Muskegon Heights Public School Academy Charter District Slips Onto Deficit Watch List

This is not to be confused with the deficit that Muskegon Heights Public Schools continues to carry from before it outsourced educational and other services to Mosaica Education in 2012.

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New Emergency Manager, Student Board Member Introduced at Heights Academy Meeting

Regional VP Alena Zachery-Ross introduced Jeremie Harris, Jr., the Muskegon Heights student who will serve as the board’s new student representative through the end of the 2013-2014 academic year.

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Heights Enrollment Increases By Over 300 Since First Day of Classes

“We don’t want the barrier of a uniform, of transportation, to be in the way,” said Alena Zachery-Ross, Regional VP for Mosaica Education. “We will work with them to take that barrier away.”

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Muskegon Heights Academy High School Uniforms Revealed, Parent Meeting To Follow

Initial sketches and details regarding a new high school uniform dress code at Muskegon Heights public school academy system were revealed at the district’s board meeting Monday night.

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Halfway to Projected Numbers, Mosaica Says Enrollment On Track

Regional VP Alena Zachery-Ross spoke positively about Saturday’s enrollment fair, which enrolled 80 students in one day and increased total enrollment to over half of the 1,200 anticipated by Mosaica.

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STEAM, PSAPs and Paragon: Muskegon Heights Charter Operator Explains New Curriculum

A PSAP, or Personal Student Achievement Plan, will be reviewed with each student plus teachers and parents every 10 weeks through the year to see what goals are being met adjustments should be made.

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Heights Academy Board, Mosaica Hear Concerns About Getting Out Message Regarding Changes

Direct mail and robocalls will be utilized, not just for residents of Muskegon Heights but an additional 3,000 to those with children in surrounding communities.

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Muskegon Heights Public School Academy Dress Code, Disciplinary Plans Solidified

Parts of Mosaica’s own disciplinary system will be blended with the public school district’s old code of conduct, while also accounting for Michigan law.

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Heights Public Schools Emergency Manager Details “Unfinished Business” For District

Dr. Donald Weatherspoon indicated he would have an answer from the Michigan Department of Treasury around August 1 regarding restructuring of the district’s debt.

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Muskegon Heights Charter Board Passes Budget; Mosaica Hires Regional VP

“The goal is to pour as many resources in the schooling as possible in the first year instead of building surpluses or deficits,” said Mosaica vice president for school finance Roger Gray.

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