Oriole Pride runs deep in the Charlotte community. Join us through a series of videos that highlight the positive role that Charlotte Public Schools plays in our community by providing a culture of academic excellence, variety of extracuirricular opportunities for students, and the opportunity for post-secondary success. In this video, the John and Reba Sommer share about their family's experiences at CPS! #OriolePride
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On Sunday, October 15, 2017, Chicago’s legendary sketch and improv comedy theater arrives at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center at 7:00 pm with “The Best of The Second City.” This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City’s history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more--
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Recruiters from the United States Armed Forces came to Charlotte High School on Thursday, September 14, for senior project day. Sergeants Dornan and Sharp from the United States Army and Petty Officer Wong from the United States Navy spoke with CHS seniors who are interested in joining a branch of the military. The main topics of the day were opportunities that the military affords students, preparation and practicing for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test. All of the students were able to take a pre-test to determine their strengths and weaknesses so that they can continue focused study for the ASVAB and/or PiCAT test that will be given in December.
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Before school on the morning of Friday, September 15, members of the Charlotte High School Vietnam Veterans Roundtable Committee adorned the area around the Memorial Stone by the flag poles on State Street. Later in the day the Charlotte High School Vietnam Veterans Roundtable Committee, student in the Lessons of the Vietnam War class, and students from Mrs. Hosek’s Current Issues class paused to remember those who never returned to American soil in all of our Nation’s wars. Senior Vietnam Roundtable Committee members Matthew Feighner and Isaac Potter raised the new POW-MIA flag at CHS
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The Charlotte Performing Arts Center relies on a staff of volunteers in order to provide exceptional customer service throughout the year. This staff of volunteers is seen in the forefront as our House Managers, Ticket Takers, and Ushers. You don't need any previous experience - we will teach you everything you need to know from the jargon and terminology of the theatre, to operations of our systems, protocol for our emergency procedures, and how to provide exceptional customer service to our audience and our artists.
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The Charlotte Performing Arts Center is up and running for another season of must-see events!
Tickets are on sale now for several upcoming performances you won’t want to miss! The CHARLOTTE COMMUNITY BAND will perform 3 concerts at the Performing Arts Center this season: October 5, December 16, and April 21. On Sunday, October 8 at 3:00 pm, the MAPLE CITY VAUDEVILLE REVUE is sure to entertain audiences of all ages! THE SECOND CITY improv troupe comes to the performing arts center on Sunday, October 15 at 7:00 pm. On Saturday, December 9 at 7:00 pm, the WORLD CLASS CITY BAND takes the stage!
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Welcome back to the 2017-2018 school year! Charlotte Public Schools Transportation Department would like to take the opportunity to share information with you about the service we provide to the students of CPS. This year, we have fifteen regular route buses and one LCC (Lansing Community College campus) bus. This year, we have fifteen regular route buses and one LCC (Lansing Community College campus) bus.
This past Friday, the Charlotte Orioles made their debut back into the Capital Area Activities Conference. The Orioles were on the road at Waverly High School. The Orioles earned their second victory of the year to push their record to 2-1 on the year and are currently tied for first place in the CAAC Red division.
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Charlotte High School student, Senior Mackenzie Baum, was recently recognized for her writing by earning a Semifinalist spot in the 2017 The Fountainhead Essay Contest. This annual contest is open to students around the world.
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What is Medicaid?
A study published by the JAMA Pediatrics medical journal in July used mathematical models to examine the public health and public sector economic impacts of a 5% decrease in MMR vaccination due to vaccine hesitancy (not vaccinating due to nonmedical and personal beliefs). The results of this study showed that a decrease of this size would lead to three times as many measles cases per year in the 2- to 11-year-old age group and to a $2.1 million increase in public sector costs.
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Tickets onsale ONLINE September 16th at 9:00 a.m. Boxoffice sales begin September 18th at 9:00 a.m.
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In order to provide notebooks and folders to all students in the CHS Freshman Academy and the English 10/Composition courses at Charlotte High School, Mrs. Becky Carter solicited donations from Meijer of Charlotte.
