Monthly Archives: September 2014

English is Second Language Program

Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools Student Support Services

Maribeth Goodheart, Director of Student Support Services • 810-591-6251

Sara Rainwater, GISD ELL Coordinator • 810-591-4443

English Language Learners (ELL)

Instructional Support Services are offered to students at Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools. English is Second Language (ESL) program provides English language instruction to students who are English Language Learners (ELL) and instructional support to building staff. In coordination with the Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD), a Language Line Service has been established to assist parents and school staff communicate for school enrollment and student educational progress. Language Line Service can be utilized either in person at our school buildings or by contacting the building the student attends by phone, or by calling the Student Support Service Office and ask for language interpreter assistance.

Dye Elementary Car Rider Pick-up Procedures

  • 137928894Students will not be dismissed from the office after 3:45 p.m.
  • Car riders will be dismissed for pick-up after the buses leave at approx. 4:05 p.m.
  • If you park along the sidewalk, please stay in your car and allow your child to come to your car (this allows for your child to enter the car safely and for faster dismissal.)
  • If you park in the parking lot or street, please walk to the sidewalk to pick up your child.
  • Students will come out by the pavilion , lined up by grade:
  1.    K and 1st grade students lead the line
  2.     2nd and 3rd grade students follow
  3.     4th and 5th grade students will come out last
  • If you arrive at or after 4:10 most of the congestion will have cleared from the

parking lot.


Randels Students Work to Become Responsible Leaders

On August 28th, fifth grade students and Randels teachers spent a beautiful day together problem solving, sharing ideas, and learning that their is no “I” in teamwork. Students will now have regular jobs around the school demonstrating their commitment to keeping Randels a safe, fun, and respectable place to learn. Students work in the media center, the office, the school store, and many other important jobs throughout the school.

Honor Roll for Life


Would you like to see your child on Honor Roll? Then these classes are perfect for your child. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to get a head start preparing for college. This 6 week class will help students learn the essentials to become Honor Roll students throughout their education. For students in grades 6th thru 8th.

Click here for registration form.


2014-15 Fine Arts Calendar

bandThe C-A Fine Arts programs have a busy schedule throughout the year that begins in September and ends in June with the Commencement Ceremony. Be sure to come out and support your fellow students and the Fine Arts Program!

Click here to view 2014-15 Fine Arts Calendar

U.S. Baseball Academy

The U.S. Baseball Academy, the nation’s largest training program, is coming to Carman-Ainsworth High School on January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb. 7. These sessions are for grades first thru 12th and will include six weeks of expert instruction. Click below to view flyer.

Click here to view flyer.

2014 Community Education Youth Basketball Fall Leagues

78812615Registration for the 2014 Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Community Education Youth Basketball Leagues is now open. The leagues are for kids in grades 3rd thru 8th. Registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 10.

Click here to view registration flyer with all details.

2014-2015 C/A Community Education Before School Program

114326989With Late Start Wednesdays beginning on Oct. 1, we would like to offer students K-5th grade the opportunity to engage in P.A.L.S, a fun-filled program with choices of activities for your children. This program will take place every Wednesday from Oct. 1-Apri 22 from 8:30-9:45 am.

Click here to view P.A.L.S. flyer.

Kenn Domerese Induction Into Michigan High School Coaches Hall of Fame


Congratulations to Kenn Domerese on being inducted into the Michigan High School Coaches Hall of Fame.

Click here to read more on Kenn Domerese’s induction.

Say Hello to our newest C-A staff members:

Tammy Belen joins us as a science teacher at Dillon and Rankin elementaries to help supplement the science curriculum for grade 3-5. Tammy has spent a lot of time travelling. She has been to Florida, Kentucky, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada and Canada. She would still like to see the Statue of Liberty, the Grand Canyon, Niagra Falls, and make a trip to Maine. She also enjoys camping with her family which includes Bryce, Amanda and Jessica; She is a 4H Leader.

Samantha Bonner is a chemistry teacher at the High School. She has been all over the U.S. dancing and returns to the Gulf Shores in Alabama every year for vacation. She would like to go to Hawaii. Other interests include snowboarding, camping, dancing, motocross, track and field, and tractor pulling. She especially enjoys spending time with her family Andrew, ClairaBelle, Hunter, and Saydie.

Roberto Garza will be teaching Spanish at Carman Park Baker Career Academy. He enjoys tennis and golf and has traveled throughout the United States and Mexico.

Krista Ketterer is excited to be a part of C-A and looks forward to bringing her love for learning into Dye Elementary. Krista’s family is a very “hockey” family with her daughter, Hannah, playing. Krista and her husband, Philip also play. They also host 2 teenage boys that play for the Michigan Warriors. When not immersed in hockey she has found time to travel. She would love to travel to every continent. So far she has been to France as a foreign exchange student and to Jamaica for their 10 year anniversary.

Jaquetta Moore is a Business teacher at the High School. She also enjoys traveling and camping with her family. So far they have been to Las Vegas, Denver, Seattle, Atlanta, California and Washington D.C. She said “I am honored to be a part of a community and district that supports student achievement.”

Amy Tennis graduated from Davison High School. She enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family. Amy is excited to join the staff at the Middle School teaching band.

Kathleen Williams will be joining Randels Elementary as a 1st grade teacher. She said “I am thrilled to be a part of C-A. I look forward to the challenges and the successes that teaching brings. Randels has an amazing staff and will be a positive environment to grow.”

Shavota Trouser will be our new Special Education teacher at CAMS.

Jennifer Yee has joined C-A as the Supervisor of Food Services. She will also be providing service for Swartz Creek and Flushing schools. She loves to travel and has spent time in Pennsylvania and Maryland visiting family. Eventually she would like to see Chicago and London, England. As time permits she enjoys assisting with her daughter’s girl scout troops activities. She also likes to do needle work and crafting, baking, and shopping on eBay.

John Lengemann has joined C-A as Physical Education and Health teacher at the Middle School and High School. John’s interests include Bass fishing, basketball, golf, rock climbing and hiking. He has been able to travel abroad and has visited Germany, France, Italy and Switzerland. John would like to one day visit England and Scotland as well. John is excited to be working for C-A and looks forward to working with our Middle School and High School students.

Kristin Wegert has joined the staff at Dye Elementary. She has spent time teaching in Detroit, South Lyon and Flint Schools.