Concord Community Schools Newsletter
DO YOU KNOW A CHILD THAT TURNED 4 BY DECEMBER 1, 2022??
BUILDING A K-12 COMMUNITY WITH A NEW TRADITION
The Keynote Address was delivered by the Willis Family. John Willis is the director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the City of Jackson. Also, his two sons Jay Willis and Khari Willis spoke. Jay is the Executive Director of Isaiah’s Hub Youth Center. Khari was an All-American football player at Michigan State and was drafted in 2019 by the Indianapolis Colts. He retired in 2022 to pursue a career in Christian Ministries.
CAN YOU FIX A BROKEN BONE???
The Kindergarten classes recently completed a Project Lead the Way Module called “Form and Function; The Human Body”. Students learned about the major inner working body parts, where they’re located inside of us, and what each part does to contribute to our well being as a whole. Students also studied bone structure. They learned that our hands and feet alone make up over half of the bones in our body. Every child was able to look at a real x-ray to help them construct a model of the bones in their hand. At the end of the unit, kindergarten students had the task of identifying a broken bone from an x-ray (in this case a bone in the wrist). They then had to work as a team to make a cast that was light weight, water resistant, strong, and comfortable. It was fun to see how well the kids understood these ideas and used their knowledge from the module to create something amazing.
FIRST GRADE EXPLORES LIGHT AND SOUND
First Grade students have completed their first Project Lead the Way Module called “Light and Sound”. Students learned about light waves and sound waves from several different hands-on experiences. They learned about how our eyes see light and color and how our ears hear sounds. For the final project, students had to pretend that they were lost in the forest. They were given only a handful of materials to create ways to send light signals and/or sound signals. It was exciting to see what they came up with as each group shared their ideas with the rest of the class.
SPORTS FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 16TH
WINTER SPORTS PREVIEW
STUDENT ATHLETIC PASSES
THE VOICE OF CONCORD HIGH SCHOOL: THE CONCORD CHRONICLE
DO YOU HAVE A STUDENT THAT LIKES TO SING??
YELLOWJACKET OF THE WEEK
This week our students were working on flexible. What a wonderful group of students that demonstrated self-control all week! #ONEHIVE
FOOD SERVICE FOCUS GROUPS
REPEATED UPDATES AND REMINDERS SECTION
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE LATCH KEY PROGRAM, SEE THE FLYER BELOW AND BEGIN THE ENROLLMENT PROCESS!!!
A NEW LINK TO ACCESS POWERSCHOOL
ABC DRIVER EDUCATION
You can sign up for 15 minutes for 5 dollars or 10 dollars for a half hour.
Please sign up for your slot in the office by next Wednesday!
Questions? Ask Mrs. Sigman
SENIORS NEED TO KNOW...
SENIOR GOOGLE CLASSROOM
AAre you a senior interested in a trade related career? The Jackson Commercial Contractors Association is hosting an event to give you insight into trade-related careers, as well as the opportunity to network with local businesses for potential jobs in the trades right after graduation. You will want to bring a current resume to this event. You must RSVP by January 30th to be able to attend. Details of this event and the link to RSVP has been sent to you by Mrs. Otto in an email on January 11th with the subject line Trade Related Career Opportunity.
Attention Seniors - new Scholarship Opportunity. Please check in your graduating class Google classroom for a new LOCAL scholarship called the Susan B. Anthony Scholarship.
FOLLOW CONCORD MIDDLE SCHOOL ON INSTAGRAM
If you would like to watch middle school action unfold follow Concord Middle School on Instagram. Their account is @concordyearbook. The yearbook club is going to be updating it more frequently than the Facebook page with pictures.
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.