Bookmobile to make three more stops this summer for kids in grades 1-5
Students who are going into first, second, third, fourth and fifth grades at Kearsley can take advantage of the bookmobile this summer. 

Tuesday, July 24
5-7 p.m. 
Richfield Park (south side near playscape)
6322 N. Irish Road, Davison

Monday, Aug. 6
9:45-10:45 a.m.
Pumpkin Patch (Buffey Elementary)
4235 Crosby Road
and
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Richfield Bowl parking lot
5340 Richfield Road (between Genesee and Belsay roads).

2018 graduates should sign up now for Genesee Opportunity stipend
Genesee Opportunity (GO) applications for 2018 Genesee County graduates are available. Students who live in and graduate from a high school or home school in Genesee County are eligible to receive the GO stipend, regardless of grades or family income level. The stipend helps offset tuition and mandatory training costs/certification testing; and is paid directly to approved colleges and training institutions, both in and out-of-state. Students are eligible to receive the one-time GO stipend for up to one year after high school graduation. Applications for 2018 graduates can be submitted online at www.geneseego.org. For more information about the Genesee Opportunity stipend, call (810) 591-4246.


Schools of Choice program open until Aug. 16

2018-2019 Schools of Choice application


Great summers start here! Enroll your children in Camp Awesome
Camp Awesome is a program for kids two and a half years old through fifth grade. The camp is held from 9-11:30 a.m. June 25-Aug. 17 at the Pumpkin Patch, inside the former Buffey Elementary, 4235 Crosby Road, Flint. Cost is $50 per week.

Extended care is available for additional cost.
Week 1 (June 25-29): Flying into summer
July 2-6: Pumpkin Patch closed.
Week 2 (July 9-13): Camping
Week 3 (July 16-20): Science
Week 4 (July 23-27): Movin’ ’n Groovin'
Week 5 (July 27- Aug. 3): Water
Week 6 (Aug. 6-10): Let’s have a “Ball”
Week 7 (Aug. 13-17): Bugs
Aug. 20-22: Sign up for child care only.
Aug. 23-24: Closed for staff training.
Aug. 23: Open house 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Aug. 27: Paid programs begin.
Aug. 31 and Sept. 3: Closed for Labor Day
To register or for more information, call (810) 591-3585.

Kearsley to provide summer food service
Free meals will be made available again Aug. 6-24 at Kearsley High School to children 18 years of age and younger or persons up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a state or local public educational agency.

Meals will be provided in the Kearsley High School cafeteria, 4302 Underhill Drive, Flint. Dinner will be served from 5:30 p.m.- 6:30 p.m. and snack will be served from 8-8:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Meals will be provided without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.

For more information, call (810) 591-5409 or email cmascorro@kearsleyschools.org.

Health center open for business in KHS
The Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools (RAHS), a division of Michigan Medicine, is open in room 603 at KHS. The center is open year-round from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for youth 21 years and younger.  

Services include immunizations, sick visits, physical exams, nutrition counseling, insurance enrollment and mental health services. Insured and uninsured patients, regardless of ability to pay, are welcome.

Visit http://umhs-rahs.org/rahs-health-centers/kearsley-high-school/ or call (810) 591-5330 for more information and to schedule an appointment. Check out the RAHS newsletter here. 

Substitute teachers and aides are needed
The Kearsley School District needs substitute teachers and aides. For more information about substitute teaching, call EDUStaff at (877) 974-6338. For more information about teaching aides, call Tracy at (810) 591-7608. 


Dial 2-1-1 for a community resource specialist
Central Michigan 2-1-1 connects people with agencies/organizations that provide water, food, clothing, education, counseling, health care, shelter, support groups, employment, legal aid, public safety, utility assistance, transportation, mental health services and more. To contact Michigan 2-1-1, 24 hours per day, seven days per week, dial 2-1-1 or go to http://www.mi211.org/  A community resource specialist will discuss callers’ needs and give information and/or referrals that callers can contact for assistance.      

 

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HORNET Award

Hornet Award

 
  HORNET stands for Helping Others Recognize Noteworthy service, Excellence and Tradition! This is a program designed to provide parents, school employees, students, volunteers or visitors with an opportunity to recognize any Kearsley staff member who exemplifies educational excellence and / or extraordinary service to others. 

   Click on the award above and download a nomination form. Please share with us your suggestion for the staff member(s) who unselfishly provides either educational excellence or an extraordinary service above and beyond the call of duty.

 

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