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February 23, 2017
School Social Workers as Change Agents to Help Students Succeed

School social workers fill a unique advocacy role in schools.

Children are often affected by social forces that negatively influence their ability to be successful in school.  School social workers are trained mental health professionals with a degree in social work who provide services related to a person's social, emotional and life adjustment to school and/or society. They are a link between the home, school and community in providing services to students, families and school staff to promote and support students' academic and social success.

February 22, 2017
Flu Granny Dispenses Advice on the Seasonal Flu

Your Granny always knows best, right? 

Ottawa County Department of Public Health believes in Grannies, too.  That's why they encourage you to follow the advice of the "Flu Granny."

Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness. Every year various strains of the seasonal flu circulate in our community causing "the flu" in tens of thousands of people.

February 1, 2017
Allendale Kindergarten/Developmental Kindergarten Registration is March 3

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 25, 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.