Coaches Needed!

Because of student interest and grant availability, we have begun the process to begin a Robotics Team at CAB! To finish the process, we need coaches! We are currently looking for a coach for our HS Robotics Team, as well as our MS (6-8th grade) Tech Challenge Team. Each team can have up to 2 coaches, and coaches will need …

What are We Working on?

Each year, schools in Michigan are required to complete a School Improvement Plan (SIP). In it, we set goals for ourselves, and choose paths to get there, based on feedback from staff, parents, and students, and our data–what are assessments and observations telling us about what we’re doing? I continually tell students, no matter where you are in your learning, …

Soccer is More Than Just a Game!

As a small charter school, we like to offer sports when we can, and for quite awhile now, we’ve been able to steadily offer soccer to grade 7-12, for a coed team. In the time we’ve had this program, which is due to amazing volunteers and overwhelming student interest, we’ve had all kinds of seasons. In our current season, with …

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For a Charter School, Parent Involvement is Key

At any school, the power of parent involvement is crucial, but at a charter school, like CAB, is it key! Anyone who visits our school will see parents regularly, from being involved in classrooms, to helping teachers, or volunteering to help with big events. Since we have a smaller staff than many schools, we rely on parents to help with …

What Can a Small Charter School Offer my Child?

When considering a small charter school, many parents wonder how their child will fare, in comparison to other traditional public districts. Well, let’s look at our senior class as an example! The Concord Class of 2016 had 16 students, including 2 exchange students, for a total of 18.   In high school, our students are required to take a minimum …