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January 13, 2020
PEAKS Program Informational Meetings

Kentwood Public Schools is proud to offer a unique approach to learning for the highly capable student. Kentwood’s PEAKS (Parents, Educators and Kids = Success) Program is a full- time, self-contained, gifted and talented program for students in grades 3-8 that focuses on the development of STEM skills, 21st Century Skills, Service Learning. This program emphasizes rigorous academic instruction and independent student learning. Kentwood’s Gifted and Talented Program is tailored for students who are gifted in multiple area and motivated to learn. For the past 20 plus years, Kentwood has been proud to have provided programming for its gifted learners.

To apply to the PEAKS Program:
1.    Parents must attend a program informational meeting at Discovery elementary:

  • Tuesday, February 4
  • or Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 7 p.m.

2.    Parents must ensure the completion of all application processes and forms and return materials to Amanda Barbour at Discovery Elementary or Melissa Truskowski at Crestwood Middle School by February 28, 2020.

All Application details will be explained at the informational meetings in February.
 

January 9, 2020
Pre-school Open House

Pre-school Open House
Thursday, February 27
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Hamilton Early Childhood Center
3303 Breton Road SE, Door A
 
3-year-old tuition programs
4-year-old tuition programs
4-year-old Great Start Readiness Programs
(1/2 day and full day sections)

Returning families may sign up starting Monday, February 24th 
New families may sign up starting Thursday, February 27th
Children must be 3 or 4 years of age by Sept. 1, 2020
Please call 616-426-5311 with questions
 

December 10, 2019
BOE Meeting Minutes for Nov 18, 2019

BOE Meeting Minutes for Nov 18, 2019

September 5, 2019
BOE Meeting Agenda for September 09, 2019

BOE Meeting Agenda for September 09, 2019

September 5, 2019
BOE Meeting Minutes for August 12, 2019

BOE Meeting Minutes for August 12, 2019