• The following letter was sent to SCM families on January 5, 2022.

    January 5, 2022


    Good evening SCM families,

    We are excited to welcome back all of our students and staff tomorrow, January 6, 2022, for the start of second semester. As a reminder, school hours are as follows:

    • Elementary Schools: 8:15 AM - 3:00 PM
    • John Young Middle School: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Mishawaka High School: 8:00 AM - 3:10 PM

    During break, you might have heard that the CDC made some new recommendations around the isolation and quarantine period for COVID-19. The following guidance is for schools:

    updated cdc guidelines

    The CDC has expanded eligibility of the Pfizer booster to anyone ages 12 and up. Additionally, the Pfizer and Moderna booster can now be administered 5 months after receiving the second dose.

    The above guidelines can also be found on the CDC website. Please remember that we are held to the requirements of these guidelines.

    School City of Mishawaka, in partnership with Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, is offering anyone age 5 and up an opportunity to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination (first and second dose) or booster shot. Please visit MishawakaSchools.com/Immunizations for more detailed information and to register online.

    covid vaccince clinic information

    We hope you had a relaxing and restful winter break and we are looking forward to seeing our students and staff tomorrow morning.


    Wayne Barker
    Superintendent of Schools