Arbor Academy Newsletter

Arbor Academy

2019-2020 School Year

We are so excited to begin the 2019-20 school year at Arbor Academy. We are off to a great start this school year. Staff is looking forward to getting to know their students and families. We look forward to an amazing school year. This is our 21st year of operation and we continue to grow each year.

School hours: 8:00-3:30

Instructional Time: 8:15-3:30

Lunch Block 12-1

Welcoming new members to Arbor Academy


My name is Sarahann Prince your new principal at Arbor Academy. I am very excited to be joining your team to continue the great work you have started. I started in education because I wanted to make a difference in children's lives. I also enjoy spending time outside with my husband and three children. My children range from the ages of 13 to 5. We love to be outside in nature whenever we can.

I graduated with my teaching certificate from Aurora University in Illinois. After teaching in Michigan I decided to get my masters of Leadership from Western Michigan University. I have been working as a classroom teacher and interventionist for the past 12 years. I cant wait to meet all the families at Arbor Academy and help your children grow socially, emotionally and academically. Please feel free to contact me at any time.


Alyssa Van Ham

Alyssa will be teaching our 5th grade classroom.

Alyssa York

Alyssa York will be teaching our 2nd graders.

Thomas Ledbetter

Thomas will be joining our 5th grade team this year.

September Activities.

Open House August 15, 2019 3-6 pm

First Day of School August 21, 2019

No school August 30th to September 3rd.

Behavior Code of Conduct

The Academy’s Code of Student Conduct is based on the premise that students require a positive, safe, learning environment that encourages learning without disruption. When a student chooses to disregard the rules of good conduct, they not only reduce their own opportunity to learn, but disrupt the learning process of others. The code of conduct includes the subcategories of social behavior and discipline, inappropriate conduct, after-school detention and unacceptable behavior/disciplinary action.

At the Academy students are expected to:

· be in attendance and punctual each school day

· be in uniform each school day

· demonstrate honesty, courtesy, kindness, and proper respect to all

· demonstrate respect for school property, as well as property of staff members, fellow students and school neighbors

· use language that is deemed acceptable at all times

· obey all classroom and school rules and regulations

· report interference with their ability to participate in and benefit from their educational opportunity

I'm pleased to announce that Sharon VanDyke will be coming back this year to support Arbor as their Behavior Specialist.

Classroom Assignments and Supply Lists

While students will be able to find out who their teacher is at our back to school open house on August 15, 2019 from 3-6 pm, please keep in mind that due to potential changes in enrollment and or staff during the first several weeks of school, all placements are considered temporary. Every effort is made to avoid changes after the first day of school.Supply lists can be found on our website.

2019-2020 Policies

School Communication