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.
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.
Oakwood Students Learn the Be Nice Way to Help Others, Stand Up Against Bullying
"Treat others the way you would want to be treated."
That's how students in Lindsey Olsen's fourth grade class at Oakwood Intermediate responded when they were asked what it means to "Be nice." Educators from the "be nice." program spent time in every one of Oakwood's classes today.