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Athletics Schedules & Forms

For Athletics schedules and forms, please visit the Athletics page.

Bullying Policy

Bullying Policy

It is the policy of Clarkston Community Schools to provide a safe and nurturing educational environment for all of its students. Read our district's policy on bullying and aggressive behavior toward students below.

Bullying Policy

Crisis Communications Guidelines for Staff

Discrimination Acts

The Clarkston Community Schools, in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Americans with Disability Act of 1990, states that it is the policy of the Clarkston Community School District that no person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, or ancestry, age gender, marital status, disability, height, weight, and/or any other legally protected characteristic, be discriminated against, excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to, discrimination in any program or activity for which the Board is responsible or for which it receives financial assistance from the U.S. Department of Education.

If any person believes that the Clarkston Community School District or any part of the school organization is guilty of discrimination as noted above, he/she may bring forward a complaint which should be referred to as a grievance to the following public officials:

Deputy Superintendent (Section 504 Coordinator)
Clarkston Community Schools, 6389 Clarkston Road,
PO Box 1050, Clarkston, MI 48347-1050

(All other inquiries related to discrimination)
Executive Director of Personnel & Auxiliary Services
Clarkston Community Schools, 6389 Clarkston Road

District Policies & Student Code of Conduct

Email & Cloud Printers

Cloud printers for teachers have been moved to a page under the main navigation of this page. You will need your Finalsite username (first initial, middle initial, last name) and password to login.

Login for Teacher Cloud Printers

Library Resources

Plan of Care (Student Medication Forms)

To edit PDF files, please download the PDF to your computer by doing the following steps:

  1. Click on the link for the document you want to download.
  2. Download the document and open.
  3. Input the required information.
  4. Get physician's signature (if needed).
  5. Print and bring document to school and/or scan then email to your counselor and dean.

Professional Learning

Click here for information about teaching certificates and continuing education:

Teacher Certification & Professional Development Documentation

Safety Drills

Drill Requirements

All Michigan schools that operates any of grades Kindergarten to 12 must conduct at least:

  • Five fire drills per school year. Three of which must take place by December 1. (There must be a reasonable interval between each drill.)
  • Two tornado safety drills per school year. One of which must take place in March.
  • Three lockdown drills per school year, including security measures appropriate to an emergency "such as the release of hazardous material or the presence of a potentially dangerous individual on or near the premises." At least one of the drills must take place by December 1 and at least one after January 1. (There must be a reasonable interval between each drill.)

It's also important to note that schools are required to conduct at least one of the above-listed drills during lunch, recess, or at another time when a significant number of students are present, but not in classrooms.

2017-2018 Safety Drills

SMS Professional Points of Pride

School Hours by Building

Andersonville Elementary School
8:30am - 3:45pm
Half Days: 8:30am - 11:46am

Bailey Lake Elementary School
8:30am - 3:45pm
Half Days: 8:30am - 11:46am

Independence Elementary School
8:30am - 3:45pm
Half Days: 8:30am - 11:46am

Springfield Plains Elementary School
8:30am - 3:45pm
Half Days: 8:30am - 11:46am

Clarkston Elementary School
8:15am - 3:30pm
Half Days: 8:15am - 11:31am

North Sashabaw Elementary School
8:15am - 3:30pm
Half Days: 8:15am - 11:31am

Pine Knob Elementary School
8:15am - 3:30pm
Half Days: 8:15am - 11:31am

Sashabaw Middle School
7:35am - 2:25pm
Half Days: 7:35am - 10:53am

Clarkston Junior High School
7:40am - 2:35pm
Half Days: 7:40am - 10:58am

Clarkston High School
7:25am - 2:25pm
Half Days: 7:25am - 10:43am

Renaissance High School
7:15am - 2:10pm
Half Days: 7:15am - 10:33am

Early Childhood Center
SPICE Program
8:35am - 3:15pm
Half Days: 8am - 11:15am

DOLLS Program
9am - 10:30am
Tues./Wed./Fri.

Subscribe to eBlasts

Stay informed of Clarkston Community Schools news and updates with email notifications ... it's simple!

  1. Go to www.clarkstoncalendar.org.
  2. Click on "Email Reminders."
  3. Enter your email address and click "Next."
  4. Scroll through the list and select those groups from which you’d like to receive email notifications. For individual schools, click on "CCS" and then scroll to the bottom of the list and select "Next" to choose subgroups.
  5. Scroll through the subgroup list and select those schools/other subgroups from which you’d like to receive email notifications. When finished, click on "Submit."
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You’re all set! You should begin to receive eBlasts from the groups and subgroups you selected within days.

Volunteer Background Check

VOLUNTEER BACKGROUND CHECK

The following information is to provide clarification and consistency in the procedures for performing background checks on individuals that volunteer in the Clarkston Community School district.

  1. The State of Michigan requires by law that school districts perform background checks of school employees.
  2. Board policies require all potential volunteers be screened through ICHAT (Internet Criminal History Tool) and OTIS (Offender Tracking Information Services-sex offender registry). This is to be done prior to the first time an individual participates or volunteers for a school sponsored activity.
  3. All records are kept confidential and will not be received or disseminated to anyone not directly involved in the screening process.
  4. The district reserves the right to perform additional background checks at any time for the duration of the volunteer's service in the district. This can be performed regardless of self-disclosure of inappropriate behavior following the initial check.
  5. A master list of approved volunteers will be maintained by the district in accordance with Board policy.

Clarkston Community Schools Volunteer Background Check Form

Work Orders & Facility Reservations

Bus Change Procedures

Effective for the 2017-2018 school year, students who wish to ride a bus other than the one they are assigned, or get off at a different stop than usual, they must present a signed Alternate Stop Form to their school building office no later than 2pm that day. Please plan ahead!

Alternate Stop Form

Google Sign-In

How to Set Up Gmail as Default Email Client in Chrome

If you browse the web in Google Chrome and have trouble getting email links to open in Gmail when you click them, try this fix:

  1. Open Gmail in Chrome.
  2. Click the Protocol Handler icon (see pic below) in your browser’s address bar. If you don’t see this icon, skip ahead to Step 4.
  3. When prompted to “Allow Gmail to open all email links?”, select Use Gmail and click Done . Skip the next steps.
  4. If you were unable to see the Protocol Handler icon, click the Chrome menu icon in the top right corner of your browser, and choose Settings .
  5. At the bottom of the screen, click the Show Advanced Settings... link.
  6. Under the Privacy header, click the Content Settings... button
  7. In the popup window, scroll down to the Handlers section and click the Manage Handlers... button.
  8. Select “Gmail” or “mail.google.com” from the mailto dropdown and click Done .

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