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The Charlotte High School boys’ varsity soccer team earned their first win of the year on the pitch. The Orioles traveled to Ionia for an afternoon game before the varsity football game. In a tough competitive game the varsity team earned their first win of the year by beating the Bulldogs 3-1. The Orioles worked better as a team and then turned up the defense to keep the Bulldogs off the scoreboard to end the game.
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The Charlotte High School Orioles have returned to the Capital Area Activities Conference after a three year hiatus. Charlotte started the season on the road against the Ionia Bulldogs. This is the 4th year of opening with Ionia. All four of the games have been full of their own heartbreak and joy.
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As part of the Parkview PBIS (Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies) expectations, all students received from a Charlotte Public Schools bus driver, a lesson on how to ride a bus, what to do at a railroad, how to be safe when riding a bus, and received a special coloring book to take home with them to read with their parents.
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Charlotte High School senior, Rebekah Yeary, is fulfilling a dream of helping families learn to create healthy, nutritious meals on a budget. While in Miss Hudson’s Business Management 2 class last spring, Rebekah took an assignment to the next level, creating a community program, Seasoned to Thrive, and bringing it to life.
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Hear why CHS and Weymouth parent Lindsay Potter feels Charlotte is the right fit for her family. #OriolePride
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On the first day of school, Charlotte students experienced a very special event: Eclipse, 2017
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The first day of school was very special with all Parkview Elementary students experiencing a solar eclipse for the very first time. During the morning hours, students learned from their teachers about the different kinds of eclipse, how they are formed, and how often they can be seen by using a specially designed power point and the use of the NASA Live Link website.
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Did you know...both elementary schools opened new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) science labs this Fall? Labs include the most up to date equipment and furnishings for students to experience hands on science activities using the scientific thinking process. #OriolePride
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The Charlotte High School Drama Department has announced information meeting and audition dates for its upcoming fall musical, The Addams Family. Charlotte Public Schools students in grades 7 – 12 are invited to participate in the production this year.
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The first week of competition has started at Charlotte High School. We have had a very good start in girls’ golf. The team traveled to Jackson Northwest High school for an invitational.
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Interview with Jason Vanderstelt. He is a business entrepreneur who lives and works in Charlotte, Michigan. See how #OriolePride helped CHS alum Jason Vanderstelt start and grow businesses, and a family, right here in Charlotte.
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The Charlotte Community Survey was distributed through the CPS email list and through Facebook targeting. Specifically targeted towards Baby Boomers and Gen X, 25-60 years old, in the parent affinity group (with children 0 mos. to 18 years), and in the Charlotte area plus 10 miles. We received a total of 246 anonymous responses by August 7, 2017.
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Welcome back students and families to the 2017-18 school year. Our shortened summer recess has gone by quickly and our new school year is fast approaching. There are several important items regarding the start of school and our district, so please allow me to share them with you.
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NATIONAL IMMUNIZATION AWARENESS MONTH
Getting children vaccinated according to the recommended immunization schedule is one of the most important things parents can do to protect their children’s health. Diseases can quickly spread among groups of children who aren’t vaccinated. Whether they have a baby starting at a new child care facility; a toddler heading to preschool; a student going back to elementary, middle, or high school—or even a college freshman—parents should check their children’s vaccination records.
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If you are interested in applying for any of our openings, please visit our website at www.charlottenet.org and complete an online application.
Must be a high school graduate.
Must have or be willing to obtain a CDL B with school bus and passenger endorsements and no air break restrictions. *Training provided for qualified candidates.
Must be able to pass the MDOT CDL physical.
Must attend beginning school bus driver classes within 60 days of hire date.
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PREVENT HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES
Heat-related illnesses can be serious, and certain groups—including older adults, children, athletes, outdoor workers, and people with chronic medical conditions –are more at risk for heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Thankfully, heat-related illnesses can often be prevented by following these tips: Stay Cool, Stay Hydrated, and Stay Informed.
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