Cardinal Connections

November 23, 2020

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The week of November 23rd Schedule

Monday (11/23) - School in Session

Tuesday (11/24) - School in Session

Wednesday (11/25) - No School

Thursday (11/26) - No School - Happy Thanksgiving

Friday (11/27) - No School

Remote Plan

The following groups will begin Remote Learning starting November 23rd - January 20th



K - 5

Tips for Remote Learning Success

What's happening in Kindergarten in Mrs. Susalla's classroom?

Our pilgrims at our Thanksgiving Feast. Snack time....

What's happening in Kindergarten with Mrs. Tech?

Our Pilgrims at our Thanksgiving Feast! Snack time...

What's happening in 2nd Grade with Mrs. Chimenti?

Introduction to measurement with Unifix cubes led to measuring some fun things around the room and even their legs!

What's happening in 4th Grade with Mrs. Phillips?

Group B was super excited to find their Cardinal Cafe items on their desks this morning!

Message from Monica regarding the Giving Tree....

Hello Staff,

This holiday season we will still be having our annual Giving Tree. For those that have not heard of the Giving Tree, it is an opportunity for us and our school families to help support our less fortunate school families through donated items specific to the children in that family in the form of gifts and clothing. This year, we will not be doing physical items due to the risk of exposure so we will instead be doing gift cards.

If you or someone you know would like to donate a gift card(s) to our students please observe the following polite request:

  • Meijer, Kroger, or Target gift cards only.
  • Gift cards no larger than $25 each. This will make it easier to split among families.
  • The deadline to donate is December 11th. This gives you 2 weeks to shop!
  • Leave in my mailbox or office but please label so I know it is for the Giving Tree.

A good majority of our needy families have already been helped through applications to the Good Shepherd coalition or Goodfellows. We will use these donated cards to reach out again to those not already being helped who are also on our Free/Reduced lunch list. If there are any remaining cards I'll keep them to distribute over the course of the year as needs are presented. This occurred with gift cards donated from a Clinton Township group and it turned out to be just what some families needed after losing their jobs to COVID closures after March.

A blurb will be put into the Cardinal Connection for all families so that those that wish to donate can and those that are in need can apply for help. If you have any questions please let me know. This program makes a HUGE difference in the lives of some of our students.

Thank you!

Giving Tree Application for Families

Giving Tree Application

Interested in the Giving Tree? Please fill out the application

Message from Monica Weaver

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Messages from Staff Members

Message from Monica Weaver, Social Worker

At this time we have been informed that the Kiwanis Club will not be doing their traditional food drive during the holiday season. They hope to do something at a later date.

NWEA Information for the Upcoming Assessment - Parents

Message from Becky Koch....

Message from our PTO....

Hello Families!!

The Santa Virtual Shop will be opening early on Wednesday, November 25th at around 6 pm. The shop will be open 24/7 until December 2nd!! Please make sure your student does not miss out on their chance to shop!!

Directions on how to shop are on the flyer below!

Thank you all for your continued support and have a safe and happy holiday season!

Positivity Project Quotes

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3rd Virtual Assembly - 5th Grade - Ms. Laichalk

Gratitude 2020 - Ms. Laichalk

Another Session for the Maturation Program

Lifetouch Coming Soon!

Lifetouch + Shutterfly Fall 2020 Photography

Picture Day Safety - What it will look like this year

Picture Day Safety | Lifetouch

Bids to Benefit Kids

Start your Christmas Shopping with a purchase that benefits our teacher mini-grant program and college scholarships for seniors. The Bids to Benefit Kids Auction helps to raise funds that normally would have been raised at our A Taste for Education event. If you don’t see anything that catches your eye you can also make a direct donation while on the site. Visit: Remember to click on the ‘View All’ button.

Thank you!

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CVS Back-to-School Updates for Families

Link includes access to recordings of Board Meetings

CVS Return to School Guidelines

These guidelines were developed with the guidance of the Macomb County Health Department. Our plan is based on these parameters.