CHARLOTTE PUBLIC SCHOOLS ANNOUNCES INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT
At a special Charlotte Public Schools Board of Education meeting held on Thursday, March 21, 2019, the Board of Education unanimously voted to appoint Mr. Richard Ames as Interim Superintendent. He will lead the District while an extensive search is completed for our next permanent Superintendent.
Mr. Ames has twice previously served as Interim Superintendent for school districts in central Michigan after retiring as Superintendent for Hillsdale Community Schools in 2010.
Interm Superintendent Announcement in .pdf format →
EMILY WHATLEY, MSUFCU’S STAND OUT STUDENT
Congratulations to CHS Senior Emily Whately! Emily will be featured as MSUFCU’s Stand Out Student of the week this Friday on WILX. Her segment will air in the 6am News, Today Show, and 5pm News. We hope you get a chance to tune in or set your DVR. #OriolePride
Emily Whatley in .pdf format →
CHARLOTTE COMPETITIVE CHEERLEADING WINS ACADEMIC ALL STATE TEAM AWARD
The Competitive Cheerleading Coaches Association of Michigan announced individual and team All State Academic Awards. The Charlotte High School competitive cheer team is the Division 3 Academic All State Champions. With a collective 3.709 grade point average (GPA), the Orioles edged out runner up Grosse Ile‘s collective GPA of 3.655. “It’s a great honor for our team and for our school,” Charlotte head coach Yvonne Ridge said. “It shows that Charlotte High School administration, teachers and coaches make a conscious effort to really emphasize the academic side, as well as the athletic side.”
CHS Competitive Cheer Academic All State in .pdf format →
DONATION FOR STRUGGLING FAMILIES AND O-BOTS PLAYOFF RESULTS
We would like to thank Thrive Church for their donation of $150 to help some of our struggling families cover their food service debt. Thank you for supporting the students of Charlotte!
Also, congratulations to the CHS O-Bots! This past weekend, they finished with a record of 6-5-1 and were a part of the 5 seed alliance in the playoffs. It was a very successful first competition for the team. If you would like to see the team in action, their next competition is March 22 and 23 at the Grand Valley State University Fieldhouse. #OriolePride
OBOTs & Donation in .pdf format →
CHARLOTTE MIDDLE SCHOOL NJHS ATTENDS SUMMIT @ U OF M
On Tuesday, March 5, the officers of Charlotte High School National Honor Society and Charlotte Middle School National Junior Honor Society traveled to the University of Michigan to participate in a state summit of NHS and NJHS members. They discussed leadership, social justice, communication, and how to create a positive culture and climate within their schools.
CMS NJHS Summit in .pdf format →
CHARLOTTE MIDDLE SCHOOL HONORS STUDENTS
On Wednesday, February 20, Charlotte Middle School held a ceremony to recognize Students Performing on Target (SPOT). One of their teachers nominates a student because they were performing on target, but also because they help their classmates, have excellent behavior, and often participate in activities in and out of the classroom.
CMS SPOT in .pdf format →
CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL ACHIEVES LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION IN MARZANO HIGH RELIABILITY SCHOOLS
Bloomington, Ind., [February 20, 2019] — Charlotte High School is pleased to announce the achievement of Level 2 certification in Marzano High Reliability Schools™. Level 2 certification means Charlotte High School has established “Effective Teaching in Every Classroom,” which focuses on the responsibility of both school leaders and teachers in ensuring high-quality instruction.
CHS HRS Level 2 in .pdf format →
LETTER FROM CALEB BUHS, BOARD OF EDUCATION
Superintendent Mark Rosekrans informed the CPS Board of Education this morning that he would be departing the district to pursue an opportunity in the private sector. We would like to extend our appreciation to him for his 25 year of service to Charlotte Public Schools and wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors.
The CPS Board of Education will immediately begin the search for a proven leader that can continue the positive momentum at Charlotte and inspire the very talented and dedicated employees of the district.
