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CHOICE STORIES

Leading the way with literacy

Leading the way with literacy Over 100 early elementary teachers from Choice Schools Associates came together to kick off the school year on Thursday, August 22. The event focused on literacy and was a knowledge-filled professional development day of learning…

10 Things to Help Get Students Ready for Back to School!

Summer is ending and soon students will be back in class for the 2019-20 school year! Educators say it is important to set the tone for the school year on day one, and encourage parents to not only help their…

It’s Back to School Time!

Back to school is our favorite part of the year! Whether it’s your first year at a Choice school or your 20th, we are excited that you are here. This summer we have been busy gearing up for another fabulous…

A life committed to students at New Branches: Mr. Allan Pall

Allan Pall is what some might call a legend at New Branches Charter School Academy. He is in his 27th year of teaching at the school!  He is a champion for students and has impacted thousands throughout his tenure.  Though…

Two of Choice Schools’ Leaders Named Top 5 Administrators by Michigan Association of Public School Academies

We are proud to announce that two of our school administrators, Kerri Barrett and Ali DuBois, have been named finalists for the 2019 Michigan’s Charter School Administrator of the Year Award! From nearly 600 total nominations and 200 submitted applications,…

Choice is One of the Best and Brightest

Choice has been ranked as one of the best places to work in the West Michigan’s region by The Best and Brightest Companies! The competition identifies and honors organizations that display a commitment to excellence in their human resource practices and…

Living Legacy – Carol Hutton

Carol Hutton retired in 2013 from her role as the headmaster of the Creative Montessori Academy where she served for 11 years.  Carol believes that a primary focus of education is the student receiving love and respect. That is, if…

Choice Serves Recap!

Last Thursday, August 1, 19 central staff members participated in our annual Choice Serves day. Choice Serves started four years ago as an initiative to give back to our school communities. We are a family and this is one way…

EXPECTING GREATNESS FROM ALL: MUSKEGON MONTESSORI ACADEMY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE

Ali DuBois, leader at Muskegon Montessori Academy for Environmental Change, partnered with National Alliance for Public Charter Schools to write a blog about expecting greatness in her school!⭐️ Expecting greatness is a core value at Choice Schools and we love seeing it lived…

Oh, the places you’ll go!

The end of this academic year marks another year of successes. You should be proud of all the learning and growth your students have had. Schools have been busy ending the year with memorable, meaningful and reflective trips. These activities help…

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– Terry Larkin, principal at New Branches Charter School Academy