Montabella Community Schools Safety Drill Results

Montabella Schools Parent Engagement
Montabella Community Schools would like to help our parents in being engaged in their students learning. We are sharing resources from the Michigan Department of Education in hopes that you will be an active participant in our buildings. Please see this MDE Website and especially look at the links in Section III - Resources for Parents.

Pay To Participate Fund
Montabella is in the process of setting up a fund to help athletes in need with Pay To Participate. This year the amount for each high school sport is $50 and for middle school it is $25, with a family cap of $200. Any amount of money will be accepted. Anyone that is interested in donating money and becoming a sponsor of an athlete please contact:
John Helinski
989-427-5175 or
Mark Higgins
Thank you for your support!


What's Happening Now

Montabella Community Schools Special Board of Education Meeting

On Monday, May 18, 2015 Montabella Community Schools will be having a Special Meeting of the Board of Education. This meeting will take place in the Central Office Board Room, and will occur at 6:45 pm, just prior to the regular 7:00 pm meeting. The purpose of the meeting is to go over the resolution designating the delegate for the 2015 MAISD Board Election.

Montabella 2015-2016 School Calendar

The school calendar for 2015-2016 is now available via this link. Please notice that students will start school prior to Labor Day next year. We applied for a waiver from the department of education due to Labor Day being so late next year and we were granted the waiver. First day of school for students will be Aug 31.

Montabella Sports Physical Information

Any student in grades 7-12th who is interested in playing sports next year must have a sports physical. Sports physicals are not good for 365 days, they are only good for 1 school year. All sports physicals for the 2015-6 school year must be done after April 15th, 2015.

Here are some opportunities for sports physicals at a minimum cost.

Free of charge for Montabella students. Saturday, May 30th 10-11am

Physical form must be filled out and signed by parents

Spectrum Health
4100 Lake Dr.
Grand Rapids, MI


By Medics in Edmore

Friday, June 5th, 2015 Friday, August 7th, 2015

3-6 pm 2-6pm

All physicals will be $20 (Cash or Check). Must have physical form filled out and signed by parent and pay at the door. Please call for an appointment.

Robert Reams, PA
1131 E. Howard City Edmore Rd.
Edmore, MI 48829


Montabella Community Schools Food Service Management Bidding

The Montabella Community School District is requesting proposals for school food service management services. The Food Service Management Company will provide management services according to United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) regulations and guidelines as well as State of Michigan Department of Education policies and guidelines.

Food Service Management Companies and/or their representatives may submit proposals to:

Montabella Community Schools
302 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 349
Edmore, Michigan 48829

The Montabella Community School District Board of Education reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all proposals or to accept the proposal that it finds, in its sole discretion, to be in the best interest of the school district.

A copy of the RFP is posted below.  The mandatory pre-bid meeting is scheduled for May 14, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at 302 W. Main St., Edmore, Michigan, 48829 (Central Office).  

All proposals must be submitted no later than 10:00 a.m. on June 4, 2015. All proposals should be delivered in a sealed envelope and addressed to the Montabella Community School District and be clearly marked: Food Service Management Proposal.

Montabella RFP
Montabella Cost Reimbursement Info
Montabella Claims Data and Menus

Eighth Grade Career Day

Montabella's 8th grade students will attend Career Day on May 19.  This event helps students review their High School options and beyond.  The students will be touring Montcalm Community College (who is also hosting their lunch), learn facts about college, and then go to the Montcalm Area Career Center.  At the career center they will have short presentations of all of the programs offered.  Those programs include Welding, Health Sciences, Automotive Tech., Diesel Tech., Plant Sciences, Cosmetology, Engineering Tech., and more.  If any parents or community members would be interested in chaperoning this group, please contact Ms. Gaffield at 989-427-5175.

Order Your Yearbook Now

The school year is quickly coming to an end, be sure to order your student's yearbook.  Links to order can be found here.

Yearbook Proud Parent Ad Forms

If you would like to place a Proud Parent ad in the High School Yearbook please click this link for the order form. This is your last chance, though the deadline has passed we still have some room left. The absolute deadline will be May 15.

Spring Sports Schedule

With the snow almost gone and our outdoor playing surfaces returning from their hibernation it is time to start thinking about Spring Sports again! Here is the Montabella Junior/Senior High 2015 Spring Sports Schedule for your enjoyment.

2015-2016 Preschool Application

Pre-school applicants are now being accepted for 2015-2016 school year. Free programs are available for families that qualify. This applicant is good for Head Start and for the Great Start Readiness Program that is at Montabella Elementary. Spread the word to everyone that has a child that is four or will be four. Great opportunity to get a jump start on education. Please follow this link to get to the application.



EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Become a professional school bus driver! We are currently accepting applications for our school bus driver training program. Bus driving may be the ideal career for you if you have an excellent driving record, enjoy working with kids, and are interested in part-time employment. For more information and a brief telephone interview, please contact Montabella Transportation at (989) 427-5024. EOE

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A Very Frozen December at Montabella Elementary