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Ready for Clarkston Virtual At-Home Learning?

Virtual At-Home Learning begins tomorrow, Monday, April 6. We are so proud of the effort and collaboration of our teachers and district curriculum team, and are confident that the lessons we have developed will keep students engaged and moving forward without overwhelming families.

From Superintendent Ryan: School Closure Update

As we are all processing Governor Whitmer's latest Executive Order to close school buildings for the remainder of the school year, I know most of you are wondering what this means for your family. In my own home, the conversations have revolved heavily around what's presumed to be lost: classroom interactions, connections with friends, end-of-year rites of passage.

Board of Education Closed Session March 26

The CCS Board of Education has scheduled a Closed Session meeting for the purpose of discussing negotiations. The meeting will begin in open session at 4pm on Thursday, March 26, through a virtual Google Meeting.


From Superintendent Ryan: Checking In

Superintendent Shawn Ryan checks in with families and provides some updates, including an extension to our previously planned school closure. We will now resume school no sooner than Tuesday, April 14. Families should also be prepared for additional non-mandatory online learning opportunities to be offered by teachers, beginning on April 6.