Clare Public Schools

Creating Personal Success


  • Virtual Learning Plans:

    Clare High School and Clare Middle School

    Clare Primary School

    Pioneer High School


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  • COVID Updates

    COVID-19 Dashboard


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  • Teacher and Support Staff COVID-19 Grants:
    This week the Michigan Department of Treasury announced a COVID-19 grant for educational staff that provided services to students during our spring closures. This grant will come directly from the Treasury to the eligible staff members. We will be emailing or mailing the grant certification form to eligible teachers and support staff by November 9, 2020 based on the state's reporting to us. It is important to note that there may be employees that are qualified for the grant based on title and FAQ's, but do not meet the eligibility requirements of the grant.
    If you do not receive an email or letter by November 9, 2020 notifying you that you are eligible and wish to appeal, please email Amber Kruskamp ( no later than December 4th.
    FAQ's are provided here:
    Please read the FAQ's prior to any appeal and include justification for eligibility in the appeal.

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  • Food Service Update - Free Meals

    GREAT NEWS!!! All breakfasts and lunches will be FREE until JUNE 30, 2021, per the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).

    For who?

    All children in the Clare community ages 18 and under (regardless of income). Families are asked to still complete the free/reduced meal application and/or household survey for the 2020-21 school year.

    How do I receive these meals?

    Face-to-Face Students: Your account will not be charged for the breakfast/lunch you receive each day at school. Every Friday, you will be sent home with meals for the weekend.

    Virtual Students and Community Members ages 18 and under: 

    Virtual students/community members 18 and under can pick up meals for all 7 days on Mondays from 3:30pm-5pm in the bus loop.

    When does this begin?


    Weekend meals for face-to-face students will be distributed starting September 11, 2020

    Pick-up for virtual students began August 31, 2020

    Pick-up for community members began September 14, 2020

    What if my student purchased breakfast or lunch the first week of school before this announcement?

    All accounts have been credited for any meals that were charged this school year.

    Who do I contact with questions?

    Taylor Roberts, Food Service Director @989-386-1258 or

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  • Email Contact Updates

    Parents of CPS students: We are collecting email contact information for parents, in an effort to quickly update our information systems and get important updates to you in a timely manner. The form allows for 3 student names - if you have more than 3 children in school, please submit the form again so that we connect your email contact with all your children. Thanks for all that you do for Clare Public Schools.


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    Clare Public Schools Continuity of Learning and COVID-19 Response Plan



     Information on Free Internet Access



    Information on Pandemic EBT Program

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  • Please click the link below to read the Clare Public Schools Code of Conduct:

    CPS Code of Conduct

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  • CTE
  • MVP - Most Valuable Pioneer
    Each month while school is in session, we will recognize exemplary employees that make up our exceptional school system. 
    Announcing the November 2020 MVP(s) -- Most Valuable Pioneer(s): Mrs. Marianne Roe, School Nurse and Mrs. Stephanie MacDonald, Healthcare Specialist
    Congratulations to this month's Most Valuable Pioneers (MVPs): Mrs. Marianne Roe and Mrs. Stephanie MacDonald.
    Mrs. Roe and Mrs. MacDonald serve the health and safety of our students day in and day out. They have handled the ever changing landscape of this year and the pandemic with grace and calm. They are modeling for us all by countering uncertainty with curiosity and compassion. They have been instrumental in making our return to school successful and safe for all!

    Marianne Roe      Stephanie MacDonald

    Thanks Mrs. Roe and Mrs. MacDonald for making Clare a great place to live and learn!

  • December 2020 Board Meeting

    The December 21, 2020 Clare Public Schools Board of Education meeting will take place in the Clare High School Cafeteria at 7:00 p.m.  Attendees must wear face coverings and adhere to social distancing guidelines.

  • Annual Title I Parent Meeting

    We invite you to view the 2020-2021 Annual Title I Parent Meeting by clicking on this LINK.  Please contact our Director of State & Federal Programs, Cathy Wirth, with questions, concerns, or for information on becoming a member of one of the School Improvement Teams or the District Improvement Team: 989-386-1213 or


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