Ottawa Area Schools Are FISCALLY RESPONSIBLE

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Ottawa Area Schools Are:Dedicated to Student SuccessFiscally ResponsibleInnovativeSchools:Grand Haven Area Public Schools
Superintendent Adds Bus Driver to Resume

“I earned my CDL in the winter of 2020 to help on some special education routes and to drive sports teams to their events.” —Andy Ingall, former Superintendent of Grand Haven Area Public Schools

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Ottawa Area Schools Are:CollaborativeDedicated to Student SuccessFiscally ResponsibleInnovativeSchools:Ottawa Area ISD
Remembering Hezekiah Smith

“What makes this collaboration even more exciting is this marker is the first-ever to link a QR code to an audio recording of a Michigan Historical Marker allowing individuals with visual impairments to learn about Hezekiah Smith and his contributions to the local communities.” —Rebecca Hopp, Teacher

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Ottawa Area Schools Are:CollaborativeDedicated to Student SuccessFiscally ResponsibleInnovativeSchools:Ottawa Area ISD
Early On

“It amazes me that less than a year ago Marcy’s goal for Arlo was to have a fifty-word vocabulary and now we’re working on three to four-word phrases, and I can actually talk to my child,”  —Christina Threloff, parent

Protecting More.
Ottawa Area Schools Are:CollaborativeDedicated to Student SuccessFiscally ResponsibleInnovativeSchools:Saugatuck Public Schools
6th Grade Salmon Project

“Having the “Salmon into the Classroom” program in the classroom is a great opportunity for 6th graders to build awareness about our natural resources and it encourages them to take an interest in protecting our Great Lakes ecosystem.” —6th-grade teacher Katie Hankins

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Ottawa Area Schools Are:CollaborativeDedicated to Student SuccessFiscally ResponsibleInnovativeSchools:Jenison Public Schools
Bigger Than You Course

“’Bigger Than You’ is a labor of love – it’s unlike anything I’ve ever heard of, and schools all around the state have contacted us about starting something similar.” —Bigger Than You teacher Jason Veeneman

Inventing More.
Ottawa Area Schools Are:CollaborativeDedicated to Student SuccessFiscally ResponsibleInnovativeSchools:Black River Public SchoolHolland Public Schools
FIRST Robotics World Championship

“Though there is a focus of engineering skills on the surface, FIRST builds many other skills and opportunities for students.” —Evan Barista, Black River Public Schools student

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Ottawa Area Schools Are:CollaborativeDedicated to Student SuccessFiscally ResponsibleInnovativeSchools:Coopersville Area Public Schools
Lego Club

“I want to be an engineer,” one student says. “We build and design stuff, and that’s what engineers do. That’s what I want to do when I get older.” —Coopersville student

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Ottawa Area Schools Are:CollaborativeDedicated to Student SuccessFiscally ResponsibleInnovativeSchools:Grand Haven Area Public Schools
Multi-Agency Team

"MAT has helped us so much. I don’t know where we’d be without it. I’m very thankful my town and my school district has it." —Angela Lesley, Grand Haven resident

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