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Anti Bullying
Spaghetti
open house2
Pumpkins
band
lighthouse
Color Run Shirts
Wash DC
Wash DC4
Painting
fire dept
Media Center 4
MC Choir2
band
super heroes
fans
Football Field

Strategic Planning Survey
Community Links

Kagan Registration
Annual Education Report

 
 
 
 
 
 

 Did you know that February is Career and Technical Education month? 

The Each China School District has over 300 students who take Career and Technical Education courses at their home high schools with teachers, Mrs. Volz, Mr. Beedon or Mrs. Gardner.  The students in these classes have earned almost $300,000 in scholarships through participating in various budget challenges as part of their classes.  In addition to earning scholarship funds, the CTE students get opportunities to participate in stock market simulations, mock interviews with local business leaders, and earn college credits.  If your student is interested in taking a CTE class at St. Clair High School or Marine City High School, encourage them to talk to their counselor today.
    

It is that time of year again! Kindergarten Round-Up will be held on Wednesday, March 8 and Thursday, March 9 at the East China School District Administrative Office building at 1585 Meisner Road. Registration will be from noon to 5:30 p.m. for children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2017. Please park in the lot and enter the doors by the parked school bus. Enrollment is on a walk-in basis. The busiest times tend to be from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. and from 3:30 - 4:15, so please plan accordingly. Your kindergarten student is invited and encouraged to attend Round-Up with you. Let your child experience a "Learning Safari" and take the opportunity to board a school bus! District staff will be present to answer questions about bus transportation, before and after-school childcare services, food services and other topics.

Registration packets containing detailed information are available at all East China elementary schools and at the Administrative Offices and can be downloaded below. Parents are encouraged to pick up and complete a packet before coming to round-up.

2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Forms

 

The Board of Education and the Administration are launching a new initiative to guide the East China School district through a 3-5 year Strategic Plan. The purpose of this initiative is to help us develop new goals and strategies for continuing to offer an excellent education for our students, while using scarce public education resources in the most effective and efficient way. 

The benefits of the strategic planning process are many.  Most notable are:

  • It provides integrated, important input from community and staff
  • It presents a succinct and graphic picture of the district’s current status
  • It sets focused strategic goals that identify target areas to improve student achievement
  • It clearly delineates the role of the Board of  Education and the superintendent/staff in strategic planning
  • It uses data to set goals and make important decisions
  • It helps identify areas to allocate increasingly scarce resources
  • It aligns Board priorities with school improvement processes

Stakeholder feedback is an important part of the planning process.  Community members, parents, students, teachers and all district staff members will have the opportunity to give input on the strengths of the district, opportunities for improvement, barriers for implementation, and their vision for the district.

Stakeholder input, along with essential district data, provides the basis for the district to choose approximately five priority goals to be implemented over the next three to five years.

The community is invited to participate in the process by providing their feedback at a meeting to be held Wednesday, February 1st at 6:00 pm in the Board Room of the East China Administration Building, 1585 Meisner Rd or by clicking on the "Strategic Planning Survey" link on the left side of this page.

 

                                             

Do you have a student graduating or know of someone who is? Please direct them to this link for several scholarship opportunities.  

Sometimes it's good to just be a kid!  Thanks to Ms. Cabanilla's  first graders for the reminder. Please click the picture below to see our mannequin challenge!

      2016-17 County-wide and Contiguous ISD
Schools of Choice Openings for Second Semester


Belle River Elementary
Kindergarten  1st Grade         2nd Grade        3rd Grade         4th Grade

Eddy Elementary
Kindergarten  1st Grade         4th Grade

Gearing Elementary
Kindergarten  1st Grade         4th Grade

Palms Elementary
1st Grade         2nd Grade        3rd Grade

Pine River Elementary
1st Grade         2nd Grade        3rd Grade         4th Grade

Marine City Middle School
6th Grade         7th Grade         8th Grade

St. Clair Middle School
6th Grade         7th Grade         8th Grade

Marine City High School
9th Grade         10th Grade       11th Grade       12th Grade

St. Clair High School
9th Grade         10th Grade       11th Grade       12th Grade

RiverviewEast High School
10th Grade       11th Grade       12th Grade

28, Sep 2016

M-Step Results

Dear Parent(s),

The results of your child's performance on last spring's M-STEP, Michigan's statewide assessment are coming home with your child this week.

The M-STEP assessment that your child took last year was more challenging than the assessment they took the previous year. The assessment your child took in the spring of 2016 contained computer adaptive questions, which means that the better they did the harder the questions became or vice versa.

If the scores on your student's report is not what you  are used to have previously seen, please understand that the first time any of us do anything new it sets a baseline for improvement. I'm confident that as your student has more exposure to the new State standards, practice with them and we all get used to taking adaptive assessments online, results will improve.

Please trust that now that we have the results, East China administrators and teachers will be working together to identify areas in which we can improve so that over time, each student or graduate will be better prepared to succeed in the next grade level and after high school, in college or post-secondary training, a career, and life. We take this idea of post-secondary success very seriously as evidenced by our position in the county as a leader in the percentage of graduates attending two- and four-year colleges and training programs.

But, as you are probably aware, competition for those post-secondary opportunities are becoming more competitive every year. To that end, we welcome Michigan's commitment to higher standards and more rigorous tests that prepare our students to not just compete for opportunities but secure them.

Thank you for allowing the East China School District to be a part of your child's education.

Sincerely,

 

 

Steven C. Skalka
Superintendent