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Welcome Polk Elementary School Community

 
It is an honor to introduce myself to you as the Principal of Polk Elementary School and to be a part of this extraordinary school community. Although I have earned several degrees including a Bachelor of Science, Master of Arts, and Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, my love of learning continues. I lead a full and rewarding life where some of my most important roles are that of wife, mother and grandmother. My husband, Richard, and I have a wonderful marriage with two lovely daughters, two amazing grandchildren, and a couple of dogs who are tons of fun. Some of my other interests include gardening, reading, traveling and spending time with family and friends.   
I was fortunate early in my career to teach Chemistry and Biology at Truman High School in Taylor, the same school I attended. After several years of teaching in the classroom, I served for three years as a School Improvement Coordinator which allowed me to work at the district-level on school improvement initiatives, curriculum development and staff development. Afterward, I accepted a position in District No. 7 as the Assistant Principal of Best Middle School. 
It is a great privilege for me to currently serve as the Principal of Polk Elementary School. Polk has great kids who deserve the best education possible and I am passionate about helping each child reach his or her potential. I want all Polk students and staff to know that my goal is your success.

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Polk Parents Association Pie Fundraiser

The PPA is once again selling delicious pies from Roberto's Bakery. Profits made from this fundraiser will go toward purchasing a new bench for the school's outdoor Little Library. Thanks for your support!

Google Classroom and Seesaw Tutorials for Parents

A tutorial presentation for Google Classroom and also for Seesaw have been placed on the website under the Students and Families drop down menu on the main page. Take a look by using this link.
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Virtual Parent/ Teacher/ Student Conferences November 4th and 5th by Appointment

Parent - Teacher - Student Conferences will be held virtually on November 4th and 5th. Teachers will contact parents to schedule an appointment through seesaw or Google classroom. We encourage you to have your child attend the conference too. Pease tell the teacher if you are unable to access virtual meetings and would like use a computer at the school to attend the virtual conference.
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Covid-19 Dashboard

In response to the most recent order that has been released by the Director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS), a COVID-19 Dashboard specific to each individual school has been added to each school webpage. The building specific dashboards can be found by selecting the school from the drop down on the main page, and then choosing Covid-19 Dashboard from the About Us drop down. The numbers being reported on each school dashboard will only be relevant to that specific school. The District 7 Dashboard will still be active and will share district-wide data.
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BLACK AND ORANGE DAY: UPDATED

Let's be creative and have some some FUN! Thursday, October 29th is Black and Orange Day at Polk Elementary School for all students and staff. Wear your favorite black and orange clothes to class and show them off. Students may wear their Halloween costumes if desired without costume masks and with safety masks. The school will be providing some seasonal treats in the afternoon. Unfortunately, at this time, we will not accept candy or other treats from home. Classroom teachers will share more details about this fun event with you soon. Note: Many families are not planning to purchase or make Halloween costumes this year and this event is something all students can participate in:)

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