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's Out!

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.

Congressman Tours Clarkston Construction Tech Program

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.

SMS Health Center Offers Free Sports Physicals

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.

CHS Senior Awarded Congressional Medal of Merit for Outstanding Youth Leadership
Congressman Mike Bishop visited Clarkston High School on Friday, May 25 to honor 2018 graduate Sage Paris with the Congressional Medal of Merit for Outstanding Youth Leadership. Sage was among 19 students from Bishop's 8th District to receive the award for having shown great leadership and academic excellence throughout their high school careers. (The 8th District is comprised of Livingston, Northern Oakland and Ingham Counties).

From Superintendent Ryan: Advocating for Clarkston's Kids & Schools

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.