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Portrait of a Graduate MVP: Mara Kelly

By Crystal Hayduk [Under Superintendent Mike Kapolka’s leadership, the Chelsea School District began awarding Portrait of a Graduate (POG) MVP awards last fall as one way district staff can commend each other and highlight the ongoing efforts to incorporate POG … Read more

Save the Date for the 13th Annual Authors in Chelsea

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shannon Powers for the information in this story.) Chelsea District Library (CDL) recently announced it plans to go forward with the 13th annual Authors in Chelsea program. This two-day program is a partnership between … Read more

Wide range of topics discussed at Youth Mental Health Forum

By Lisa Carolin The sensitive and important topic of youth mental health drew close to 70 people to the Washington Street Education Center on April 29. The Youth Mental Health Forum attracted parents, youth, city council members, library administrators and … Read more

Rescheduled Count Day

By Crystal Hayduk The State of Michigan may have mandated Feb. 13 for supplemental count day for schools, but Old Man Winter was the one in charge of the calendar. With the cancellation of classes on Wednesday due to icy … Read more

Teacher contract negotiations remain unresolved

By Crystal Hayduk The Chelsea School District (CSD) and the Chelsea Education Association (CEA) met on Oct. 11 for a mediated joint bargaining session to resolve the current contract dispute. The previous contract expired on June 30. (Related stories here: … Read more

A nurse for Chelsea School District

By Crystal Hayduk Throughout the known history of Chelsea School District (CSD), there’s never been a school nurse – until now. Even though Washtenaw Intermediate School District’s nursing services have been utilized for consultation at times, the district’s administration and … Read more

Update on IHA land purchase

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Julie Helber for the information in this story.) As you are aware, IHA (Integrated Health Associates), alongside St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea, made a unique offer to purchase Chelsea School District property on the corner … Read more