Welcome to Kurtz Elementary

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The Kurtz Mission:

A welcoming community of empowered leaders dedicated to achieving GREATNESS.

Our Vision:

Welcoming + Empowering + Achieving = Greatness

Growing leaders
Empowering everyone
Academic, artistic and athletic excellence!
Technology integration
Nurturing environment
Enriching experiences
Setting high expectations
Shaping the future!

The Kurtz Elementary School community Grows Responsible and respectful leaders by Empowering students to achieve Academic, artistic and athletic excellence. Technology integration dynamically advances our 21st century classrooms. We provide a Nurturing environment with Enriching experiences and Set high expectations for all students who will Shape the future!

Contact Information

Steve Chisik
Gerrianne Hurst
Elementary Office Coordinator
Jackie Hancock
Office Support

Fax: (248) 684-8024

Start Time: 9:13 AM
Dismissal Time: 4:05 PM

February 2, 2017

HVS Offers Jr. Kindergarten

Huron Valley Schools is launching an exciting new program for the start of the 2017-18 school year! Junior Kindergarten is coming to HVS.

February 2, 2017

Kurtz Connector (Feb 2017)

January 8, 2017

Kurtz Connector (Jan 17)


Principal's Blog

Check out digital messages from the principal! More...


Integrating technology is a priority for Kurtz Elementary. Use the links on this page to explore how Kurtz kids are developing 21st century skills. More...

Watch D.O.G.S.

Watch D.O.G.S is at Kurtz! More...

Exercise, Educate & Enrich

Huron Valley Recreation & Community Education provides opportunities for families and individuals of all ages to participate in activities and events that create lasting memories. Click the 'more...' link for information. More...

Health & Wellness

Have you noted on your child's Emergency Green Card that your child has an allergy, is diabetic or is asthmatic? If so, please click more to learn about our new district procedure for establishing a Plan of Care. More...

New Student Online Enrollment

Parents/guardians must complete the New Student Online Enrollment application for all new students enrolling in Huron Valley Schools. More...

Open Enrollment for 2017-2018

Open Enrollment applications for 2017-2018 school year will be available January 23, 2017 until September 8, 2017. More...
Elementary students

School Age Care

School Age Care is an extended day program located in each elementary building for school-aged students in Kindergarten through 5th grade, before and/or after the regular school day. More...

Schools of Choice 2017-2018

Huron Valley Schools is Your Schools of Choice. Applications for the 2017-2018 school year will be available January 23, 2017 through September 8, 2017. More...
Junior Kindergartner

Junior Kindergarten

Beginning in the 2017-18 school year, Huron Valley Schools will offer a new option for kindergarten families; Junior Kindergarten! The program is designed for students who would benefit from a two year kindergarten experience. More...


  • Kurtz is a REWARD SCHOOL, with a Top 4% proficiency ranking in the State of Michigan!
  • We continue to evolve in our growth as a Leader in Me school.
  • We are invested in growing a Culture of Thinking at Kurtz.
  • The Watch D.O.G.S. program offers our fathers regular opportunities to support students in our classrooms. 
  • Our PTA does wonderful things to support teaching, learning and the implementation of technology and resources.
  • Technology integration countinues to be a priority at Kurtz!
  • SMART Boards are common place in every classroom.
  • Staff members are implementing new resources like Google Apps for Education, Moby Max and even coding in the classroom. 
  • We have reinvented our school improvement process.  We are data driven and all inclusive.
  • We are on the cutting edge of technology at Kurtz with our donation of one full Chromecart full of Chromebooks.  Each grade level has access to their own cart.  Kindergarten and first grade share a cart.
  • Congratulations to Mr. Brugger and his Green Team for their work in getting Kurtz Emerald status in the Oakland County Green School initiative.
  • With the support of our media tech, students film and post daily morning announcements on Youtube.
  • Student photographers take daily pictures for our Watch D.O.G. Hero board and now for display on Twitter and Instagram.

Upcoming Events

Veterans Day Celebration in Huron Valley (2016)