Welcome to Kurtz Elementary
The Kurtz Mission:
A welcoming community of empowered leaders dedicated to achieving GREATNESS.
Welcoming + Empowering + Achieving = Greatness
Academic, artistic and athletic excellence!
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!
Kurtz Points of Pride
- 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 continues 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.
Fax: (248) 684-8024
Start Time: 9:10 AM
Dismissal Time: 4:07 PM
2018-19 Emergency Drills
3/29/19 Dangerous Person / Completed
9/13/18 Fire / Completed
10/23/18 Fire / Completed
11/13/18 Fire / Completed
4/8/19 Fire / Completed
4/22/19 Fire / Completed
10/25/18 Occupant Restricted to Buiilding / Completed
12/12/18 Occupant Restricted to Building / Completed
3/27/19 Tornado / completed
As the weather begins to change and the trees gain their fall colors, we move into a new season filled with excitement and hope.
Watch the presentation our video crew created for the October 8th Board of Education Meeting! Way to go girls!
Kurtz Elementary School has an AER device on site:
The Kurtz Community Chew! (L-Z) 8:15 AM to 9:15 AMThe Kurtz Community Chew! (L-Z)Oct 188:15 AM to 9:15 AMKurtz Calendar
Families with last names that begin with letters M through Z are encouraged to join us for a bite before the school day begins!
Kurtz Defy Night! 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMKurtz Defy Night!Nov 46:00 PM to 8:00 PMKurtz Calendar
Parent Teacher Conferences 4:00 PM to 8:00 PMParent Teacher ConferencesNov 74:00 PM to 8:00 PMKurtz Calendar
Veterans Day Celebration 8:00 AM to 11:00 AMVeterans Day CelebrationNov 118:00 AM to 11:00 AMKurtz Calendar
Breakfast will be available for veterans and their families in the cafeteria starting at 8:00. The ceremony will begin at approximately 9:30.
Science OlympiadNov 14Lakeland High SchoolKurtz Calendar
Click here to view our 2016-17 Annual Report