Ruby Payne conference sponsored by CASDRuby K Payne Headshot

Ruby Payne, American educator and author of A Framework for Poverty, will speak in the GHS Auditorium on Thursday, September 1, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon. There are still seats available: Contact Cheri Helsel at chelsel@casdk12.net 


AP 6th Annual Honor Roll Banner - reduced sizeCASD named to AP Honor Roll again 

The CASD is one of only 425 school districts in the United States and Canada named to the 6th Annual Advanced Placement Honor Roll by the College Board. The passing rate for students taking AP exams in the CASD is 82% compared to Michigan's passing rate of 66% and the global passing rate of 61%. GHS was the only school in northern Michigan to be honored and is also the smallest school in the state to be honored. This is the second time GHS has received the award. Learn more. 


Grayling Middle School 100-Year Anniversary!

All former students, staff and interested community members are invited to a celebration of the 100-year anniversary of Grayling Middle School on Friday, September 23, at 3:30 p.m. in the front courtyard. GMS students will also lead tours that showcase the building and its many changes over the years. Guests will also have an opportunity to socialize and reminisce before a community cookout at 5 p.m.
 

The GMS staff is collecting photographs for a digital slideshow to highlight this wonderful building that holds so many memories for our community. If you have photos to share, please contact Jeff Branch (989-344-3550/jbranch@casdk12.net) or Nancy Hatfield at (989-344-3554/nhatfield@casdk12.net). 


Viking Wellness Center

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Our Viking Wellness Center is housed in Room C309 of GHS and is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for CASD students ages 10-21. Learn more.


CASD is a School of Choice

The CASD accepts applications for non-resident students under sections 105 and/or 105c of the State School Aid Act.

 PDF DocumentSchool of Choice


CAEEF master logo 3Foundation established to generate scholarship funds for graduates

The Crawford AuSable Excellence in Education Foundation (CAEEF) was created in August 2015 to provide scholarships to graduating students who plan to attend a post-secondary school to earn a degree and to provide funds for educational grants to individuals and groups in the school district. Click on the "Foundation" link near the top of this page to learn more about the foundation and how to make a donation.

 

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GHS named Academic State Champ – again!

GHS is among 44 high schools statewide named 2015 Academic State Champs – chosen from among nearly 770 high schools across Michigan – in Bridge magazine’s fifth annual list. Rankings were based on the percent of students at each school deemed career or college ready when adjusted for student poverty levels. See more.

CASD named to AP Honor Roll again

The CASD was one of only 15 Michigan school districts and one of only 425 in the U.S.A. and Canada to be named to the College Board’s AP District Honor Roll. This is the 6th annual national honor roll for significant gains in student access and success and the second time GHS received this award out of 1,500+ high schools in Michigan and nearly 22,000 in the United States, and it is the only school in northern Michigan and the smallest school in the state be honored. See more.

CASD featured on NWEA website

The CASD is one of three Michigan school districts featured on the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) website for using Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) data to drive student success. Learn More  

GHS on 2015 Beating the Odds List

Grayling High School was named to Newsweek's "Beating the Odds: Top High Schools for Low-Income Students" 2015 list, which identifies schools that do an excellent job of preparing students for college while also overcoming the obstacles faced by students at an economic disadvantage. See more

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Aug 1
6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
HS Marching Band Camp
Lake Superior State University, 650 West Easterday Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, United States
Band
2
Aug 2
6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
HS Marching Band Camp
Lake Superior State University, 650 West Easterday Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, United States
Band
3
Aug 3
6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
HS Marching Band Camp
Lake Superior State University, 650 West Easterday Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, United States
Band
4
Aug 4
6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
HS Marching Band Camp
Lake Superior State University, 650 West Easterday Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, United States
Band
5
Aug 5
6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
HS Marching Band Camp
Lake Superior State University, 650 West Easterday Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, United States
Band
6
Aug 6
6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
HS Marching Band Camp
Lake Superior State University, 650 West Easterday Avenue, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 49783, United States
Band
2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
HS Marching Band Concert
Lake Superior State University: Cisler Center
Band
7 8
Aug 8
Early Learning Year First Day of School
CASD
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
School Board Mtg. @ GE
Grayling Elementary School, 306 Plum Street, Grayling, MI 49738, United States
CASD
Conference Room located on North end of building closest to hospital.
9 10 11
Aug 11
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Band Booster Meeting
Grayling Middle School
Band
12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Aug 20
10:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Lovells Bridge Walk
CASD
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30
Aug 30
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Freshman 5 Orientation
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
CASD
Incoming Freshman will attend. Parents are invited for short presentation. Free dinner for students and parents. Contact Transportation 344-3545 if you do not have a ride to and home from High School. Freshman and new students will be issued their iPad: Please bring insurance money $45.00. You must have your parents signature on the iPad insurance form. Please bring your completed lunch application with you. $25 if eligible for free/reduced lunches. If you are eligible for free or reduced lunch your insurance cost is $25.00 Please bring your completed lunch application with you. Thank you!
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
FRESHMAN ORIENTATION
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
GHS
Busses will transport the students upon request Parents invited to Dinner at 5 PM and a brief orientation meeting
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Aug 31
ELY NO SCHOO
CASD
     

Elementary Open House Moved to Sept 13!

August 30
Freshman 5 Orientation
3:00 PM
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
Freshman 5 Orientation
Aug 30
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
CASD
Incoming Freshman will attend. Parents are invited for short presentation. Free dinner for students and parents. Contact Transportation 344-3545 if you do not have a ride to and home from High School. Freshman and new students will be issued their iPad: Please bring insurance money $45.00. You must have your parents signature on the iPad insurance form. Please bring your completed lunch application with you. $25 if eligible for free/reduced lunches. If you are eligible for free or reduced lunch your insurance cost is $25.00 Please bring your completed lunch application with you. Thank you!
FRESHMAN ORIENTATION
3:00 PM
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
FRESHMAN ORIENTATION
Aug 30
3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
GHS
Busses will transport the students upon request Parents invited to Dinner at 5 PM and a brief orientation meeting
August 31
ELY NO SCHOO
ELY NO SCHOO
Aug 31
CASD
September 1
ELY NO SCHOOL
ELY NO SCHOOL
Sep 1
CASD
September 2
ELY NO SCHOOL
ELY NO SCHOOL
Sep 2
CASD
September 5
LABOR DAY
LABOR DAY
Sep 5
CASD
September 6
Bell Sch. 8 First Day of School
Bell Sch. 8 First Day of School
Sep 6
GHS
Grayling High School 1-Hour Delay Time Schedule (#8) First day: Sept. 6 School starts at 8:10 a.m. Meeting/ipads 8:10-9:05 55 min 1st hour 9:10-10:0858 min. passing 10:08-10:157 min 2nd hour10:15-11:1358 min A Lunch schedule: B Lunch schedule: A Lunch 11:13-11:38 25 min Passing 11:13-11:20 7 min Passing 11:38-11:45 7 min3rd hour 11:20-12:18 58 min 3rd hour 11:45-12:43 58 minB Lunch 12:18-12:43 25 min passing12:43-12:50 7 min 4th hour12:50- 1:4858 min passing 1:48- 1:55 7 min 5th hour 1:55- 2:5358 min In-School Suspension (ISS) lunch is from 11:38 to 12:03 with students back to ISS by 12:06 p.m. Wexford Missaukee Students: Students arrive back to HS at 12:16 p.m. and report to cafeteria.
First Day of School
First Day of School
Sep 6
CASD