Alward Action

May 13, 2019

End of Year Reading Celebration

Monday, May 20th, 5-7pm

3811 Port Sheldon Street

Hudsonville, MI

We will be celebrating the 2018-2019 school year on Monday, May 20th, 2019 with an all school picnic! We will have hotdogs, chips, and pop/water for sale ($1/piece) for families to purchase. We will also have dunk tanks with different staff members making a splash! Every student that reaches his/her reading goal will get a free throw at the dunk tank. All other throws will cost $1 or $5 to press the red button. All proceeds from the event will go towards future reading celebrations for our students! Our Spring Scholastic Book Fair will also be open for families to purchase books to get a jump start on some summer reading! Let's get together to celebrate the amazing accomplishments that our students have made this year and kick-off summer!
RSVP for Reading Celebration

Please RSVP to help us plan for food to plan for the picnic!

Spring BOGO Book Fair

Monday, May 20th, 9am to Thursday, May 23rd, 4pm

3811 Port Sheldon Street

Hudsonville, MI

The Spring BOGO Book Fair is coming! Notes were sent home this week with the schedule of what day your child will look and buy. The Book Fair will also be open on May 20 during our reading celebration from 5pm -7pm so families can shop together. If you would like to volunteer for a shift, please sign up here! Please note, we will not be able to order any books, we will only be able to sell what we have in stock! We will also be selling dinosaur eggs with a baby dinosaur inside for $1. All money raised will be donated to All For Books Program.

Memorial Day Program

Friday, May 24th, 9:30am

3811 Port Sheldon Street

Hudsonville, MI

The Annual Alward Memorial Day Program and Run will be held on May 24 at 9:30am. The program will be outside on the basketball courts on the North Side of the Building. Parents and Families are invited to attend and encouraged to bring a chair. More details coming soon!

Memorial Day - NO SCHOOL

Monday, May 27th, 8am

3811 Port Sheldon Street

Hudsonville, MI

Wear a Hat for a buck!

Tuesday, May 28th, 8:30am

3811 Port Sheldon Street

Hudsonville, MI

The Alward Girls on the Run team is raising money to support the Cancer Society for their community impact project. On May 28, students may wear a hat in school by paying $1 or donating an item from the Helen DeVos Children's Hospital cancer center wishlist! Students may turn the money or items in to their teacher. See below for a list of items requested by Helen DeVos Children's Hospital! The girls greatly appreciate your support!
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Early Release - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL!

Friday, June 7th, 12:15pm

3811 Port Sheldon Street

Hudsonville, MI

Early Release Friday: Students will be dismissed at 12:15 p.m. on Friday. Please make sure to contact your child’s teacher if they need a sack lunch. If your child will have a change in transportation home, please email the office and the classroom teacher to ensure your child gets to the right place at the end of the day!

Feeding America West Michigan Food Truck

Saturday, June 8th, 10am-12pm

2635 Bauer Road

Georgetown Township, MI

Hager Park Church is partnering with Feeding America West Michigan to provide a Mobile Food

Distribution. The food distribution will take place at Hager Park Church’s parking lot, located at 2635 Bauer Road in Jenison. Sign-in is required, although the food is FREE to anyone that needs it. There will be a large assortment of food, consisting of fresh seasonal produce and other high-quality grocery items.

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M-Step Testing

Tuesday, May 14th, 9am

3811 Port Sheldon Street

Hudsonville, MI

3rd Grade testing dates:


  • May 14, 15, 21, 22 (9am-12 pm)

  • Make-up dates: May 16, 17, 23, and 24 (9am-12 pm)



Please read the attached document below for all the M-Step information and tips!

Count on Me-Alward Students and Staff Making a Difference

This year, our students and staff are working on taking initiative to make a difference in the lives of others. If you hear about how an Alward student, teacher, or staff member made a difference in someone else's life, please fill out the Google Form below. We will be posting these "Count on Me" sightings on our new bulletin boards right outside the main office. Students, parents and staff members can recognize others for things as simple as someone always saying hello to them or holding the door for them. We can also recognize others for going as far as helping out in the community. We want to know how our students and staff are making a difference at Alward and out in the community and celebrate these acts of kindness this year! Thank you for taking the time to support this "Count on Me" initiative this school year!
Yearbook Orders

If you missed ordering a yearbook or would like another one, you can place your orders here. Just click to go to the online ordering! Yearbooks are $8 each.

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