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Sand Lake mother killed in fatal crash Kids who wrote “April’s Baby” book get surprise The Post travels to E3 in Los Angeles Bark in the Dark in the park Little Free Library at Spencer KDL What’s “bugging” you in our streams? Red Hawks take on Wildcats and bring home a win American Legion Auxiliary donate backpacks for back to school Welcome Back CTA Character Education
 
Sand Lake mother killed in fatal crash

Sand Lake mother killed in fatal crash

The suspect in the fatal hit-and-run is in custody while two 5-year-old boys are recovering from critical injuries and facing a long road to recovery without their mother who died in a Friday night crash.

Sand Lake mother killed in fatal crash
Kids who wrote “April’s Baby” book get surprise

Kids who wrote “April’s Baby” book get surprise

Earlier this year, second and third grade students at Beach Elementary School celebrated March is Reading Month by illustrating and publishing a book about April the Giraffe. They will now get something in return...

Kids who wrote “April’s Baby” book get surprise
The Post travels to E3 in Los Angeles

The Post travels to E3 in Los Angeles

Chris Grondman, Cody Cook and Jacob Prahl of Cedar Springs traveled to the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, California and brought their favorite newspaper along.

The Post travels to E3 in Los Angeles
Bark in the Dark in the park

Bark in the Dark in the park

Is there anything more enjoyable than seeing a dog walking or running in the park—tongue hanging out without a care in the world? How about hundreds of dogs...

Bark in the Dark in the park
Little Free Library at Spencer KDL

Little Free Library at Spencer KDL

 The Spencer Township Branch of Kent District Library is pleased to present a Little Free Library located at Spencer Township Park, 14960 Meddler Ave. in Gowen.

Little Free Library at Spencer KDL
What’s “bugging” you in our streams?

What’s “bugging” you in our streams?

In many cases we think bugs are a nuisance, but bugs in a stream can be very useful.  Stream insects are a good measure of water quality.

What’s “bugging” you in our streams?
Red Hawks take on Wildcats and bring home a win

Red Hawks take on Wildcats and bring home a win

On Friday, September 15th, the varsity Red Hawks of Cedar Springs took on the Wildcats of Northview in their second conference game, bringing in a win at the Wildcat’s stadium...

Red Hawks take on Wildcats and bring home a win
American Legion Auxiliary donate backpacks for back to school

American Legion Auxiliary donate backpacks for back to school

School recently started again, and the need for school supplies is expensive. For students and families who have a hard time affording the required items, the American Legion Auxiliary Unit #287 was there to help

American Legion Auxiliary donate backpacks for back to school
Welcome Back

Welcome Back

Our first day back to school was incredible!  We greeted thousands of beautiful students who smiled and enjoyed the warm welcome.

Welcome Back
CTA Character Education

CTA Character Education

September Character Trait is RESPECT each month, CTA focuses on a character trait that we discuss, learn, collaborate and implement into our lives at school, home and our community.

CTA Character Education

Lifetime Golden Age Pass

22 September 2017

  If you are 60 years of age or older and are a resident of the Cedar Springs School District, you could be eligible for a Lifetime Golden Age Pass. This pass entitles you to admission to school sponsored activities and athletic events offered by member schools. Some restrictions apply. Certain athletic contests may require […]

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Board of Education Meeting

Board of Education Meeting

22 September 2017

  August 28 Board of Education Meeting – Vicki Burke presented to the Board the timeline of how the book April’s Baby was created.  She also provided a signed copy of the book to each Board Member. Board Meetings are held at 204 E Muskegon Street, Cedar Springs, MI  49319 – Hilltop Community Building, Board […]

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School Resource Officer

22 September 2017

Cedar Springs School Resource Officer (SRO) – Deputy McCutcheon. SRO is a certified police officers based at the district high school. The goals of the School Resource Officer program are to: • Provide a safe learning environment and help reduce school violence • Improve school law enforcement collaboration • Improve perceptions and relations between students, […]

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Welcome Back, Chargers!

Welcome Back, Chargers!

22 September 2017

Welcome back to another amazing year at CTA Elementary! We are starting this year with a few new faces. We welcome two new faces in the Elementary building and one returning face but with a new title. In first grade, we welcome Kim Wilson. Mrs. Wilson is returning to the Cedar Springs area from a […]

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Cross Country teams show individual and team success

22 September 2017

CTA’s cross country season is off to early successes for both the team and its individual athletes.

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Charger Kid’s Club

22 September 2017

  CTA’s Kid’s Club is back! The program runs Monday-Friday from 3-6:00 p.m. (1-6:00 p.m. on early release days) for students in grades K-5 and is administered by Sherry Fisk. Students will spend time making crafts, doing homework, working on team-building skills, playing games and participating in outdoor activities. Miss Sherry is married to Dan […]

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CTA Receives Compliance Award

22 September 2017

At the regular board meeting for Creative Technologies Academy on Wednesday, September 13, field representative Arthur Willick of the Charter Schools Office of Ferris State University presented Superintendent Dan George with an award for the Academy’s 16th consecutive year of 100% Compliance. “Each year, the Charter Schools Office recognizes those Academies and their Boards who […]

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CTA Welcomes New Teaching Staff

22 September 2017

CTA welcomes new teachers to the team for the 2016-17 school year. Frank Marchese, 6-12 Special Education; Kimberly Wilson, First Grade; Ashton Peerboom, High School English; and Gabriella VanKrimpen, Second Grade.

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SCHOOL CALENDAR

22 September 2017

  September 21 Lightning Bugs Meeting 23 XC Fremont Invitational 27 #2 Conference Meet 28 Lightning Bugs Meeting 29 Student Early Release 30 Allendale Falcon Invitational October 5 Kent City Middle School Cross country Invitational 6 Elementary Library Day 7 XC Portage Invitational 11 XC WMICCC Conference Championship Meet 13 Student Early Release Elementary/Middle School […]

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CTA on social media

22 September 2017

  Follow CTA on Facebook and Twitter for up-to-the-minute events and activities ● Creative Technologies Academy Family (closed group) ● Creative Technologies Academy (public group) ● Dan George, CTA Superintendent/School Leader (inspirational/character building group) ● Twitter: @ctachargers

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