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CPS ANNOUNCES EMPLOYEES FOR DECEMBER

Charlotte Public Schools is pleased to announce that Mr. David Talik has been selected as the Support Employee and Ms. Kristin Toadvine as the Certified Employee of the month for the month of December 2016.
December 2016 Employees of the Month: Full Story →

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MASTERING THE M IN STEM

Mathematics Pentathlon® and has received national recognition over the years for its scale and quality of programs and mentorships within the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); a program of choice from winners of the White House Science Fair and the US2020.
Mastering the M in STEM: Full Story →

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CHARLOTTE COMMUNITY LIBRARY-JANUARY 2017 NEWS

STORY HOUR: Children who are at least three years old and less than five years old on January 1, 2017. Parents leave their child for Story Hour after signing in, but they must remain in the library proper. Activities include stories, songs, finger plays, and a craft.  Group size is limited and pre­registration is necessary.  Sign­up is now. Free. 
Charlotte Community Library-January, 2017: Full Story →

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JANUARY COMMUNITY OUTREACH HIGHLIGHTS

GET A FREE RADON TEST THIS MONTH. High levels of radon, a naturally occurring radioactive gas that increases your risk of lung cancer, are expected in 1 in 8 homes in Michigan. January is Radon Action Month, and BEDHD is offering free do-it-yourself radon test kits to residents of Barry and Eaton counties. See the http://bit.ly/2iEjF6c for a list of locations throughout the counties where you can get yours!
January Community Outreach Highlights: Full Story →

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CHS AND OLIVET COLLEGE ANNOUNCE INSURANCE PARTNERSHIP

On Monday, December 12th, Dr. Maria Davis, provost and dean at Olivet College, presented a new partnership to the Charlotte Public Schools Board of Education. As part of this new collaboration, students enrolled in Charlotte High School’s Insurance and Risk Management II class will have the opportunity to earn three college credits from Olivet College, a national leader in insurance education.
CPS & Olivet College: Full Story →

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5 Minutes Tops Brings Youth Entrepreneurship to Downtown Charlotte

On January 26th, downtown at The Hall, youth entrepreneurs in Charlotte will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to real investors to secure funding for their business ideas. The 5 Minutes Tops pitch competition, started by Eaton RESA’s Lucas Schrauben, allows students to present their ideas to a panel of business leaders, who then decide how to divide up funds generated by local business and organizations to the entrepreneurs.
5 Minutes Tops: Full Story →

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FOOD SERVICE DEPARTMENT WELCOMES KRISTIN HAYES

Charlotte Public Schools would like to welcome Kristin Hayes as a member of the Food Service Department at the Middle School and Upper Elementary. Kristin has lived in Charlotte for two years with her son Gavin and daughter Jewel.
Food Service New Employee: Full Story →

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CHARLOTTE PUBLIC SCHOOLS THANKS BOARD OF EDUCATION MEMBERS

Charlotte Public Schools would like to thank Mr. Mike Bruce, Mr. Dan Vanderstelt, and Mr. Andy Hazel, for serving the students and staff as members of the Board of Education. Their dedication to our school and the community has been greatly appreciated. We wish them the very best as their term ends on December 31, 2016.
Board of Ed Member thanks: Full Story →

Message from the Superintendent

PRE-LABOR DAY START FOR 2017-18 - APPROVED

In November, I shared that the Eaton Regional Educational Services Agency (ERESA) submitted an application request on behalf of the five Eaton County area schools - Charlotte, Grand Ledge, Eaton Rapids, Maple Valley and Potterville, seeking a waiver to start the 2017-2018 school year before Labor Day. Also shared previously is that all of the Eaton County schools are in agreement with seeking the waiver for 2017-2018 which includes the potential for a common five (5) year Pre-Labor day calendar that takes it out to 2021-2022.
Pre-Labor Day Start for 2017-18 – Approved: Full Story →

