April 2022

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April 4

School Resumes

April 7

Fire Drill

PTA Meeting 6:30

April 11

MSTEP window opens

April 12

MSTEP 5th Grade SS

April 14

MSTEP 5th Grade Science

April 15

Good Friday- No School

April 17

HOPPY Easter!

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April 19

MSTEP 5th Grade ELA

April 20

Fire Drill

April 21

5th grade parent orientation 6:00-7:00

April 26

MSTEP 5th Grade Math, 4th Grade Math, 3rd Grade ELA

April 29

PBIS Reward


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Kindergarten Roundup

We are pleased to be bringing back the normal kindergarten round up this spring for all incoming kindergarteners. This year’s event will be on May 2 starting at 6:30 p.m. Parents will attend in the gym, all future Cougars will attend within our classrooms.  Remember that Kindergarten registration is now open at Riley.


Good Neighbor Saturday

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The M-STEP Window Opens

M-STEP kicks off on May 4 for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade for all students. Please see the schedule below for testing dates:

ALL testing starts at 9:15.  

April 12    5th Grade Social Studies

April 14    5th Grade Science

April 19    5th Grade ELA

April 26    3rd Grade ELA, 4th Grade Math, and 5th Grade Math

May  3       3rd Grade Math, 4th Grade ELA

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Rock Your Socks- 2019 – 321Foundation

Thank you so much for your generous donations to Rock Your Socks Day at Allen Park Schools!  This celebration of World Down Syndrome Day has been so much fun!  The students loved showing off their socks.  It was so amazing to see the community come together to support and celebrate all “EXTRA” special kids.  The district’s Cognitively Impaired programs greatly appreciate your support more than words could ever convey.


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Summer Kids Camp 2022


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Watersheds Contest

As a Wayne County Green School award recipient, Arno Elementary School is one of just 25 Schools eligible to participate in this year’s Adopt a Storm Drain contest!

The Alliance of Downriver Watersheds Schools for Clean Water Adopt a Storm Drain Contest is an easy online contest where you encourage parents, school staff, and community members to pledge to adopt a storm drain near their home. When they take the pledge they assign that pledge to your school.

The schools that get the most pledges will win cash prizes up to $1,500 for class materials and educational projects!

Here are the contest details:

The Alliance for Downriver Watersheds (ADW) is proud to announce the 2nd annual Schools for Clean Water Contest! As a current, or recent, Green School located in the Downriver area, your school is eligible to participate and win!

What is the Schools for Clean Water Contest?

The Schools for Clean Water Contest is a friendly competition to reduce pollution in our local waterways. Like last year, we will focus on keeping yard waste and litter out of storm drains.

How does it work?

Participating schools urge parents, alumni, and faculty to visit www.SchoolsForCleanWater.org between April 4th and April 22nd (Earth Day) to complete a simple online pledge to do their part. When they submit the pledge form, they assign that pledge to your school. At the end of the contest, we tally up the totals and the schools with the most pledges win cash prizes.

Who can pledge?

Anyone 18 and older can take the pledge including, but not limited to: parents, alumni, student’s family members, teachers, school support staff, friends, neighbors, etc…

What do schools win?

Eight schools will win a share of the $5,000 in prize money. The money can be used to pay for educational projects and classroom materials.

  • First Place – $1,500

  • Second Place – $1,250

  • Third Place – $1,000

  • Wild Card – 5 x $250 (all schools with 50 or more pledges, will be entered into a random drawing for the five wild card prizes)


In 2021, winners used the prize money to help fund programs like an outdoor classroom, a reading garden for special education students, school gardens, and other green initiatives.



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Allen Park Public Schools has received a supply of Covid-19 Antigen Rapid Tests for student/family home use.  We ask that parents/guardians please limit to 1 test per student in the family.

Parents/guardians are welcome to pick up their test kit(s) Monday thru Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. (Closed 3/28 thru 4/1 for spring break) while supplies last at the following location:





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Limited Schools of Choice Program for 2022-23

The Allen Park Public School District has established a successful Schools of Choice Program for the past several years and the Board of Education has approved continuation of the program for the 2022-23 school year for Kindergarten through 8th Grade.  (Requests for specific elementary schools cannot be guaranteed)

Applications will be available, online only, between Monday, March 28, 2022 through Sunday, April 17, 2022 on our website, https://www.allenparkschools.com/apps/pages/index.jsp?uREC_ID=971881&type=d&pREC_ID=1847418

Completed applications will be accepted beginning Monday, March 28 through Sunday, April 17.  Absolutely no late applications will be accepted.

A random draw selection will be held on Monday, April 18, 2022. The draw will determine numerical selection for acceptance of candidates.  Parents will be contacted with their students’ waitlist number, by email or phone call by April 20, 2022.

We ask that you help us by sharing this information with friends and/or family members who may be interested in having their children become a part of the Allen Park Public Schools Family.

For more information about the Schools of Choice Program, please see the attached FAQ’s, visit our website at www.allenparkschools.com.  You can also address questions to schoolofchoice@appublicschools.com or call (313) 827-1154.

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Culver's Fundraiser, Tuesday November 3rd | Willowbrook PTO

Culver’s calendars for PBIS- A 2022 calendar that is filled with valuable coupons for Culver’s delicious food!  The cost is $3 and $2 of that will go the building Positive Behavior Support program.  If you are interested in purchasing one, please send in $3 in a labeled envelope with your child’s name on it.  Thank you for your support!


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“LIKE” us to see lots of great updates and photos from school!  Thank you for promoting this social media platform as a positive way to share the good news and great things happening at Arno!





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