September 12

Open House is 9/17/15!

Open House will be held at Snow Elementary School on Thursday, September 17 from 5:30-7:00 PM.  Come meet your child’s teachers, see the classrooms and learn about our curriculum and expectations.  There will also be opportunities to purchase spiritwear, join the PTA and sign up for classroom and school blogs so you get all the news.  Hope to see you then!

Ross Groover, Ed.D.


September 11

2015-2016 Flyers

Hi Parents!

In order to improve access, all flyers that are distributed through the office will now also be posted on the school blog.  Please check back frequently if you need another copy of a flyer that has been sent home.


September 2

Welcome Back Packet 2015-2016

Hi Parents and Friends!

We are very excited for a new school year at Snow. The first day of school for all students is Tuesday, Sept. 8.  The first day of school is a half day of school for all students.  Students will be dismissed at 11:45 AM. On Wednesday, Sept. 9, grade 1-5 will have a full day of school.  Kindergarten students will continue to be dismissed at 11:45 though Friday, Sept. 11.  Their first day of school will be Monday, Sept. 14.


The following documents were mailed to each household today.  There is a lot of information in the letter so please take the time to read through it thoroughly.

Class lists will be posted by 4:00 PM on the lobby windows on Friday, Sept. 4.


Welcome Letter 15-16

New traffic patterns at Snow


The following supplies are suggested supply lists only.  We will provide basic school supplies for your student:

Kindergarten Supply list

First Grade Supply List

Second Grade Supply List

Third Grade Supply list

Fourth Grade Supply List 2014

Fifth Grade Supply List

PTA Letter and Five Below Fundraiser:

PTA Welcome Letter

Enjoy the last days of summer vacation and we’ll see you next week!


Ross C. Groover, Ed.D.


August 21

Kindergarten Schedule for Sept. 8-11 – 11:45 dismissal each day!

August 18, 2015
Dear Parent/Guardian,
Congratulations! Your child is ready to come to kindergarten. We are pleased to welcome your
family to our school, as well as welcoming siblings of our current students.

Dearborn Public Schools is initiating a “Soft Start” program for incoming kindergarten students. The purpose of the Soft Start program is provide shorter days and to introduce your child to his/her kindergarten teacher. This first week transition will allow your child to familiarize him/herself with the school and basic routines. The goal is to ensure that the start of kindergarten is positive, smooth, and successful for all students.

This is an exciting time in the lives of children and families. Our goal for Soft Start is to make the start to school successful for all of our kindergarten students. Thank you for your patience with the part time schedule. This is effective only for the first week of school.

Kindergarten students at Snow will attend school from 8:35 AM – 11:45 AM each day for the first week of school (Tuesday, September 8 through Friday, September 11). Lunch will be provided beginning on Wednesday, August 9 before dismissal each day. Parents are welcome to stay with their child on the first day of school only.

Parents will be asked to sign up for an individual time slot between 1:00 and 3:30 on Wednesday through Friday, September 9-11 for their student to be informally assessed. Students will be assigned to classes by the end of day on Friday, September 11 and the lists will be posted outside the kindergarten classrooms, as well as in the main lobby.

Kindergarten teachers will be assessing all students during scheduled times. Thank you for your partnership and continued support as your child begins school. We love volunteers and encourage you to volunteer – please pick up information in the office or see your child’s teacher for more information.

Enjoy the rest of the summer and we look forward to seeing you at our kindergarten JumpStart program on August 25 and 26 and/or in September!


Ross C. Groover, Ed.D.

June 10

Summer Learning Opportunites

Summer Learning Opportunities

(Information is also available on the Dearborn Schools website:

Our Media Center will be open all summer!  Please come in for fun activities, computer access and to check out books.  Hours are:

Tuesdays 1:00-4:00

Thursdays 9:00-12:00


What?  MyOn is an online library with over 8000 books for preschool through high school

Go to

School Name: Type in your school

User Name: Type in your student number (available on report card)

Password: Type in your birthdate as mmddyyyy (March 5, 2008 = 03052008)



Online learning in reading, math, science, social studies

Go to www.

School Name: Type in Snow E and be sure to select Dearborn, Michigan

User Name: Type in your student number (available on report card)

Password: Type in your birthdate as mmddyyyy (March 5, 2008 = 03052008)


Keep learning all summer long!  Have a safe and fun summer!

June 1

Last PTA Meeting

The Snow PTA will have its final meeting for this school year on Thursday, June 4th at 6pm in the library. Also, the end of year picnic is Friday, June 5th from 5-8pm. We need donations of pop, water, juice and individual bags of chips.  We are also accepting dessert donations for the picnic. There is always a pot luck style dessert table at the picnic and desserts are free! All donations can be brought to the office. Thank you!!

June 1

We Still Need Help

If you haven’t signed up for the picnic yet, please sign up for a slot to help out!

The picnic runs from 5 to 8 p.m. June 5.  We need LOTS of volunteers to make this big event a success.

Donations needed!
For the picnic itself, we need drinks including cans of soda, juice bags and water bottles; individual bags of chips. Items can be dropped off in the office. There will also be a free dessert table, donations for that can be dropped off in the office.
May 28

Spring Pictures

Important Parent Information Below
Snow Elementary School
School Pictures

If you have already paid for your portraits, thank you!

Your Spring Portraits have shipped!
You should receive your portraits soon.

Select your favorites and pay online!

  1. Go to
  2. Log in with your Portrait ID and Access Code, which is on your portrait package insert.
  3. Please return unpurchased portraits to your school.