Message from the Superintendent

CHARLOTTE PUBLIC SCHOOLS-HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS

The district offices of Charlotte Public Schools will be closed from Friday, December 23, 2016, at 4:00 PM through Tuesday, January 3, 2017. District offices will reopen on Wednesday, January 4, 2017, at 8:00 AM.
The entire district will be closed on the following days: December 24, 25, 26, 27 and 31, 2016, and also on January 1, 2 and 3, 2017.
Board of Education: Full Story →

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PARKVIEW AND WASHINGTON 3RD GRADERS TRAVEL TO LEGO EXPO IN CONCORD, MI

This fall Charlotte’s Parkview and Washington Elementary students in LEGO League worked hard during after school meetings with their coaches Mr. Wright, Mrs. Brimhall, and Mrs. Gwisdala. At the meetings, teams created and designed a LEGO model for the Creature Craze challenge. Each year, FIRST LEGO League Jr. presents a new and exciting challenge to ignite the creativity of children ages 6 to 9. While exploring the real-world theme, teams use basic engineering concepts to build a model made of LEGO elements.
Elementary Robotics trip: Full Story →

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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 November. 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.
November Students of the Month: Full Story →

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CPS ANNOUNCES SUPPORT EMPLOYEE FOR NOVEMBER

Charlotte Public Schools is pleased to announce that Ms. Lexie Lanning has been selected as the Support Employee and Ms. Lori Pratt as the Certified Employee of the month for the month of November 2016. Ms. Lanning is a paraprofessional at Washington Elementary and was nominated by Ms. Inna Phelps, a fellow paraprofessional at Washington.
November Employees of the Month: Full Story →

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PARKVIEW ELEMENTARY ACCEPTS READING CHALLENGE

Mrs. Brimhall’s second graders at Parkview Elementary School have taken the At Home Reading Challenge very seriously. For five weeks in a row, 100% of these motivated readers have all brought back their reading logs to meet the weekly challenge.
Parkview Reading Challenge: Full Story →

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CHARLOTTE MIDDLE SCHOOL SWIM TEAM KICKS OFF SEASON

The Charlotte Middle School swim team kicked off their season on Saturday, December 10, at Haslett High School for a league meet. This year’s roster is composed of 24 swimmers which began practicing on November 28.
CMS Swim Team: Full Story →

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CHARLOTTE UPPER ELEMENTARY GIVES BACK

The student store at Charlotte Upper Elementary has made another donation to the community. Through the sale of school supplies, which includes: erasers, pencils, and journals, the students in Mrs. Kineman’s class were able to give $200.00 to Christmas Kiddies.
CUE Donation 2016: Full Story →

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CHS STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN MSVMA REGION HONORS CHOIR

On Saturday, December 3 2016, seven choir students represented Charlotte High School at the Michigan School Vocal Music Association (MSVMA) Region Honors Choir, held at Western Michigan University.
Honors Choir 2016: Full Story →

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CHARLOTTE PUBLIC SCHOOLS APPROVES PROGRAM ENHANCEMENTS

Charlotte Public Schools is excited to share with our community the results of a year-long review and discussion process relating to the damages received by Owens Brockway. You may recall that in March 2015, the City of Charlotte graciously distributed $1,323,470 to Charlotte Public Schools as the result of a claim they brought against Owens Brockway.
Owens Brockway Projects: Full Story →

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HOW TO BECOME AN "EDUSTAFF SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

EDUStaff is an educational staffing company who specializes in providing guest teachers and other employment classes to our partnering school districts. Founded in 2010, EDUStaff has quickly become known in the educational community as providing outstanding customer service to both our partnering districts and our external employees; the guest teacher.
EduStaff Flyer: Full Story →

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CHS STUDENTS VISIT THE COFFEE BARREL COFFEE COMPANY

Charlotte High School students enrolled in Business Management 1 course taught by Tina VanSyckle operate and manage the CHS Oriole Nest school cafe. On November 4, students traveled to The Coffee Barrel in Holt to participate in a work site visit to learn about the coffee business.
Coffee Barrel: Full Story →

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