Chippewa Valley Schools

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Chippewa Valley Schools is a school district with its headquarters located in Clinton Township, Macomb County, Michigan.[1] The Chippewa Valley School district covers 28 square miles serving in the Clinton and Macomb Townships.[2] It is the eighth largest school district out of 788 public and charter schools in Michigan and the second largest school district in Macomb County.[2] Chippewa Valley school district teaches 16,300 students each day. Those students attend school at twelve Elementary, four Middle, two ninth grade centers, two high schools, one alternative high school, one International Academy of Macomb (IAM) High School, and one preschool center.[2]

1.3 million miles are covered by Chippewa Valley School district buses transporting students to and from school using 153,000 gallons of diesel fuel. 10,500 students ride a bus each day to get to school.[2] 835,200 school meals are served each year during morning breakfast and lunch meals to the students, including reduced priced lunches for students who are in need of it. Chippewa Valley School is one of Macomb County's largest employers, providing jobs for 1,800 teachers, janitors, and administration.[2]

High schools[edit]

Chippewa Valley High School[edit]

Dakota High School[edit]

Mohegan High School[edit]

Mohegan High School
Location
Clinton Township, Michigan
United States
Information
Type Public
Motto HOME OF THE TIMBERWOLVES
Established 2004
Campus Suburb
Color(s) Orange, Blue          
Mascot Timberwolves
Website

Mohegan High School is an alternative high school where students achieve the same goals as regular high school, but with different hours, rules, methods, atmosphere and approaches. [3]

Middle schools[edit]

Algonquin Middle School[edit]

Algonquin Middle School is found in Clinton Township, Michigan. Their mascot name is the Eagles. They previously added two new science labs. The principal is Walt Kozlowski and assistant principal is Jeff Nelson.

The Algonquin Middle School mission statement: "The Algonquin Community will address the needs of emerging adolescent and provide opportunities for each student to recognize and better understand changes in their physical, emotional, social and intellectual development. This will be accomplished by offering a challenging, relevant and diverse curriculum in a safe, stimulating environment."

Algonquin Middle School
Location
Clinton Township, Michigan
United States
Coordinates 42°34′18″N 82°55′22″W / 42.571754°N 82.922684°W / 42.571754; -82.922684
Information
Type Public
Motto Home of the Eagles
Established 1968
Head teacher Walt Kozlowski
Number of students 300+
Campus Suburb
Color(s)

Red,Gold, and Black

              
Mascot Eagles
Website

[4]

Iroquois Middle School[edit]

Iroquois Middle School
Location
Macomb Township, Michigan
United States
Coordinates 42°39′09″N 82°56′21″W / 42.652374°N 82.939209°W / 42.652374; -82.939209
Information
Type Public
Established Sept. 1981
Head teacher Chris Gardener
Number of students 970+
Campus Suburb
Color(s) Green & White          
Website

Iroquois Middle School is one of four middle schools in the Chippewa Valley School District located in Macomb County, Michigan.

Previously the Iroquois Indians, the mascot was changed to the Panthers due to inappropriate nature of referring to American natives as "Indians". It was also agreed that "Panthers" sounded like a tougher name for its teams.

In April 2008, the school started construction to add a new wing to the school, a new band room, and several other rooms. The construction is now completed and the classrooms are now in use. [5]

Seneca Middle School[edit]

Seneca Middle School
Location
Macomb Township, Michigan
United States
Coordinates 42°36′42″N 82°56′02″W / 42.611607°N 82.933998°W / 42.611607; -82.933998
Information
Type Public
Established 2007
Head teacher Todd Distelrath
Number of students 1900+
Campus Suburb
Color(s) Gold, Green, and Black
Website

Seneca Middle School is a suburb based campus previously located in Clinton Township. While that building is now used as the Chippewa Valley High School 9th Grade Center and the International Academy of Macomb, the new building opened for the 2008-'09 school year is located in Macomb Township next to Dakota High School and Cheyenne Elementary School. Their mascot is the "Jaguars," and the school colors are green, gold, and white. Seneca Middle School is located on Heydenreich and 21 Mile Road. The principal is Mr. Todd Disteralth, and the assistant principal is Mr. Ray Buchilli.[6]

Wyandot Middle School[edit]

School located on Garfield Rd. in Clinton Township Michigan. Wyandot is known as the "Hawks" with colors of Navy Blue and Gold. The principal of Wyandot is Christina Kozouz who is assisted by her assistant principal Jason Bruveris.[7]

Wyandot Middle School
Location
Clinton Township, Michigan
United States
Coordinates 42°35′14″N 82°57′01″W / 42.587212°N 82.950325°W / 42.587212; -82.950325
Information
School type Public jamajama
Motto "Go Hawks!"
Head teacher Darleen Gauci
Number of students 1000+
Campus Suburb
Color(s) Navy Blue and Gold
Website

[4]

Elementary schools[edit]

The Sequoyah and Little Turtle schools Were named after Native American tribal leaders upon the advice Michigan Native American tribal council representatives.[8]

Preschools[edit]

Little Turtle[edit]

Little Turtle Early Childhood Center provides two and a half hour classes for preschool aged children two, or three days a week depending on the parent’s choice of class. All day preschool is also available and the school has students enrolled between infants to five years of age.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Chippewa Valley Schools. Retrieved on August 2, 2013. "19120 Cass Avenue Clinton Twp., MI 48038"
  2. ^ a b c d e "About Us". Archived from the original on November 22, 2011. Retrieved 2011-12-02. 
  3. ^ "Mohegan High School". Archived from the original on 2007-02-04. 
  4. ^ a b "Algonquin Middle School". www.chippewavalleyschools.org. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  5. ^ "Iroquois Middle School". www.chippewavalleyschools.org. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  6. ^ "Seneca Middle School". www.chippewavalleyschools.org. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 
  7. ^ "Wyandot Middle School". www.chippewavalleyschools.org. Retrieved 25 May 2018. 
  8. ^ "Michigan civil rights department asks U.S. to bar schools' use of Indian names." Detroit Free Press. February 9, 2013. Retrieved on July 1, 2014.
  9. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-02-02. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 

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