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Summer Enrichment On-line Resource

This website will provide our students the opportunity to reinforce concepts and allow them to engage in activities that connect math and reading to their world. Click on the oriole summer website for so much more.

The Charlotte High School campus (incl. athletic fields, performing arts ctr, & central administrative offices) will be closed to the public on June 29th from 6am-6pm.

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2015-2016 Year in Review

The hyperlink below will direct you to the 2016-2017 Year in Review Presentation.
2015-2016 Year in Review Full Story →



The hyperlink below will direct you to the 2016-2017 Open House Presentation on our Oriole Points of Pride.

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Charlotte Rising Crosswalk Painting

Experience what it truly means to leave your mark on our community! Volunteer in the morning with Love Charlotte, and then bring your family and friends to Beach Market and help beautify two of our crosswalks with a music themed design for all to see!
Charlotte Rising Crosswalk Painting full story →

July Summer Menu

FREE July Summer Lunch Menu

Click on the link below for the FREE summer lunch menu @ Washington Elementary School.
FREE July Summer Lunch Menu full story →

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Community Outreach Highlights for July, 2016

BACK-TO-SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS: Now is the time to schedule your back-to-school shots! All children beginning childcare, kindergarten, and 7th grade—plus all students who are new to a district—will need to show proof that their vaccinations are up-to-date.
Michigan school and childcare immunization rules can be found at Contact your healthcare provider or call the BEDHD Immunization Clinic at (269) 945-9516 (Barry County) or (517) 541-2630 (Eaton County) to schedule your children’s immunization appointment.
Berry Eaton District July Highlights full story →

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Active Violence Training with ECS, CPD & CPS

The Eaton County Sheriff’s Office, the Charlotte Police Department and the Charlotte Public Schools will be conducting an active violence training on June 29, 2016 at Charlotte High School. The high school campus will be closed to the general public.
ECS, CPD & CPS Violence Training Full Story →

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2016-17 CPAC Season Schedule Side by Side

2016-2017 Season Schedule for the Charlotte Performing Arts Center. The hyperlink below will give you a side by side view of the upcoming season for CPAC.
CPAC 2016-2017 Season Schedule Side by Side Full Story →

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A Balanced Calendar is an alternative way of constructing a school calendar. A Balanced Calendar takes the days that children are in school and distributes them out differently than the traditionally thought-of school year. For more information please visit the Balanced Calendar page online with the link below.
Balanced Calendar Information Website →

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Community Wide Service Project

We love our community and hope that you do too. Please join us on July 9th as we LoveCharlotte and perform work projects throughout town.
Community Wide Service Project Full Story →

Message from the Superintendent

Summer Events and Projects Underway at CPS

Now that the 2015-16 school year is over, the different summer programs, opportunities and projects get underway. Please allow me to highlight some of these so our community can be aware and take advantage of them over the summer months.
Summer Events & Projects Full Story →

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CHS Students End the School Year With Oriole PRIDE

The following students were recognized over the last couple of weeks for showing Oriole PRIDE at Charlotte High School through weekly prize drawings: Mason Mock, Alex Whithey, Lindsay Nichols, Hannah Jones & Curtis White.
CHS Pride for June, 2016 full story →

Anderson & Nenortas May Employees of the Month

CPS Announces Certified and Support Employees for May 2016

Charlotte Public Schools is pleased to announce that Ms. Emily Nenortas has been selected as the Support Employee of the month; Ms. Nenortas is an Administrative Assistant at Charlotte High School and Ms. Karen Anderson has been selected as the Certified Employee of the month; Ms. Anderson is the Early Middle College lead mentor at Charlotte High School
May Employees of the Month full story →

June Summer Menu 2016

June Summer Menu

Meet up, Eat up: Healthy Food to fuel your summer. Monday through Friday: 11:30-12:30.
June Summer Menu full story →

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Charlotte Upper Elementary AAA Safety Patrol Enjoys Picnic

On May 17, 2016, 21 members of the Charlotte Upper Elementary AAA Safety Patrol enjoyed spending time with their fellow greater-Lansing safety patrollers at Hawk Island Park. These students serve the CUE by helping with after-school dismissal at both the parent drop-off and bus pick up areas.
CUE SAFETY PATROL full story →

CHS Boat Project


A couple of years ago, Charlotte High School teacher Rick Loughrige developed a modified woodshop class, designed to provide students with some hands-on experience in woodworking. He launched the class with a small project, as students built small table top golf tee games, which they gave out to teachers and administrators to thank them for their support of the kids and the program.
CHS BOAT PROJECT full story →

Message from the Superintendent

Thank You Retirees!

