Watch Paw Paw Middle School Science Teacher Mr. Oles release salmon into the Paw Paw River! Thank you to the sixth grade science class who raised them, and also @SouthHavenSteelheaders for providing "Salmon in the Classroom" equipment. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNP7N_1pfOA
It's not hard to see why students at the Paw Paw Elementary Campus enjoy recess, walks outside and waiting for the bus! Take a drive by soon if you want to catch the spectacular dogwoods in bloom.
Happy National Robotics Week, and thank you to Paul Garrod and Wilcox Newspapers @courierleader for such great coverage of our own PPHS Robotics Team @pphsrobotics. You make us proud! Tune in for team interview on 94.9FM at 6 p.m. on 4/20. #omgrobots, #frc5462, #wsjm, #roboweek
Kudos to Paw Paw Public Schools dedicated Food Service Staff for everything they do on the front lines to feed our school children! These Superheroes prepared and distributed over 7000, seven-day meal boxes yesterday to help fill the gap during Spring Break week. Thank you!!!
So proud of 10-year-old magician from Paw Paw Public Schools featured on K102.5 Radio! Brynn Cummings, a magician and Paw Paw Later Elementary student will be featured on stage in the Magic Capital of the World. Go Brynn! https://k1025.com/10-year-old-magician-brynn-cummings/
Everyone is excited for Spring Break starting Friday, April 2nd. School will resume on Monday, April 12th where we will be ready jump feet first into the PSAT 8/9, the PSAT 10, and the SAT, ACT WorkKeys and the MSTEP. All students will test on Tuesday, April 13th. Juniors and Seniors will continue testing on Wednesday the 14th and Thursday the 15th. To promote success help your child get a good night's rest, and eat a healthy high protein breakfast the morning of. Have a safe and fun break!
Cheers to Paw Paw's Amazing Competitive Cheer Team! Finishing today's MHSAA State Finals with an impressive 2nd place in Division 3, here they are proudly holding their trophy at Falan Field's Victory Bell! #PawPawCheer #PackPride #PPHS #pawpawcheer #redwolfcheer #RedWolfPride
Paw Paw Red Wolves community pride was overflowing this morning as our own Competitive Cheer Team is sent off to compete in the MHSAA Division 3 Competitive Cheer State Finals today! #pawpawproud, #redwolfcheer, #packpride, #mhsaa
At Paw Paw Public Schools, we focus on Social-Emotional Learning which helps students build relationships and their sense of safety and belonging. Kudos to dedicated staff at Paw Paw Early Elementary (and across PPPS), like student aide Katy Cole and S.E.L. Teacher Ben Bowater!
Today 2nd grade teacher Melissa Shugg led a short, age-appropriate lesson on Anne Frank, including important concepts like empathy and hope.
A reminder that our Parent Chat tonight (7PM on Zoom) is a Mental Health Check-Up & Check-In. Emails with Zoom link were sent March 7.
Aspire will be holding Parent Teacher Conferences on both Tuesday, March 9th and Thursday, March 18th. These conferences will be held virtually and teachers will be emailing out times for families to sign up to meet with teachers individually. Please call 269-415-5700 for more information or Kelly Touchtone at 269-415-5712.
The next Paw Paw Public Schools Parent Chat program is an opportunity for a Mental Health Check-Up & Check-In. Paw Paw Public Schools Mental Health Clinician Stacey Coon-Ballard will lead a session with information that can help students, parents, and families take stock of how things are going mentally, especially for those who may be struggling at this time. The program will be held Thursday, March 11, beginning at 7 PM via the Zoom platform. There will be information for parents of students in all grade levels, K-12, shared by staff people from across the District and also time for questions and the sharing of strategies between parents and school staff people. If you would like to pre-register for the program, you can do so by signing up at this link: March 11 Pre-Registration Link. If you fill out the pre-registration you can help us better plan for the event by sharing the grade level of your student and any topic you are wanting us to be sure to cover during our presentation. An email will be sent out to all parents in the School Messenger system on Sunday, March 7, that will have the link for the program as well. If you have questions or ideas for this program or for future Parent Chat programs, please be in touch with Corey Harbaugh, Paw Paw PS Director of Curriculum & Instruction, at 269-415-5211 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thanks to Wood TV8 for helping us share the word about the good things going on in Paw Paw Public Schools: https://www.woodtv.com/news/southwest-michigan/paw-paw-touts-stronger-pack-after-mascot-change/
Last night's Parent Chat program focused on help for struggling students is now available. If you couldn't make it, you can still check out the information for parents about helping students find academic success: https://pawpawmi.sites.thrillshare.com/page/behavioral-resources
Good Evening Paw Paw Families, Due to a shortage in drivers tomorrow, Thursday, February 18th we are unable to transport the children on the Lion bus to and from school. I apologize for the inconvenience. Thanks!
Brrrrr..... Aspire Academy hopes all of you are staying warm out there. If you are struggling with any utilities or access to food, please contact Kelly and she will be happy to share resources you may be able to find help.
The beginning of the second semester is underway and going well! Fridays are now necessary for students as most require this time to catch up on credits. Please help to keep the students on track and allowing them access to one on one time with their teachers on Fridays. Stay safe and warm on this upcoming snowy weekend.
Good Evening Paw Paw Families, Due to a shortage in drivers tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26th we are unable to transport the children on the Deer bus in the afternoon. Deer bus will only be operating in the morning but no afternoon routes on the Deer bus. I apologize for the inconvenience. Thanks!
Good Afternoon Paw Paw Families, Due to a shortage in drivers tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26th we are unable to transport the children on the Dog bus home from school tomorrow afternoon. I apologize for the inconvenience. Thanks!