It Takes A Village

It Really Does Take a Village During the first few weeks of school, many faculty and staff members shared the following most welcome news: “This has been the best start to a school year ever!”  Indeed, the return of our students for another school year has been filled with excitement, learning, joy and optimism. It […]

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November Election

On November 8, 2022, voters in the Saugatuck Public School District will be asked to consider  the approval of three separate millage proposals.  On the ballot will be (1) an operating millage proposal, (2) a millage proposal to provide funds to operate a system of public recreation and playgrounds, and (3) a sinking fund millage proposal.  These are

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Spring Update

Happy Spring! It’s been a chilly April.  Hopefully some warm May days are ahead.  Regardless of the weather, there’s a lot happening at Saugatuck Public Schools this spring. Recognition—As you are aware, Douglas Elementary School earned designation as a 2021 National Blue Ribbon High Performing School this year. DES is also ranked in the top

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SPS Trailblazers

The Saugatuck Public Schools Board of Education is proud to announce the selection of Trailblazers as the new mascot name for the district. A motion to accept the recommendation of the SPS Mascot Development Committee passed unanimously. The Mascot Development Committee unanimously recommended Trailblazers to the board of education following a seven-month process that included

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Season’s Greetings!

It’s a beautiful day in our SPS neighborhood, too. – Dr. Tim Travis, Superintendent  Don’t you enjoy how Thanksgiving’s spirit of gratitude just seems to effortlessly roll right into December’s spirit of peace, goodwill, and anticipation? I do! As I wrote previously, nothing warms my heart more at this time of year than for my

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