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Welcome to a New School Year!

P-CCS District Back to School Information

Includes student lunch payment options, bus (transportation) schedules, school-year calendars, health and immunization forms -- and much more!

Smith Elementary School Back to School News and Information

Student Registration:

Please call the school office at (734) 416-4860 to schedule an appointment to register a student. Registration requirements and forms can be found on the district website on our Registration Page.  This line will be checked periodically throughout July and we will contact parents to make appointments for registration.

Class Assignment:  

Student placements will be shared via phone message to each home on or around August 23. Parents are encouraged to review their information on the MISTAR ParentPortal site. The phone number at which you will receive the message is the number listed as the home phone unless you designate an alternate number for automated calls.  You will also be able to retrieve the information regarding placement prior to the phone call by checking in the ParentPortal.

Bus Schedules:

Will be announced in the P-CCS Newsline publication sent to families registered in P-CCS district in mid-August.

First Day of School:  

The first day of school is Tuesday,  September 3, 2019. This is a half-day of school. School will begin at 8:48 a.m. and students will be dismissed at 11:53 p.m.  The dismissal time for a full day of school is 3:56 pm. If your child is going to be absent, please call our attendance line at 734-416-4850 prior to 9:00 a.m.

Parents should make every effort to be sure their child is riding their assigned bus to and from school during the first week of school. Details regarding student line-up procedures (while waiting for the bell) will be uploaded to our website closer to the start of the school year. 

Emergency cards

Emergency cards will be sent home with students by the first day and should be returned on the following day. Parents are encouraged to check and revise, if necessary, the pre-printed information on their child's emergency card.


Medication for students who require medication during the school day should be arranged prior to the start of the school year.  More information is available regarding Medication Use on our district website.  This includes over the counter medication. Written authorization from a physician must accompany the medication. Please call the school office if you have questions regarding the handling of medications.

School Picture Information

CLICK HERE to view and download the School Picture order form and information (in PDF form) 

CLICK HERE to order School Picture online. (Use Picture ID: LM749285Y0) 

Smith School Open House:

Will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.  We will have an ice cream vendor available so that you and your family can purchase a sweet treat before or after your school visit. 

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Smith families are also encouraged to request to join our Smith Facebook group, The Comet Connector.  It is a closed group for current Smith families and staff members.

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