Charlevoix Elementary

FRIDAY, APRIL 20, 2018


17- Lyle Kleiber

18- Dylan Clapp

19- Sawyer Swanson

21- Ella Slieff

22- Alvin Bennett, Bennett Fruk, Kenzi McMasters


Tuesday - Ravioli

Wednesday - Pizza

Thursday - Burritos

Friday - Cook's Choice


5th Grade 20th ELA (NEW DATE), 24th Math, 25th Soc Studies

6th Grade May 1st ELA, 2nd Math

3rd & 4th Grade May 8th ELA, 9th Math

Please get plenty of rest the night before, eat breakfast, and be on time to school!

Mark your calendar

More dates in sections below!

Apr 20/23 No School for Kindergarten Students Only

Apr 23 Gr. 4 to T.C. Music House

May 25 11:20am Dismissal for students

May 28 Memorial Day - No School

June 7 11:20am Dismissal for students

June 8 11:20am Dismissal for students - Last day of school

Second Grade Swimming

Second grade swim lessons will meet as follows:

Mrs. Jarema's homeroom Thursdays for 4 weeks beginning Apr. 5

Mrs. Mitchell's homeroom Mondays for 4 weeks beginning Apr. 9. Makeup date May 3rd.

Mr. Isch's homeroom Wednesdays for 4 weeks beginning Apr. 11.

Students should always bring their swimsuit and towel, and an extra t-shirt is recommended.


Parents are invited to the 2nd Grade Habitat Museum Wednesday, April 25th 6-7pm. NEW DATE. Students will begin in their 2nd grade homeroom at 5:50pm. The classrooms and joining hallway will have displays of habitat dioramas and teach about different habitats from around the world.

If unable to attend the museum the evening of April 18, other CES classes will be visiting during the day on Wednesday. Contact Mrs. Mitchell at if you plan on visiting during the school day.

Kindergarten Registration

We are excited to announce that Kindergarten Registration at Charlevoix Elementary will be held:

Friday, April 20 at 8:30, 10:00, and 12:45, and

Monday, April 23 at 8:30 and 10:00. Register in the office today! 231-547-3215


Bright Beginnings Preschool Registration will take place on Thursday, April 19. Call 547-8143 for information.

3rd/4th Grade Music Production

3rd & 4th Grade Spring Musical: Broadway Beat!

When: Thursday, April 26 at CMHS Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.

What to wear: White tops and black bottoms. Additional costume pieces provided, if needed.

Where to meet: Meet your teacher in the Commons area before the show at 6:45 p.m.

More info: Students will bring home a packet of song lyrics to practice at home.

If performing a speaking part, script will be given to practice lines.

Do you hear the beat of people entering the theater on the most famous street in the world? It's the sound of dancing feet and orchestras tuning up. It's the sound dreams are made of. It's the sound of Broadway! See you there!

Possible 1st-3rd Grade Robotics Team next Year

The Robotics team is assessing interest in a grades 1-3 team next year. They are seeking extra legos, and names of kids who might be interested. Please contact Jayne Lynskey ( with questions or interested students. They are working on a presentation to explain more about this program.

Upcoming Assemblies

We are also excited to announce that on April 30, Author/Illustrator Nathan Hale will meet with all grades. A big thanks to The Council for the Arts, the PTO, and the Rayder Enrichment Foundation.

The ever popular Emmy award winning artist, Mark Kistler, will be here for all grades on May 17th. Mr. Kistler hosts drawing instruction programs to teach the freedom and joy of drawing. Thank you to the Charlevoix Counsel for the Arts for providing this opportunity.

On May 22, K-4 students will take a Buck Wilder adventure with Author Tim Smith. Students will be encouraged to wear their camoflauge, fishing vests, or hunting pants on May 22!



2018 Schedule

4/25 EJ, Grayling & Kalkaska @ Charlevoix 4:00

4/30 Lake Charlevoix Cup @ Charlevoix 4:00

5/02 CHX, ER, St. Elizabeth @ East Jordan 4:00, bus 2:45

5/07 Bill Chase Relays @ East Jordan 3:30, bus 2:15

5/09 CHX, ER, Grayling @ TC St. Elizabeth 4:00

5/11 Conference Championship @ Charlevoix 4:00

Head Coaches: Todd Klinger and Karrie Gaffney

Parents/Guardians: If your 6th grader is planning on running track, please sign up for the remind app to get any updates or changes to the schedule. Both parent and student (if he/she has a phone) should sign up for REMIND text alerts. Simply text @effch to the number 81010.


