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CMS STUDENTS ATTEND LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

On Tuesday, October 10, 2017, twenty seven returning National Junior Honor Society members from Charlotte Middle School, along with Mrs. Piggott, Mrs. Christner, and Mrs. Jobson, attended a leadership conference by Josten’s Renaissance at The Breslin Center at Michigan State University. For more than 25 years, Jostens Renaissance has provided the framework and proven ideas to improve school climate and culture.
CMS Leadership Conference: Full Story →

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CHS BOOKSHELF PROJECT

When Charlotte High School student, Alex Lumbert heard that Mrs. Carter wanted more bookshelves for her classroom, he immediately transformed into a leader. After receiving permission from his teachers, Lumbert took action. Along with Josh Rammacher and several other students, Lumbert began taking measurements and determining what supplies would be needed for the project.
CHS Bookshelf Project: Full Story →

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CHARLOTTE STUDENTS ATTEND MANUFACTURING DAY

By Student Columnist, Ashton Epkey

October 6, 2017, was National Manufacturing Day. The goal was to inform students of all the different opportunities in manufacturing. Several companies in Mid-Michigan joined together to send students from multiple schools to tour manufacturing companies, with a goal to get at least 1,000 students to attend. Charlotte High School visited two different manufacturing companies: Regional Steel Distribution Center, and Dart Container.
CHS Manufacturing Day: Full Story →

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CHARLOTTE GYM CLASSES HAVE STUDENTS SHOOTING AND SCORING IN THE POOL

Students at Charlotte Middle School and Charlotte Upper Elementary have a unique opportunity to learn water skills in physical education classes. The curriculum received an infusion this semester with the help of an area water polo coach. Over the past several weeks Mitch Fountain of Spartan Water Polo Club has been working with school staff and leading students in water polo skills; planting the seeds for growth of the sport in the area.
Water Polo @ Aquatic Center: Full Story →

Message from the Superintendent

CHARLOTTE UPPER ELEMENTARY: OPENING THE GATE

Reading is a gateway skill that can open up a whole world of possibilities from being able to comprehend stories, to helping in science, social studies, and math.
This year the Charlotte Upper Elementary has put an increased emphasis on reading. We have tweaked our WIN (What I Need) system in order to offer additional reading support to more students.
In Session with Guest Columnist, Mark McGarry: Full Story →

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COURTNEY QUINN TESTIMONIAL VIDEO

Courtney Quinn is a Charlotte resident, Charlotte Middle School 7th grade teacher and proud CPS parent. In this video Courtney discusses the benefits of our community and the high quality education and services provided by Charlotte Public Schools
Courtney Quinn Testimonial Video: Full Story →

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CPS STUDENTS ATTEND SECOND CITY IMPROV WORKSHOP

Students at Charlotte Public Schools got a unique opportunity to learn improvisation techniques from members of The Second City on Tour during a special workshop at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 15. Lead by Second City members Allison Gates and Danny Catlow, the students learned improvisational warm-ups and worked together creating unscripted scenes and activities.
CPS Students attend Improv Workshop: Full Story →

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MEGAN GLEASON TESTIMONIAL VIDEO

Megan Gleason is a Charlotte resident and proud CPS parent. In this video Megan discusses her family's move to Charlotte, the benefits of our community and the high quality education and services provided by Charlotte Public Schools
Megan Gleason Testimonial Video: Full Story →

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CHS SENIOR GOLFER FINISHES 2ND IN CAAC RED DIVISION

Charlotte High School senior Lizzy Fisher finished second overall in the CAAC Red division. She shot an 83 at Forest Ackers East last Thursday to take second place overall in the very competitive CAAC Red league. In addition, she was named first team all-league. The Orioles finished fifth in the league as a team shooting a 414. The CHS varsity girls’ golf team is coached by Mr. Brent Crossman. Great job Orioles!
Girls Golf 2nd Place: Full Story →

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SUICIDE AWARENESS WALK

On October 11, 2017 there will be a suicide awareness walk at the CHS track from 2:35 p.m. til 4:00 p.m.
Walk entry fee is $2.00. Five dollar gift certificates will be raffled off during the event!
Enter the raffle for $1.00 at the event. All proceeds go to the American Federation for Suicide Prevention.

