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CHEER CAMP & GAME

Sign up now for the Charlotte Oriole Cheer Camp and Game. Camp will be October 5th and 6th ending with the Varsity game on October 7th. This camp is for Kindergarten through 8th grade. Camp fee is $30.00 which includes camp, t-shirt, hoodie and one game ticket.
You must register at the High School Athletic Office with payment by September 30th to guarantee the t-shirt & hoodie.
Cheer Camp Application Form →
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Homecoming: #Oriole Pride

Charlotte Public Schools students are teeming with Oriole pride all year, but during homecoming week, it really takes flight. Sports teams, clubs, student organizations, and the band marched down the main streets of Charlotte in the homecoming parade, finally showcasing all of the spirit that the students built up throughout spirit week.
  • 9th grade reps: Gunnar Oudsema and Ashley Friar
  • 10th: Rhys Carter and Caytlyn Cannon
  • 11th: Jillian Walker and John
  • 12th: Ally Telfor and Mickey Williamson
  • Reigning king and queen: Justin Anderson and Ari Beutler
HOMECOMING 2016: Full Story →

Message from the Superintendent

Recognize and Celebrate Michigan Educators

On Monday, September 26, 2016, the Michigan Department of Education had a press release launching a campaign to recognize and celebrate Michigan educators. The campaign is called “Proud Michigan Educator” and is a joint venture with the Skillman Foundation to elevate the prestige and respect of the teaching profession. Emphasis will be placed upon social media use of #proudMIeducator to support and value teacher contributions to the education of our children and society.
Recognize and Celebrate Michigan Educators: Full Story →

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Charlotte Upper Elementary Welcomes Back CHS Grad Ms. Eldred!

Charlotte Upper Elementary is excited to welcome Ms. Meghan Eldred to the teaching staff. Ms. Eldred is a 2010 Charlotte Oriole graduate. Upon high school graduation she attended Central Michigan University and Olivet College.
New to the CUE MEGHAN ELDRED: Full Story →

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YOUR CHARLOTTE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER PRESENTS RONNIE MCDOWELL AND EATON AREA SENIOR CENTER’S MAPLE CITY VAUDVILLE REVIEW

Charlotte, MI, September 26, 2016–Things are getting into full swing at your Charlotte Performing Arts Center and here are some opportunities for your entertainment. On Thursday, October 6 at 7:30pm, the Eaton County Sherriff’s Department Mounted Division will present the Ronnie McDowell. Ronnie McDowell has an amazing string of hit songs that he has amassed over the year.
Ronnie McDowell and Maple City Vaudeville Review: Full Story →

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Charlotte Idol Contest

The finalists will be competing for the vote of our four judges: Vince Vu, John Merrit, Donnie Brown, and YOU THE AUDIENCE! That’s right you get a chance to help crown the 2017 Charlotte’s Idol Champion.
Charlotte Idol Press Release: Full Story →

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Charlotte’s Washington Elementary Welcomes Ms. Field

Charlotte Public Schools’ Washington Elementary would like to welcome Jessica Field as a new 1st grade teacher. Ms. Field grew up in Flushing, MI and decided I to become a teacher at the age of seven.
Washington Welcomes Jessica Field: Full Story →

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CHEER CAMP & GAME

Sign up now for the Charlotte Oriole Cheer Camp and Game. Camp will be October 5th and 6th ending with the Varsity game on October 7th. This camp is for Kindergarten through 8th grade. Camp fee is $30.00 which includes camp, t-shirt, hoodie and one game ticket.
You must register at the High School Athletic Office with payment by September 30th to guarantee the t-shirt & hoodie.
Cheer Camp Application Form: Full Story →

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CHARLOTTE UPPER ELEMENTARY WELCOMES MRS. LUCAS!

