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SCHOOL HOURS:

 

Airport High School

7:23AM-2:14PM

Airport Virtual Academy

7:23AM-2:14PM

Wagar Middle School

7/8 Grades – 7:23AM-2:14PM

Wagar Middle School

5/6 Grades – 8:40AM-3:31PM

Eyler Elementary

8:30AM-3:21PM

Ritter Elementary

8:30AM-3:21PM

Sterling Elementary

8:50AM-3:41PM

Niedermeier Center for Education

7:40AM-2:51PM (Mon-Thur)




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Any family interested in hosting a foreign exchange student with World Heritage Exchange Students Program can contact Joe Douglas at the contact areas listed for more information. 
 Joseph Douglas
734- 244-6895
 734-384-3448


Interact Club will be selling bracelets in honor of Conor Bint for $3 each. All proceeds will go to Connor's family to help them financially through this difficult time. The bracelets will be sold in all school offices!


Downriver Career Technical Consortium presents the 10th Grade Career Expo at Carlson High School in Gibraltar on Feb. 11 from 6 to 8pm. Check out these flyers for details: Flyer 1 & Flyer 2


Airport Band Boosters are looking for a new concession chairperson. Typical responsibilities include scheduling volunteers for concession events and purchasing concession items. Any interested individuals please contact: dsavel@airport.k12.mi.us (Grandparents who may be interested are welcome too!)


The next mobile food pantry will be held on Good Friday, April 3, 2015 from 10a until 12n at the back of Wagar Middle School. 


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Follow this link to watch the Fox2 News Report of Connor Bint's Toy Drive: http://bit.ly/1IAWNgB We are so proud! #JetPride #PrayforConnor


Ritter Elementary "Frozen" Winter Carnival 
Join us on January 31 at Ritter Elementary School from 11am-3pm for a festival your kids aren't going to forget! Featuring a meet & greet with Elsa the Snow Queen! Click here for flyer. 

Stay Healthy Jets!

Reports of Enterovirus D-68 have been circulating the country and media as of late, although there have been no confirmed cases of EV-D68 in Michigan yet. Regardless, we have some healthy suggestions for our students and families to avoid the virus. 

1) Frequently wash hands with warm water and soap for 20 seconds. 
2) Avoid touching eyes, mouth, nose with unwashed hands. 
3) Avoid close contact (kissing, hugging), sharing cups/utensils/drinks with people who are sick. 
4) Disinfect frequently touched surfaces like doorknobs, remote controls, and computer keyboards. 
5) If you have asthma, be extra diligent about taking your asthma control medicines during flu season. 

There is no cause for alarm! Just practice these precautionary habits and stay healthy, Jets! For more information about Enterovirus D-68 click here

Airport Athletic Booster Club is Having a Raffle 
150 Club Raffle - Drawings are held October through June at our monthly meetings.  Every month, one $250 prize and a $25 prize for each Monday of that month is awarded.  The donation is $50 per membership and you need not be present to win.  If anyone is interested, please call Heidi Tomasik at (734) 755-5334.

Jack of Spades Raffle
The Jack of Spades Raffle Card Game has arrived.  The proceeds will go to help fund our 5th grade camp.  Tickets available at Anson's and Carleton Pharmacy.  The price of the tickets are $1.00 each with a 60/40 prize pool.  Drawings will begin June 25 and every Wednesday after that, as specified on the back of the tickets.  We are looking for volunteers to help sell tickets, help on Wednesday nights or even help in several other ways.  If you can help out, please contact Nikki Martel at 654-1802 or e-mail Judi Pershing at jpershing@airport.k12.mi.us


Channel 4 News Coverage of Airport student, Robbie McKnight Robotic Hand

Channel 4 News Coverage Link


Preschool and Bright Beginnings Child Care information, click on the Early Childhood QUICKLINK to the left of your screen.

Outnumber Hunger Information
Outnumber Hunger Flyer


To report an absence to any of our schools please call:

Airport High School - 734-654-6208 then press 1

Wagar Middle School - 734-654-6205 then press 1

Eyler Elementary School - 734-654-2121 then press 1

Ritter Elementary School - 734-379-5335

Sterling Elementary School - 734-654-6846 then press 1

Niedermeier Center for Education - 734-654-8694 then press 1

 

Airport Virtual Academy
 



Airport Virtual Academy (AVA) is available for students in grades 6-12.  All course offerings are supported by highly-qualified, certified teachers.  Interested students may enroll into the lab or beginning 2013-14, may attend courses through our Seat-Time Waiver  (STW) program.

Ava Offers:
- Experienced Staff
- Multiple curriculum options to develop student plans to meet individual needs
- Brick and mortar school
- Blended schedules available
- Enrichment courses
- Opportunities to participate in interscholastic athletic programs, clubs, music and art programs
- Online classes that can be taken anyplace, anytime, anywhere, FREE

Lab/On-Line Offerings
Students who are looking for on-line classes during their traditional school day can create opportunities through the coordination of Mr. Mensing and their school counselor.  AVA has an expansive course offering list that includes general and advanced courses, elective and enrichment courses, and credit recovery opportunities.  

Seat Time Waiver Program
Students interested in taking classes through the STW program are encouraged to contact Jason Mensing at 734-869-7AVA to set up an appointment. After the initial phone/email conversation, parents/guardians and students are required to complete the pre-enrollment forms available on the left, under Enrollment.  Initial meetings will include discussions regarding student's needs and establishing an educational plan that will facilitate maximal growth. A curriculum, a highly-qualified teacher, and a mentor teacher will then be assigned. This will be the beginning of building a strong relationship and offering support to the student’s social and academic needs during their enrollment.  

We look forward to working with you and developing an individual academic plan that works for you.


CALL 734-869-7AVA for more information.