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Special olympics

The Dolphins are Swimming at Charlotte Aquatic Center

The Charlotte Dolphins are in the final phase of their training as they prepare for the Special Olympics Summer Games. This year’s event takes place on May 28 through May 30 at Central Michigan University, and is attended by 2,600 athletes and 3,400 volunteers, coaches and support staff. While having athletes compete at the Summer Games is exciting, this is truly a case of success lying in the journey and not the destination. Continue Reading →

Employee of the Month


“It was a once-in-a-lifetime experience”, said senior Gabe Raney, when asked about attending the FIRST Robotics World Championship in St. Louis, Missouri. The rookie robotics team, Charlotte High School’s OBOTS, qualified for the championship by earning enough points in regional and state competitions. Continue Reading →

Employee of the Month

CPS Announces Certified and Support Employees for April 2015

Charlotte Public Schools is pleased to announce that Ms. Hollie Auten has been selected as the Support Employee of the month; Ms. Auten is an Administrative Assistant/Box Office Manager at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center and Ms. Julie Davis has been selected as the Certified Employee of the month; Ms. Davis is a 5th Grade teacher at Charlotte Upper Elementary. Continue Reading →

CMS Cadet Band


The Charlotte Cadet Band I earned straight I’s at the MSBOA State Band and Orchestra Festival held at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center on May 1-2, 2015. Twelve schools took part during the weekend and came from as far as Homer, Muskegon, Grand Haven, Flushing, Tecumseh, and Evart. Continue Reading →

CMS Honors Band


Fifteen Charlotte Middle School Band students have been accepted into the 2015 MSBOA District VIII Middle School Honors Band. The students prepared an audition piece and sent in a CD for evaluation. There are two bands of equal ability with approximately 62 students from 15 different schools. The students have received the music ahead of time to prepare and then will meet to rehearse on Saturday, May 16. Continue Reading →

CMS Band

CMS Band Final Performance Spring,2015

The Charlotte Middle School Bands will be presenting their final concert of the 2014-15 school year on Tuesday, May 19th at 7:00 PM held in the Charlotte Performing Arts Center. The Seventh and Eighth Grade Band will be performing All Ye Young Sailors by Pierre LaPlante, Caribbean Carnival by David Bobrowitz, and Drive by Mark Williams. Continue Reading →

Weymouth New Programs

Weymouth Adds New Music and Gardening Program

Charlotte Public Schools’ Weymouth Child Development Center strives to provide it’s little ones with a wide variety of hands on experiences to really spark learning and development. They encourage physical activity with Zumba, literacy with their story times, and exploration with process art. Continue Reading →

Parkview Science Fair

Student Science Fairs at Parkview and Washington Elementary Schools

In the last two weeks, elementary student scientists have shown their talents at nightly Science Fairs held at both Washington and Parkview Elementary Schools. In the last month, students have been working at home to conduct their own scientific experiments following the scientific process and creating a display that would show their findings. Continue Reading →


Charlotte High School to Provide Concussion Testing for Athletes

Charlotte Public Schools will be offering free concussion testing as part of the ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) program in partnership with EMPOWER, Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital’s rehabilitation services provided at AL!VE. Continue Reading →


Western Michigan University Symphony Band - Student Column

Tuesday, April 14, was a big day for Charlotte High School Symphony band students. On Tuesday, Charlotte Public Schools and the Charlotte Performing Arts Center hosted the Western Michigan University (WMU) Symphony Band. The Charlotte Symphony band kicked off the concert with four tunes. After the four pieces, the WMU band entered the stage and played their prepared pieces. This included a small brass ensemble of graduate students, along with a small woodwind ensemble. Continue Reading →

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