Monday, July 28, 2014

NOVEMBER 2014 SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION!

School board elections will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  There will be three seats on the ballot for the Pentwater School Board; 4 year terms ending December 2018.  Packets needed for filing are available at the Oceana County Clerk's Office.  Interested school board candidates must file (petition or $100 filing fee) with the Oceana County Clerk no later than 4:00 p.m. on July 22, 2014.


HAVE A WONDERFUL AND SAFE SUMMER!

CHECK OUT OUR JUNE NEWSLETTER (see attachment)



GREAT NEWS!

Pentwater High School has been given a Bronze level award in National Rank by US News & World Report based on our student achievement and our beating our expected achievement (based on poverty levels in the state).  Ten high schools earned a Gold rating, 50 earned Silver, and 131 earned Bronze.  There are 873 high schools in our state.

Students and teachers, your hard work is showing and so is your commitment to achievement!  WELL DONE!


GREAT NEWS!

We are very excited to share that Pentwater Public Schools was named a pilot school for a Whole School Technology Grant from the State of Michigan!  This means that the school district will be able to develop a plan to have a computer for each student.  We will develop a technology integration plan that specifically ties instruction to the technology integration and we will improve our infrastructure so that all children can benefit from improved access.

This grant is part of a $5,000,000 commitment by the state to increase technology access in education.  Pentwater is one of 13 school buildings in the state to receive this grant!

We are incredibly excited and we know that our students will benefit greatly from these grant funds!