Bobcat Broadcast

May 19, 2023

A Message From Mrs. Caudill

I was riding my Peloton yesterday morning and the instructor (Sam Yo for all you Peloton fans out there) said something that I made me yell upstairs to my son to grab my phone so I could email the quote to myself. He said, "Your brilliance is written in the ink of your resilience." Please take a moment and read that again because it was so eloquently said. This quote instantly reminded me of a video (shared below) that Ms. LaManna, our learning consultant shared with me earlier this week about grit, passion and perseverance.

It is these "soft skills" that are the determining factors that will lead to our kids' success. As many of you know, I am a parent of fifth grader. He does very well academically, however, when something is too hard, or he feels he might fail, he has a tendency to give up. That is why we practice failing and we practice using perseverance. My hope is to increase his grit and give him the resilience he needs to succeed.

Stay Well,

Devon Caudill

Grit: the power of passion and perseverance | Angela Lee Duckworth

Mark Your Calendars

May 29 - No School

June 1 - ALPS Parent Night for New ALPS Students - 6:00pm

June 2 - Bobcat Bash 5:00 - 8:00pm

June 14 - 5th Grade Party at Northville High School

June 15 - Last Day - 12:15 Dismissal


Leader in Me Survey - Deadline is Friday 5/26

As a Leader in Me Lighthouse School we are always working on continuous improvement. Each year we ask parents to take a short survey. These surveys are used to annually collect, analyze, and report student, staff, and school-level outcomes related to the focus on improving leadership, culture, and academics. They help us identify our strengths and weaknesses, develop improvement plans, and monitor progress. Please complete the survey below. All of your responses are completely anonymous. The survey should take you approximately 5-10 minutes to complete.

Leader in Me - MRA Survey

Click here to complete the survey



Kids Against Hunger - 5th Grade

Our 5th graders participated on the district's annual fifth grade service project "Kids Against Hunger." They packed thousands of nutritious meal packs that will go all over the world and help those in need here in the US. Students also were able see many of the animals that live and are taken care of at Maybury Farm.


Science Alive

Thanks to our PTA, our 1st, 3rd and 5th graders had special animal visitors through Science Alive! They learned so much about the difference animals that were brought in. They were also able to pet them and ask questions of the biologists.


Classroom Raffle Baskets!

Here is a preview of the raffle baskets that will be raffled off at our annual Bobcat Bash! Click on the picture to see all 23 baskets that are available for raffle. Thank you to all the families that donated to make these baskets so amazing!!


Our virtual Talent Show is Back!


Exciting news from the Credit Union!

Break the Piggybank and Get Greenlight! Give your kids financial freedom with parental peace of mind with Greenlight, the debit card and app for kids and teens. Parents can control spending categories, turn the card on or off instantly, tie allowance to chore completion, and so much more. Give your kids a first-hand experience of what it's like to be a grown-up with real money that’s tied to real responsibility! As the first-ever credit union to partner with Greenlight, Community Financial would like to offer your family a FREE* subscription. CFCU members who register for Greenlight via the unique link, and add their CFCU account as a funding source, will receive Greenlight for free!

*Subject to minimum balance requirements and identity verification. Offer subject to change at any time.

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School Supply Kits for 2023-2024

The quick and easy way to order school supplies for next school year!




Northville Summer Camps

There are several summer sports camps that Northville offers. They include:

  • Swim Clinic: August 7th - 11th for grades 4th - 8th
  • Tennis: June 19th - 29th for ages 6 and up
  • Cross Country: July 24 - 27 for grade 3rd - 5th
  • Track and Field: June 19 - 22 for grades 3rd - 5th
  • Softball: Begins June 20th for grades 3rd - 8th
  • Football Fundamentals: June 26 - 28 for grades 1st - 6th
  • Boys Basketball: July 10 -12 for grades 4th - 9th
  • Girls Basketball: June 19 - 22 for grades 2nd - 8th
  • Academic Games: June 26 - 29 for grades 3rd - 6th

Please click on the button bellow and it will take you to the google folder that has a flyer for each of the above mentioned summer camps that tell you how to register.

