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      YCS Announcements

      School Closed Monday, January 28th

      YCS is Closed Due to Extreme Weather Conditions
      Due to extreme cold weather and snow accumulation for tonight and tomorrow-- YCS will be closed Monday, January 28, 2019.?All school activities and events before and after school are also canceled throughout the district.?This includes all athletic practices and games.

      There is a possibility that school will be canceled several other days throughout the week due to extremely cold weather conditions.?Please continue to check email, social media, website and local news channels for updates on school closings.

      Stay warm YCS!

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      Honoring Our School Board

       
       
       

       

      YCS is Closed Today, January 28th
      Due to Extreme Weather Conditions

      Due to extreme cold weather and snow accumulation for tonight and tomorrow-- YCS will be closed Monday, January 28, 2019. All school activities and events before and after school are also canceled throughout the district. This includes all athletic practices and games.

      There is a possibility that school will be canceled several other days throughout the week due to extremely cold weather conditions. Please continue to check email, social media, website and local news channels for updates on school closings.

      Stay warm YCS!

      A Challenge To Change Expo

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      YMCA:EMU:YCS CHILD CARE

      Looking for Affordable Child Care?

      YMCA:EMU:YCS CHILD CARE

      Link to flyer

      Link to more information page
      A new child care program opened this summer at the former Chapelle Community School, an elementary school within the Ypsilanti Community Schools District at 111 South Wallace Boulevard, Ypsilanti, MI 48197.

      Registration forms may be found here. For more information about touring the facility, please contact Lee Anna Pasker-Edens at lpasker@annarborymca.org or 734.661.8058.

      The Collaborative – Ypsilanti YMCA Child Development Center  (CDC) addresses a critical need for excellent quality, affordable child care in eastern Washtenaw County. 

      YCS Volunteer Opportunties

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      Resources & Information

      Community Events

      Community Events:


      A Challenge to Change Expo

      Saturday, February 9, 2019
      10:00 am - 4:00 pm

      Free Community Event

      Ypsilanti Community High School
      2095 Packard Rd
      Ypsilanti, MI 48197

      Link to flyer

       

      2019 Ann Arbor Breakfast Optimist Club Oratorical Contest

      The Breakfast Optimist Club is hosting its Oratorical Contest on Sunday, March 17, 2019.
      Our first place winner will receive $500 and the opportunity to win more.

      Link to flyer

      Other Events:
       

      YCS substitutes teachers are needed!  Daily substitutes are now at a $100/day rate and can contact EduStaff directly for the application process.  www.edustaff.org or 877-974-6338

      YCS Community!

      Check out the cool video from our Grizzly Community
      Basketball Night last Friday, January 18, 2019! Although our team lost
      in a close game--the event for the Ypsilanti community was amazing!

      Link to video from our Grizzly Community Basketball Night
       

      YCS Families and Community Members:

      Ypsilanti Community Schools will be closed Monday, January 21, 2019, for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr holiday.  There are a lot of community activities happening on Monday that we encourage our students to participate.  Please see the event listings below.

      Superintendent Alena Zachery-Ross accepted the resignation of Ypsilanti Community Middle School Principal Seth Petty.  Principal Petty has been a true asset to the students at Holmes Elementary and YCMS during his tenure with YCS.  Principal Petty has taken a new position at Ferndale Middle School.  Please see the attached letter from Superintendent Zachery-Ross on the resignation and future hiring process.

      Ypsilanti Community Schools would like to thank the Board of Education for their dedication to the students, staff, and community during School Board Recognition Month.  Please take a moment to thank our board members for their hard work! 

      MLK Day Activities:

      NAAPID Day:

      • Ypsilanti Community Schools is a proud participant in the National African American Parent Involvement Day on Monday, February 11, 2019.  We encourage parents and guardians to visit their student's school on this day.  Students at YCS can participate in the annual poster contest for NAPPID--contest submissions are due January 25, 2019.   Please see attached information about NAAPID Day and NAAPID at Night.

      Community Events and Information:

      Ypsilanti Community High School presents No Dream Deferred for Black History Month on Wednesday, February 13, 2019.  Join us for an inspiring evening of music, poetry and more.   

      Ypsilanti Community Schools and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. present the second annual Challenge for Change Expo Youth Edition on Saturday, February 9, 2019.  Please see flyer for more information. 

      A2Y Regional Chamber is accepting applications for the annual E3 Awards and Teacher of the Year.  Please take the time to nominate your favorite educator!

      Women and Men Working for Change will have their second annual Totes for Teachers drive and is looking for companies/organizatiosn to help support.  Please see the flyer for information.  This year the focus will be on second-grade teachers in the YCS district.

      Ypsilanti Rotary Club is offering scholarships to students living in Ypsilanti, Michigan.  Please see flyer for more details on how to apply.

      As always GO Grizzlies!

      Tentative Demolition Schedule Update

      Tentative Demolition Schedule Update on Buildings

      Link to Tentative Demolition Schedule Update

      Transportation Issues and News

      Transportation Issues

      This form is meant to capture and record transportation concerns and how each concern was resolved.

      Link to Transportation Issues Form
       

      YCS Transportation Bus Tracker

      Durham Transportation has been working to get the Bus Tracker Application up and running for parents to utilize during the school year.  Please find instructions on how to use the tracker and the benefits of the application.  The Transportation Department has tested several random routes and the application was fully functioning.  

      If you have any questions about the tracker, please contact Steve Burgess at sburgess9@ for more information.

      Durham Bus Tracker.pdf   DBT Parent Getting Started and FAQ.pdf 

      Ypsilanti Community Schools Profiles

      School profiles convey important descriptive information about the school, here you’ll find profiles of all of our schools' most valuable information which provides an overview of each school.

      Preschool and Elementary Schools
      Middle School
      High Schools

      YCS Profiles Link

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      YCS Sex Education

      Advisory Board

      We are seeking YCS parent input before recommendations are sent to the Board of Education. If you are a parent, please complete the survey found on our SEAB page.
      Link to flyer information

      Advisory Board Application

      We're also recruiting new members of the YCS Sex Education Advisory Board to meet 4-6 times during the 2017-18 school year. Join the team by completing the application, link to the application is found below. If a paper application is necessary, please contact Kharena Keith at 734-221-1212.

      An application for parents to join the Sex Ed Advisory Board. 
      Link to application
      Link to parent letter from Superintendent, Dr. Edmondson

      RAHS

      Regional Alliance for Healthy Schools - University of Michigan for Healthy Schools

      School-Based Health Center
       

      • YCHS contact phone number:  734-221-1007
      • YCMS contact phone number:  734-221-2271

      Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975

      Ypsilanti Community Schools is in full compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in District programs, services, and activities. The District's policy manual for Section 504 can be found on the District's website. Click on this link for District's Discrimination Manual.

      Letter to parents from RAHS

      RAHS at YCMS Information

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