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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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Fathers, Bring-Your-Child-To-School Day

Fathers, Bring-Your-Child-To-School Day”

October 24, 2014

 Dads (or other significant male role model) bring their elementary-aged

children to school.  The school arranges and provides breakfast for the Dads and children.  An assigned, professional athlete gives a short, uplifting message to the Dads.  Dads visit their children’s classrooms if possible.

 

Morning Timeline:

8:15                      Dads and children begin to arrive at school

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 8:15-8:40            Breakfast is served

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8:40                      Official welcome and instructions given by principal

8:45                       Children report to playground

8:50-9:05            Uplifting message

9:05-9:15              Dads are encouraged to visit classrooms



 Professional Athletes and Building Assignments

Bowen                            Corey Alston - New York Jets WR

                              Buster Mathis- Professional Boxer

 

Brookwood                    Reggie Jordan- Los Angeles Lakers G

                                       Vincent Jennings- Professional Boxer

  

Challenger         Mateen Cleaves- Detroit Pistons G

                            Grand Rapids Drive- Detroit Pistons D-League

 

      

Discovery            Aaron Bailey - Indianapolis Colts WR

                              Anthony Kimbrell- CFL QB- Western Michigan

 

 

Endeavor              Reuben Riley - Carolina Panthers OT

 

        

Explorer                Carlton Brewster - Cleveland Browns WR

 

 

Glenwood          Kevin Clemens - Jacksonville Jaguars RB

                            Jordan Shimell- Professional Boxing Champion

 

 

Meadowlawn         Colin Christopher- University of Indiana LB

                                  Terrance Shaw- Grand Rapids Fusion F

 

 

Southwood              Brian Dickey- University of Michigan QB

                                   Pete Trammell- Lansing Capitals G/F

 

 Townline                 Thomas Kelley - Michigan State Spartans G