The Talented and Gifted (TAG) Study Group has completed its review of the current program nomination and screening process and is prepared to publicly share its plan with the Student Performance and Achievement Subcommittee (SPA) in December. After presentation to the SPA Subcommittee, the nomination and screening process will be presented to the full Board of Education at a subsequent meeting in January.

Last month, the Board of Education and Administration hosted an award ceremony for the Class of 2014 National Merit and National Achievement Seminfinalists. Here is a short highlight from the event.


As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools recently participated in a district-wide system assessment process. On November 6-8, 2013, a team from SMART Learning Systems conducted an external review with staff from across the district, in addition to interviews with students, parents and community leaders.


Conversations with Mike is hosted by Dr. Michael Meissen, Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Superintendent. Each show he will shine a light on good things happening in the district.


The first episode will air November 12, 19, and 26 at 5:45 p.m. and will feature an interview with 2013 Salem High School graduate, Dana Blankenship. They talk about her time at P-CEP, how it prepared her for life at Central Michigan University, and her advice for students getting ready for college.

National Junior Honor Society Tackles Fall Clean-Up

More than 70 National Junior Honor Society members from East Middle School took to the community on November 6 to rake fall leaves in the Plymouth area. The student led service project supported dozens of area residents with fall clean-up efforts, and received an outpouring of positive feedback and appreciation from the community.