Meet Greenfield Union Elementary/ Middle School Administrators
PRINCIPAL’S WELCOME Letter 2022-2023
We are excited about the new school year as we continue on our RISE & RECOVERY.
We are also super excited to be back fully face to face in servicing and supporting our
learners. This year we WELCOME Ms. Artra Bell as our new Assistant Principal. Make
sure you check out the About Us Tab (Meet our AP) to learn more about Ms. Bell.
Welcome back BluCar Community Partners offering in-school mentoring and dance, Girl
Scouts of America, FIRST Robotics, CHESS, and girls & boys basketball & cheer and
our partners with Black Family Development providing in-school Social Work. We are
especially excited to welcome to our campus the Detroit City Lions Youth sports and
In addition to our very rigorous Reading (EL Learning) and Math (Eureka), Science,
Social Studies curriculum, we are planning many extracurricular offerings including but
not limited to After-School Tutoring at every grade level, Saturday Virtual Tutoring;
Coding, Science Fair, Math clubs, Book clubs, and also returning will be our Recycling
club. So, be on the lookout for newsletters, Class DOJO announcements, and robocalls
with some exciting programming this year!
As you know the past 20 months have been challenging and placed us under strict
restrictions and guidelines for accessing the building and classrooms. This hurt our
volunteer opportunities for our dedicated families. GUESS WHAT!!!! Volunteering at
GU is BACK!!!! Yes, please complete your volunteer applications beginning July 5th for
the 2022-2023 academic year at https://dpscd.galaxydigital.com/ . We want to ensure
all of our families have access to volunteer on campus and field trips this year.
Please know that we will continue to follow CDC guidelines and district mandates and
strict COVID-19 safety measures will be followed. Our goal is to be back fully engaged
to provide your learners with all that they deserve.
We want to share some information that will help you get off to a great start!
BELL SCHEDULE: 7:30 AM – 2:40 PM, Monday through Friday
UNIFORMS ARE TO BE WORN EVERY DAY:
• TOPS: Navy Blue, Black, or dark purple polo collared shirts
• BOTTOMS: Black or Navy-Blue bottoms (leggings & jeggings are unacceptable
and may only be worn under a black or blue skirt.
• SHOES: Closed-toe & straps on the back for safety (no slides, pool shoes or
crocs may be worn.
Even though we are still operating through a global pandemic, we are excited and
optimistic that this will be a MOMENTOUS year filled with learning and fun. We need
your support as we work together to make sure our students accomplish even more
than we can imagine and that we accelerate their learning while filling in the gaps.
It is our goal for every student to learn the 7 Habits needed to become highly effective
leaders: 1. Be Proactive. 2. Begin with the end in mind. 3. Put first things first. 4. Think
win-win. 5. Seek first to understand, then be understood. 6. Synergize. 7. Sharpen the
Let’s make 2022-2023 our BEST YEAR YET!!!! Together WE CAN!!