The Clarkston Foundation once again will be offering the opportunity to apply for a Summer Camp Scholarship. If your student is interested in attending an academic summer camp please click the link above to access the application. Deadline to turn in the application is Thursday April 13, 2017.
Past summer camp scholarships supported by the Foundation:
The Clarkston Foundation will proudly distribute Summer Camp Scholarships to the receiving applicants on May 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., held at our Clarkston Schools Administration Building. This is the first year the Clarkston Foundation will hold a reception to honor those students and parents who will be receiving scholarship check. This will be an annual event beginning with the May 11, 2017 ceremony. Parents and students who will be receiving a summer camp scholarship will receive an invitation with all the details shortly after the April 13, 2017 deadline.
We look forward to meeting all the families. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us at 248-623-5413.
Homework club began in 2014 to support the academic and social needs of students in grades 3-5. Partnered with Mt. Zion Church and the Clarkston Farm and Garden Club, students receive assistance with homework and create connections with mentors in the community. Homework Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday after school from 3:30-4:30 in our library. Snacks and supplies are supplied through the generous funding from the Clarkston Area Optimist Club. We are excited to continue the growth and learning of our NSE leaders.
The 2016/2017 NSE Homework club will begin on Tuesday, November 1st. If you are interested in having your child attend NSE's Homework Club, please fill out and return the document below.
When we help others, everyone wins! Alpha Club is a service learning club that provides students with opportunities to help their community. Part of the Junior Optimist International organization, our Alpha Club is sponsored by the Clarkston Area Optimist Club. Open to students in grades 4-5, NSE Alpha Club members participate in a variety of fundraisers, activities, and learning opportunities such as: organizing and hosting the American Red Cross Blood Drive, raising money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, and sponsoring Teacher Appreciation Week! As part of this club, students also gain experience with team work, communication, self-esteem, and citizenship. Students in grades 4-5 interested in joining NSE's Alpha Club will receive additional information and documentation for parent approval. Lastly, we ask that when a student joins Alpha Club, they commit to coming to each biweekly meeting. A set schedule of meetings will be provided.
Kids CAN make a difference in their community!
Rules and Important Information The Safety Patrol is a select group of Fifth Graders that are committed to providing a safe school environment for all students at North Sashabaw Elementary. A Safety Patrol member should be responsible, respectful, cooperative, and helpful. They should always model leadership by using the 7 Habits. Members of the Safety Patrol must remain in good academic standing in all subject areas and model good behavioral choices. Discipline referrals will result in dismissal from safety patrol. Fifth grade students fill out an application and write a short essay describing why they want to be a part of Safety Patrol and what qualities they have that makes them a good Safety Patrol member. The student must also have a parent or guardian and their teacher sign the application. Teachers will sign the student’s application based on their dependability, good behavior, consistency in academics and leadership. After the application has been submitted, the student will be interviewed. Duties include:
Assisting students as they exit cars during arrival time
Helping students get to class or designated areas without running
Assisting/working cooperatively with adults in assigned areas (gym, cafeteria)
Greeting families as they enter the building each morning
Morning duties begin promptly at 8:00 a.m. and afternoon duties at 3:30 p.m. daily.
You must wear the yellow belt while on duty
Leave your backpack in the designated area
Be sure all belts are stored properly at the end of duty
Please do not switch assignments without permission and always stay at your assigned post