Shawnee Star News Summer 2021

Together We Will Shine!

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Principal's Report

Hello Shawnee Families!


On behalf of the entire Shawnee family, we wish everyone a safe, restful and relaxing summer. Again, thank you for all of your support and cooperation throughout this school year. We could not do what we do and accomplish our mission without your partnership. I feel blessed to be a part of the Shawnee community and I look forward to starting another awesome school year in September 2021.


Please continue to check back often and/or visit our website for more details and beginning of the year news as we will update when information becomes available.


Together We Will Shine!

Mrs. Simon

CVS 2021-2022 School Year Calendar

Please click above to view the CVS calendar for the 2021-2022 school year.

Suggested School Supply Lists

Please click the buttons below for the suggested supply lists by grade level for the 2021 - 2022 school year. On these lists, you will find some standard items that our students will be using in their classes next year. Please keep in mind that this is just a recommended list for those parents who are interested in purchasing supplies over the summer in order to take advantage of back-to-school sales. We recommend that parents stick with the basics to help minimize cost. Remember, individual teachers may have additional specific requests in the fall.
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Summer Learning Resources

We know family time is precious and summer disappears quickly. We also know regular practice builds skills and develops confidence. Consider making these resources part of your summer routine to help students prepare for the 2021-2022 school year.


CVS Elementary Summer Learning Resources

Summer Meal Distribution

The last day for CVS virtual meal pick-up was today, Friday, June 4th. If you are looking for or are in need of meal distribution over the summer, click below for a map of the nearest meal distribution sites.


Meal Distribution: www.michigan.gov/meetupeatup

CVS Rock Your Technology Parent Newsletter

As CVS is transition to launch 1:1 technology in the fall, we will be sending resources to help inform and prepare our parents and students. Our Technology Department has created a newsletter to help communicate information throughout the summer. We plan to send the Rock Your Technology newsletter out approximately every two weeks, highlighting different parts of the technology handbook and outlining resources that will be available in the fall. Our first edition is included below. Be sure to check it out!

CVS Rock Your Technology Parent Newsletter

Click above to read Volume 1 Issue 1 of our CVS Rock Your Technology Parent Newsletter.

Birthday Celebration!

I love to celebrate our students on their birthday! I am sad that I was not able to deliver birthday treats to each student personally and greet them in their classroom as I usually do throughout the year. But, I still wanted to be able to recognize our stars and help them celebrate so I started creating videos. Please watch the videos below and join me in wishing our Shawnee Stars who are celebrating their birthdays through the summer months a very happy birthday!


Happy Birthday To You!!!!!!

Happy Birthday Shawnee Stars! ~ June
Happy Birthday Shawnee Stars! ~ July
Happy Birthday Shawnee Stars! ~ August

2021 - 2022 Shawnee PTO Board

We are pleased to announce our PTO Board Members for the 2021-2022 school year! Thank you to those who have come forward and are willing to help with this important initiative. We appreciate you!


2021 - 2022 PTO Board:

  • Fran Lulek - President
  • Alicia Stewart - Vice President
  • Raquel Holden - Secretary
  • Bora Todorovski - Event Coordinator


We are still in need of a PTO Treasurer for next year. Please see the document below for more information and details. If you are interested in running for PTO Treasurer, please send an email to Mrs. Simon stating your intentions to run.

2021 - 2022 Shawnee PTO Board Election Information

Click above for information regarding our 2021 - 2022 Shawnee PTO Board Election.

Fall 2021 Student Enrollment / Registration

Parents of children turning age 5 before September 1, 2021, can now register their child online for kindergarten in fall 2021. When you click on the links below, there will be information about required documents and how to enroll online with Chippewa Valley Schools. There are several steps to the enrollment process - we suggest reading through everything before you start.


No enrollments will be taken at the school - everything will be handled by the district at the Centralized Registration Office. If you don't have a child entering Kindergarten but know of a neighbor, friend or relative that does, please pass this information along to them!


Grades 1 through 12 are also enrolling now for new students. Click here to begin the enrollment process or click the link below.


We will be offering full-time face to face learning this fall, as well as a virtual option with the Chippewa Valley Virtual Academy.

Shawnee Kindergarten Information

Click above for more information regarding Shawnee Kindergarten.

Student Enrollment

Click above to begin the student enrollment process.

Pre-K Great Start Readiness Program Enrollment

Click above for information regarding Pre-K GSRP Enrollment.

Family Guides: Supporting Learning in 2020 - 2021

Seek Common Ground and Student Achievement Partners created Family Guides to help anyone supporting a child's learning in the 2020 - 2021 school year learn more about what children should know and be able to do, grade by grade, in math and literacy. These guides provide information on the most important things students should be learning, and how to reinforce learning with everyday activities, tips for talking to teachers, and online resources.


Click the icons below to view the CVS Family Guide for each grade level.

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Cougar Closet Family Assistance

Click above for information on the Cougar Closet which provides assistance to CVS families.

~ Parent Communication ~

Please be sure you are signed up to receive School Messenger communications from Chippewa Valley Schools and Shawnee. This is our main communication tool to get information out to our families. The links and information below can assist you in this process.