Central Elementary School

September 2022 Newsletter


2022 - 2023 is off to a great start. Just a few reminders...

Doors open at 8 am. If your child is arriving after 8:10 am - please drop them off at the front door (on State Street). Parent will remain outside of the school while the student will be let in by office staff. Please ring the doorbell and wait for Mrs. Schroer or Mr. Saunders to greet you. If your child will be late due to an appointment or other matter, please call the office as soon as possible. Your child will be marked unexcused tardy unless we have notification/explanation by a parent/guardian.

Please be sure to call in any early dismissals ahead of time. The day before or the morning of is always appreciated. We will do our best to have your child ready to go. Please ring the doorbell at the front door (on State Street) and we will send your child out when they are ready to go.

Please respect our school policy of no parents/guardians inside during pick up and drop off. If you need to speak with a teacher or office personnel, please make arrangements to do so.

Bus information - please direct all bus questions to the bus garage. Their phone number is 231-487-9666.

Students on our playground after school need to have adult supervision. Thank you for understanding.

Any medication (over the counter and/or perscription) needs to be signed into the office. Please help us follow these guidelines. For medication questions, please call the office.

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High School Northmen Stadium Field Trip - Homecoming Band Performance

Friday, Sep. 16th, 1pm

Northmen Drive

Petoskey, MI

Petoskey Homecoming is Friday, September 16th. We will be walking to the Northmen Stadium at the High School in the afternoon to celebrate this occasion with the other elementary schools. We will be singing the Petoskey Fight Song and enjoying a performance from the marching band. This is a student and staff ONLY event. No parent volunteers are needed.

Second through fifth grade will be walking to the stadium. Walking Field Trip Permission Slips have already been collected.

Kindergarten and first grade will be busing to the stadium. Please look for a Field Trip Permission Slip coming home in this week's Friday Folder. Please return asap.

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FLASH SALE - school apparel is available for purchase until September 11th


September 12th - 16th SPIRIT WEEK

September 15th - Board Meeting

September 16th - Northmen Stadium Field Trip (all grades). Homecoming

September 21st - Fourth Grade Field Trip to Flywheelers

October 7th - PINK DAY (see above for more information)

October 18th and October 20th - Parent Teacher Conferences (more information to come)