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From the Director of Information Technology, Larry Hanks:

 

Dear Edwardsburg School Family and Community Members,

I wanted to take a quick moment and reach out to inform everyone that we are currently taking the necessary steps to update our website as a way to increase our compliance with OCR (Office for Civil Rights) website standards. During this time, we have audited our current website and we have begun adjusting our images, pages, and documents to ensure that we are in full compliance of OCR's requirements. Thank you for your patience during this website transition and please check back regularly for updates on our progress.

Curriculum:

  • Art
  • General Music
  • Instrumental Music
  • Language Arts
  • Library Education
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Science
  • Social Studies
Academic Enhancements:

AAA Program
The Triple A Program has been recognized at the state and national level. This program provides incentives designed to acknowledge students’ achievements in the areas of Academics, Attendance and Attitude.


Achievement Series
Formative assessments are given to all students every two to three weeks focusing on a math objective.  Students are then placed in either an enrichment group or small remedial group during a 45-minute Success Time.

Band
Fifth graders have the opportunity to experience band for the first time.  This class meets daily prior to the start of the normal school day.

Field Day
Classrooms compete against each other in various activities including a water relay, three-legged race, and tug-of-war during this annual end-of-year event.

Field Trips
Classrooms travel to area businesses and events, to emphasize topics being learned within the curriculum.

Fine Arts Festival
Students perform band selections for parents, while science projects, student artwork, and enrichment books are on display for viewing throughout the building.

Math-A-Rama
Fifteen students from each grade level participate in a day full of mathematical challenges involving calculators, problem solving, estimation, geometry, and a scavenger hunt.  This county-wide event takes place at Southwestern Michigan College in Dowagiac, Michigan.

Music Concerts
Each grade level presents an evening concert of the music learned within their classes.

Reading Renaissance
The Reading Renaissance program encourages student reading practice both in school and at home.  Students challenge themselves to read well and to become well read.

Science Fair
Student project entries are judged and on display for students, staff, and the community to view as a part of the annual Fine Arts Festival.

Science Olympiad
Students throughout Cass County travel to Southwestern Michigan College in Dowagiac, Michigan to compete in various hands-on Science activities.

Spelling Bee
After several eliminating rounds and months of practice, students throughout Cass County travel to Southwestern Michigan College in Dowagiac, Michigan to participate in the county-wide Spelling Bee competition.

Student-Led Conferences
Students develop portfolios and oral presentations designed to share their academic achievements with their parents within a formal conference setting.

Student Planners
Planners, which include the Student Code of Conduct, are provided for all students during the first week of school.  The are designed to improve student organization, record daily assignments, and encourage communication between school and home.

Young Writers' Day
Students spend a day at Southwestern Michigan College in Dowagiac, Michigan attending workshops and interacting with illustrators, writers, and storytellers.








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