Monthly Archives: May 2014

2014 CA Tennis Camp

The 2014 Tennis camp for grades for students in 7th-12th grade will be June 16 – Aug. 1 at the CAHS Tennis Courts at  1300 N. Linden Road, Flint, MI 48532. The camp will be on Monday, Wednesday 178956777and Thursdays with beginners from 9-10:30 am and intermediate/advanced from 10:30 am – 12 pm. There will be no classes the week of June 30-July 4. If you have a tennis racquet, please bring it with you. We do have a few on hand for those who need to borrow one.

Pre-registration is required with a fee of $100 per session, payable to C/A Community Education at 1181 W. Scottwood, Flint, MI 48507.

Please call 810-591-3600 for more information and to register.

Payable to: C/A Community Education

1181 W. Scottwood

Flint, MI 48507

Call 810-591-3600 for more information & to register.

Annual Asbestos Notification 2014–15 School Year

In accordance with Section 763.84 of the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), or the “Asbestos in Schools Rule,” Carman-Ainsworth Community  Schools  is notifying employees and building occupants, or their legal guardians, of activities conducted within the past school year involving the asbestos inspections, response actions, and post-response action activities, including periodic re-inspection and periodic surveillance activities, that are planned or in progress at School District facilities.

During the upcoming school year (the “2014 – 2015 School Year” – September 2014 through August 2015), Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools has planned the following activities related to asbestos-containing materials throughout the School District:

• Six Month Periodic Surveillances: Six month periodic surveillances will be completed every six months and continue on a regular six month schedule (next two scheduled rounds will occur in January and July of 2014 or 2015).

• Three Year Re-inspections: The EPA requires that each school district re-inspect all known and assumed asbestos-containing materials once every three years. The three year re-inspection activities for all Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools facilities were completed in July 2013.  Therefore, the next three year re-inspections are due in the summer of 2016.

• Asbestos Abatement Projects – Scheduled: As of the construction of this document, no projects have been scheduled. When necessary to support renovations of building operations, abatement will be completed by trained and accredited personnel.

During the previous twelve months (the “2013 – 2014 School Year” – September 2013 through August 2014), Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools completed the following activities related to asbestos-containing materials throughout t School District:

• Six Month Periodic Surveillances: Six month periodic surveillance activities were completed in January and July of 2013.

AHERA Management Plans are available for review in each school building office or at the CACS Administration Building (G-3475 Court Street, Flint, Michigan). Summaries for all of the asbestos abatement projects conducted prior to the 2014 – 2015 School Year are located at each building in their AHERA Management Plan, while complete documentation is maintained in the CACS Administration Building.

Questions regarding the asbestos program for Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools may be addressed to Mr. Dave Klinck, Operations Supervisor for Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools at (810) 591-3220.

Graduation Information


June 5 – MANDATORY Commencement Practice at Perani’s Event Center promptly at 9:30 a.m.! (At least 1 student each of the last 3 years has not walked due to missing this mandatory practice.) Commencement begins at 7:00 p.m. sharp! Seniors MUST report by 6:15 p.m.

Commencement Expectations:


  • Males: Dress shirts, dress slacks, dress shoes (No T-shirts, jeans, tennis shoes or beach sandals)
  • Females: Street-length dresses, skirts, or dress slacks, dress shoes (No T-shirts, jeans, tennis shoes or beach sandals/flip flops)

Behavior Expectations

  • This is a ceremony!
  • Demonstrate pride, class, and dignity
  • Side conversations, “Cat Calls,” and noise makers or signs of any kind are not only rude and obnoxious, but they are also prohibited
  • Nothing can be placed/painted on the caps other than the provided tassel
  • Parents are not allowed down on the staging area

Post Graduation Party

A fantastic and safe way to spend time with your classmates for perhaps the last time. Tickets will be available the night of the post-Grad Party from 10:00-11:30 p.m. for $25.


Robotics LED Light Bulb

Help support Robotics programs by ordering your LED light bulb today! Cost $10 each  and we have some in stock for immediate delivery. Get all the details on the bulbs by emailing Photo is not of actual light bulb.

Robotics Meijer Rewards

174429545The Robotics program is enrolled in Meijer Community Rewards. Our number is 123742. Sign up and let your card support us when you do your regular shopping! If you have any questions, visit the Meijer website at Thank you for your support!

Dillon Elementary Talent Show

Mrs. Hall organized a school wide talent show for Dillon Elementary.  As you can see from the photos below, the show was a huge success with students from every grade. Thank you so much Mrs. Hall and students for sharing your talents with us!

Dillon Elementary Thanks Its Volunteers

Every year we like to thank our Volunteers for their help throughout the school year.  Our volunteers range from parents, grandparents, uncles, siblings, church members, high school students and even college students!  We celebrate them and thank them for their continued support all year long!

Dillon Elementary Students Buddy Read Outside

Dillon Elementary students from Mrs. McDonald and Mrs. Brownrigg’s classes took full advantage of the beautiful day and decided to partner read outside!

Eighth Grade Celebration and After Party

The 8th grade will be celebrating the end of the year in style, with the celebration (parents welcome) running from 6-7:30 p.m. TOMORROW, Friday, May 30 at the CAHS gymnasium. The celebration will continue with 76766039the “Come As You Are” after party (8th grade students only) from 8-10 p.m at CAHS.

Attire for the event is 8th-grade class t-shirts and school appropriate pants.

After Party Agenda Options:


  • Photo Booth – “Ham it up” with your friends
  • Snack Station – Grab some grub
  • Open Gym – Shoot hoops, play volleyball, frisbee, and other games
  • Dance Room
  • Pool – Take a swim or just float around with your friend.

If you plan to swim, changing areas are available in the locker rooms.  Swim suits must be appropriate for public swimming pools.  You are responsible for your personal items and valuables, so have a storage plan (lockers available but you must bring a lock).  Swim sessions start and end every half hour.  The number of swimmers is limited by lifeguards on duty so be sure to sign up to ensure a swim time.


Chickens and Ducks Have Hatched

Mrs. Cameron’s class at Dillon Elementary recently hatched some chicken and baby duck eggs. Take a look at how big they are already!