The last day of school for students is June 15, 2016. It is a half day of school and will officially mark the close of the 2015-16 school year which has included 175 days of instruction. It is hard to believe how quickly the year has gone by.
With the school year ending, and the senior class of 2016 graduating, we would also like to recognize staff that are retiring from our school district. We have a few that want to go quietly and not be mentioned, but please join me in acknowledging their fellow staff members who are also retiring from Charlotte Public Schools.
Thank You Retirees Full Story →

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National Men’s Health Month

Join us with an interactive event in honor of National Men’s Health Month with Golf, Grilling & Guys’ Health on Saturday, June 12th.
The event kicks off with the Eaton County United Way Colors United 5K @ 8:30 a.m. at the Floyd M. Jewell Memorial.
National Men’s Health Month flyer full story →

Events for the month of June, 2016

AL!VE events for June, 2016

AL!VE, an experience-based destination health park, provides inspiration and support for the greater Charlotte and mid-Michigan communities to transform, empower, and enhance their personal well-being. For June, 2016 events at Al!ve, please click on the link below.
ALIVE EVENTS For June, 2016 flyer full story →

CUE Visitor


Recently, Sergeant Jeremy Fuller of the U.S. Army paid a visit to Charlotte Upper Elementary. While he was there, he visited Mrs. Jewell’s 4th grade class where his step-daughter Layla is a student. Sergeant Fuller talked about his responsibilities and what it is like to serve in the Army. He will be deployed over the summer.
CUE FULLER VISIT full story →

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CHS Senior Farewell Tour

On Thursday, May 26, 2016, the graduating class of 2016 took a final “Farewell Tour” around the district before they graduated on Friday evening, June 3, 2016. The class of 2016 wanted to celebrate the success they have had as a graduating class as well thank the teachers that have impacted their lives over the years.

Message from the Superintendent

CHS Senior Honors Convocation

Friday, May 27, 2016, marked the last day of school for our 2016 seniors. Graduation is scheduled for Friday, June 3, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. at the Wharton Center on the campus of Michigan State University.
The class of 2016 started school in the fall of 2003. Thirteen years later they are leaving Charlotte Public Schools and seeking to make their mark beyond our school district.
Congratulations Class of 2016 Full Story →

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Student Store at Charlotte Upper Elementary

For the third consecutive year, the Student Store at Charlotte Upper Elementary has donated its profits to the Eaton County Humane Society. Connie Friedly, the Animal Welfare Director, made a visit to Mrs. Kineman’s Resource Room to accept a $200.00 check and to explain the Humane Society’s purpose. She also brought her 170 pound Great Dane “Jack”. The students enjoyed learning a bit about Jack and petting him.
CUE DONATION full story →

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Area Youth Take to the Field as Summer Ball Begins

Summer has officially begun in Michigan as we are a few weeks removed from snow and bats have begun swinging on the baseball diamonds. Summer Ball, offered by the Charlotte Aquatic Center, is a baseball program for area boys and girls ages kindergarten through third grade. The program is led by former CHS standout, Brian Lautzenheiser, who looks forward to providing summer fun and personal growth for all participants.
YOUTH SUMMER BALL full story →



Charlotte High School students enrolled in the Digital Media 1 course taught by Tina VanSyckle participated in a work site visit. Students traveled to Auto-Owners Insurance in Lansing. During the introduction, students were divided into two groups and were introduced to the workplace and the career opportunities available to them.



Congratulations to the new Microsoft Office Specialist certified students. In May students took the MOS PowerPoint 2013 certification exam, and all students successfully passed certification. The following students are certified in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013: Spencer Lee and Emily Lammers.


Parkview First Grade Celebrates Learning with a Release Party

The first grade students at Parkview Elementary School have been learning about animal life cycles, particularly the butterfly. This common core science standards helps the students learn about the basic needs that all animals must have to grow.
Parkview Butterflies full story →

Celebrate Charlotte Festival Roaring Twenties


The Charlotte Performing Arts Center is excited to kick off the CELEBRATE CHARLOTTE FESTIVAL and ANNOUNCE OUR 2016-2017 SEASON on Wednesday, June 15, with a special performance by Roaring Twenties Party Band starting at 7:30 pm. This family-friendly show is sponsored by Dean Transportation and Friends of the Charlotte Performing Arts Center and features a lively Michigan-based group of 6 professional musicians.
Celebrate Charlotte Festival full story →

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Charlotte Public Schools expands concussion testing to 7th and 8th grades

In 2015, Charlotte Public Schools partnered with Hayes Green Beach Memorial Hospital and AL!VE to provide all Charlotte High School contact sport athletes a free baseline ImPACT (Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing) concussion test. ImPACT baseline testing provides an individualized score that can later be used to compare the brain function of an athlete after he or she sustains a traumatic brain injury.
HGB Concussion Letter full story →



We are going to spend the summer putting the "FUN" in Fundamentals. Literacy, Science, Math, Health, Wellness, Nutrition, Arts, Crafts, Character Development & Swimming. There will also be field trips.
Summer Fun Club Brochure full story →

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