Capac is a village of about 2,000 residents in western St. Clair County. In the past 20 years, Capac has grown from a small farming community to a thriving business and residential area. The district's buses transport more than 1,400 students from their homes to school every day. The school system is the hub of many activities in this peaceful community. We invite you to come grow with us.
Capac Kids Matter! August 6th Bond Election Information
A section to the website has been added that includes information regarding the upcoming Bond Election on August 6th. Please click here or select the "Capac Kids Matter link on the right column to learn more about the upcoming Bond Proposal and what it means for both the school district and the community.
Why do we need a bond? What would the bond proposal mean for each building? Please view the link for photos which include leaking roofs, deteriorating walls, etc. A list by building for improvements and question and answer section can also be found here: Bond Issue Needs
Capac Board of Education Upcoming Meeting Schedule
June 27, 2013 - Regular Meeting - 7 p.m. High School Library
NOTE: A Public Hearing of the 2013-14 General Fund Budget will be conducted prior to the regular meeting on June 27, 2013.
Capac Schools May 2013 Newsletter
What have our students been doing lately? See our top ten scholars. Read about what a bond issue could do for our schools. Capac Newsletter May 2013
NOTE: Due to recent changes in the 5-year St. Clair County Common Calendar, the marking periods shown in the May 2013 Newsletter for the 2013-14 school year will change. Corrections will be shown here as soon as they become available.
A link to board policies has been added to the column on the right. Please keep in mind that board policies are constantly being updated to comply with new laws and guidelines for public schools. Once the board has reviewed proposed changes and approved them, it can take several weeks for them to be processed and appear on our website.
Revised 2013-14 School Calendar
The link below is for the Revised 2013-14 School Calendar. The changes are in the beginning and ending date of marking periods to better balance the number of days in each semester and are highlighted in yellow. Revised 2013-14 School Calendar
Host a Youth for Understanding Exchange Student
Would you like to invite a Youth for Understanding exchange student to join your household? YFU is looking for host families. For more information, view Youth for Understanding Flyer For a list of students interested in participating in the program, view Student Participants
Foster Someone's Dreams
The Department of Human Services of St. Clair County is in need of caring individuals who can provide a safe and nurturing home for children who have been placed out of their home due to
abuse or neglect. If you are interested, please contact Melissa Gunn at 810-956-4540.
Capac Food Pantry Offers Food and Clothing Assistance to Families
If you live in the Capac School District and you or your family are in need of assistance for food and clothing needs, visit the Capac Food Pantry on 117 S. Main Street, Capac. Hours are Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. and the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month from 5-7 p.m.
Health Department Reminder - Tick Season
As the weather warms, the tick population increases especially the months of May, June and July. People are advised to avoid tick-infested areas, use insect repellent, bath or shower as soon as you return indoors and perform daily tick checks after being outdoors as preventive measures. For more information, visit www.michigan.gov/emergingdiseases or www.cdc.gov
To view more district news...please see the news page. You can access it by selecting District -> News or by clicking here.
Jobs Currently Posted
Coaches - Varsity Girls' Volleyball
7th Grade Boys' Basketball
8th Grade Girls' Basketball
Assistant Varsity Football
Contact Athletic Director, Arnie VandeMark at 810-395-3802 for more information about coaching positions.
2 Playground Aides
For the playground aide positons, apply at Capac Elementary School, 351 W. Kempf Ct.., Capac. Please bring letter of interest and resume or you will be asked to fill out an application. A criminal history records check and drug testing are required for this position. Playground Aide Job Posting
The school district also still needs substitute bus drivers. This position pays $17.90 per run.
Applications are available in the Capac Board of Education Office, 403 N. Glassford Street, Capac. For more information about bus driving, contact Jeri Moody at 810/395-3693.
Great Start Enrollment - Early Childhood
Great Start (known as Be 4s in Capac) is a free program for eligible 4 year old children. For more information about this opportunity for your child, click on the below flyer and brochure:
Capac Schools Offers School Closing Alerts Via Text
Capac Community Schools has the capability of sending out text alerts directly to active subscribers only. The district plans to mainly use this to notify you of school closings in order to supplement our current method of having it announced on television and radio stations. It may also be used to provide you with reminders of school events such as conferences, school breaks, etc.
To receive Capac Schools' text broadcasts, you must subscribe.
1. Open a new message in your texting application.
2. Put this number in the "To" line: 368266
3. Send this message: app313 ChiefAlerts
(Note: Be sure to leave the space between app313 and ChiefAlerts and no space between Chief and Alerts.)
Once you do this, you will receive a text asking if you want to subscribe. Send a "yes" message back and the process is complete. If you ever want to opt out, you can do that with every text we send. Your text messages will come from APP313.COM so you may want to name the contact Capac Schools or Chief Alerts for your personal reference.
I hope that you will take advantage of this additional opportunity to improve our district's communications with you .
Now Accepting Registration for Crossroads Alternative High School
If you are interested in enrolling for Crossroads alternative high school for the 2013-14 school year, please download our application packet and mail to Crossroads High School at 541 N. Glassford St., Capac, MI 48014---or drop off your paper work at the district central office at 403 N. Glassford St., Capac, MI 48014. Also, complete and return the last 2 pages of the technology acceptable use and user agreement.
Blue Water Middle College Learning Opportunity
Capac High School students will now have the opportunity to earn 2 free years college credits while in high school. To learn more about the new, free 3-year program created by St. Clair County RESA, St. Clair County Community College, and the Capac, Yale, Memphis and Port Huron School Districts, visit the following website: www.sccresa.org/bwmc
If you were unable to attend our previously held informational meetings, you may call Pete Spencer or Terry Parks at St. Clair County RESA 810/364-8990 to ask specific questions.
Opportunities for Home School Students
Parents of home school students living in the Capac School District are invited to explore the option of enrolling your home school student in Capac Community Schools for part or full-time attendance. All of the courses available at any of our schools are available to home schooled students who might wish to attend as a supplement to their home school curriculum.
If you would like more information about classes that might be available to your students, please feel free to contact Capac Community Schools at 810-395-4321 and you will be connected with the appropriate counselor or administrator in the building that would serve your student. We would be pleased to talk with you about how we could help your student.
Capac Virtual Program also provides students Grades 6-12 the opportunity to take a full schedule of virtual classes without attending the schools with the exception of orientation/enrollment and completing state testing.