Early Childhood Center

Every Great Story Has a Beginning

Igniting imaginations

Our early childhood education programs are devoted to developing the whole child for social, emotional, intellectual, and physical well-being. Each child will grow with knowledge and strength as an individual capable of making decisions that will shape his or her own future and the future of the world. The goal is for each child to reach his or her full potential in all areas of early childhood development, on the path to becoming an active and contributing member of society.

A preschool girl plays with a dollhouse

School Calendar

District News

From Superintendent Ryan: School Safety Update

This Monday, January 21 (no school for students in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), all district staff will be engaging in ALICE simulation trainings facilitated by the Oakland County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team in partnership with our School Safety Task Force.


From Superintendent Ryan: Happy Holidays

As everything changes around us, the only constant is our mindset. For me (an eternal optimist), this means gracefully letting go of 2018 and looking ahead to all of the possibilities of 2019.

StudentVue Technical Issue

We are aware of an issue with the Synergy StudentVue app that is causing some mobile users to receive an emergency alert when they log in to StudentVue. At this point, it appears to only affect Android devices, which had an update yesterday, December 20, 2018.

New Crosswalk at Clarkston Elementary School
In order to keep our students, staff, and our community safe, a new crosswalk has been created in front of Clarkston Elementary School. The existing crosswalk (which was hazardous during heavy traffic) will be eliminated.
Trustee Boatman Retires from Clarkston Board of Education

On Monday, December 10, the Clarkston Community Schools Board of Education and administration recognized longtime trustee Sue Boatman upon her retirement. Mrs. Boatman has served on the Board for 10 years, and her current term ends on December 31, 2018.

From Superintendent Ryan: When One Shines, We All Shine

This time of year, it's easy to be distracted with the things that demand our attention. Seven hours on the road yesterday reminded me that the things that bring us the most joy are the relationships in our lives and those who we are fortunate to know and celebrate.