Principal's Page

Blackbird and Shay Elemementary

*Change to School Calendar: No School on Monday, September 14th. Please click on the link below for more information.

Dear Parent/Guardian,

We have now marked a week off of our calendar and we hope that your family has fallen back into the routine of the school year. Although our school day looks a little different this year, we are excited to be back!

Every two weeks I will be sending all families the Blackbird and Shay Principals Update. I am hopeful that this communication tool will keep you more closely informed of the events and offerings at our schools.

The Principal's Update will highlight the great activities, projects, and learning happening everyday at Harbor Springs Elementary.


Mr. Fairbanks

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Important Phone Numbers

Blackbird Office 526-4600

Blackbird Attendance Line 526-4660

Blackbird Childcare Center 526-4602

Shay Office 526-4500

Shay Attendance line 526-4550

Bus Garage 526-5601

Superintendent's Office 526-4545

Food Service 526-4736

Kindergarten Fun!

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A quick walkthrough of a 4th grade classroom to highlight some of our COVID precautions

4th grade walkthrough

Music Class with Mrs. Cross

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This week for PBIS we will be discussing Respect

PBIS 2020: Respect
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Social Distancing Activities in PE

We have been utilizing all of our outside spaces to provide learning opportunities that also provide our students a natural mask break.
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School Messenger System

Harbor Springs Public Schools is using the School Messenger System, which is integrated with PowerSchool and uses parent-provided email addresses, phone numbers and SMS messaging (with opt-in) to notify staff and parents. This system will be used for school closings related to weather or other school emergencies. NOTE: You need to opt-in if you wish to receive notifications via text message. Please text YES to 67587 if you wish to receive district notifications.

Payment option for Lunch and Preschool Fees