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District News
February 28, 2017

Human Trafficking in Muskegon County

Human Trafficking Community Forum 

You're invited! The Lakeshore Human Trafficking Task Force is hosting an open, FREE Community Forum on Human Trafficking on Tuesday, February 28 at the Stevenson Center, room 1100, at Muskegon Community College from 6-7:30 pm to raise awareness about human trafficking. There will be a very compelling panel including the Muskegon PD, Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office, The Hope Project (anti-trafficking nonprofit), a survivor and a former buyer. Teens are welcome. The invitation is attached. The Task Force would love to see you there!

For more information about how you can be alert, aware and safe, please review the article on the Home Page or High School Page News.

 

February 27, 2017

Stay Safe West Michigan!

Human Trafficking in Muskegon

 

Tips for Parents Concerning Human Trafficking:

Did you know that human trafficking is happening right here in Muskegon County? Although we don't know exactly how prevalent the issue is here in Muskegon Co., the Lakeshore Human Trafficking Task Force works with victims on a regular basis - so we know its happening. The good news is that there are a number of ways you can empower your teens to make smart decisions & stay safe. Below is a link tos a one-page list of tips for parents. If you're interested in more information, check out this website: External LinkPolaris Project

PDF DocumentTips for Parents Concerning Human Trafficking


Safety Tips for Teens Concerning Human Trafficking

Not sure where to start in discussing human trafficking with your teen? Below is a link to a one-page flyer of tips for teens on what to look out for, staying safe, and what to do if they encounter a trafficking situation. Take time to review it.  Check out more ways to stay safe using technology at External LinkNetsmartz

PDF DocumentTips for Teens Concerning Human Trafficking

 

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THE MUSKEGON PROMISE IS HERE:
2 YEARS OF COLLEGE – FREE !!!

BEGINNING WITH THE CLASS OF 2017

The Muskegon Area Promise is a commitment to the young people of our community--that if they work hard they will be able to earn at least a two-year college degree tuition free.  Read Superintendent Jim Nielsen's letter to parents to learn more about this awesome opportunity!!   PDF DocumentPromise letter to Parents.

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Upcoming District Events

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    • Regular Board Meeting 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      Regular Board Meeting
      Board of Education
      Apr 17
      6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      OVHS Community Room
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    • Regular Board Meeting 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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      May 15
      6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      OVHS Community Room
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    • Regular Board Meeting 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
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      6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
      OVHS Community Room
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Upcoming Driver’s Education

Segment 1

Attention parents of students
interested in taking
Drivers Ed through

Orchard View Community Education

car graphicOur next Segment 1 Drivers Ed session is from March 6th-March 30th. This is a 4 week class that runs from 3:30-5:30pm on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday.  Drive times will be scheduled also. You must be 14 years 8 months by the first class session.  Cost is $350. 

If you are interested, stop by our OV Community Ed office or OV High School to pick up a registration form. The form is on our website also.  The form, birth certificate and payment must be returned to the OV Community Ed office on 1765 Ada Avenue.  If you have any questions, please call 760-1350.  Application deadline for this session is March 1st.

PDF Documentdrivers educ 16-17 application

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Inclement Weather and Closing School - Letter from our Superintendent

Winter 2016/2017:  Click here to view or print the letter regarding inclement weather from Jim Nielsen, Superintendent of Orchard View Schools.

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Orchard View Wall of Honor

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Spotlights

Extra Edition - Fall 2016 !

Welcome Back to School with lots of exciting changes and opportunities! See the new calendar for the year, meet new staff, get the bus schedule, and mark the dates for athletic events. Lots of great info to get the year up and running! More...

Show your Cardinal Pride!

Shop for beautiful items bearing the Orchard View logo! More...

Muskegon Area Promise Scholarship!

Let's be a part of the change for our children! Contribute to the Muskegon Area Promise Scholarship for FREE college in the Muskegon Area. More...

Read early. Read often.

Read Early. Read Often. is a countywide effort to urge parents, siblings, grand parents and community members to read to infants and toddlers. More...

T-shirts and Bumper Stickers

Purchase T-Shirts and Bumper Stickers featuring the new OV "lOVe" Logo! More...

MDCH Press Release - Enterovirus

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) is receiving reports indicating an increase in severe respiratory illness in children ages 5-17 across the state... More...

It's Flu Season Again!

Here are some great tips and guidelines for parents to help your families stay healthy this season. More...

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Click on the image above to view a pdf of the Orchard View FOIA Procedures and Guidelines.

 

 

Anti-Harrassment Compliance Officers


Jim Nielsen, Superintendent
35 S. Sheridan
Muskegon, MI  49442
231-760-1310


Kim Bidwell, Director of Business & Personnel
35 S. Sheridan
Muskegon, MI  49442
231-760-1304


Rhonda Galarneau, Human Resource Coordinator
35 S. Sheridan
Muskegon, MI  49442
231-760-1309
 

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