Attendance Policy Update from the Superintendent

The national Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires each state to submit a plan to the federal government indicating how its public education system will improve student achievement.  A key requirement of this plan is addressing absences and tardies.  School attendance is one of the most important indicators for success.  Chronic absenteeism, identified as one […]


Reading Now Network

Three Rivers Community Schools is excited to join the Reading Now Network, a collective effort of superintendents, school boards and school districts throughout West Michigan to improve early literacy and, ultimately, student achievement across all grade levels. To learn more about the network, please click the link above. To access our district’s resolution in support […]


Autumn Update

I had the wonderful opportunity on Friday, September 30, to visit Norton and the Middle School for monthly celebrations.  We have amazing, talented, creative staff who provide opportunities for kids to celebrate themselves.  It was a privilege to see! We have posted for a transportation supervisor to replace Cindy Books.  Currently, we have 7 applicants.  […]




Three Rivers Athletic Complex

Over the past year, questions have arisen regarding Three Rivers Community Schools’ role and participation in the Sports Complex project. The administration and the Board of Education always support projects and endeavors that benefit children academically, socially, emotionally, and athletically. We have not been actively involved in the project for several reasons. Three Rivers Community […]



Superintendent’s Report – 2/8/16

Jean met with TJ Baker, the county liaison for Emergency Response. Officer Baker is very complimentary regarding the building administrators’ procedures. He plans to speak with the entire group at the next administrative meeting. Plans are underway to find an interim principal for Hoppin Elementary. It is important to note that final observations and walkthroughs […]