Points of Pride

2021 - 2022 Points of Pride


Capac Jr. – Sr. High School

     3 Jr. High students submitted winning entries to the 51th Annual America & Me Essay Contest, sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan

     Xello Implementation in grades 7-12 with 100% profile and required lesson completion in all grades

     Senior Awards Night (held in person for the first time in 3 years)

     93K in scholarships and aid

     18 seniors continuing their education at a college

     16 seniors continuing their education at the BWMC

     One senior has a full tuition paid for MSU

     82% of seniors completed their FAFSA

Advanced Placement and Honors Courses

     We offered Computer Science, English Language and Composition, and European History Courses

     31 students completed AP exams

     2 sophomores, 1 junior, and 4 seniors completed the AP Computer Science Principles course and all 7 completed the Create Task and took the AP test.


     Over 25% of the 7-12 Grade student body were members of at least one performing ensemble (band or choir), far exceeding the national average.

     We had strong participation in District Solo, State Solo and Ensemble Festivals.  Every event medaled.

     Both Concert Bands had an Excellent showing at our return to in-person Band Festival


     Over 25% of the 7-12 Grade student body were members of at least one performing ensemble (band or choir), far exceeding the national average.

     We had record participation in District and State Solo & Ensemble with 12 student events. All participants who attended for a score medaled with top scores of 1st-Division (Excellent) and 2nd-Division (Good).

     Both choirs earned a 1st-division rating at District Choir Festival, with High School Varsity Chorale advancing on to State Festival, where they received a 2nd-division rating.

     We revived our annual musical tradition with our Spring performances of The Sound of Music, which was successful and well-received by the community.


     Students successfully created two aquaponics bins to study water quality and released native fish species in the Spring.

     Kassidy Kramer received gold at District leadership contest in Creed Speaking and silver at Regional level contest.

     The FFA program attended state level Career Development Contest for the first time in several years taking teams in the areas of: Floriculture, Land Consercation, Nursery & Landscape Design, & Environmental Science

     The greenhouse will be getting repaired in the summer of 2022 for improved growing conditions

     The Agriscience Department was awarded a grant from the L&L Foundation for barn repairs and to established rotational grazing for sheep and calves on campus.

     Environmental science hatched and raised several native Bobwhite Quail which are going to be released locally to rebuild the native population.

     With the school board, the agriscience department has designed a new barn learning facility that will be included in the next school proposed bond.

National Honor Society

     Moved the induction ceremony to Fall in order to allow the sophomores to be part of the program.

     13 new inductees

     Had our highest number of community service hours in one year.

     High school tutoring after school three days a week all school year

     Volunteered at events like Goodells County Fair, Project Red, Earth Day, Open House/Parent-Teacher Conferences, HCM Tournament, and Graduation

     Volunteered at the Elementary (Trunk or Treat, Bingo for Books, Mother/Son Dodgeball and the school dance)

National Junior Honor Society

     First ever chapter of National Junior Honor Society at Capac Junior High School, chartered by Advisors Mrs. Nestle and Mrs. Sokacz.

     Inducted thirty-eight 7th, 8th and 9th graders.

     The Chapter's first service project that was organized; raised $753 by hosting a 5K Walk for Cystic Fibrosis.

Jr High Student Council

     Participated in monthly staff appreciation projects for all staff

     Participated in the national Leukemia/Lymphoma Society Pennies for Patients fundraiser.  Raised $285

     Each member had to earn a minimum of 2 hours of community service

High School Student Council

     Raised approximately $400 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation by participating in a walk-a-thon at the Detroit Zoo

     Received an "Art of Caring" award from Community Mental Health for our continued service in providing Thanksgiving Baskets to those in need

     Continued our Pride Box shout-outs to students and staff that make a small difference everyday

     Participated in Wreaths Across America

     Participated in the Walk for Suicide Prevention and raised almost $300

     All students participated in at least one community service event, as well as organized monthly activities for the entire student body in the school building

Entrepreneurship & Marketing Class

     Opened the school Spear-It Store with the help of a grant from Four County Community Foundation and were able to make a profit that will be used to re-invest in growing the business

     Donated $100 to Hawkeye & Friends Dog Rescue & Sanctuary

     Donated $100 to National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund