On behalf of the Charlotte Public Schools Board of Education, administration and our entire CPS staff, I wish our students, families and community a safe and enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving is without question a time to be spent with family and friends. I hope that all of you are able to slow down and really enjoy the time spent with one another. Drive safely, if your plans involve travel. If you have important people you are unable to get together with, make sure to call them. Tell them they are important to you and that you appreciate them. Continue Reading →
The Charlotte Orioles packed the gym for Schools Rule to tell us what sets their high school a part. From "Flight Club" to the School Improvement Team, students had a lot to cheer for all morning. Continue Reading →
“Our Nest Is Best” is an exciting theme that was developed for Charlotte Public Schools’ Washington Elementary after implementing the Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) program last school year. In an effort to bring this theme to life and truly engage our students, Washington Elementary reached out to Bill Blair; Woodshop teacher at Charlotte High School. Continue Reading →
On Sunday, November 15, High School English Teacher Sarah Rohlfs and a group of 16 senior Advanced Placement English students traveled to Peppermint Creek Theatre Company’s performance of The Telling Project, “Telling: Lansing”. This performance featured local veterans and veterans’ family members sharing stories of their experiences in a deeply moving production. Cooper Frost shared that the performance, “brought to light hidden difficulties and tragedies for vets and their families, small and large.” Continue Reading →
Congratulations to Madelynn Hull, who was the CHS Oriole PRIDE drawing winner for the week of November 9th. Madelynn showed purpose, respect, integrity, dedication, and excellence this week, and she won an Oriole visor and $15 in Chamber Bucks, donated by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. Continue Reading →
Five members of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Charlotte Chapter attended the Fall Leadership Conference held at the Lansing Center. The student members attended seminars and workshops that will help lead the chapter to regional, state, and national competitions. Some of the business skills they learned included: professionalism and corporate branding; teamwork and the value of taking risks; the importance of marketing; more than one way to problem-solve, and officer duties and responsibilities. Continue Reading →
Charlotte High School students enrolled in Digital Media 1 and 2 courses taught by Tina VanSyckle and Monique Colizzi participated in a work site visit. On October 23, 51 students traveled to Foresight Group in Lansing. During the introduction, students enjoyed a light breakfast and were introduced to the workplace and the career opportunities available to them. Employees shared unique stories of how they started out at Foresight Group and where they are today. Continue Reading →
Charlotte, MI, November 13, 2015– Saturday, November 14 at 4:00pm, the Community School of Music Youth and Children’s Choirs from Michigan State University took to the stage at Your Charlotte Performing Arts Center to present an afternoon of music. This combined group featured over 200 of the best young vocalists from around the greater Lansing region and beyond. This was the group’s premiere appearance at Your Charlotte Performing Arts Center. Continue Reading →
Charlotte Public Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. Foye “Butch” Pierce has been selected as the Support Employee and Ms. Lori Pratt has been selected as the Certified Employee for the month of October. Continue Reading →
Please Mark Your Calendar!
Balanced Calendar Community Forum on Wednesday, December 2nd @ 6:30 p.m.
High School Lecture Room
Presentation and FAQs Followed by Breakout Sessions for…
Elementary – Grades K-6 (Lecture Room)
Secondary – Grades 8-13 (CHS Media Center. Continue Reading →
At Charlotte Upper Elementary, we believe in having high expectations for our students academically and socially. Our goal is to help our children understand the reasons behind different expectations, rules, and why they must be enforced in order to provide all of our children the opportunity to learn and recognize their role in creating an environment that is conducive to learning. Continue Reading →
The Board of Education and administration plan to hold a community forum regarding the balanced calendar concept. As previously communicated, only the study and evaluation of this concept is currently taking place to see if it would be beneficial for our school district. No decisions have been made.
The community forum will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 in the High School lecture room @ 6:30 PM. Continue Reading →