WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY WELCOMES CIERA MAGEE-WIGGINS TO ORIOLE FAMILY!
Washington Elementary would like to welcome Ms. Ciera Magee-Wiggins to Charlotte! This is her third year of teaching, and first year with Charlotte Public Schools, as a Title I Intervention teacher. Ms. Magee-Wiggins earned her Bachelor of Science Degree, in elementary education, with a specialization in Language Arts, from Oakland University. From there, she went on to receive her Masters Degree in Literacy and Language Instruction/Reading Specialization from Michigan State University (GO GREEN!).
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YOUR CHARLOTTE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER GOES UNDER THE SEA!
The month kicks off with the Charlotte High School Drama Department’s production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid on November 4 at 7:00 pm and November 5 and 6 at 3:00 pm. The beloved children’s story and feature animated movie will come alive on stage. Join Ariel as she makes a deal for legs with the evil Ursula the Sea Witch to become Part of Your World.
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MUSIC IS IN THE AIR THIS NOVEMBER AT YOUR CHARLOTTE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Thursday, November 10 at 7:30pm, join the Charlotte High School Concert and Symphony Bands as they salute those past and present who have served our nation with their annual Veterans Day Concert. Friday, November 12 at 7:30pm, the Auto Owners Insurance Premiere Artist Series presents The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute.
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CHS WELCOMES NEW TEACHER, KIM ALDRICH
RKim Aldrich is the new art teacher at Charlotte High School. As everyone knows, the fine arts programs at CHS are outstanding, and Kim is doing a wonderful job adding to that reputation. She has degrees from Gordon College and Georgia State University, and prior to becoming an Oriole, she taught at North Huron, Bangor Township, and AuGres Sims high schools, and she also taught in Georgia.
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RYAN GUIMONT JOINS CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL
Ryan Guimont has joined the Charlotte High School staff this year, and he teaches a variety of special education courses, including foods, math, life skills, and health. Ryan spent the last seven years teaching in Baltimore, Maryland, but the move to Charlotte allowed him to move back home to Michigan.
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CHARLOTTE MIDDLE SCHOOL PARTNERS WITH COMMUNITY
Recently, Mrs. Courtney Quinn’s Charlotte Middle School 7th grade enrichment Body Systems science class welcomed Dr. Heidi Hansen, local chiropractor. Dr. Hansen visited the class to discuss the skeletal system and the benefits of having a healthy spine.
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CHARLOTTE’S PARKVIEW ELEMENTARY STUDENTS WALK WITH PURPOSE
The weather last week did not stop the students of Charlotte’s Parkview Elementary from doing their part to be healthy and support the school’s PTO. The Fun Run was moved inside and the students continued adding steps to their pedometer.
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Health Goals Being Realized Through Commitment at Charlotte Aquatic Center
Doug Bishop’s daily routine has changed quite a bit over the past year. Doug, a Charlotte resident since 1963, has gone from using a cane for mobility to being able to realize several of his fitness goals with a little help from his wife, doctor and the Charlotte Aquatic Center. His journey began there in February of 2016.
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Parent Communication and Engagement with School
Tuesday will mark the sixth week of the school year. By now, students, families and staff are into established routines as the school year has settled in. Time will continue to pass quickly and before long, the weather will turn colder, the holidays will be upon us and a full transition will begin from fall to winter.
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FAMILY FUN NIGHT A SUCCESS AT WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY!
Last week, Washington Elementary hosted Family Fun Night! Students enjoyed crafts, Zumba, games and more, while parents learned about the curriculum and materials students use to learn at school. It was wonderful to see so many Washington families and celebrate our school community! Go Orioles!
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CHARLOTTE MIDDLE SCHOOL WELCOMES MR. BURNS
Charlotte Public Schools would like to officially welcome Dillon Burns as a member of the Charlotte Middle School staff. Mr. Burns is our 7th grade social studies teacher, a position he temporarily filled last school year. He will also be part our athletic department serving as a JV soccer coach.
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CPS TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT WELCOMES MS. TOMLINSON
Charlotte Public Schools would like to welcome Karen Tomlinson to our staff. Karen was hired to be the new administrative assistant for the Transportation Department. Karen is a graduate of Grand Ledge High School and she resides in Eagle, MI with her daughter Noelle and husband Mike.
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CHARLOTTE PUBLIC SCHOOLS WELCOMES MS. LIDDICK
Charlotte Public Schools would like to welcome Stacy Liddick, RN BSN, as school nurse for Charlotte Public Schools. She comes to us with nine years of medical-surgical and orthopedic hospital experience and eight years as a stay-at-home mom to two children, Nicholas and Allison.
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CHARLOTTE PUBLIC SCHOOLS RECOGNIZES OCTOBER AS BUS SAFETY MONTH
The Charlotte Public Schools Board of Education welcomed Kathy Fuller, CPS Transportation Supervisor, at their October 10, 2016, School Board meeting in recognition of October being Bus Safety Month and with October 17 thru the 21, being National Bus Safety week.
