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*FREE* GED Fast Track Course coming in February
Let us help you keep your New Year's Resolution to get your GED!
New Options High School, located in Allendale High School, is offering a free GED Fast Track Course beginning February 6. The program is open to anyone between the ages of 17-21 who needs to complete his/her high school education. It does not matter where you attended high school because there are no home school district restrictions. A certified teacher will assist students in all GED subject areas for three weeks in preparation for the GED online test.
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.
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.
Thank you, APS Artists, Families & Guests!
The annual Allendale Public Schools Art Show was a resounding success! Thirty artists from across the district had work on display in the Ceglarek Fine Arts Center during the Holiday band and choir concerts. The artists enjoyed a large turnout of guests who viewed their work.
We would like to congratulate all artists who had work selected for the show," said Art Teacher Kayla Lindeman. "Thank you to all families and staff who stopped by the reception to support our artists."
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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.