Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year!
The mission of Pine Knob Elementary empowers our students to be thinkers and leaders. Our staff, in partnership with families and community, help build independent, creative, cooperative, risk-taking leaders for today and tomorrow. Through open communication between home and school, possibilities for our students are endless. The key ingredients for success include open communication, parent involvement and dedication of staff and willingness of students to grow.
Elementary Learning Feedback Documents for elementary school students are now available to access through your ParentVUE account.
After the thrill of the last day of school, our normally busy schedule quickly gives way to slow mornings, late dinners, and a break from making three different varieties of peanut butter sandwiches each morning. Our attention turns to grilling, lazy summer days (at least for the kids), road-trips, and most importantly, the family time that all of this provides.
On Friday, May 25, 2018, U.S. Congressman Mike Bishop (Michigan's 8th District) visited Clarkston Junior High School's Construction Technology Program to learn about the skills students are learning in class and applying in real-world projects to positively impact the Clarkston community, as well as how these skills translate to future career opportunities.
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On Wednesday, May 30, CHS forensics teacher Chris Brosky was named the 2018 Clarkston Foundation Teacher of the Year!
The Clarkston Community Schools Health Center at SMS with offer free sports physicals for all current fifth through seventh grade students in the district as part of its mission to provide high quality, evidenced-based care to enhance students' overall well-being and academic success, while eliminating barriers to obtaining healthcare services.
The Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education approved a three-year contract for Mr. Shawn P. Ryan at its regular business meeting Monday, May 14, officially completing the hiring of Mr. Ryan as the district's next superintendent.
Advocacy for our kids and our schools comes in many forms. A phone call can go a long way. A conversation can lead to understanding, and understanding can lead to change. You may wake up in the morning thinking you're incapable of stopping traffic (literally or figuratively), but by the sheer power of desire, determination, and communication ... you do.