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Barry-Eaton District Health Department

Barry-Eaton District Health Department Community Outreach, May 2016

Emergency Preparedness: Work, School, and Community Disasters can happen at any time, in any place. While many people are prepared for emergencies at home, it’s also important to think about what you would do if an emergency occurred when you or your family was at work, school, or in the community. Talk with your employers or school administrators about their plans for emergencies. If you are creating a plan, be sure to keep persons with disabilities in mind, and consider asking the local police or fire department to review your plan. For more information about preparing yourself for an emergency, visit http://do1thing.com.
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Washington Science Fair

The Magic of Science at Washington Elementary

Students in all grades at Charlotte Public Schools’ Washington Elementary celebrated Earth Day with some amazing science opportunities. In the morning, fourteen different science presentations were provided in which students chose five to attend. Students moved throughout the sessions learning about life, earth, and physical science fields. Hands-on activities occurred in each of these sessions to foster the students’ curiosity in science exploration.
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Kindergarten Round up

CPS Elementary Schools Welcome Newest Orioles!

Teachers and staff at Washington and Parkivew Elementary were excited to welcome many families to this year’s Kindergarten Round Up. Approximately 100 families attended the events to learn about what the schools have to offer. The kindergarten teachers hosted a variety of activities as an opportunity to get to know their upcoming students.
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Message from the Superintendent

Volunteers Invaluable at CPS

I personally want to say a big THANK YOU to all of the volunteers that donate their time to benefit our students and programs at Charlotte Public Schools. I sincerely appreciate everything that is done by everyone that contributes to our school district at all levels. To be specific, there are individuals, PTO and parent advisory groups, and band and athletic boosters that all spend considerable volunteer time to make our school district a great place to learn and excel. Let me share a few examples:
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CMS Forensics


Charlotte, MI, April 25, 2016–No, it’s not your mom’s CSI show, and there are no dead bodies involved. Instead the Charlotte Middle School and CUE forensic team is a competitive individual drama team – and while the program is much smaller than the others in the state, and it is in only its first year, the team has grown quickly and has had tremendous success this year
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Middle College Opportunities

Charlotte High School and Charlotte Early Middle College Provide Extraordinary Opportunities, Up to 63 Free College Credits

This week, Charlotte High School students will start scheduling classes for the 2016-2017 school year. As they begin the process, they will find that the opportunities that they have available to them are greater than at any other time in the school’s history, and that CHS has emerged as an area leader in many, many areas. Divided into 16 different pathways, which include areas like engineering, health care, business, agriculture, insurance, and “Oriole University” (two or four year college preparation), among others, Charlotte’s curriculum offerings have grown immensely over the past few years.
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January 2016 Employees of the Month

CPS Announces Certified and Support Employees for January 2016

Charlotte Public Schools is pleased to announce that Ms. Lynne Truax has been selected as the Support Employee of the month; Ms. Truax is the transportation administrative assistant, and Ms. Rebecca Phenix has been selected as the Certified Employee of the month; Ms. Phenix is a special education teacher at the Upper Elementary.
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Weymouth Field Trip

Weymouth Preschools Go to Woldumar

Charlotte Public Schools Weymouth Child Development Center’s 3, 4 and 5 year old preschool classrooms attended a field trip to Woldumar Nature Center on Tuesday to learn more about nature, local animals, and their habitats. Weymouth Child Development Center believes in providing hands on experiences for their children in order to help them learn concepts in a more concrete way.
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Charlotte Middle School Student Receives Regional Recognition!

Charlotte Middle School is proud to announce that 8th grader, Grace King’s artwork is being regionally recognized. She is one of our eighth grade art students and her work was chosen to be represented on a digital billboard by the Adams Outdoor Advertising firm. Grace was one of only ten students from around the area whose art will be shown for a one month period of time in the Lansing Art League’s Gallery and on the billboard located on M-43 in Grand Ledge across from the Meijer store.
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Balanced Calendar Recommendation

Balanced Calendar Recommendation for CPS Board of Education

At the April 18, 2016, Board of Education meeting, I provided a presentation with the recommendation that the Board consider moving forward with the implementation of a balanced calendar for the district’s 2017-18 school year. The 2016-17 school year would be a transitional year and allow everyone to have time to prepare for the new calendar format, if it is decided to make the change from a traditional calendar.
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Your Charlotte Performing Arts Center will be hosting the Charlotte High School Band Program’s 80th Annual Band Bounce on April 28 – 30, 2016 at 7:00pm each night.
The theme for this year’s program is the Roaring 20s! with a nightly variety show featuring the Charlotte High School Jazz Band, Color Guard and Drumline; along with vocals, instrumentals, skits, and dance acts. It’s truly a night not to be missed.
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