CIS News November 16, 2020
Thank You To Our Veterans!
Play It Safe! Program
Our school has partnered with The Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Michigan to offer child abuse prevention education to their students. The research based curriculum we facilitate in the classroom is called Play it Safe!. You can find more information and previews of the lessons at www.PlayitSafe.org. The CAC will be visiting Coloma Intermediate on Friday, Dec. 4th and Monday, Dec. 7th. If you have any concerns about the upcoming lesson, or do not want your child to participate, please contact Karra Hafer, Coloma Intermediate Principal at email@example.com, or Kelsey Nimtz, Coloma Intermediate School Social Worker at firstname.lastname@example.org, so that we can make alternate arrangements. You may also contact the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southwest Michigan for more information.
Kindness and Compassion Drive 2020
In order to promote kindness and compassion within the school and community, specifically this holiday season, we are encouraging participation in a collaborative Kindness & Compassion Drive from Monday, November 23rd through Friday, December 4th. Items we will be collecting include:
NEW Unwrapped Toys will benefit the Mosaic Wonderland Toy Store, providing parents in financial crisis a way to shop for their children for Christmas. (See reverse side for a detailed shopping guide)
Canned Goods - Non-perishable food items and dry goods will be donated to Hope Resources (formerly known as the North Berrien Food Pantry) which is currently located at Coloma United Methodist Church.
New or Gently Used Winter Coats
Waterproff Winter Gear (waterproof snow gloves, snow boots, and snow pants) will benefit our students who are without weather appropriate snow gear.
The cold and flu season is almost here! Please keep your student(s) home if they are not feeling well. The attached article gives some guidance on how to prevent the spread of germs. Please take a minute to read it.
Week at a Glance
Hearing and Vision Screening has been canceled. We will let you know when this gets rescheduled.
Tutoring through tutor.com is free to all Coloma Public Library card holders. You can go to the Library's website for additional information or call 269-468-3431.
The parking lot can get confusing after school, but if you follow the guidelines, it can go a lot smoother. Please share these guidelines with anyone who will be picking your child up from school.
11/25-11/27 - No School Thanksgiving Break
11/30 - Picture Retakes
12/2 - Late-Start
12/16 - Late-Start
12/17 - Half Day for Students
12/18 - Half Day for Students
12/21 - 1/3 - Winter Break
Click here to view the approximate pick up/drop off time for your child
Information regarding Coloma Community Schools Safe Return to School Plans are available here.