FAQs

1.  On a half day, what time are students released?

 All schools are on the same time schedule this year.  Half-day dismissal is at 11:45 A.M.

2.  How can I get my child’s Power School information?  
Your child's Access ID and Access Password can be obtained by calling your school building secretary.

3.  How can I contact eCademy?
Sturgis eCademy
107 W West St
Sturgis, MI 49091

Office: (269) 659-1540
Principal Jill Snyder: (269) 659-1542
Fax: (269) 659-1558
Food Service: (269) 659-1546

4.  Where are your sports facilities located?
Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Track & Field, Baseball, Wrestling
Sturgis High School
216 Vinewood Ave.
Sturgis, MI  49091
269-659-1515

Swimming
Sturgis Community Pool (across the street from Sturgis High School)
216 Vinewood Ave.
Sturgis, MI  49091
269-659-1585

Soccer
Eastwood Elementary (fields behind the school)
909 S. Franks Ave.
Sturgis, MI  49091

Tennis
Augspurger Tennis Courts
1100 S. Michigan Ave.
Sturgis, MI  49091

5.  Is the __________ game today still on?  All of the Varsity games are managed through Schedule Star. Here is a link to Schedule Star website that has Sturgis game information.

6.  How old must my child be to be able to go to kindergarten?  
Your child must be 5 on or before September 1st of the current school year.

7.  Who can pick up my child?  
Only parents or guardians or those authorized by the parent or guardian on the Data Enrollment Form (which is filled out at the beginning of each school year).  People picking up the student may be asked to present a photo ID.

8.  Can a parent come have lunch with their child? 
Yes!  Everyone must sign in at the office upon entering the school, show a Photo ID, and sign out at the office when exiting the building.  Adult lunch needs to be called in to the school office by 8:30am to be sure enough lunches are available.

9.  Can my child take medication at school?  
All prescription medication has to be administered from the office by written permission of the parent.  Students are not allowed to transport medication to and from school.  It must be delivered by a parent or guardian.  Forms are available at the school office to fill out.  Medication must be in ORIGINAL containers to be authorized and administered.  Any unused prescribed medicine will be destroyed at the end of the year.

10.  Can I send cough drops or chapstick with my child?  
Students should not keep cough drops in their pockets.  All cough drops should be given to the office and will be kept there for administration.  Chapstick is not considered a medication and can be kept with the student.  
If your child has non-prescribed (over the counter) Medications:
No staff member will be permitted to dispense non-prescribed, over-the-counter medication to any student. Parents may authorize the school to administer a non-prescribed medication using a form which is available in the office.  The student may be authorized on the request form by his/her parent to self-administer the medication in the presence of a school staff member. No other exceptions will be made to these requirements.


11.  What must I do if my child is dismissing differently than usual (bus, pick up, ect.)?  
Dismissal changes for students need to be called in to the office no later than 2:45pm to ensure the message gets relayed to the classroom on time.

12.  What is the student dress code?
The following styles or manners of dress are prohibited:
Clothing that suggests or promotes anti-social behavior, violence, obscenity,
vulgarity or profanity, sexual inferences or logos referring to drugs or alcohol
Halter tops, short shorts, hats, torn or mutilated clothing
Lycra/biker shorts unless covered by loose shorts
Midriff/tank tops unless worn with another top or shirt
Footwear must be worn at all times. Children should be warmly dressed for winter
recess including hats, mittens, and boots.