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Mark Your Calendar for Back-to-School Dates!

Mark Your Calendar for Back-to-School Dates!

Welcome back! The first half-day of school for all students is Monday, August 27. For your convenience, we have compiled important dates in this handy Back-to-School Guide.


Andersonville Elementary

  • August 23, 5:30pm-6pm: New Family Orientation
  • August 23, 6pm: Partnership Night, Meet the Teacher & Ice Cream Social
  • August 27, 9am-10am: Kindergarten/Young Fives Open House & Meet the Teacher

Jump to Andersonville Elementary

Bailey Lake Elementary

  • August 22, 2pm-3pm: Meet the Teacher
  • August 27, Kindergarten Open House
  • September 11, 6:30pm-8pm: Partnership Night

Jump to Bailey Lake Elementary

Clarkston Elementary

  • August 22 at 5pm: New Family Orientation
  • August 23, 2:30pm-3:30pm; Meet the Teacher & Ice Cream Social
  • September 12, 6pm-7pm: Partnership Night

Jump to Clarkston Elementary

Independence Elementary

  • August 22, 6pm-6:30pm: New Family Orientation
  • August 22, 6:30pm-7:30pm: Partnership Night
  • August 27, (time TBD): Kindergarten/Young Fives Open House & Meet the Teacher

Jump to Independence Elementary

North Sashabaw Elementary

  • August 24, 2:30pm-3:30pm: Meet The Teacher
  • September 20, 5pm-8pm: Partnership Night

Jump to North Sashabaw Elementary

Pine Knob Elementary

  • August 23, 6pm-8pm: Partnership Night/Ice Cream Social
  • August 27, 9am-10am: Kindergarten & Young Fives Open House

Jump to Pine Knob Elementary

Springfield Plains Elementary

  • August 27, 8:30am-9:30am: Meet the Teacher
  • September 13, 6:30pm-8pm: Partnership Night

Jump to Springfield Plains Elementary

Sashabaw Middle School

August 21, 8am-3pm: Schedule Pick-Up & Picture Day. All students divided by last name (not grade level), according to the schedule below:

  • A- G 8am-10am
  • H- P 10am-12pm
  • Closed for Lunch 12pm-1pm
  • Q- Z 1pm-3pm

September 19, 6pm-8pm: Open House

Jump to Sashabaw Middle School

Clarkston Junior High School

August 23, 8am-3pm: Schedule Pick Up & Picture Day. All students divided by grade according to the schedule below:

  • 8th Grade: 8am-11am
  • 9th Grade: 12pm-3pm

September 10, 6:30pm-8pm: Curriculum Night

Jump to Clarkston Junior High School

Clarkston High School

  • August 14, 8am-11am: Senior Registration
  • August 14, 12pm-3pm: Junior Registration
  • August 16, 8am-11am: Sophomore Registration
  • September 12, 5:30pm-6pm: Parent Meeting
  • September 12, 6pm-8pm: Open House

Jump to Clarkston High School

Renaissance High School and Early Childhood Center, please contact your building for more information about back-to-school events.

About Clarkston Community Schools: Clarkston is a highly regarded school district with an enrollment of more than 7,500 students. We have seven elementary schools (K-5), one middle school serving grades 6-7, one junior high for grades 8-9, and Clarkston High School, which serves students in grades 10-12. We also have an Early Childhood Center serving children ages 3-5, and an alternative high school/community education facility. Each Clarkston Community Schools' student is fully engaged in a globally focused education, from preschool through graduation, that fosters in students a sense of self, perspective, responsibility/ownership, and contribution. The mission of Clarkston Community Schools is to cultivate thinkers, learners and positive contributors to a global society.


Read more Clarkston Community Schools News at www.clarkston.k12.mi.us/news.

Media Contact: Mary Ellen Rowe, Marketing Director (248) 623-5460.