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(Chelsea Update would like to thank Kevin Frahm for the information in this story.) For Black Friday deals on Nov. 24 and the weekend of Hometown Holiday, Dec. 1-3, please look for businesses displaying a gold sign saying that they support Chelsea District Schools and are participating in Chelsea Gold. Once again, the Global Marketplace […]

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By Crystal Hayduk Ask parents to name their most common frustrations and it’s likely that feeding their children will consistently make the list. If Junior loves beans, little sister probably doesn’t. Do parents resort to serving pasta for dinner every day? In mealtime battles, there are only losers.   Imagine meal planning for hundreds of children […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 25th, 2017

By Crystal Hayduk Nathan Baldermann of Rehmann Robson, LLC, presented the 2016-17 audit report at the Chelsea School District Board of Education meeting on Oct. 23. With all financial statements final, he gave an “unmodified, clean opinion.” Baldermann said this result indicates that reliably good management decisions have been made financially. Among the highlights was […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on October 5th, 2017

By Crystal Hayduk The number of Chelsea School District students who attended classes for the entire day on Oct. 4, the fall count day of the 2017-18 school year, is projected to be 2,444. Superintendent Julie Helber cautioned that this number is still unverified and is only an estimate. “Until the count window is closed, […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 12th, 2017

By Crystal Hayduk One of the newer faces in Chelsea belongs to Tim Courtright, who assumed the position of operations director for the school district in mid-April. It takes an energetic person with an attention to detail to be an operations director. Courtright is a self-described workaholic. “My brain doesn’t stop, so even when I’m […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on September 4th, 2017

In case you aren’t sure about the bus routes for the first day of school tomorrow, Tuesday, Sept. 5, they can be found here. Drivers are reminded that with school back in session, there will be school buses and children crossing streets. Please leave yourself more time to get to work so you are not […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 31st, 2017

The Chelsea District School‘s transportation department has posted the bus route information for the first day of school on Tuesday, Sept. 5. The bus route schedule can be found here. Drivers are reminded that with school back in session, there will be school buses and children crossing streets. Please leave yourself more time to get […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 29th, 2017

At Monday night’s Chelsea Board of Education meeting, the following was announced. Chelsea School District Open House Schedule Chelsea High School and North Creek Elementary School Open Houses will be held on Aug. 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. Beach Middle School and South Meadows Elementary School Open Houses will be held on Aug. 30 […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 11th, 2017

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Mike Kapolka for the information in this story.) Chelsea District Schools has a new partnership with BCC International Education Group, a company that focuses on sending Chinese students to study in American high schools and earn a high school diploma. This fall, Chelsea High School will be welcoming two […]

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Lisa Allmendinger on August 9th, 2017

There are two full-time bus driver positions open in the Chelsea School District due to recent retirements. The district will train interested folks, the job is for about four hours a day and includes benefits. The district is paying $15 an hour to start. All the information about the openings can be found below. https://sites.google.com/a/chelsea.k12.mi.us/humanresources/employment-opportunities […]

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