Letter from C. Buhs in .pdf format →
CHARLOTTE COMPETITIVE CHEER TEAM QUALIFIES FOR STATE FINALS!
Charlotte High School is home to one of the eight competitive cheer teams that will bring enough energy to fill the house from floor to rafters on Saturday, March 2, 2019, at the Division 3 Competitive Cheer State Finals at the DeltaPlex in Grand Rapids. This will be Charlotte’s 3rd consecutive appearance at the Competitive Cheer State Finals. Charlotte finished 6th in Division 3 in 2018 and 6th in Division 2 in 2017. The team is ranked third going into the 2019 state finals.
CHS Cheer to States in .pdf format →
NEW BOARD MEMBER APPOINTED TO THE CPS BOARD OF EDUCATION
Mark D. Rosekrans, Superintendent of Charlotte Public Schools
At the February 11, 2019, Charlotte Public Schools Board of Education meeting, the Board of Education appointed Mr. Jim Cicorelli to the board seat that was open due to the resignation of Mr. Gary King. Mr. King resigned in January 2019 to join the Carmel Township board.
Mr. Cicorelli as well as Mr. Andy Hazel both submitted interest forms to be considered for the open seat. Per Board of Education nominations and support, Mr. Cicorelli was ultimately appointed and confirmed to join the Board of Education.
In Session with the Superintendent: Full Story in .pdf format →
2019 CPS STRATEGIC PLAN
In January of 2018 the Charlotte Board of Education began a strategic planning process to develop a comprehensive blueprint for continuous achievement and improvement at Charlotte Public Schools. This comprehensive process included several community focus groups plus a detailed survey of Charlotte staff, parents, students and community members. The Board of Education, administrative team, along with the focus group used the information gathered to determine the mission and vision for the district and short-term, long-term and ongoing goals. This document, which will be in place from January 2019 through December 2023, reflects the ideas of our stakeholders.
2019 CPS Strategic Plan in .pdf format →
KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER
Kindergarten Orientation is on March 6th. Time: 6-7pm @ CPAC. Expect a Galewood Staff Presentation, Day in the Life of a Galewood Kindergartener & Enrollment packets will be available.
Kindergarten Open House will be April 11th & May 16th Time: 6pm @ Galewood. There will also be an open house on May 28th from 2-3pm @ Galewood.
On Site Hearing/Vision Screening will be May 8th & 16th by appointment only @ the Central Office Board Room. Parents are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the registrar to submit paperwork.
Schedule appoints by visiting https://www.charlottenet.org/student_enrollment.html
under Quick Links.
Kindergarten Enrollment Flyer in .pdf format →
CHARLOTTE ANNOUNCES 2019 MHSAA SCHOLAR ATHLETE
The Charlotte Public Schools Athletic Department would like to announce the selection of Lauren Anderson as a 2019 MHSAA Scholar Athlete Award winner. Lauren has received a $1,000 scholarship from Farm Bureau Insurance for her outstanding achievements as a high school student athlete. Lauren is one of 32 high school seniors to win the award in Michigan.
Lauren Anderson in .pdf format →
ORIOLE COMPETITIVE CHEER WINS DISTRICTS...AGAIN!
The Charlotte Orioles won a competitive district at Chesaning High School scoring a 776.82 total to earn first place while Portland was second with 755.56, Lakewood took third with 753.10 and Chesaning was fourth with 716.16.
Competitive Cheer Districts in .pdf format →
ORIOLE YOUTH RECREATION BASEBALL
It’s time to sign up for Youth Recreational Baseball. The cost for Early Bird Registration is $30.00. Late registration will be $40.00. The cost includes a hat and t-shirt. Ages 5-6 T-Ball will be on Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 6:30pm. 1st Grade Slow Pitch will be on Mondays & Thursdays @ 6:30pm. 2nd & 3rd grade machine pitch will be on Mondays & Thursdays @ 6:30pm. Practices and games will run May-June.
For more details contact: registration.swimcharlotte.org.
Youth Rec Baseball Flyer in .pdf format →