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January 11, 2017

Allendale Board of Education approves School Bond Proposal for May 2 Ballot

On Monday, January 9, the Allendale Board of Education approved placing a school bond proposal on the May 2, 2017 ballot. The proposal would include a new Early Childhood Center (school) on the Pierce Street Campus, facility and site improvements at the high school, technology improvements throughout the district, along with site improvements at the Pierce Street Campus.

January 11, 2017

Reece Meyers wins Allendale Spelling Bee by correctly spelling "P-r-o-s-t-h-e-t-i-c"

Allendale Spelling Bee Winner & Runner-UpThere was nothing artificial about this win. Sixth grade student Reece Meyers is the Allendale Schools Spelling Bee Champion! He correctly spelled "Prosthetic" to edge out Runner-Up Gill Wooden, a seventh grader, for the win at the Spelling Bee, Tuesday evening at Oakwood School.

January 10, 2017

Allendale Schools begin search for next Superintendent, asks for Community's Input

Allendale Schools Superintendent SearchThe Allendale Board of Education has initiated its search for the district's next Superintendent and is seeking the Allendale community's input.

  • Please take a brief survey to identify qualities and experience you deem important in a superintendent.
  • The community is invited to an Open Forum with MASB consultant Denny Patzer at 7 pm, Thursday, January 12 in the Oakwood Board Conference Room, located in Oakwood Intermediate School.
January 6, 2017

Allendale Public Schools Celebrate School Board Leaders During January Recognition

Thank you, Allendale Board of Education!January is School Board Recognition Month and Allendale Public Schools is joining 540 local and 56 intermediate school districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their untiring dedication to public education.

January 5, 2017

2017-2018 Preschool Open House is Jan 30; Registration begins Feb 6

Allendale Preschool ProgramNow is the time to start planning for preschool!

Parents/guardians of children ages 3 to 5 are invited to attend the Preschool Open House, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, Monday, January 30, 2017.  The open house will be held at Evergreen Elementary School, 10690 Learning Lane, on the Allendale Schools K-8 Campus.

January 5, 2017

Allendale Kindergarten/Developmental Kindergarten Registration, Mar 3; Info meeting, Feb 21

Allendale Schools welcomes families to register for Kindergarten/Developmental Kindergarten, 2:00 - 6:00 pm, Friday, March 3, in the cafeteria at Evergreen Elementary School, 10690 Learning Lane. Parents/Guardians are also encouraged to attend the Kindergarten Information meeting, 6 pm, Tuesday, February 21 in the elementary school cafeteria. This is an important opportunity for families to learn about the Kindergarten/Development Kindergarten registration requirements and process.

January 3, 2017

A Night to Remember features Valentine fine dining & arts performances, benefits APS Music Programs

A Night to Remember - Valentine Dinner with Fine Arts Performances, Feb 10The Allendale Music Boosters invite you to join them for "A  Night to Remember" -- an elegant evening of dinner and performances, featuring Allendale High School vocalists, musicians and servers, along with dancers from Lake Michigan Dance Academy.

January 2, 2017

US Dept of Education updates information regarding protection of students with disabilities

The U.S. Department of Education released three new sets of guidance today to assist the public in understanding how the Department interprets and enforces federal civil rights laws protecting the rights of students with disabilities. These guidance documents clarify the rights of students with disabilities and the responsibilities of educational institutions in ensuring that all students have the opportunity to learn.

January 1, 2017

New Community Education Classes starting soon!

Adults and students are welcome to join the Allendale Community Education classes -- with many new classes set to start in late January.  ACE provides a variety of enrichment and leisure classes for adults and students of all ages. Classes vary in length from one session to multiple sessions. 

December 21, 2016

APS Holiday Helpers, community partners provide holiday assistance for 29 Families, 90 Children

Allendale Schools Holiday Helpers - provided Christmas for 29 families, 90 childrenThe Allendale Schools' annual Holiday Helpers program adopted 29 families, including 90 children this year!  Staff members are invited to take a tag from Christmas trees located in school offices and purchase an item for an Allendale student.