The Eagle's Beak

"Auburn Pride Starts Inside"

January 14, 2022

Dear Families,

Our Auburn staff continues to persevere and do anything and everything necessary to provide your children with the safest and most productive learning environment! The last few weeks, the teachers have been covering classes, lunch recess duty and the front desk. A special shout out to Mrs. Cuthbertson who has been subbing for teachers this year more than she has been in the library! Her willingness to sub has provided our students with a trusted adult to provide continued learning when the classroom teacher is absent. If you have time to volunteer for lunch/recess coverage, now would be a great time to step up and support us!


I want to bring your attention to new covid protocols that were given to us by the county. Moving forward, if there is a student who tests positive for covid, everyone in the class will be notified and asked to monitor for symptoms. Students who test positive may now return after staying home five days, if they are symptom free. Please refer to the chart below regarding all of the different scenarios. A reminder that we are following county guidelines and they are as new to us as they are to you!


I am so thankful for our Auburn community. There is no other group of people who I would have wanted to go through a pandemic with! The home school partnership has only grown stronger throughout the last few years.


Enjoy the long weekend!

Ms. Middleton

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Reminder

  • Picking Up/Calling Out Your Student Early - In order to facilitate and process your students ability to leave early and avoid issues, the following steps will need to be followed. If these steps are not followed, your student will not be able to be released until the end of the day.
  1. Calls need to be made at least an hour prior to the pick-up/release time (we are unable to receive calls and process them instantaneously). Please understand that it is not realistic to expect our staff to process calls when you are not giving us ample time to prepare. Calls that request a pick-up in less than an hour will be processed and completed in a timely manner, but will result in a delay of releasing your student.
  2. Calls need to be made prior to 2:30. Calls after 2:30 will not be processed and students will be released at the end of school, except for rare emergencies.

Art Request

Looking for paperboard boxes. Cereal, cracker, tissue, etc type boxes. And newspapers, If you have these items please send them in with your students.

Library the Book Challenge For January

Who will create the Best Snowman? Will it be you?


Your job is to read a book, and then make a snowman that represents a character

in the book. Things you can use to make your snowman are crayons, markers, or

any art supplies that you have. When you are done return the Snowman that you

have created to the library by January 24th. We will use the snowmen to

decorate our school library. Make sure fill out the top so I can send them home


when we take them down with a new book mark.

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PTO Meeting

Please join us to hear about upcoming invites for the remainder of the school year!


Time: Jan 20, 2022 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/93636887965?pwd=NjRlc1VQYVNUTVlnMjlWKzh2Qks0QT09


Meeting ID: 936 3688 7965

Passcode: 0m2Ptj

I Rock! Winners

Kindergarten: Aidyn, Pharoah

1st Grade: Vincent, Jamari

2nd Grade: Minerva, Justice

3rd Grade: Janelle, Jacob

4th Grade: Pierre, Nathan, Connelly

5th Grade: Jesus, Elijah, Nadia

  • January 17: NO SCHOOL
  • January 20: PTO Meeting 6:30pm
  • January 27: Early Dismissal 1:35pm

Happy Birthday To You!

January 8th: Mrs. Anand

January 10th: Lyric S., Mrs. Abbott, Ms. Stankiewicz

January 11th: Cherish H., Noah M. and Hannah S.

Buddy's Corner

Don't FORGET we still have Buddy and Auburn masks for sale, only $5

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Breakfast and Lunch Menu

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Looking to Sub?

The Avondale School District is looking for teacher substitutes. The State of Michigan requires candidates to have 60 College Credits. All substitute permits require that an individual has completed at least 60 semester hours of satisfactory credit (defined as a grade of 'C' or higher) combined from one or more regionally accredited colleges or universities. Please apply at EduStaff.org. The daily pay rate is $120.00 and district substitutes earn a daily pay rate of $150.00. Please reach out to AnnaMaria Wyman at AnnaMaria.Wyman@ Avondaleschools.org if you have any questions.
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Frequently Asked COVID Guidance Questions

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Family Support Safety and Security Resources

The shooting that occurred at Oxford High School is devastating and heartbreaking in a variety of ways. We mourn with the friends and families who lost loved ones in the attack and pray for a speedy recovery for the injured. As we work with our school communities to heal, the safety and well-being of our students, colleagues, and school community are of paramount importance.

https://www.michigan.gov/documents/mde/Family_Resources_and_SEL_Support__743166_7.pdf

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Stop the Silence. Help End the Violence.

Now more than ever, parents and students should familiarize themselves with OK2SAY, which is Michigan’s student safety program to help keep students safe. Anyone can report tips confidentially on criminal activities or potential harm directed at students, school employees or schools.

Tips, which can be anonymous, can be reported in 31 different tip categories, including planned school attacks, threats, bullying and more. Tips can be submitted 24/7 in one of the following ways:

  • Call: 8-555-OK2SAY, 855-565-2729
  • Text: 652729 (OK2SAY)
  • Email OK2SAY
  • Visit the OK2SAY website
  • OK2SAY Mobile App: Available for download in both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for iOS and Android mobile devices.
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Our new fundraiser is off to a great start. Please remember to transfer your prescriptions and use Rite Aid Pharmacy for your prescription needs and shopping to help us raise funds.

Please take a moment to support Auburn Elementary School.

Even if you only fill one prescription it will help us raise funds. Please click on our link to support us.

support.rxfundraising.com/AuburnElementarySchool

Copy and paste school link and QR code into the any material you prefer.
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Blessings In a Backpack

You can still sign your child(ren) up to receive Blessings in a Backpack each week that school is in session. This is a FREE program set up to provide our students with a nutritious meal over the weekend when they don't have access to school lunches. The simple meals may include food like macaroni and cheese, beef ravioli, canned chicken, canned tuna, granola bars, peanut butter, soups, fruit, and other items dispensed in a discreet and caring manner. Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd1dhTLcfn9cO0Kj0PDC6U0zCcZ8LgpGi4FwMXbJ7ZKwhFA8g/viewform
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Free & Reduced Lunch Application

Click the link below for the Free & Reduced lunch application.


https://www.avondaleschools.org/food-services

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Why Should You Download And Install Michigan Secure On Your Mobile Device?

  • Michigan Secure alerts you to unsecure Wi-Fi networks, unsafe apps in Android, system tampering, and more.
  • It helps protect your mobile device or Chromebook without requiring any personal private information. (See our Privacy Policy)
  • Michigan Secure costs $0 to download, $0 to use, no in-app purchases, and no ads.
  • It gives you the options and allows you to determine the best action to help protect yourself.
  • Michigan Secure alerts Android users if a downloaded app may be unsafe.

Don't leave your device unprotected. More information can be found in the attached document and at this link:

https://www.michigan.gov/dtmb/0,5552,7-358-82548_78404_95432---,00.html

Avondale Family Resource and Support Package

The Avondale Family Resource and Support Package has been created to support families, students, and staff during times of need. This is a document that continues to be updated based on resources available. Please review supports and use as needed. Families in need of any of our Avondale Support Team members may also connect with us by email or phone.