(from Ferndale Schools Press Release, Ferndale 115 News, Sept. 3, 2012)
First Day of School – Tuesday, September 4.
This includes our K-12 schools, CASA, University High School, Digital Learning Center, and Jefferson Adult Education Center. Grant Early Childhood Center begins with home visits this week, and parent orientations on September 11.
Our Welcome Back eNewsletter for Fall 2012 is posted online: http://www.ferndaleschools.
It focuses on information parents and students need to know for the first day.
Here’s what’s inside:
What time does school start? See the end of this message for Building Bell Schedules.
Where do I take the bus? Students who ride the bus should have received a letter from the Transportation in your mail this week. If you still need to know your stop, call them at 248-586-8890.
1) School Improvement Mondays See p. 3 for details.
2) New Principals have joined the team – Lisa Williams at Ferndale High School, Eric Bruner at Coolidge Intermediate, and Derek Adams at John F. Kennedy School – See p. 4
3) Bond Improvements – Facilities Updates across the district – See p. 5
The 2012-13 Ferndale Public School District Calendar is coming to your mailboxes! It features Points of Pride from all of our schools and services. You can access the calendar right now from our website: www.ferndaleschools.org by clicking on the district calendar link on the left or clicking here: http://www.ferndaleschools.
Pay for school services online! You can pay for many school services online. Go to www.ferndaleschools.org and click on the PaySchools link on the left of the page. The new link for school lunch payments will be available soon. We will publicize when the new link is active!
Need After School Child Care? Follow this link for Child Care information: www.ferndaleschools.org/
Now Enrolling: We are still enrolling new students for Grant Early Childhood Center, Little Eagles Preschool, Young Fives, K-12, University High School, Digital Learning Center (DLC at Taft), and Jefferson Adult Education. Come on in and see us at Harding Administration Center on Tuesday – extended hours from 8 am to 6 pm, 2920 Burdette, 348-586-8686. Also registering at DLC and Jefferson.
Building Bell Schedules
Ferndale Middle School, Grades 7-8, Dawn Warren, Principal
First Bell 7:35 am, Tardy Bell 7:40 am, End of School Day 2:40 pm
Coolidge Intermediate School, Grades 4-6, Eric Bruner, Principal
First Bell 7:40 am, Tardy Bell 7:45 am, End of School Day 2:45 pm
University High School, Grades 9-12, George Tomey, Principal
First Bell 7:54 am, Tardy Bell 7:58 am, End of School Day 3 pm
Ferndale High School, Grades 9-12, Lisa Williams, Principal
Roosevelt Primary School, School Grades K-3, Dina Rocheleau, Principal
First Bell 7:55 am, Tardy Bell 8 am, End of School Day 3:16 pm
John F. Kennedy School, Grades K-6, Derek Adams, Principal
First Bell 8 am, Tardy Bell 8:05 am, End of School Day 3:21 pm
Digital Learning Center (DLC) @ Taft, Renee Heard, Director
Classes start at 10 am daily through 4 pm, 4-6 pm extended learning and after school activities
Jefferson Adult Education Center, Sandra Grosso, Site Supervisor
High School Completion 8:30 am to 2:45 pm; Adult Basic Education & GED Prep 8:30 to 11:55 am
Have a great school year, everyone. You just can’t hide that Ferndale pride!
For more information on Ferndale Schools visit http://www.ferndaleschools.org/index.html.
To read more about Lisa Williams, Principal at FHS, check out our interview – https://oaklandcounty115.com/2012/07/09/meet-the-new-lady-in-charge-fhs-principal-lisa-williams/