Letter to Parents:


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Ypsilanti Community Middle School Families:

 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Spring Parent Teacher Conferences will be tomorrow Wednesday, March 22nd and Thursday, March 23rd from 1:00-4:00 P.M. and 5:00-7:00 P.M. This is a great opportunity to work alongside our teachers to ensure our students are continuously learning and growing academically. We look forward to seeing you all. 

Due to Parent Teacher Conferences all students will be dismissed at 10:45 A.M. on both Wednesday, March 22nd and Thursday, March 23rd. Also, due to staff professional development on Friday, March 24th all students will be dismissed at 10:45 A.M.

The Quarter 2 Academic Honors Ceremony was great. Thank you Mrs. Averett for all of your hard work and we greatly appreciate all of the families who attended the ceremony. 

Due to poor students’ behaviors during after school events students’ will no longer be permitted to attend YCMS after school events without a parent. This will be effective for the remainder of the 2016-2017 academic school year.

Middle school track and field will soon begin! A parent and team meeting will be held today Tuesday, March 21st at 6pm at Ypsilanti Middle School cafeteria (235 Spencer Lane). Practice will begin on Monday, March 27th at 3:00pm. Practices will last until 4:30pm. Physicals are required to participate. We look forward to seeing you and to a great track season!

The Camp Placement Association has 145 one and two week free resident camp scholarship awards still available for this summer. This opportunity is open to Washtenaw County children who would benefit. They will need to enter Grade 5 or above in the fall (must currently be in Grade 4 or above), there is definitely space. For more information: http://www.washtenawcampplacement.org/

Eastern Michigan University’s Upward Bound program will be meeting with our 8th grade students on Friday March 24th to provide them with vital information regarding the college bridge program. Please see the newsletter: Upward Bound Newletter.pdf 

M-STEP Testing Info
 

8th Grade M-STEP Countdown: 9 days left to prepare for M-STEP testing

6th and 7th Grade M-STEP Countdown: 23 days left to prepare for M-STEP testing

Please review test-taking strategies for students and parents: tsteststrategies.pdf 

Updates:

3/22 Early Dismissal at 10:45 AM & Parent Teacher Conferences at 1:00-4:00PM and 5:00-7:00 PM
3/23 Early Dismissal at 10:45 AM & Parent Teacher Conferences at 1:00-4:00PM and 5:00-7:00 PM
3/24 Early Dismissal at 10:45 AM due to staff professional development
3/24 Upward Bound 8th Grade Presentation
3/31 Early Dismissal at 10:45 AM
3/31 End of Quarter 3
4/3 Spring Break begins
4/9 School Resumes from Spring Break
4/10 Start of Quarter 4

Thanks for your continued support of YCMS and Go Grizzlies!

Parent Resources

Link to PowerSchool for parents- this allows access to your student's grades, assignments, and attendance, as well as the ability to contact your student's teachers.

Healthy foods.pdf 

Priority Letter.pdf

Champions is a Before and After School program in the Ypsilanti Community School District. Please see the flyer attached for more information about their 2017 Summer Camp! SUMMER CAMP 2017 .pdf 


235 Spencer Lane
Ypsilanti, MI 48198
arose@ycschools.us
Youth Choosing Success

Parents you may also choose to fill out the form to submit your contact information.
Link to Parent Contact Information Form.