Grass Lake Community Schools

  •  Welcome to the web presence of Grass Lake Community Schools. We're glad you have stopped to see our school district's website. Our district enrolls 1,260 students in our pre-school through 12th grade system in three buildings, while maintaining an active Preschool and Child Care facility for students who are 12 months through 12 years old. Click here to learn how to enroll your child. Go to the "About Us" section at the top of this page to learn more about our school district.


    The Mission of Grass Lake Community Schools is to provide a quality learning environment that will empower all students to meet their individual needs, discover their potential, and gain essential skills that will enable them to become responsible contributing citizens of our world.

    Support Staff Employment Opportunities at Grass Lake Community Schools

    Little Warriors Preschool & Child Care is currently hiring for two part time positions, M-F 20-30 hours a week. Applicant must have experience working with children. Please email the director your resume at;

    The Grass Lake Community Schools Transportation Department is in need of permanent and substitute drivers. This includes regular AM and PM runs, along with field trips. Training is offered toward the prospective employee receiving a Class B Commercial Drivers License. For more information, contact the Transportation Director at

Grass Lake Community Schools Announcements

  • GLHS Graduate Crowned Miss Michigan

    Congratulations to 2012 Grass Lake High School graduate Emily Sioma for winning the 2018 Miss Michigan pageant in Muskegon. Click the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • Summer Food Program Begins June 18

    The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) was created to ensure that children in lower-income areas could continue to receive nutritious meals during long school vacations, when they do not have access to the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs. Click on the heading of this announcement for qualification information and site locations. NOTE: The Coachman's Cove Mobile Home Community on Portage Lake Road is now a "Meet Up and Eat Up" site.

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  • Grass Lake Community Schools Board of Education Positions Open

    Grass Lake Community Schools has three school board positions open on the November 2018 ballot. Candidates filing for any Jackson County School Board must file at the Jackson County Clerk’s office located at the Jackson County Courthouse, 312 S. Jackson St., Jackson, MI 49201. Click on the heading of the announcement to find out how you can be placed on a ballot for the Grass Lake Board of Education

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  • George Long Elementary Parents Share Their Experiences

    "Thank you" to parents of students attending George Long Elementary School for sharing comments about your experiences, and the experiences of your children, at George Long Elementary School given to us during this Teacher Appreciation Week. Click on the heading of this announcement for parent comments.

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  • Parent Orientation Shared at Grass Lake Middle School

    On Tuesday, April 17, the Grass Lake Middle School staff welcomed parents and caregivers of George Long Elementary School 5th graders to begin the transition into the 6th grade at Grass Lake Middle School. Click on the heading of this announcement to be directed to a slideshow that includes the topics that were shared.

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  • Little Warriors Registration Now Occurring

    Click on the heading of this announcement to learn how to register your child in the Little Warriors Preschool & Child Care for this summer and the next school year.

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  • Grass Lake Travel Club Experiences Ireland

    Click on the heading of this announcement to view photos sent to us from our Grass Lake Travel Club Advisor Dakota Bahlau from their 2018 Ireland adventure.

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  • Technology and Youth: Protecting Your Child from Electronic Aggression

    With the rapid proliferation of Internet access and the use of social media by our children, the Center for Disease Control has created a 2-page "Tip Sheet", along with a 24-page brief that offers parents and youth a full description of what "electronic aggression" is defined as, and describes ways to be informed and to help prevent electronic aggression.

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  • School Lock-Down Drill Information for Parents

    We have received inquiries from family members of our school district's students asking about our preparedness levels in the event of an active shooter in our buildings. Click on the heading of this announcement to read Dr. Ryle Kiser's explanation of our school district's preparedness toward keeping our students safe.

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  • Pupil Safety - Our Primary Concern at Grass Lake Community Schools

    Dr. Kiser expresses to our Grass Lake Community Schools families that in light of the tragic events that occurred in Florida, it is important to our district leadership to remind each and every one of you that, above all else, student safety is our primary concern in Grass Lake Community Schools. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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    Bridge Magazine has named its Academic State Champs for 2018 based on how many grade levels students grew, based on test results, from third to eighth grade. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • Grass Lake High School at 96.05% Graduation Rate

    MLive has listed the 106 Michigan public high schools with at least 50 graduates in 2017 with a graduation rate of 96%, or more. Grass Lake High School is ranked 98th on this list with our 96.05 graduation rate, and is ranked third in Jackson County. Click on the heading of this announcement for more information.

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  • FAFSA Help Available Online

    Many of our Grass Lake High School families will begin thinking about financial aid as our students begin making plans for paying for their education after high school. An important element to that process is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). An online guide that will answer questions about the process can be found at

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  • Bus Drivers Needed at Grass Lake Schools

    Grass Lake Community Schools has openings for school bus drivers. Pay rate is $17.94 per hour. Contact the Transportation Office at 517-867-5544 for more information.

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  • Schoology Links - Schoology is a learning managment system (LMS) for K-12 schools, higher education institutions, and corporations that allows users to create, manage, and share content and resources. Also known as a course management system (CMS) or virtual learning environment (VLE), the cloud-based platform provides tools to manage any classroom or blended learning environment.

    Powerschool Links - PowerSchool accounts can be set-up for both teachers and parents. PowerSchool makes it easy for teachers to record grades, take attendance, and check student profiles. On the other hand, it's convenient for parents to check all of their child's grades as soon as they are posted

    Illuminate Links - Illuminate offers a solution toward compiling assessments, report cards, gradebooks, supporting data analysis and increasing parent communication. 

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    Grass Lake Community Schools - Learn More About Us

    In this installment of the "Superintendent's Corner" Superintendent Dr. Ryle Kiser explains why our school district feels it is important to embrace technology in our instructional processes. Click on the heading of this segment to find out why a greater understanding of technology will allow our students to successfully adjust to the changes they are going to encounter in their lives.

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