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CPS Announces Employees of the Month for September
Charlotte Public Schools is pleased to announce that Ms. Amy Jones has been selected as Support Employee and Ms. Jill Cates as the Certified Employee of the month for the month of September 2016.
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ANDREA HUDSON JOINS CHARLOTTE TEACHING STAFF
Charlotte High School and Charlotte Middle School are proud to introduce Ms. Andrea Hudson. Andrea earned a master’s degree from Western Michigan University and a bachelor’s degree from Huntington University in Indiana, and she worked in industry as well as at Climax-Scots High School before she became an Oriole.
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CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL WELCOMES SEAN BARKER!
Charlotte High School would like welcome new teacher, Mr. Sean Barker. Sean is a graduate of Michigan State University, and he is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. He taught at Eastern High School in Lansing before joining us at CHS to teach freshman English, government, and AP government.
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Congratulations Oriole Academy Student of the Month Recipients!
Charlotte High School teachers of the Oriole Academy for grades 9 and 10 have nominated their Students of the Month for September. These students are contributing to the success of their classes through participation, maintaining a positive attitude, hard work, and/or making marked improvements in their performance.
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CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ROCK THE VOTE!
Charlotte High School students Rocked the Vote on Tuesday, September 27! In recognition of National Voter Registration Day, ninety senior students registered to vote for the 2016 Election. The event was organized by Charlotte High School’s Ferris State University concurrent enrollment students and their adjunct instructor, Mr. John Moran
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October Community Outreach Highlights
GET YOUR FLU SHOT IN TIME FOR FLU SEASON
It’s important to get your influenza (flu) vaccine early in the season to protect yourself from illness. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccinations can reduce flu illnesses, doctor’s visits, and missed work and school due to flu, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every year.
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Washington Elementary Student Council Kick Off
Charlotte Public Schools’ Washington Elementary kicked off their 3rd Grade Student Council meeting with Senator Rick Jones, State Representative Tom Barrett, and Andy Solon the External Affairs Director from A.T.T. The Washington Elementary visitors donated 25 back packs filled with school supplies.
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WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY WELCOMES TARA GWISDALA
Charlotte Public Schools would like to welcome Tara Gwisdala to the Oriole family. Mrs. Gwisdala recently moved to Michigan with her family from Folsom, California and is excited to join Washington Elementary as a third grade teacher. Mrs. Gwisdala stated, “I am excited to bring my knowledge and thirteen years of teaching experience to Charlotte.”
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CHARLOTTE MIDDLE SCHOOL WELCOMES MS. CAPPOZZO
Charlotte Public Schools would like to officially welcome Carolyn Cappozzo as a member of the Charlotte Middle School staff. Ms. Cappozzo is stepping in as our 7th and 8th grade ASD teacher. She will be meeting the needs of our students with Autism. Her educational path started in Milford, Michigan where in high school she participated in their LINKS program.
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CHS EQUESTRIAN TEAM HEADS TO STATE FINALS!
The Charlotte High School Equestrian Team competed at the MIHA District meet September 10-18. The team won the District title, beating 7 area teams. CHS then attended the regional finals held October 1-2. The CHS team won the Reserve Championship, taking second place.
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A LITTLE MERMAID PAINTING PARTY
Charlotte, MI, October 3, 2016–The Charlotte High School Drama Boosters will be hosting a Little Mermaid Painting Party on Sunday, October 16 from 1:00 – 4:00pm in the Charlotte High School Cafeteria.
The painting party will feature a local artist who will guide participants through the creation of a 16 x 20 under the sea painting all of their own. There will also be door prizes including family swim passes to the Charlotte Aquatic Center, Thirty One items, Little Mermaid performance tickets, Al!ve certificates and more.
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Joshua Davis to perform @ CPAC
Joshua Davis will be performing at Your Charlotte Performing Arts Center on Friday, October 14 at 7:30pm as part of the Auto-Owners Insurance Premiere Artist Music Series. With nearly twenty years of songwriting, performing, and touring under his belt, Michigan roots-rocker Joshua Davis is getting back to recording.
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Charlotte Idol Winner 2016
Your Charlotte Idol for 2016-2017 is Bridgette Gulock from Diamondale. Bridgette is 17 years old, and a senior in high school. She moved the audience with her song selections of Joe De Messina’s Head Carolina, Tails California in the first round and then followed it up at the piano accompanying herself on an original composition entitled Never Left Alone.
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Eaton County Candidate Forum
Sponsored by the Charlotte High School Social Studies Department, the Michigan Information and Research Service (MIRS) & The County Journal
At the Charlotte High School Lecture Room on Tuesday October 11th, 2016 from 7-9PM
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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.
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- 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
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.
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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.
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