Alward Action

December 21, 2018

One School, One Book

We are in the planning stages of our One School, One Book Program! We would love to get your feedback on the book selection this year! Please fill out the two question survey below by January 7! Thank you for your feedback!
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Boys Youth Lacrosse Registration

Registration for Boys Youth Lacrosse Grades K-8 is Open as of December 1, 2018, for early registration. Registration continues from January 1-January 31, 2019 with a LATE FEE!


Registration for Girls Youth Lacrosse Grades 3-8 is Open as of December 1, 2018, for early registration. Registration continues from January 1, -January 31, 2019, with a LATE FEE!


Because we understand December can get very expensive, NO fees are due until Feb 1, 2019, so there is no reason not to sign up NOW!

(It helps us plan and schedule games when we have a general idea of the number of players/teams we will have in the coming season)


Sign-ups require a membership to USA Lacrosse - This covers insurance. ($30) the link to US Lacrosse is accessible through our web registration at www.hudslax.com

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Holiday Break - No School

December 22 - January 6.

Jet's Pizza Party Winners!

Congrats to Mrs. LaLonde's class for winning the Jet's Pizza Party! Our next Jet's night will be January 16.

Hudsonville Little League Registration

Hudsonville Little League Spring Registrations are now open. For Boys 4-16 (as of 8-31-19) and Girls 4-16 (as of 12-31-18). Deadline is January 12
Visit HudsonvilleLittleLeague.com for more info and to register.
Eligibility to play in Hudsonville LL is based on 1 of 3 criteria: home address, school address, or qualified waiver.

*All students attending (or with participating siblings attending) the following schools may play: Hudsonville HS, Riley St. MS, Jamestown Elem, South Elem, Park Elem, Forest Grove Elem, & Early Childhood Center

Early Release

Friday, Jan. 11th 2019 at 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!

Kindergarten Registration

Thursday, Jan. 24th 2019 at 7pm

3811 Port Sheldon Street

Hudsonville, MI

Mark your calendars for Kindergarten Registration on January 24. More details to come!

Popcorn Friday

Friday, Jan. 25th 2019 at 9am

3811 Port Sheldon Street

Hudsonville, MI

Early Release

Friday, Feb. 1st 2019 at 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!

Winter Break

Monday, Feb. 4th 2019 at 8:45am to Tuesday, Feb. 5th 2019 at 3:45pm

3811 Port Sheldon Street

Hudsonville, MI

PTC News


  • The Alward Parent-Teacher Club is looking for parents interested in helping with activities this year. We have lots of opportunities to help, and many are outside the school day. Please complete our quick, online Parent Profile and let us know what skills you can share and when you are availalble: https://tinyurl.com/AES1819ParentProfile
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Book Fair - we need two people to work with Kristin Stoub and Tami Carter this year and learn the job, taking over responsibilities for 2019-2020.
  • Carnival Raffle - We need someone to contact local businesses and coordinate donations for the Raffle we hold at Carnival. You also get to run the drawings and announce the winners at Carnival :D

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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!

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