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May 29, 2020
East Jordan High School Receives MCAN Grant

East Jordan High School recently received a MCAN grant totaling $2,390 to fund a virtual decision day celebration in collaboration with the City of East Jordan.  The focus was to highlight the postsecondary plans of each member of the Class of 2020. Follow the https://micollegeaccess.org/news/covid19-grants-awards2 link to learn more about the grant and other recipients.

May 19, 2020
America & Me Essay Contest Winners

Three eighth grade students from East Jordan Middle School have been named local winners in the 51st annual America & Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance.  They are Jessica Hitsman, first, Grace Nemecek, second, and Lillian Stone, third. Jessica's first place essay now advances to the state level competition, from which the top ten essays in Michigan will be selected. The topic of the 2019-2020 contest was "My Personal Michigan Hero." Congratulations girls!

May 9, 2020
2020 OPIE Winner

Congratulations to high school math teacher Mr. Rob Essenberg for being East Jordan Public School's Outstanding Person in Education for the 2019-2020 school year. Each year school districts in the Charlevoix-Intermediate School District select a teacher from their school to receive the OPIE award. Instead of attending a recognition dinner this year, Mr. Essenberg received cards, cookies, an apple and yard sign decorations in his honor.

Teacher Rob Essenberg

April 30, 2020
Career Tech Students Honored

Each year, Char-Em ISD hosts a banquet honoring students who have excelled in their Career and Technical Education programs.  The banquet was planned to be held April 28, 2020.  While we can't gather together, we still want to recognize the hard work of our students in their CTE programs! Students from East Jordan being recognized are:

  • Automotive Technology: Jaden Booze, Trevor Zeeryp
  • Business Management and Administration: Amber Cetnarowski, Klyeigh McDuffie, Ethan Nachazel, Lauren Peterson, Thomas Reid, Shannon Schlueter
  • Drafting and Design Technology: Jordan Barden, Chandler Bartig, Michael Kraemer, Judd Wise
  • Marketing: Jayden Weber, Molly Kitson, Nathan Newman
  • Welding Technology: Lillii Armstrong, Levi Pepin, Nick Wilson
  • Woodworking and Furniture Making: Dawson Carey, Cody Ingalls.

Jim Rummer, Director of Char-Em ISD's CTE Department, also recorded a video message to the students. Please watch it at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vD4uZC8gcUs&feature=youtu.be

Congratulations to our East Jordan CTE starts!

April 9, 2020
Remote Learning Letter
March 13, 2020
Letter About School Closure
March 12, 2020
District Tournament Cancelled

Per MHSAA this is their official statement in regard to all postseason play. The MHSAA is suspending ALL winter sport tournaments indefinitely. No contests until further notice.

March 6, 2020
Letter to East Jordan Public School Families

We are aware that many of you may have questions and concerns about the national news regarding the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and how it might impact our students, our school schedule and our facilities.  Like you, we are relying on the health experts in our area to keep us apprised of critical information as it becomes available. Please read the letter to parents and the guide provided by the Health Department of Nortwest Michigan.

March 5, 2020
February Students of the Month

Congratulations to our February student's of the month. Pictured is Trace Wynkoop (January), Shannon Schlueter (11th grade), Isabella Lee (2nd grade) and Jessica Hitsman (8th grade).

February students of the month

January 21, 2020
Register for the Young Americans Workshop
March 8-10, 2020