Early Childhood Center & School Age Childcare (SACC)

The Anchor Bay School district takes great pride in a curriculum that is both current and meets the state and national standards. Use the links below to our district curriculum for early childhood and our young fives and a reference for common early childhood terms. The Family Fundamentals is a pilot program the Michigan Department of Education developed to assist students in preparing for the next grade level. It includes many useful activities and information of how to assist your student.
PDF DocumentEarly Childhood Standards of Quality

Anchor Bay Offers Free Preschool Program 

The Great Start Readiness Program or GSRP is a free preschool option for children who:

  • Will be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2021
  • Live in the Anchor Bay District,  Macomb County, or St. Clair County
  • Meet “At Risk Eligibility Factors” as determined by the Michigan Department of Education
  • Half Day and Full Day Classes are held Monday - Thursday
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided.
  • Bus Transportation is available to Anchor Bay Families.
  • GSRP follows “Creative Curriculum” - Anchor Bay Preschool Core Curriculum aligns with Kindergarten standard.

PDF DocumentClick here for more information

GSRP Application Forms - 2021-2022

To schedule a screening, call: 586-716-7862


 

2021 - 2022 Pre-School Registration 

Registration is open to ALL FAMILIES on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.  Please note registration fee and security deposit must be paid at the time of registration.

External Linkhttp://weblink.donorperfect.com/abs_registration2021-2022

**We are not taking Time for Twos registration at this time.  You can call the office at (586) 716-7862 to be put on a waitlist if you would like**

PDF DocumentEmergency Card

PDF DocumentNotification of Licensing

PDF DocumentFamily Social History Form and Child Observation Form

PDF DocumentConcussion Awareness

PDF DocumentHealth Appraisal Form.pdf

2021 - 2022 SAC Registration Information

 Registration for 2021-22 is will open as follows:  

  • Families enrolled in either ABECC summer program - Monday, Aug. 9 @ 9:00 a.m.
  • Familes enrolled in SACC or preschool in 2020-21 - Tuesday, Aug. 10 @ 9:00 a.m.
  • Open registration - everyone welcome - Wednesday, Aug. 11 @ 9:00 a.m.

Please note - spaces are limited.  You must call (586) 716-7862 per the above schedule to be put on the list to register.  If you register without calling, your registration WILL NOT be processed. 

When you register you must select  the days and times (AM/PM) your child will attend.  You can choose the days for the entire year or quarterly.  If  you choose quarterly there is a chance a day you want will not be available due to staffing and required staff/student ratios.  There is a minimum 1 hour charge for the morning and/or afternoon for every day you register for, unless your child is absent from school.

SACC is available before and after school on the first day of school! Students must be registered before they can be dropped off. PLEASE ALLOW UP TO 2 BUSINESS DAYS FOR REGISTRATIONS TO BE PROCESSED - due to limited enrollment drop in SAC is not available this year.

Printable Required Registration Paperwork for SAC
 

Virtual Open House

Please click the links below to get a "virtual open house" of our classrooms!

Parent Handbooks

Please read our Parent Handbooks to learn more rates, hours, and other importation information:

PDF DocumentPreschool Parent Handbook

PDF DocumentSACC Parent Handbook 2021-22.pdf

 

Upcoming Events

September 25
Wellness Fun Walk 5K (or more!)
9:00 AM
ABHS Track and Field
Wellness Fun Walk 5K (or more!)
Date: Sep 25
Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: ABHS Track and Field
Cost: FREE
Calendar: Early Childhood Academy Calendar

Fun for the whole family as we kick off the school year celebrating wellness & growth!

The goal is to walk a 5K (or more!). There will be music, fun, and contests for all ages. Everyone is welcome! 

Families can sign up for this FREE event by clicking here: https://forms.office.com/r/6ssPaTgtJZ. Registration at the event will also be available!

 

 

September 29
Board of Education - Regular Meeting
7:00 PM
MacDonald Elementary
Board of Education - Regular Meeting
Date: Sep 29
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MacDonald Elementary
Calendar: Early Childhood Academy Calendar
October 13
Board of Education Meeting - Strategic Plan
7:00 PM
MacDonald Elementary
Board of Education Meeting - Strategic Plan
Date: Oct 13
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MacDonald Elementary
Calendar: Early Childhood Academy Calendar

Anchor Bay School District will be starting a strategic planning process. We welcome input from our staff, community, and students.

Meeting Dates and Topics:

  • September 15 - Portrait of a Graduate & Stakeholder Value Survey
  • October 13 - Facilities
  • November 3 - Student Achievement & Programs
  • December 1 - Mission & Vision/Wrap up

Anyone who would like to participate in the Strategic Planning Meetings need to RSVP to Sherrie DiCristofaro at  sdicristofaro@abs.misd.net.  Meetings will start at 7pm at MacDonald Elementary.  (5201 County Line Road, Casco. Enter through Door #1)

October 27
Board of Education Meeting - Regular Meeting
7:00 PM
MacDonald Elementary
Board of Education Meeting - Regular Meeting
Date: Oct 27
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MacDonald Elementary
Calendar: Early Childhood Academy Calendar
November 3
Strategic Planning Meeting
7:00 PM
MacDonald Elementary
Strategic Planning Meeting
Date: Nov 3
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MacDonald Elementary
Calendar: Early Childhood Academy Calendar

Anchor Bay School District will be starting a strategic planning process. We welcome input from our staff, community, and students.

Meeting Dates and Topics:

  • September 15 - Portrait of a Graduate & Stakeholder Value Survey
  • October 13 - Facilities
  • November 3 - Student Achievement & Programs
  • December 1 - Mission & Vision/Wrap up

Anyone who would like to participate in the Strategic Planning Meetings need to RSVP to Sherrie DiCristofaro at  sdicristofaro@abs.misd.net.  Meetings will start at 7pm at MacDonald Elementary.  (5201 County Line Road, Casco. Enter through Door #1)

November 17
Board of Education - Regular Meeting
7:00 PM
MacDonald Elementary
Board of Education - Regular Meeting
Date: Nov 17
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: MacDonald Elementary
Calendar: Early Childhood Academy Calendar
November 24 - November 26
No School - Thanksgiving Break
No School - Thanksgiving Break
Date: Nov 24 - Nov 26
Calendar: Early Childhood Academy Calendar

Contact Us

Early Childhood Center

52680 Washington St
New Baltimore, MI 48047
Phone: (586) 716-7862

Supervisor

Carol O'Shea
Supervisor
North Central Association Accredited Through accreditation and related services, NCA CASI continuously improves the quality of education and challenges education entities to prepare each and every learner for success. All Anchor Bay Schools are NCA Accredited.

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Anchor Bay 2021 Back to School Video
Wellness Fun Walk 5K (or more!)

September 25th, 2021, 9am - 11am ath the Anchor Bay High School Track & Field

~Games for Kids ~ Contests & Prizes~

Fun for the whole family as we kick off the school year celebrating wellness & growth!

The goal is to walk a 5K (or more!). There will be music, fun, and contests for all ages. Everyone is welcome! 

Families can sign up for this FREE event by clicking here: https://forms.office.com/r/6ssPaTgtJZ. Registration at the event will also be available!

 

Anchor Bay is Looking for Sub Custodians!
Calling all K-5 Students to Learn a Dance Routine for Homecoming!

Come join your ABHS Varsity and Junior Varsity Dance Teams in learning a dance routine to
perform at the Anchor Bay High School’s Homecoming pregame show on Friday, October 1, 2021!

City of New Baltimore - Crossing Guards Needed