Northville Summer Camps 2023

Click here to access the summer camps offered this summer!



Kindergarten Enrollment for 2023-24 School Year is now OPEN!

Please visit our Kindergarten Enrollment webpage to sign up for an appointment to enroll your incoming Kindergarten student. Once you've signed up for an appointment, please return to the Enrollment webpage to complete the online portion of your pre-enrollment outlined in Steps 1-3.

If you have any questions, please call Student Data at

(248) 344-3524.



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Amerman’s PTA needs the help of our community to make the Bobcat Bash the best night ever! On Friday, June 2nd, WE NEED VOLUNTEERS & CAKE DONATIONS! Volunteering is easy and there is something for everyone. We need attendants for:

  • Set up/Tear Down
  • Popcorn Popping
  • Wristband Sales
  • Ice Cream/Water Station
  • Hair Salon
  • Raffle Basket Sales
  • Carnival Games
  • Cake Walk
  • Bounce Houses

Please help us create an amazing memory for our students! Most slots are listed in short half hour increments, but you can volunteer as long as you like. Sign up to volunteer here or donate cakes for the cake walk here.

Thank you to our amazing sponsors for their generous contributions to the Bobcat Bash!

  • Proven PT - Craig Serra
  • Kelly & Kelly Law
  • Genitti’s Hole-in-the-Wall
  • Novi Dental
  • M Architects
  • Northville Gallery
  • GEM Realty
  • Mike Miller Building Company
  • Salon Depth
  • Galvin Growth Group
  • Mark S. Hunter Orthodontist

Family and business sponsorships are still available! Learn more here

Purchase your pre-sale wristbands here for a discounted price through June 1st:

Pick up your wristbands after school the week of the event, or at Will Call at the bash. Everyone in the community is welcome to attend. We hope to see you all there!


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Northville Youth Network (NYN)

Northville Youth Network (NYN) provides valuable programs and services to the Northville Community such as education and awareness, referral services and case work services. As part of the ongoing Social Emotional education NYN provides to our community, they have included resources that are available for parents! Please check out NYN's latest resource templates: body image as well as all of their other offerings! Be sure to check back in the future as their templates will be updated throughout the year (

Youth mental health course - May 13


hot lunch program for interested students

Families must preorder lunches for preschools and elementary students. Orders must be in by 8:30 AM for elementary students to receive a lunch that day. The system will not allow you to order after the time listed above. For your convenience, meals can be preordered up to 30 days in advance. To avoid any issues, we recommend ordering the night before.


May Focus - Habit 8: Find your Voice!

This month’s Habit: Habit #8 - Find your Voice

What this means: Find your voice means finding something that you are good at and like doing. You are proud, but do not boast. Instead, you use your expertise to help and inspire others.

Physical: Learn your true nature and gifts, then use them to envision what you can achieve.

Social/Emotional: We all have a purpose and special talents.

Mental: Transcend the negative culture of ego, scarcity, comparison, and competitiveness.

Spiritual: Be a catalyst to the success of something bigger than ourselves.

What I can do:

  • Try something new like painting, horseback riding, or baseball. Then ask yourself: Did I enjoy myself? Was it easy or hard? Do I want to learn more?
  • Go to the library or search the internet to find reading material on new things. What kinds of things spark your interest? What do you want to continue learning about?
  • Plan some time to help someone in need. How did the experience make you feel?

Great Books for Habit #8- Find Your Voice

  • Wonder by: R.J. Palacio
  • The Lion Inside by: Rachel Bright
  • Separate is Never Equal by: Duncan Tonatiuh
  • Wonderland by: Barbara O'Connor
  • Those Shoes by: Maribeth Boelts

Spotlight on our Amerman Bobcats!