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February 15, 2017
*Bond Issue Video & Information


It is the continued mission of Allendale Public Schools to educate, inspire and support all students. As we look to the future of Allendale Public Schools, the Board of Education is asking you to vote on a bond proposal on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, for improvements to address identified and ongoing needs. This bond proposal would generate $29,555,000. These dollars would be spent gradually over the course of five years to provide for the continuing needs of our schools.

April 25, 2017
Student Art Exhibition featuring AHS CBVI Student Artwork

Student Art Exhibition featuring Allendale High School student artwork.  Exhibit runs from April 20 -27, 2017 in Ceglarek Fine Arts Center.  Artwork and exhibition organized by the students and professor of Kendall College of Art & Design KCED 415 in partnership with Allendale High School's Community Based Vocational Instruction Program. Opening was held April 20, featuring refreshments and live music from AHS Jazz Band.

April 20, 2017
A Guided Path into the Work World

CBVI Student working The Community Based Vocational Instruction (CBVI) course at Allendale High School prepares students for their journey into the work world.  Now in its fourth year, teacher Stefanie Torp teaches students how to manage the activities of daily living.  Students also learn soft skills that help them become valued employees.

April 20, 2017
Election Day Is May 2 - Let's Get Out The Vote!

Vote May 2, 2017May 2 is Election Day. It is important to encourage eligible citizens to vote on Election Day. Remember:  every vote counts and makes a difference!  Please encourage everyone you know to vote on May 2. Thank you!

April 12, 2017
Oakwood Intermediate named a 2017 Michigan Green School
Oakwood Intermediate School has received its first Michigan Green School award.  The school will receive a Michigan Green Schools flag in recognition of its new status as a Michigan Green School. Teacher and Adviser Janene Schroeder worked with the school's recycling club, called Operation Save the Planet, to identify the many ways Oakwood qualifies as a Green School.
April 20, 2017
AMS Science Team Presents Research to Esteemed University Panel, Wins Science Night Award

Armed with the confidence of graduate students, 10 Allendale Middle School students presented their research at Michigan State University's Science Night, hosted at the Grand Rapids Public Museum, April 18.  The students collected water samples and aquatic macroinvertebrates to assess the overall health of the Sevey Drain, a stream that runs through the middle and elementary school campuses. The students successfully defended their research in the company of other research scientists including PhD students, post-doctorates, and professors from universities including Loyola University, Michigan State University, and Grand Valley State University.

April 19, 2017
Nominate Allendale Alums for 2017 Hall Of Fame; Deadline Is May 10

2016 AHS Alumni Hall of Fame HonoreesThe Allendale Public Schools’ Alumni Hall of Fame celebrates the achievements and talents of our distinguished alumni. The APS Alumni Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have made exceptional achievements in their field, significant contributions to Allendale Public Schools, and/or unique contributions to their communities on a local, state, national or global level. The Hall of Fame recognizes and encourages a tradition of excellence, achievement, commitment, and dedication.

April 20, 2017
Making Prom Magic...For All Students

Allendale Prom ProjectIt's no secret attending high school prom can be expensive.

A 2015 VISA survey found the average U.S. family spent about $919 on prom, with families (or parents) covering 73 percent of the costs.  While the same survey showed that prom spending has been on a downward trend since 2013, it remains a costly-but-important tradition.  As a result, attending prom is simply out of the question for some students and families.  

April 17, 2016
Trisonics Robotics Team #4003 Headed to World Championship

TriSonics Robotics competing at State Tournament, April 12-15, 2017The TriSonics Robotics Team #4003 earned a berth to the World Championships during the Michigan State Championships held April 12 - 15 at Saginaw Valley State University. The TriSonics competed on the DTE Energy Foundation Field earning some impressive statistics including:

  • Ranked 15 in Qualification
  • Selected as the first pick on the #6 Alliance
  • Alliance eliminated in the Quarter Finals after four matches.
March 28, 2017
Allendale Board of Education selects Dr. Garth Cooper as Superintendent

The Allendale Board of Education has selected Dr. Garth Cooper to become the next superintendent of Allendale Public Schools. Dr. Cooper, currently superintendent at Pewamo-Westphalia Community Schools, has accepted the position following a board vote this evening.  He was chosen from an initial pool of 44 candidates. Dr. Cooper will begin his duties on July 1.