Suicide Awareness Walk poster: Full Story →

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U.S. ARMY JAZZ AMBASSADORS RETURN TO CPAC ON NOVEMBER 10

The internationally acclaimed Jazz Ambassadors of Washington, DC will continue its long tradition of presenting free public performances when it appears at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center on Friday, November 10 at 7:00 pm. The Jazz Ambassadors’ concert in Charlotte is sponsored by the Friends of Charlotte Performing Arts Center.
US Army Jazz Ambassadors: Full Story →

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CHS BUSINESS STUDENTS ATTEND FALL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE

Three members of the Charlotte High School Business Professionals of America (BPA) Charlotte Chapter attended the Fall Leadership Conference held at the Lansing Center on Monday, October 2, 2017. The student members attended seminars and workshops that will help lead the chapter to regional, state, and national competitions. Some of the business skills they learned included professionalism and corporate branding; teamwork and the value of taking risks; the importance of marketing; more than one way to problem-solve, and officer duties and responsibilities.
Leadership Conference: Full Story →

Message from the Superintendent

CPS FORMS A BOND STEERING COMMITTEE

Charlotte Public Schools has recently formed a bond steering committee. The committee will meet for the first time on October 11, 2017. Forming the steering committee is the next step in the planning process as we progress toward a potential November 2018 bond proposal. Although the Board of Education has authorized the district administration to continue working towards a November 2018 election, they have yet to approve the overall scope and financial parameter of a potential 2018 bond proposal.
In Session with the Superintendent: Full Story →

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IT’S TIME TO GET YOUR YEARLY FLU SHOT!

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 vaccines can reduce flu illnesses, doctor’s visits, and missed work and school, as well as prevent flu-related hospitalizations. Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every year. This flu season, only injectable flu vaccines are recommended.
BEDHD Highlights: Full Story →

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BECKY CARTER WINS EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AWARD

An Eaton County educator known for leading the teacher collaboration for a Freshmen Academy program to help incoming students adapt to high school and for volunteering to teach academically challenged students and help them succeed has been honored with an Excellence in Education award from the Michigan Lottery.
The award winner, Becky Carter, teaches ninth and 10th grade English at Charlotte High School, which is part of the Charlotte Public Schools.
More on Becky Carter: Full Story →

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CHARLOTTE HS STUDENTS VISIT MVHS COFFEE SHOP

Charlotte High School students enrolled in Business Management 1 course taught by Tina VanSyckle operate and manage the CHS Oriole Nest Café. On September 19, students traveled to Maple Valley High School Lions Café to participate in a work site visit to learn ways to improve the school coffee shop.
MCHS Liona Cafe: Full Story →

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CHS GOLFER HAS RECORD SETTING WEEK

On Tuesday, September 19, at the CAAC Red dual match with St. Johns at the Emerald Golf Course, CHS Senior golfer Lizzy Fisher shot a 37 which won the dual match but also tied the CHS record for lowest score ever on 9 holes.
Lizzy Fisher Golf Record: Full Story →

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CHS RAISES FUNDS FOR CHILDHOOD CANCER AWARENESS

On September 15, at the Charlotte vs. Dewitt football game, the Charlotte High School Relay For Life team raised over $1,000 for Childhood Cancer Awareness. 180 Childhood Cancer awareness t-shirts were sold. The CHS band and flag corp, cheerleaders, football players and Flight Club all wore gold cancer ribbons, shoelaces, bows, flags, and beaded necklaces to show support for the cause. Thank you Charlotte High School, Charlotte Relay For Life Committee, and the community for helping raise $1,054.34 for Childhood Cancer Awareness! Go Orioles! #OriolePride
Childhood Cancer Game: Full Story →

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TICKETS ARE ON SALE NOW FOR CHS DRAMA PRODUCTION OF THE ADDAMS FAMILY

The Charlotte High School Drama Department is hard at work rehearsing for its fall musical, The Addams Family. For the 4th year, the musical is under the direction of Hollie Auten. Mrs. Auten is the Facility Supervisor and Box Office Manager at the Charlotte Performing Arts Center, and has extensive directing experience working with The Revue Children’s Theatre in Nashville, as well as directing the Summer Musical Theatre Camps in both Charlotte and for The Revue.
The Addams Family Performances: Full Story →

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THE SOMMER FAMILY

Oriole Pride runs deep in the Charlotte community. Join us through a series of videos that highlight the positive role that Charlotte Public Schools plays in our community by providing a culture of academic excellence, variety of extracuirricular opportunities for students, and the opportunity for post-secondary success. In this video, the John and Reba Sommer share about their family's experiences at CPS! #OriolePride
Reba & Jon Sommer: Full Story →

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