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Staff Spotlighting Staff: Landon Bell, New Branches Charter Academy

Mr. Landon Bell was nominated by Mrs. Larkin as Choice Schools Associates’ Staff Spotlighting Staff feature! Landon is starting his fourth year at New Branches and currently serves as the K-8 STEAM Educator and Technology Coordinator. Landon always goes above…
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Staff Spotlighting Staff: Vonda Karnazes, New Branches Charter Academy

Vonda Karnazes was nominated by her principal Mrs. Terry Larkin. Vonda is starting her 14th year at New Branches Charter Academy in Grand Rapids. She currently serves as the ELL Coordinator. Vonda is a great example of a student-focused teacher!…
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An interactive sensory pathway comes to New Branches Charter Academy

Ten students from Grand Rapids Community College’s Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA Club) designed, created, and sought-out community partners to bring an interactive sensory pathway to New Branches Charter Academy.  “When we discussed the idea of installing a sensory hallway…