• OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM, DECEMBER 17, 2014 Once again this year our second grade students will be performing our Christmas program called "Cocoa Cabaret". They will present the program to parents and families one class at a time during the school day on Wednesday, December 17th. Parents and families will enter the building and report to the library when your student's class is scheduled to perform. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available for our guests. The schedule is as follows: Mrs. Starkey at 1:10 Mrs. Cropsey at 2:05 Ms. Roberts at 3:00 Look for information in your child's backpack regarding class parties and gifts.
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  • Weather Cancellations,Delays and Emergencies What is the best way to stay informed of weather related and other emergency cancellations or delays? 1.    Sign up for PowerSchool E-ALERTS! 2.    Listen to local radio. WBET-Sturgis, WTHD-LaGrange, WLKM­-Three Rivers, WKFR, WRKR, WKMI-Kalamazoo and Battle Creek. 3.    Check TV Stations. WWMT(CBS)-Kalamazoo, WNDU(NBC)-South Bend, WOOD(NBC)-Grand Rapids, WOTV(ABC)-Battle Creek, WXSP and CW7 West Michigan for all the latest information. If you don't get a phone call when school is cancelled, then our school doesn't have your correct phone number. Anyone who has given us a current phone number will be called when ever there is a school cancellation or delay. Please call 659-1565 if you are not receiving a call. 
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  • DELAYED START REMINDER:  School starts at 9:35 every THURSDAY. This is on THURSDAYS ONLY.  If your child eats breakfast at school they should be here between 9:10 and 9:30.  Breakfast is served in our gym.
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  •  Our School Day Schedule
    The bell will ring at 8:35 and school will start at 8:40. Students should arrive between 8:15 and 8:35. There is no supervision for them on the playground before that time. School dismisses at 3:47 on whole days and 12:00 on half days.  All students should be picked up by 4:00 on full days and by 12:20 on half days if they don't walk or ride a bus.
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Congress Elementary
421 E. Congress Street
Office: 269-659-1565
Attendance: 269-659-1580   
Fax: 269-659-1567
Bus Lot: 269-659-1590
FROM 8:10 - 8:30 AND
9:10 - 9:30 ON THURSDAYS 
Start Bell    8:35
Tardy Bell 
End Bell    
Kinder Recess    11:15 - 11:35
Kinder Lunch     11:35 - 12:00  
1st grade recess  12:20 -12:45
1st grade lunch   12:00-12:20
2nd grade lunch  12:20 -12:45
2nd grade recess 12:00 -12:20

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