WELCOME TO GRAND BLANC EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grand Blanc East Middle School is a community of life-long learners engaged in a partnership with its staff, its students and their parents. Together we strive to create a safe and educational environment where quality work is expected of all students regardless of varying backgrounds and ability levels. Within a relevant and useful curriculum, we will include character education and critical thinking skills while promoting an appreciation of the arts and the environment.
EAST MIDDLE SCHOOL PHONE INFORMATION
MAIN OFFICE/ATHLETICS: 591-4696
ABSENCE HOTLINE: 591-4697
ATTENDANCE DESK: 591-3598
COUNSELING OFFICE: 591-3583
Mr. Sokoloski (A-K): 591-3589
Mrs. LaFleur (L-Z): 591-3582
Daily Schedule
EMS Hourly Schedule
Homeroom: 8:10-8:22
1st hour: 8:22-9:19
2nd hour: 9:23-10:20
3rd hour: 10:24 - 11:21
4th hour: 11:25-1:01
A lunch (7th): 11:25-11:55
B lunch (6th): 11:58-12:28
C lunch (8th): 12:31-1:01
5th hour: 1:05-2:02
6th hour: 2:06-3:07
Student Grades
8th Grade End of Year Info
5/9: Class Picture
5/30: 8th grade Honors Assembly @ EMS Gymnasium - 10:30 AM
(students being honored will be notified via mail)
6/12: 8th grade Groveland Oaks beach trip
6/13: Donut Breakfast (8th grade students ONLY)
6/13: 8th grade Recognition Night @ EMS Gymnasium - 7:00 PM
6/14: 8th grade Cedar Point trip
We Need Substitute Teachers!
We need substitute teachers in our district!
If you know of anyone interested in substitute teaching, please give them the following information.

To be a substitute teacher complete the following process;
· Complete application process with PESG www.mypesg.com PESG is the contract company that the majority of the Genesee Area School Districts use for substitute teachers.
· Must be fingerprinted for school employment (NOTE: Make sure to request that a copy of the fingerprints goes to Grand Blanc Community Schools)
Pick up a fingerprint request form at Grand Blanc Schools Central Office, 11920 S. Saginaw Street, Grand Blanc, MI. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You must call and make an appointment to be fingerprinted and there is a fee.
Can be fingerprinted at the GISD (810)591-4400 or at the local Police Departments.
· If he/ she doesn’t have a valid MI Teaching Certificate then he/she will need to apply for a MI Substitute Teaching Permit Contact the GISD, (810) 591-4400 for more information

· Let me know when he/she has completed the process. My contact info Paula Catalano (810)591-6005 or pcatalan@grandblancschools.org
I will need the new substitute’s name and contact information, then I will request he/she into our district.

Individuals interested in support staff substitute positions such as paraprofessionals and noon hour supervisors
· Please Contact Century Temporary Services, 810-695-1606
· Must be fingerprinted for school employment (NOTE: Make sure to request that a copy of the fingerprints goes to Grand Blanc Community Schools)
Pick up a fingerprint request form at Grand Blanc Schools Central Office, 11920 S. Saginaw Street, Grand Blanc, MI. 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You must call and make an appointment to be fingerprinted and there is a fee.
Can be fingerprinted at the GISD (810)591-4400 or at the local Police Departments.
VOTE FOR ROBOTICS
Our East Middle School Robotics team, Major Trouble, has decided to enter a few entries into the REC Foundation's annual Online Challenge competition. If we win with at least one of the two entries that we submitted that qualify, this team could earn an automatic spot to qualify for Vex Worlds 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.

http://challenges.robotevents.com/challenge/72/entry/3078#- Girl Powered: In Her Words Storybook


http://challenges.robotevents.com/challenge/63/entry/3155- Promote Award


http://challenges.robotevents.com/challenge/59/entry/3034 - Photography Challenge

To vote for these entries, you can click on any of the three. Then, click on Login/Register at the top left and click on either Login with Google, Login with Facebook, or Login with Twitter. It will ask you to verify your email address with an email that is sent to you, but it is not necessary to do so and often times the email does not come. You can then return to the page with the links and click on each. In the left corner, you will see a thumbs up icon outlined in blue. To vote, simply click on this. If you have multiple Google, Facebook, and Twitter Accounts, you can vote with each one. Simply repeat the process each time.

We appreciate you taking the time to do so. If our entry were to win either of the first two awards, our team would be automatically qualified for Vex Worlds 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.

Online PD Library for Staff

3 months ago

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Please see building library staff if you need assistance with the password


EMS 1:1 Chromebook Collection 6/9/17
Dear Parents and Guardians of 1:1 Chromebook Users,

We need your help! During the last two weeks of school, June 5-14, 2017, students will be asked to return their assigned Chromebooks including cases, chargers, and cords. Upon return, the Chromebooks will be assessed for any damages, cleaned, and tagged with the student’s name for redistribution next fall. If the device isn’t returned, a fee of $214.00 will be charged to cover the replacement cost of the device/cover. Students will retain their original Chromebook each year while enrolled at Grand Blanc Community Schools. If your child will not be here on the designated turn in day, please have them turn their assigned device into the building library ahead of time. In the event devices are damaged, here is a current price list for repair or replacement of the Chromebook device.

Repair / Lost Items Cost
Chromebook Replacement $190.00
Screen Replacement $ 40.00
Keyboard Replacement $ 40.00
Touchpad Replacement $ 20.00
Power Cord Replacement $ 11.00
Water Damage to Device $190.00
Case Replacement $ 20.00
Miscellaneous Acer Repairs $120.00

Collection Schedule

Building Date Time of Day
Brendel Elementary Monday, June 5, 2017 AM
Reid Elementary Tuesday, June 6, 2017 PM
Myers Elementary Tuesday, June 6, 2017 PM
Mason Elementary Wednesday, June 7, 2017 PM
Indian Hill Elementary Thursday, June 8, 2017 AM
East Middle School Friday, June 9, 2017 ALL DAY
McGrath Elementary Friday, June 9, 2017 PM
West Middle School Monday, June 12, 2017 ALL DAY
City School Tuesday, June 13, 2017 PM
High School Will be turned in during textbook turn in. Times will vary.

Thanks for your cooperation in helping us have a smooth and successful device collection.

Sincerely,

Herb Wansitler
Technology Architect
Grand Blanc Community Schools
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