CHARLOTTE BUSINESS STUDENTS EARN MICROSOFT CERTIFICATIONS
Congratulations to the new Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certified students. On November 14, students took the MOS Word 2016 certification exam, and 8 students successfully passed certification. The following students certified in Microsoft Word 2016: Ethan Buhs, Osa Ounsombath, Macey Beyerlein, Gabe Wertz, Paige Towns, Ben Stambaugh, Amiliana Argumedo, Krittiphum Cheyget.
CHS Microsoft Certification full story in .pdf format →
CPS WELCOMES JEANNETTE WEBBER
Charlotte Public Schools would like to welcome Jeannette Webber to the CPS Food Service Department. Jeannette, with her husband Randall, four children, two dogs, and two cats recently moved from Kentwood, Michigan. We knew Jeannette was the perfect fit for the food service department when she said she loves to work in the kitchen. Welcome Jeannette!
Jeanette Webber full story in .pdf format →
POSITIVE POST IT DAY AT CHARLOTTE UPPER ELEMENTARY
November 16 was the fourth annual Positive Post It Day at Charlotte Upper Elementary. The day is hosted annually by the school’s KC (Kindness and Compassion) Club and is meant to highlight the positivity that exists every day in the world. This year we got our event started early with an assembly on November 15.
Positive Post It Day full story in .pdf format →
WHOLE CHILD EDUCATION
Guest Columnnist: Mr. Mark McGarry, Charlotte Upper Elementary Principal
21st century education has evolved to include more than just helping students learn to read, write, and do math. Education today has grown to encompass academic, social, and emotional learning. Charlotte Upper Elementary strives to provide a well-rounded education that supports the whole child.
Academically, Charlotte Upper Elementary is consistently in the top third of schools in the county. We strive to be even better though. We want to be known not only for our academics, but how we support our students socially and emotionally. To that end we have begun implementing many new initiatives for the 2018-2019 school year.
In Session with the Superintendent: Full Story in .pdf format →
CHARLOTTE ORIOLES GIVE THANKS IN SPECIAL WAY
Last year was a year for starting new traditions at Charlotte Public Schools. One of those traditions was a District wide food drive leading up to the Thanksgiving break. Students, staff and families from all buildings and departments challenged each other to bring in the most non-perishable food items or personal care items to “Stuff the Bus.” The event culminated during Charlotte’s Small Business Saturday events and the Lighted Holiday Parade.
CHS Gives Thanks full story in .pdf format →
CHARLOTTE PUBLIC SCHOOLS HIRES NEW COMMUNITY RECREATION COORDINATOR
Charlotte Public Schools is pleased to announce the hire of Mike Sparks as the new Youth Recreation Coordinator. Mike, a graduate of Hope College, has vast experience in community services, coaching and recreation as he has previously worked in those capacities for the Bellevue and Maple Valley school districts.
Mike Sparks full story in .pdf format →
ARTS FOR YOUTH ONSTAGE EXPERIENCE
The Arts For Youth Onstage Experience will be having auditions on Monday, December 3 or Tuesday, December 4th at the CMS Choir Room/Cafetorium. Audition Workshop will be on Thursday, November 29th at the CMS Choir Room. Rehearsals are after school during the week. Mostly Monday, Tuesday & Thursday. Some Wednesdays are included. In December, rehearsals are at CMS. In January, rehearsals are at CPAC. A schedule will be provided.
Jungle Book Auditions full story in .pdf format →
CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL INDUCTS NEW NHS MEMBERS
An additional 73 students were inducted into the Charlotte High School chapter of the National Honor Society on Monday November 12, 2018 at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center. The ceremony was conducted by the National Honor Society officers: Fernando Ramirez, President; Sophia Lupini, Vice President; Lauren Wilson, Secretary; and Lauren Crossman, Treasurer. National Honor Society is an organization whose intent is to recognize high school junior and senior students who show achievement in scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
NHS Induction full story in .pdf format →
CMS STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN MOCK ELECTION
On Tuesday, November 6, the 8th grade students at Charlotte Middle School participated in a mock election in order to better understand the process of voting and their civic duty. Before entering the voting booth, students were able to research candidates in order to be more informed citizens. Charlotte City Clerk, Ginger Terpstra, provided sample ballots and applications to vote so that students could understand what the voting process truly feels like from walking into a precinct, applying to vote, and then actually submitting their ballot.
CMS Mock Elections full story in .pdf format →
SHANNON CASE JOINS CPS TEAM
Charlotte Public Schools would like to welcome Shannon Case to the Food Service team. Shannon is serving the students of Parkview Elementary. Shannon, her husband and their two children just moved from California. Shannon and her husband, Edward, have been married for five years and are expecting their third child in March. Please help us in welcoming the Case Family to Charlotte!
CPS Welcomes Shannon Case full story in .pdf format →
CMS HOLDS SPOT CERMONY
On Wednesday, November 14, Charlotte Middle School held a ceremony to recognize Students Performing on Target (SPOT). Students were nominated by one of their teachers not only because they were performing on target, but also because they helped their classmates, had excellent behavior, and often participated in activities in and out of the classroom.
CMS Spot Cermony full story in .pdf format →