Covid -19 updates To help organize our efforts to keep our families and community informed and provide resources during the unprecedented time, we have created the COVID-19 tab to our website to make information easily accessible to all our school families. Our Administrative Team will continue working to address the remaining questions and concerns and this site will be updated regularly.

October 5th - Return to School Information

Important Communications for Families

Daily At-Home Screening

 lease be sure to constantly monitor your children and all members of your household for the symptoms of COVID-19. PDF DocumentClick here for the Macomb County Health Department Student Screening Guide

Welcome Back Videos 2020

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High School

Building Highlight Video 

Latest Superintendent Communication

Oct. 20, 2020

Dear Parents, 
It has been a pleasure having students back in our classrooms and engaged in school again. I am impressed with how well everyone has adapted to the safety protocols while settling back into school routines. To see some of these safety measures in action, please take a few minutes to watch this short video: 

I have been able to visit teachers and classrooms and see the instruction being delivered remotely to our Virtual Academy students as well. I am pleased we are able to offer this option and continue to serve our students choosing a remote setting.

Anchor Bay is following all contact tracing and reporting requirements per the Macomb County Health Department. Specifically, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued an Emergency Order requiring K-12 schools to provide public notice to the school community about probable and confirmed cases of COVID-19.  Based on this Emergency Order, health departments notify schools within 24 hours of learning of a probable or confirmed school-associated case of COVID-19. Upon notification, our district posts this information on our Covid-19 tab on the district website:  

If the Macomb County Health Department identifies your child as a close contact with a confirmed case, you will be contacted by phone. After all students who have been directly impacted are contacted, an additional letter will be sent to alert all building parents of a positive case within the school building.   Our website contains helpful resources and information on preventative measures and symptoms to watch for.  Most importantly, keep your children home if they are sick and hand wash frequently to help stop the spread of COVID 19. To stay abreast regarding district cases, visit our website.
Please don't hesitate to contact your school building directly if you have any questions or concerns.  Thank you for your continued support.  


Leonard Woodside, Ed.S. 

Return to School Plan

Please watch for a district communication regarding the Board's decision on August 19th to begin the school year virtually for all students.  Please be patient as we will provide further direction for parents.  

PDF DocumentAnchor Bay COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

PDF DocumentReturn to School Frequently Asked Questions 

PDF DocumentSpecial Board Meeting PowerPoint Presentation - Fall Options - August 11th, 2020

PDF DocumentReturn to School Plan - Parent Update - July 30th, 2020

External LinkExecutive Order 2020-142

External LinkMichigan Safe Schools Roadmap

Student Mask Information - The Governor has amended Executive Order 2020-185. This amendment expands the requirement to wear a mask in the classroom to all students Kindergarten and up.  The amendment does not change the requirement for those students who are medically unable to wear a mask.  Those with proper medical documentation will not be required.  If you have any questions, please speak with your Principal.

Remote & Virtual Academy Information

Back to School Learning Options

PDF DocumentSeptember 16th Presentation with Elementary & Secondary Options

Important Emails

PDF DocumentTechnology Update - September 8th
PDF DocumentFirst Day of School Update
PDF DocumentAugust 20th Technology Letter

If you are not receiving emails from the school district, please make sure you didn't block SchoolMessenger emails.  You will want to look in your junk or spam folder or your "blocked" settings. If you have changed your email address, please contact your school's office to update our records.

Elementary Parent Update

PDF DocumentElementary Parent Update Letter - sent 9.1.20
PDF DocumentElementary Remote/Virtual Sample Schedule

Secondary Parent Update

PDF DocumentSecondary Parent Update Letter - sent 9.1.20
PDF DocumentMiddle Schools Remote/Virtual Sample Schedule
PDF DocumentHigh School Remote/Virtual Sample Schedule


Staff COVID-19 Resources

ABSD - COVID-19 Response Plan - Staff 2020

PDF DocumentABSD - COVID-19 Response Plan - Staff 2020

Anchor Bay School District COVID-19 Daily Screening Protocol 

External LinkMI Symptom App  

Mental Health Resources

With the closure of public schools in Michigan, the Anchor Bay School District wants to ensure that all students still have access to mental health services.  We realize that this time may be very stressful for everyone involved.

Macomb County Resources

Department of Michigan Education Resources

National Resources

COVID 19 News

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