Chandler Woods returns to Science Olympiad

For the second consecutive year, Chandler Woods Charter Academy is moving on to the 2010 Science Olympiad State Tournament sponsored by Michigan State University’s Division of Science and Math Education. More than 450 high school and middle school/junior high teams competed at the Science Olympiad Regional competitions in February and March. Nearly 100 advancing regional teams, […]

Students attend school in pajamas

Chandler Woods Charter Academy “Young 5’s” fifth-graders can’t think of a better way to kick off the New Year than by coming to school in their slippers and pajamas to read for 2,010 seconds. That’s 33 minutes in the hallways with their favorite book, being comfy and cozy.

6+1 Writing Fun visits Chandler Woods

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Laughter and learning fills the gym as Jim Mitchell from 6+1 Writing Fun visits Chandler Woods Charter Academy in Belmont. Students from kindergarten through sixth grade were exposed to all 6+1 writing traits with interactive examples of how the traits apply to their own compositions. 6+1 Writing Fun is an upbeat, live action language arts […]

Jones donates locks to cancer patients

Fiona Jones, a student at Chandler Woods Charter Academy in Belmont, has inches and inches of hair cut for Pantene Beautiful Lengths. Her hair was cut by Kim, owner of Serendipity Salon. Jones gladly donated her locks for use by women having cancer treatments.

Local gymnast takes first at state

Olivia Dopkiss is named level six all-around state champ.

Olivia Dopkiss, a level six all-around state champion, had her personal best all-around score of 37.425 at the level six and seven USAG state meet on May 2-3 at Oakland University in Rochester. Competing in the 10-year-old age bracket, Dopkiss also took first places on the vault with a 9.5, the beam with a 9.425, […]