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GHS Players to Present Fall Play  

The GHS Players will present The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus on Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the Joseph Stripe Auditorium at Grayling High School under the direction of Chad Patterson. The play was written by Pat Cook based on the stories of L. Frank Baum (the genius behind The Wizard of Oz) and is a fun story that the whole family will love. Tickets are available at the door: $8 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. Students with GVR cards get in free.


Seventeen 2019 GHS Advanced Placement® Scholars Named

Fourteen GHS graduates and three current seniors earned the designation of AP® Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on their Advanced Placement Exams. Only 18 percent of the more than 2,000,000 high school students worldwide who took these exams performed at a sufficiently high level to merit the recognition of AP Scholar. Continue reading.


New liaison officer begins duties

Deputy Michael Dekun is the new liaison officer for GES, GMS and GHS. Read about Deputy Dekun and his new position in the Crawford County Avalanche.



CASD welcomes new superintendent

Justin Gluesing started his duties as superintendent in the Crawford AuSable School District on July 1 after working in education in Alpena for the past 15 years. Read his introductory message. 

 


Lions Club donates to all three schools' food pantries

The Grayling Lions Club donated funds to the food pantries at GES, GMS and GHS to provide them with food and other needed items. Read about it in the Crawford County Avalanche.
 

 


Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony postponed until 2020

The 9th CASD Alumni Hall of Fame induction ceremony has been changed from the fall of 2019 to the fall of 2020. Nomination forms can be found on the Alumni Hall of Fame webpage.


GHS ranked 11th in Michigan for district-run high schools

The Mackinaw Center for Public Policy ranked Grayling High School 11th in the state for district-run high schools and 28th overall in its 2018 report. GHS has been identified as one of the top-performing public schools in Michigan since the start of the publication -- in 2012, 2014, 2016 and now 2018. Learn more about this great honor.


CASD named to AP Honor Roll again

The CASD is one of only 433 school districts in the United States and Canada named to the 7th 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%. CASD is one of only 23 districts in Michigan and the only district in northern Michigan to be honored. This is the third time that the CASD has received this prestigious award.


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. Applications for the 2019-2020 school year are available now. School of Choice Application


 

Points of Pride

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GES awarded Michigan Health Endowment grant

Michigan Health Department #10 awarded Grayling Elementary School an MI Health Endowment Grant. The department is working with Grayling Elementary School and two Big Rapids elementary schools to implement Coordinated Approach to Children's Health (CATCH) programming. The grant also brought in additional funding for school improvement projects.  

GES receives FUP60 grant

Grayling Elementary School received a grant from Fuel Up to Play 60. Funds from the grant provide for local artist Terry Dickinson to paint a mural on both sides of the cafeteria to provide a welcoming, bright and healthy environment that encourages students to make healthier food choices and to purchase equipment for a fitness trail to be located throughout the GES recess area and next to the walking path. 

GHS ranked 11th for 'District-Run High Schools'

The Mackinac Center for Public Policy ranked Grayling High School 11th for District-Run High Schools and 28th overall in its 2018 report. GHS has been identified as one of the top performing public schools in the state since the start of the publication -- in 2012, 2014 and 2016. See the Performance Report Card.

GHS named to "Best High Schools" list for 8th time

For the 8th time, Grayling High School was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "Best High School." GHS earned silver status for the 7th year in a row.

CASD Spotlights

Messages to Students To get a message to your child before the end of the school day, please call GES (344-3655 ) before 2:15, GMS (344-3559) before 2:30 and GHS before 2:40 p.m.
School Closure Information School closing and emergency information is available 24 hours a day by calling 989-344-3530.

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District Calendars

  • 12 Nov
    • 1st Year Teacher Mentoring Cohort
      Date: Nov 12
      Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Location: Grayling Elementary School, 306 Plum St, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
      Calendar: CASD
  • 13 Nov
  • 15 Nov
    • No School All Students
      Date: Nov 15
      Calendar: CASD
    • No School, Opening Deer Season
      Date: Nov 15
      Calendar: GHS
      This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join: https://plus.google.com/hangouts/_/casdk12.net/casdk12-net-8r8?hceid=Y2FzZGsxMi5uZXRfOHI4ZnNuNTU1OXV2ZmUwMDZvcXVoNTgzbGtAZ3JvdXAuY2FsZW5kYXIuZ29vZ2xlLmNvbQ.kqvcr8hq3683hdf8vu07h43gtc&hs=121
  • 16 Nov
  • 18 Nov
  • 19 Nov
    • 2nd Year Teacher Mentoring Cohort
      Date: Nov 19
      Time: 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
      Location: Grayling Elementary School, 306 Plum St, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
      Calendar: CASD
    • 7th-12th Grade Choir Concert @ GHS
      Date: Nov 19
      Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Calendar: GMS
    • Choir Concert 7th-12th Grade
      Date: Nov 19
      Time: 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
      Location: Grayling High School, 1135 N Old 27, Grayling, MI 49738, USA
      Calendar: CASD
    • 7th-12th grade Choir Concert
      Date: Nov 19
      Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
      Calendar: GHS