Tim Travis

2020-2021 Learning Options

Dear SPS Parents/Guardians, Thanks to everyone who attended the recent school board presentation, the virtual town hall, or who has contacted administrators or school board members with questions about our back to school plans for the 2020-21 school year.  Your thoughtful questions help improve our plans. Parents still seeking information can view the recent board …

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2020-2021 SPS Learning Options

The purpose of this communication is to provide a more detailed overview of Saugatuck Public Schools’ Learning Options for the beginning of the 2020-21 school year.  In-person learning is planned to take place following the required and strongly recommended safety protocols outlined in the MI Safe Schools Roadmap that were used to develop the SPS COVID-19 Preparedness …

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SPS Block S

Re-examine the use of our current team name and mascot

July 14, 2020 From:  Dr. Timothy J. Travis, Superintendent, Saugatuck Public Schools, & Mr. Nathan Lowery, President, Saugatuck Public Schools Board of Education The Saugatuck Public Schools’ board of education and administration strive to promote a learning culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion.  Recent national events and tragedies remind the board that work remains …

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Continuity of Learning

April 10, 2020 Saugatuck Public Schools’ Continuity of Learning and COVID-19 Response PlanGovernor Whitmer’s Executive Order 2020-35 closed school buildings in Michigan for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. The order also challenged Michigan educators to provide students with continued learning. During the past week, our teachers, building principals, Saugatuck Education Association, and board …

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Academic Excellence 2020

Celebrating Academic Excellence

Happy New Year! I am proud to share our recent School Index Scores.  Michigan’s School Index System was developed to comply with federally mandated school accountability measures. Key performance indicators include student proficiency in math and language arts, student growth in math and language arts, on-track attendance, graduation rate, assessment participation, advanced coursework, postsecondary enrollment …

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Dear SPS Community,             The coming new year is often a time to reflect on the year gone by and to set goals for the year ahead.  I would like to share an update of new programs and opportunities for our students that were implemented at the start of the 2019-20 school year and provide …

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