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From the Principal

November & December ~Season of Giving 


Crissman Student Leaders Reach Out

Hats for Helping!
November 27th - December 8th

This year, The Student Council is collecting canned for the Shelby Lion's Food Drive and new toys for Toys for Tots.  Any student who brings in a canned good or an unused toy will be allowed to wear a Hat for Helping on Friday December 1st or Friday December 8th. Bring in two canned goods or unused toys and wear a hat both days!! Hats must be baseball or fashion hats – NO CRAZY HATS!

LAST DAY FOR DONATIONS IS

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8th

Holiday Food Drive

This year we will be collecting canned food, soups, fruit, dry goods, etc. to be donated to the Shelby Lions who will distribute it to needy families. Boxes to fill with goodies will be located in the lobby.

Toys for Tots

Children who are not as fortunate to have presents to open under a tree will benefit from our Toys for Tots collection. Toys for Tots is sponsored by the United States Marine Corps. We will be collecting new unwrapped toys for two weeks beginning November 27th. The last day for the collection will be Friday December 8th. There will be a box in the lobby where the toys can be dropped off. The toys should be in their original box or package. Large or small, every toy collected will bring a warm smile to many boys and girls this holiday season

Let’s make wishes come true this holiday season!






The mission of Crissman Elementary School, in partnership with parents and the community, is to provide a safe, positive and productive learning environment that fosters academic excellence and recognizes individual uniqueness. We will strive to prepare students for their future in an ever changing world.

November is an exciting month at Crissman Elementary! 

We will have no school on Tuesday, November 7th. 
Our Superhero Fun Run is Wednesday, Novemeber 8th.
Evening Conferences is Thursday, November 9th.
We will have a half-day of school on Thursday, November 16th. 

Thanksgiving Break - Wednesday, Nov. 22nd- Friday, Nov. 24th. 

Utica Community Schools is Michigan's second largest school district.  

Student achievement in the district outpace all county, state and national averages. The district's graduation rate is 12 points higher than the state average and students are staff are regularly honored for excellence.

For more information on Utica Community Schools, please visit this link