• Curriculum and Program SummaryBearin reading

     

    Language Arts Education:

    • Fully implemented Reading Recovery Program   
    • Power Reading Online (PRO Reading)    
    • Soar to Success
    • Accelerated Reader Program grades 1-5
    • Tumblebooks, & Raz-Kids
    • Title I
    • Writing- writing process taught in grades K-5
    • (Lucy Calkins Units of Study, Collins, & 6+1 Traits)
    • MLPP- Preschool -5
    • Guided Reading & Writing

    Science:

    • Battle Creek Science Kits
    • Scientific Method taught

    Technology:

    • Basic Computer Skills Preschool-2
    • Keyboarding taught in grades 3-5
    • Computer lab instruction twice a week
    • Word, Excel, and Powerpoint grades 1-5
    • Classroom computers
    • Internet Access

    Mathematics:

    • Hands-on activities, manipulatives, and instruction emphasizing problem-solving

    Social Studies:

    • Core Democratic Values
    • Geography
    • Awareness of global issues, map skills, economics, and history
    • Michigan Studies - 3rd & 4th
    • USA Regions - 4th
    • Green Field Village - 5th
    • Scholastic News Magazine

    Arts Education:

    • Certified Arts Instructor

    Health and Physical Education:

    • Certified physical education instruction based on Michigan EPEC
    • Michigan Health Model K-5
    • Physical Education class weekly for students grades K-5

    Early Childhood:

    • GSRP (Great Starts Readiness) Program
    • Preschool

    Expanded Curriculum:

    • Grade Level Field Trips
    • Monthly Assemblies
    • Reading Month Activities
    • Daily library access
    • C.P. Federal Credit Union (banking)
    • Parents Workshop
    • Book Buddies
    • Student Council
    • Family Fun Night  & Fall Carnival
    • Counseling/Social Work Services
    • Mega Mileage & Daily Walking Program
    • Honors Assemblies grades 4&5
    • 100's Day Events
    • Read Across America Participant
    • Counseling Lessons
    • Field day for all students
    • Pioneer Living Day - 2nd grade
    • Asset Building
    • Family Math Night
    • Destination Imagination
    • Ready kits - Kindergarten
    • Home-School Literature Program K-1
    • Bi-monthly  School Newsletter
    • Jackson County Spelling Bee participant
    • Mobile Dentists
    • ISD support services
    • Grandparents Day grade 5
    • Science Fair