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Since September of 1990, Challenger Elementary School has been helping children grow into capable, happy and responsible adults. From kindergarten through fifth grade, Challenger Elementary helps to assist children develop their intellectual capacity, sense of civic and personal responsibility, and self-esteem through a stimulating and positive environment. We recognize that school should be fun and exciting and we at Challenger hope to make it so. When children love learning, they are able to excel in many diverse and exciting subjects.

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Newsletter 11-20-2014
Newsletter 11-5-14
State Board of Education Notice

The State Board of Education recommends that after the Reproductive Health Advisory Board recommends new or a change in curriculum content, preview of those program materials including public viewing should be conducted prior to the local school board approval. These new materials will be viewed on the following date and times for parents/guardians feedback to support positive parent/child communication and guidance.

November 21, 2015 9:00-11:00 a.m. Administration Office

November 24, 2015 5:00-6:00 p.m. Administration Office

Notice to Kentwood Public Schools Fifth Grade Parents

Notice to Kentwood Public Schools Fifth Grade Parents,

 

The Kentwood Board of Education has established a program of reproductive health in accordance with the State of Michigan Public Act 226/335/289.  The Board of Education, by recommendation of the Kentwood Reproductive Health Advisory Committee, has adopted an elementary program for reproductive health to be taught at the fifth grade level.  The Advisory Committee is composed of parents, educators, clergy, medical professionals and other community members.

 

According to these acts, parents/guardians have the right to review the material to be utilized in this program.  In compliance with the statute, the materials will be made available for review at a 6:00 PM meeting on Monday, December 8, at Glenwood Elementary in the Media Center.  At that time parents may review materials used in the fifth grade reproductive health program.

 

By law, parents/guardians have the right to excuse their child from participation in the reproductive health unit without academic penalty.  If your family decision is to excuse your child from participation, please call your child's teacher to make her/him aware of your decision.

 

If you have questions or concerns, please contact your child's teacher or Principal

Newsletter 10-22-14