School News (page 23)

Earth Week is almost here!

September 28, 2016
Earth Week is almost here! Our schools’ favorite time of year! Please see below for next week’s daily happenings. Green living rocks! Monday, April 21st: Lights Out Day Tuesday, April 22nd: Earth Day and Garden Work Day! Your child may…

Welcome Back, Students

September 28, 2016
Can you hear that? It’s the sound of shoes squeaking against the newly polished floors; it’s the sound of loud chatter as students reminisce of their summertime fun; it’s the sound of teachers learning to pronounce the names of their…

20th Anniversary Fun

September 28, 2016
Thank you to all the parents and families who came out and supported West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science for our 20th Anniversary. Mayor Huizenga and State Representative Ron VerHeulen were in attendance at our Groundbreaking Ceremony. There was an…

Summertime Sadness

September 28, 2016
The mud oven was destroyed by vandals this summer during the 4th of July weekend! Everyone was really sad to see the destruction, and we tried to understand the reasoning behind it all – perhaps it’s because they wanted a…

Fall Blissfulness

September 28, 2016
October sure is a pretty time of year at WMAES! The last wildflowers are still in bloom; the trees are showing their fall colors; the sky is full of birds migrating south for the winter. What a perfect backdrop for…

Box Top Challenge and School Fundraisers

September 28, 2016
It’s time to bring in those box tops, and participate in other school fundraising possibilities! Box Tops: This contest is from January 11-15. Bring your box tops to your classroom – and the class with the most box tops wins…

Students Take a Bite out of Physics

September 12, 2016
Leslie Matildez and Nancy Parsons are ninth grade physical science students at West Michigan Academy of Environmental Science. Students were asked to create projects using an animal of their choice, a physics concept covered in class, and a creative story…

Winter Weather Reminder

September 12, 2016
As we begin to experience some of the more “normal” winter weather for West Michigan, please make the necessary safety arrangements to get your children to school. -Keep your eyes and ears open for cancellations that will be posted on…

The Green Scene – New Freedom for Willow

September 12, 2016
She arrived at Blandford Nature Center in 2004 and is likely at least 20 years old.  In captivity, wood turtles can live more than 50 years.  Wood turtles are very fond of earthworms and can lure the worms to the…

Heart of Gold

September 12, 2016
This year’s Toys for Eagles was more successful than ever! With many classrooms collecting over 50 toys each, WMAES was able to ensure that 18 families – 50 children in all – had a special gift available on Christmas morning.…