ELEMENTARY NEWS STORIES
Elementary News Stories
Host Families Needed for Allendale Rotary Youth Exchange
The Allendale Rotary Club is participating in Rotary Youth Exchange for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Club is sponsoring a young lady from Bolivia who is currently attending school here at Allendale High School. She arrived in August and is a senior and a member of the cheerleading team in Allendale. She likes cheerleading, cooking, being with friends, and watching movies.
Meet new Elementary Principal Rinard Pugh
Sweeping through the bus drop-off area and nearby playground, Rinard Pugh encourages students to move inside before it begins to rain. Today students are "Dressed for Success" in celebration of Homecoming Spirit Week and Mr. Pugh is quick to compliment the smartly dressed children filing by him.
"Oh, I like that bowtie!"
"Very creative outfits, good job," he calls to the students.
Inside the halls of Springview and Evergreen Schools, he stops to greet students who are now waiting by their lockers for teachers to take them to class. Mr. Pugh commends students on their patience and points out the school staff has set a goal of giving out 4000 coupons for good behavior to students during the first semester of school.
Voters To Determine Schools Funding in November Election
Voters will be asked on November 8 to renew a long-standing Non-Homestead Millage that generates operation revenue for the Allendale Schools (Operating Millage Proposal), and to vote on an Operating Millage "Headlee Cushion" proposal that protects school funding for the next two years. The revenue generated from the current levy of 18 mills totals over $2.5 million annually, or about 10.5% of the school district's budget.