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Spirit Day Thursday

This Thursday for the first time ever, student council will be having a DECADES DAY-yes decades day-kids get to dress up in any decades gear- 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and even futuristic if they want! We will play music throughout the day during 5 minute breaks and kids caught dancing in the halls will recieve positive action tickets! The cost to participate will be 1$ to be paid in advisory. So start planning outfits because there will be a costume contest at lunches- the best dressed wins a $5 gift card!


Open House for the Next School Year

Mark your calendar for next school year's open house on September 3, 2015.  It will be held BEFORE school starts.  Click here for more information!

M-Step Information

M-Step Information from the StateThis year, the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) will be transitioning to new statewide assessments beginning in mid-April.  Please click here to read the letter from the state regarding M-Step. 


NWEA Quick Reference Sheet

The NWEA Quick Reference will help you understand how to read your students NWEA test score. 


Hair Donation

A huge shout out to Mrs. Wellman and Mr. DeAngelo for cutting their hair and donating it to Children with Hair Loss.

Hair Donation


 Shumate Soars Over Bullying

 The Soar Over Bullying shirts are still on sale!

  • Price of the shirt is $7 for students
  • Sizes available are S, M, XL

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Seahawk Gear!

Shumate Seahawks Yard Signs

 and T-shirts for sale!



(Size YL, S and M currently available)


 Cash or Checks made out to “SMS”

 Shumate Gear



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Updated Vaccinations required for 7th Graders to Attend School in 2014-2015

Immunizations are an important part of your child’s health and Michigan law requires that children going to school be vaccinated to help prevent certain vaccine-preventable diseases. As the district school nurses, we are writing to inform you that the Michigan State Public Health Department requires vaccination updates at age 11 years.  

Click here to read more.


Child Abduction Prevention Info

Click here to access useful information for all parents.


Schools of Choice

The School of Choice Program allows the enrollment of non-resident students that reside in Wayne County.  Enrollments for second trimester will be taken November 4, 2014 through November 27, 2014.  Mandatory documentation needed at the time of enrollment; Original Birth Certificate, Immunization Record,  3 Forms of Wayne County Residency Proof (utility, cable or phone bill, tax bill, lease, mortgage statement, insurance bill)  Secondary level students will also need a copy of their transcripts or last report card.  Special Education students will need a copy of their last IEP.
Applications will be taken at:
Gerald Stark Center
19370 Vreeland Road
Woodhaven, MI  48183

Between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. &  2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
For more information please call Ms. Karen Maina at 734 379-7115


School Breakfast Information

School breakfast provides 1/4 of your child’s daily nutrition needs and research shows breakfast provides fuel for school and boosts brain power. Breakfast at school is affordable, too. It’s available for all students and if you qualify for free or reduced price lunch, you also qualify for the free or reduced price breakfast.

Click here for more information.


Helpful Tips from your School Nurse

The following are helpful tips from our school nurse:

When to keep your student home

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