If you are interested in your student attending before and/or after school care (Discovery Care), you will need to fill out this packet of information. Please return the packet to Jamie VandeVusse in the Discovery Care room between 7:00 – 3:00 PM (through 8/25/17) Discovery Care Enrollment Packet 17-18
We recently had guests from Grand Rapids Public Schools present information about the many options for 6th grade within GRPS. We will follow up this meeting with a parent panel/discussion on Tuesday, December 15 form 5:30 – 7:00 pm. The purpose of the panel/discussion is for GRCDC families to learn valuable information about the transition from… continue reading
Mind Meets Music provides music instruction for all classes here at GRCDC. We want to congratulate them on the $2M grant they have been awarded from the US Department of Education. Great work! We look forward to more years of partnership with this great program. Here are some links for you to learn more about the… continue reading
GRPS renews GRCDC’s charter Top to Bottom Ranking Mlive article
The Grand Rapids Press reports on the Grand Rapids Child Discovery Center plans to purchase the former Vandenberg School, 409 Lafayette Ave. SE, from the Grand Rapids Board of Education. The article quotes principal Melcher, and mentions charter school reform.
Charley Honey, religion editor at The Grand Rapids Press, reports on Child Discovery Center students’ photo essays of how the economy has affected their families. The article includes a gallery of student photographs to show what the recession means to their families.
The Grand Rapids Press reports on Child Discovery Center students operating businesses they have been planning since fall. They created detailed business plans that included customer surveys, advertising campaigns and construction of store kiosks. The story includes photos of our students and quotes from the teacher.