022 Video Series - Key Features
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INFORMATION ON CONCORD CLASSIC WEEKEND

Below is the link to information about Concord Classic Weekend 2022 including Bounce Houses, Cornhole, 3 on 3 Basketball, 4 on 4 Sand Volleyball, and NEW THIS YEAR...Spikeball. There will also be a home run derby and a 3-pt. shooting contest during the weekend and the Concord Elementary/Middle School will sponsor a carnival for kids. Lastly...we have some new food trucks this year! We hope to see you there!


2022 Concord Classic Weekend

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COME JOIN THE HIVE!

As we head towards the spring, we are excited to begin planning for Kindergarten Roundup. The event will be in May and consists of several different components. We have two dates for roundup scheduled:


Monday, May 2nd from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Tuesday, May 3rd from 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm.


If you have a child that will be five by December 1, 2022, they are eligible to participate in either Jr. Jackets or kindergarten in the fall of 2022. Any interested parent should complete the Google Form below to schedule a time to bring their child to Roundup and also plan on attending the parent meeting on Wednesday, April 13, at 6:00 pm in the Elementary Cafeteria for more information about the kindergarten enrollment process.

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REPEATED UPDATES AND REMINDERS SECTION

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INFORMATION FOR PARENTS ABOUT A NETFLIX SHOW STUDENTS ARE WATCHING

We want to make you aware of a Netflix show that kids are talking about here at school and that seemingly has content that is not appropriate for younger kids to watch. The show is called Squid Games and it has repetitive violence throughout it that is connected to themes generally associated with children (like outdoor games, ie: Red Light Green Light). The content can be traumatic for children to watch and is leading to increased anxiety among children as it can be extremely gruesome. The next thing to be aware of is a mobile video game called Among Us. It is a murder-mystery game where cartoon-like characters use weapons to kill each other. A great resource to check out in regards to dangerous media Common Sense Media
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LETTER FROM THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY - SCHOOL VIOLENCE

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NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED

This fall we have been working on upgrading the look of our website. Our hope was to make it more visually appealing and easier to navigate. The website is still under a bit of construction as some of the pages are begin reviewed for relevancy, but the new site is live. You can see the link below for more information. This winter we will be launching a new application for access information about the district on your mobile device. Stay tuned for updates.

Elementary and Middle School Facebook Page

Have you liked the Elementary/Middle School Facebook Page? What about the Concord Community Schools Facebook Page??


If you have not yet, this week is a great time to start. The Elementary and Middle schools use the Facebook page to post many updates, announcements, and student photos; the Concord Community Schools page is a great way to see how a YellowJacket week unfolds! Don't miss the news - like and follow the pages today.


Concord Elementary/Middle School Facebook Page


Concord Community Schools Facebook Page

YELLOWJACKET TEAM MEMBERS NEEDED!!

Our district is facing a staffing shortage. We are in need of bus drivers, food service staff members, coaches, and individuals willing to work through EduStaff as Guest Teachers or subs for all of our positions. These staffing shortages are wreaking havoc across the state. If you are interested and able, we would love to have you on our team. Below you will find information about signing up to work as a Guest Teacher through Edustaff along with our fall Guest Teacher Incentive. Further, you can view unfilled positions on our website. If you have any questions, please call one of our offices.
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Upcoming Events

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