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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.
Reece Meyers wins Allendale Spelling Bee by correctly spelling "P-r-o-s-t-h-e-t-i-c"
There 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.
Allendale Schools begin search for next Superintendent, asks for Community's Input
The 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.
Allendale Public Schools Celebrate School Board Leaders During January Recognition
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.
2017-2018 Preschool Open House is Jan 30; Registration begins Feb 6
Now 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.
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.
A Night to Remember features Valentine fine dining & arts performances, benefits APS Music Programs
The 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.
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.
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.
APS Holiday Helpers, community partners provide holiday assistance for 29 Families, 90 Children
The 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.