The staff and students at Charlotte Upper Elementary would like to welcome Mrs. Lucas as a new 4th grade teacher! Mrs. Lucas just recently moved to the Lansing area from Detroit, where she lived and worked for the past two years.
Mrs. LUCAS Welcome to the CUE: Full Story →

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Washington Elementary Welcomes Ms. Longton-Pawloski to Oriole Family

Charlotte Public Schools’ Washington Elementary would like to welcome Allison Longton-Pawloski to the Oriole family. Ms. Longton-Pawloski shared, “I am thrilled to be joining the Charlotte community as one of Washington’s academic support teachers.”
Ms Longton-Pawloski Welcome: Full Story →

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#CharlotteRising

It started from a mere "buzz about town" -- now, it's an echoing chant...Charlotte is rising!
This community has and is accomplishing something that is often very challenging to do...and that is to not simply talk the talk, but moreover walk the walk. Through hard work, collaboration, and hope for what is to come, this community has proven the "buzz about town" to be tangible.
2016.09.20 CharlotteRising: Full Story →

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Charlotte Oriole Cross Country

The girls and boys varsity cross country teams at Charlotte High School have been working hard all fall and are seeing the benefits to their hard work. Coached by Ashley Hamilton, the boy’s team has won the Lakewood Viking Invite and finished 2nd out of 12 teams at the Eaton Rapids Invite.
Cross Country: Full Story →

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Washington Elementary PBIS Kick-Off

Washington Elementary students celebrated the kick-off to our PBIS program last Friday. Students will earn rewards for positive behaviors that show that our Nest is Best! The Oriole even came to help us get excited about showing our Oriole Pride here at Washington.
Washington PBIS: Full Story →

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Charlotte Public Schools Offers Award Winning Student Nutrition

On September 12, 2016, Brian Latty, Food Service Supervisor, shared with the Charlotte Public Schools Board of Education information and points of pride of the Charlotte Public Schools Food Service Department.
AWARD WINNING FOOD SERVICE: Full Story →

Message from the Superintendent

CPS Welcomes 2016-17 New Staff

Every year our school district has staffing changes. As of the start of the 2016-17 school year, we would like to welcome the following new staff members to our school district. Please join me in welcoming all of our new staff members to the school district. I look forward to their future contributions to our educational organization.
CPS Welcomes 2016-17 New Staff: Full Story →

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VOLUNTEERS ARE THE HEART AT YOUR CHARLOTTE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

Charlotte, MI, September 9, 2016– With around 100 performances scheduled throughout the year, your 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 levels to our audience and our artists.
CPAC Volunteers: Full Story →

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CHARLOTTE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER SEARCHES FOR CHARLOTTE’S IDOL

Charlotte, MI, September 9, 2016– Do you want to perform on stage under the spots lights? Do you have what it takes to be the next big star? If so, then this is your big chance! The Charlotte Performing Arts Center is now accepting audition submissions to become Charlotte’s Idol! The contest is open to any solo or small group vocal artists.
CPAC Charlotte Idol: Full Story →

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CPS FOCUS Newsletter: Fall, 2016

Welcome back students and families to Charlotte Public Schools for the 2016-17 school year! Staff in all areas are entering the new school year with renewed energy, enthusiasm and commitment. I hope you are doing the same as the new school year offers a fresh start and a lot of opportunities.
CPS FOCUS Newsletter: Fall, 2016: Full Story →

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Report serves as roadmap to fix school funding in Michigan

School hallways are once again filling with students for the start of a new school year. In Lansing, our lawmakers will soon fill the chambers of the Capitol, and they’ve got a big job to do: Fix our state’s broken system of funding our schools.
MASA-Oped-Finance_Study: Full Story →

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Charlotte Public Schools Assessment Results

This past spring, Charlotte Public School students took Michigan's summative statewide test, the M-STEP, for the second time. This challenging online test measures higher expectations about what our students should know at the end of each school year, and requires students to write responses and show their work, instead of merely filling in a bubble answer sheet.
STATE_ASSESSMENT_RESULTS: Full Story →

Message from the Superintendent

Homecoming is Friday, September 16

Charlotte High School, Charlotte Public Schools and the entire Charlotte community will celebrate Homecoming on Friday, September 16, 2016. Homecoming and all of the associated activities throughout the week will be earlier in the season this year due to the football schedule and when the home games are scheduled.
Homecoming, September 16, 2016: Full Story →

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