FREE pre-participation sports evaluations will be available for current 4th through 6th grade students at Charlevoix Middle High School on Wednesday, April 25 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Students will bring home a letter and blank physical form to be filled out and signed prior to April 25th. 6th grade students returning forms to school will be bused to the middle high school for this activity. 4th & 5th grade parents are welcome to pick up their child from school to take advantage of this opportunity. This sports evaluation will be valid for all sports during the 2018-2019 school year. Thank you to the Munson Healthcare Charlevoix team of physicians willing to give of their time to our athletes!


Charlevoix Community Skatepark Opens May 5

Charlevoix Community Skatepark on Carpenter St. will open on Saturday May 5, 2018 at noon. The Park will be open on weekends only until mid-June.

Camp McSauba 2018

Registration is now open for the 2018 summer day camp season! Camp is open for all kids ages 5 - 13. Camp Director, Jane Milan has 8 fun-filled weeks planned - sure to make for some happy campers!

2018 T-Ball Registration is Now Open!

T-Ball is open to all Boys and Girls ages 5 – 7. All games will be played at the T-Ball field on Carpenter Ave. Games are held on Monday and Wednesday at 6:30 and 7:30 beginning June 18. You will receive a team schedule prior to the start of the games. The fee for participation is $25.00 per player. Please make checks payable to City of Charlevoix – Recreation and drop off or mail to 210 State Street Charlevoix, MI 49720, or click on the Programs tab to register online.

Pop Warner Football Registration

Registration forms will be sent home with 3rd through 6th grade students on Friday this week. Checks are made payable to Charlevoix Pop Warner. Scholarships available. Cost is less if you register before May 31st. Season begins mid/late August. Contact Don Jess at

College for Kids

Save the dates! June 19-21, 2018 / 9am-2:30pm

College for Kids is a 3-day summer program of enrichment classes operated by the Char-Em ISD. Classes are designed for students currently in grades 2-8 to study a particular subject or field of interest in depth. Held at NCMC in Petoskey. New easy online registration opens April 9, 2018 -

Young Americans Summer Camp

The Young Americans Summer Camp is coming to Harbor Springs High School!

Open to students entering grades 3 - college in the surrounding area. Join this international touring cast at Harbor Springs High School for 35 hours of high-energy, comprehensive performing arts camp. Students will experience everything from vocal techniques, dance, and comedy improvisation, to stage movement, sound, lighting, and more.

Week 1 -- June 26-30: Take the Stage

Week 2 -- July 2-7: Best of Broadway

Week 3 -- July 24-28: Take the Stage

Week 4 -- July 31-August 4: Best of Broadway

Each camp culminates in a 2-hour performance for the community. By learning a show in just 5 days, students are able to learn teamwork, discover their individual potential, and walk away with a huge sense of accomplishment at the end of the week, all in an encouraging and positive atmosphere!

Cost: $219 - Take the Stage, $229 - Best of Broadway. Save $15 per camper when you sign up more than 1 camper on the same registration. You will also receive $15 per camp when you register for more than one week. Limited scholarships are available, simply register and just before the payment page there is an option to submit a scholarship application.

Upcoming at the Charlevoix Public Library

Name: Mark Kistler Family Art Night

Date: May 17, 2018

Time: 6:30 PM

Event Description:

The Charlevoix Council for the Arts/Charlevoix Waterfront Art Fair and the Charlevoix Public Library present an evening of family drawing fun. Come join Mark Kistler of the "Imagination Station", public television's favorite drawing teacher. Dream it! Draw it! Do it!

Dorothy Gerber Strings Summer Program

The Dorothy Gerber Strings Program, part of the Charlevoix Circle of Arts, serves northern Michigan students providing exceptional locally based string music education.

Register for Summer Camp opportunities at

Kinder-3rd Grade Family Literacy Networking Night

Education & Support for Parents

Building Literacy Skills

When: Wednesday, April 18th from 5:45pm-7:30pm

Where: Sheridan Elementary School, 1415 Howard St, Petoskey

What: Dinner, Networking, Speaker, Parent/Child Activities

No charge for event! Space is limited. Registration required by April 13 at or call 231-547-9947.

Bring your kinder thru 3rd grade child and learn how to build emergent literacy skills to support your child's learning in the classroom. The night will focus on fun, interactive activities you can do at home in the areas of phonological awareness, phonics, fluenct, vocabulary, comprehension and writing.

Brought to you by Great Start Collaborative Charlevoix, Emmet, Northern Antrim Counties; and Charlevoix-Emmet ISD

Mark Kistler Summer Art Camp in Charlevoix!

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Charlevoix Elementary School * 13513 Division St * Charlevoix MI 49720 * 231.547.3215