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WMAES Was Named a Best Elementary and Middle School in Michigan

December 18, 2023
West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science has been named a U.S. News Best Elementary and Middle school in Michigan. The U.S. News & World Report K-12 directory encompasses over 100,000 schools across the country with data designed to make finding…
Picture of Angela Jessop, Social Studies and English teacher at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science

Staff Spotlight: Angela Jessop

December 15, 2023
This is technically my 3rd year at WMAES. I started as an English and Social Studies teacher way back in 2003. After one year there were certification changes for teachers and I ended up working in non-profit, philanthropy, editing, and…

WMAES Is a MI HEARTSafe School

December 12, 2023
At West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science we prioritize health and safety because we know that our students work better when they feel safe with us. We are pleased to receive recognition by the Michigan Department of Health and Human…
Photo of West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science Kindergarten teacher Rhiannon Brown

Staff Spotlight: Rhiannon Brown

December 8, 2023
Hi, my name is Mrs. Brown, and I am a Kindergarten teacher at WMAES. I love experiencing the magic of learning with some of our littlest learners! Beyond the classroom, I love to spend my free time outdoors in the…
Image of West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science Kindergarten teacher Amanda Miller posing for a picture with her dog.

Staff Spotlight: Amanda Miller

December 1, 2023
Hi, my name is Amanda Miller and this is my fifth year teaching kindergarten at WMAES. I love teaching kindergarten at our school! All the outdoor and hands-on learning opportunities make learning so fun. When I’m not teaching I enjoy…

Thankfulness this November at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science

November 27, 2023
We at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science are in the holiday spirit this November, and have been hard at work this month to show how thankful we are for each one of our school communities. Join members of our…
Photo of West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science GSRP Staff Delaney Becker-Barata posing for a picture with her family.

Staff Spotlight: Delaney Becker-Barata

November 27, 2023
Hello! my name is DeLaney and I teach with Amanda in the GSRP pre k program! I love this school and it’s mission to get kids outdoors and learning! I have two kids of my own who attend WMAES in…
Photo of West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science Kindergarten Teacher Demy Potter

Staff Spotlight: Demy Potter

November 14, 2023
Hi! I’m Mrs. Potter and I have been at WMAES since 2014 and this is my 5th year teaching Kindergarten. In my spare time I love cooking and baking (chocolate chip pumpkin bread and cinnamon rolls are some of my…

Principal Appreciation Month at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science

October 25, 2023
October is Principal Appreciation Month and at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science we couldn’t be more excited to highlight our hardworking and dedicated administration for all that they do. We take pride in providing both a unique and wholesome…
West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science was awarded two MTSS Recognition Awards

West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science was Awarded 2 MiMTSS Recognition Badges

October 11, 2023
West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science has been awarded both the Data Utilization and Implementation & Impact badges for the 2022-2023 school year!  The Michigan Department of Education has developed a process for identifying schools that demonstrate progress related to…