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Frequently Asked Questions

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Q: We are moving or have moved to the Bird community. How do we register for school?

A: Click here to view district registration information. Then contact the school office at 734-416-3100 to schedule a registration appointment. Students are able to begin the next school day after registration is complete.

Q: What immunizations will my child need to have in order to start school?

A: Click here to view immunization guidelines and obtain any necessary forms.

Q: My child will need to take medication during the school day. What procedures will we need to follow?

A: Click here to view medication disbursement information and obtain any necessary forms. Please read carefully as these guidelines are strictly followed. Let us know if you have any questions.

Q: Is before or after school care available for my child?

A: Before and after school care is provided through the district's Kid's Time program at Bird. Click here to contact their main office in order to check for availability. This office also runs the Kindergarten Crew program and the summer camp program. Bird staff members are not available to monitor children before or after school.

Q: My child is interested in purchasing lunch or breakfast at school. Where can I find information regarding pricing and menus?

A: Click here for menus, cost information, as well as an application for free/reduced meals. Also, if you are wondering about which products may contain certain allergens, carbohydrate counts, or have other questions, go to www.besmart-eatsmart-livesmart.com and click on the section entitled "Ask the Dietician." Our school breakfast and lunch provider, Sodexo, has a registered dietician who will e-mail a response to your question.

Q: I would like to be able to check on my child's attendance in between report cards. How can I sign up for the Parent Connection service which allows me to do this?

A: Click here for the Parent Connection information. You will need a login and pin to access the system. If you do not have one or experience difficulty, contact the helpdesk at 734-416-2720 or parentconnect@pccs.k12.mi.us

Q: What resources are available for students and families who speak languages other than English?

A: The district has an English Language Learners department which provides services to over 600 students who speak at least 55 different languages. You can contact the ELL office at 734-416-4908 or visit their website. Arrangements for translation services for parent/teacher conferences can be arranged if necessary. Documents can be translated by copying and pasting them into Babelfish.com.

Q: What are the district's curricular and learning expectations for my child's grade level?

A: Click here to view curriculum overviews for each grade level. Click here to view additional resources, maintained by the elementary media specialists, provided to support district curriculum.

Q: Where can I find information about the district's Talented and Gifted program (TAG)?

A: Click here to go the the TAG website where you will find information regarding the program and nomination process.