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Monthly archive for September 2014

RSVP for Our Annual Title I Parent Meeting

Parents of Title 1 eligible West Ottawa Public Schools students are invited to a meeting on October 2 at 6:30 pm. The purpose of the meeting is to inform parents about the federally-funded Title 1 program. The session at the West Ottawa Public Schools Administration office, 1138 […]

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The West Ottawa Story: Reward Schools

The West Ottawa Story:  Reward Schools

September 26, 2014 – We have yet another elementary school to recognize for earning the Reward School designation:  Lakewood Elementary.  Principal Liz Vanderwege made the following points to Lakewood parents in a recent newsletter: “Did you know that… Lakewood Elementary is ranked in the 96th percentile in […]

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West Ottawa Teacher Receives State Award

West Ottawa Teacher Receives State Award

News release, September 25, 2014 – For more information contact Principal Nicholas Holtvluwer at (616) 786-1900 –  A West Ottawa Public School second-grade teacher at Woodside Elementary School received a Michigan Lottery Excellence in Education Award on Tuesday in Lansing. Kristen Bickel was one of the 10 […]

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The West Ottawa Story: Well Deserved Recognition

The West Ottawa Story:  Well Deserved Recognition

September 19, 2014 – We are always pleased when the hard work of students and staff pays off in moments of recognition of academic success. West Ottawa has again been recognized with two Reward Schools, and the first recipient we’d like to highlight found a great way […]

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The West Ottawa Story: Academic Opportunity at West Ottawa

The West Ottawa Story:  Academic Opportunity at West Ottawa

September 12, 2014 – Dave Stefanich, principal at Great Lakes, recently received the email below from a parent expressing her appreciation of the many academic opportunities available to her son as he progresses through West Ottawa: I think it is very cool that kids at West Ottawa […]

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The West Ottawa Story Continues

The West Ottawa Story Continues

September 5, 2014 – Good morning and welcome back! As we began last year (and by way of reminder), the West Ottawa Story will focus on the following three themes: Student Attention: We believe students deserve to be personally known. We therefore build relationships with every individual […]

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