March 31, 2021
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Podcast: Business Unit Shows Unwavering Commitment During COVID-19 
During this pandemic, some have assumed that administrative units can work from home and don't need to be in our buildings. Service industries like education have to find a better balance to keep operations running. Many of our administrative teams have been in the office regularly since the pandemic started because it is necessary. In this podcast, we will highlight the efforts of our Business Unit which includes the Business Office, Facilities and Transportation. From depositing and issuing checks, purchasing, required state reporting, re-routing buses, cleaning of facilities and enhanced safety protocols, this team has been amazing. We appreciate all Ingham ISD administrative teams! Thank you for all you do to support staff, students and families, even though you're not in the classroom. #InghamImpact
Project SEARCH Student Finds Success
at Eric King Agency
Students find success in a variety of ways. For Joseph, a Project SEARCH student with the State of Michigan, his success could have been derailed by the pandemic if not for a local insurance company, MEEMIC Eric King Insurance Agency, that was willing to take a chance on him.

The Early College at LCC Application Deadline is April 5.
The Early College at LCC application deadline for the 2021-22 school year is quickly approaching! You can apply online today – applications due April 5. This program is a collaboration between Ingham ISD and Lansing Community College for students who are entering their junior year of high school and looking for an opportunity to move into a college environment. By completing the three-year program, students earn a high school diploma and up to 60 college credits at no cost to them.
Community Opportunities
MDHHS Offering Post-Spring Break Rapid COVID-19 Testing
If you are traveling over spring break, the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services is offering some pop-up Rapid/Antigen COVID-19 testing opportunities. These drive-thru locations will email or text your results, and you will not need to leave your vehicle. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. If you have questions, call the MDHHS COVID-19 Hotline at 888.535.6136.
2021 MSU Science Festival
Michigan State University will offer a Science Festival, April 1-30, 2021, with over 200 virtual presentations and events for free. Opportunities include talks with global experts, experiment-along activities, demonstrations, virtual tours and citizen science activities. Visit the virtual Expo Days on three Saturdays in April (April 3, 10 and 17), register for free on the MSU Science Festival website.
Calling All High School Artists
Local high school students are encouraged to submit artwork to the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. The entry period runs through May 1, 2021. Each spring, this nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The program is open to all high school students (grades 9-12) who either reside or attend school in Michigan’s 8th Congressional District. All entries must be original in concept, design and execution and may not violate any U.S. copyright laws.
State Releases Mobile Device Security App
The state of Michigan has announced the release of a new mobile device security application called Michigan Secure. This app warns users when suspicious activity is detected on their mobile devices. Threats to mobile devices are more prevalent than ever and are hard to detect. This is a free application available to help students, teachers and families remain safe while operating online. Check it out!
Connected Nation Michigan - Wifi Maps 
Connected Nation Michigan is a partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Michigan Public Service Commission and the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget, who are working to ensure that all Michiganders can experience the benefits of broadband. They also offer a broadband webinar series and mapping tool that displays available pubic WiFi locations.
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