Our school is proud of the following awards and accolades:
1:1 Student to Chromebook Ratio
7 Up to 7 HS credit bearing courses available by the end of 8th grade
5 STEM Exploratory courses offered at all grade levels, 6-8
6-8 Partial Spanish Immersion Program Available
Mr. Bartels joined West Ottawa in 2002 as a middle school social studies teacher at Macatawa Bay Middle School after teaching high school in Oregon for three years. In 2005 he moved to West Ottawa High School where he served as the Social Studies Department Chair from 2007 to 2015. In 2015 he joined the administrative team at West Ottawa High School as an Assistant Principal. In 2018 he moved to Harbor Lights Middle School to lead the building as Principal. His wife teaches in West Ottawa as well and both of their children are students in this fabulous district. He holds degrees from Pacific University, Lewis & Clark College, and the University of Michigan. He is dedicated to working with parents, students, and the Harbor Lights staff to make the middle school experience a great one! Go WO!
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