News & Notes
Welcome to Mason Public Schools' web site. This News & Notes section will serve as a bulletin board to post activity notices and provide timely information regarding educational issues. We hope you find the site to be user-friendly and a valuable resource relative to school matters.

SUPERINTENDENT SEARCH COMMITTEE INFORMATION

The Superintendent Search Committee has been formed and is starting the process of finding a new superintendent. You can find information about meeting dates, minutes, etc. by clicking HERE.

The posting of the superintendent's position is now available and can be accessed by clicking HERE. The deadline for applying is 11:00 a.m., July 18, 2014.

Please click HERE for the results of the Superintendent Search Committee survey.

The timeline for the superintendent search can be accessed by clicking HERE

2014-15 SCHOOL YEAR CALENDAR
SCHOOL DAY TIME CHANGES FOR THE FALL

Please note below the new starting and ending time changes for all grade levels beginning in the 2014-15 school year.
CLOCK HOUR ADJUSTMENTS
K-8    Add six minutes to each full day
         Elementary           Full Day  8:40 a.m.-3:46 p.m.    Half Day  8:40 a.m.-11:55 a.m.
         Middle School      Full Day  7:40 a.m.-2:31 p.m.    Half Day  7:40 a.m.-10:55 a.m.
9-12   Add ten minutes to each day
          High School        Full Day  7:40 a.m.-2:40 p.m.    Half Day  7:40 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

FAMILY ACCESS 2.0

New Family Access Preview: Inspired by popular social media platforms, Skyward's Family Access will be receiving a fresh, new look in July of 2014. This new look will include major advancements in improving communication between parents and teachers, and will feature a new message-driven approach. Though the new version of Family Access will not be officially released until July of 2014, you can take a sneek peek prior to July's official release by logging into Family Access and clicking on the "Preview Family Access" link on the left side of the screen. For additional information regarding the new Family Access, as well as a quick walk-through of the product, please watch this short video:

Skyward Family Access 2.0 Video

2012-2013 Alaiedon AER - Letter
2012-2013 Alaiedon AER
2012-2013 AL School Improvement Plan
2012-2013 North Aurelius AER - Letter
2012-2013 North Aurelius AER
2012-2013 NA School Improvement Plan
2012-2013 Steele AER - Letter
2012-2013 Steele AER
2012-2013 ST School Improvement Plan
2012-2013 Middle School AER - Letter
2012-2013 Middle School AER
2012-2013 MS School Improvement Plan
2012-2013 High School AER - Letter
2012-2013 High School AER
2012-2013 HS School Improvement Plan

SCHOOL CLOSING INFORMATION
In the event of inclement weather or other emergency school closing situations, notice will be posted on this website. This information will also be broadcast on local radio and television stations, and parents and staff members will receive notice via Honeywell Instant Alert.
2014-15 ATHLETIC PASS PRICES
Beginning August 18, athletic passes for the 2014-15 school year will be available in the High School Athletic Office, 1001 S. Barnes Street. If you need additional information, please call 676-6535. .

$150.00 Family Pass (2 adults plus K-12 student family members)
$  60.00 Individual Adult Pass
$  30.00 Individual Student Pass

LIMITED TAX PLEDGE NOTICE

PUPIL TRANSPORTATION HANDBOOK
For a copy of the district's Pupil Transportation Handbook, please click here.  If you have any questions regarding the content of this handbook, contact the Transportation Department at 676-6496.

UPCOMING BOARD OF EDUCATION MEETINGS
The next Superintendent Search Committee meeting will be held at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. This meeting will be held at the James C. Harvey Education Center.

The next regular Board of Education meeting is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August 11, 2014. The meeting will be held in the Board of Education Room at the James C. Harvey Education Center, 400 South Cedar Street.

Mason Public Schools • 400 S. Cedar St. • Mason, MI 48854
Ph: 517.676.2484 • FAX: 517.676.6058