Welcome to Ada Elementary!

 
Welcome to Ada Elementary, a wonderful place in which to learn, gain new experiences, and make friends. We are known for our culture…a culture that encourages and recognizes academic growth, promotes social responsibility, and warmly welcomes all students and families. We believe that all students can learn. Ada’s experienced staff meets collaboratively every month to review student achievement to ensure continuous improvement in learning. Our classroom instruction is interactive, relevant, and engaging. Technology is integrated into lessons that are rich in content and differentiated for learners. Students learn the importance and responsibility of caring for others. Our community partnerships, our involved parents, and the generous support of our active PTO enrich the instructional and learning experiences of our children. Take time to review our website to learn a little more about us.  Please contact us if you have specific questions or concerns at 616-493-8940, or stop by and see what makes Ada so special!

Sincerely,

Jo Ellen Anderson
Principal
 

Latest Ada Elementary News

Posted in: Kid Bits News, News
March 27, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

April 2015 Kid Bits

Dear Ada Families,

This month, please note three important communications from our school:

  • Information about our new email digest, Ada News
  • Spring Progress Reports
  • M-Step Test Schedule

Ada News – We value our communication with you and want you to know that Ada will be transitioning to a new communication service that will replace Listserv. Subscribing to our new system will allow school news and important information to feed into your email like it has in the past. To subscribe to Ada News, visit our web page at www.fhps.net/ada. Find the “Subscribe to Ada News” link on the right-hand side of our website. Fill in your first name, last name, and email address in the appropriate fields. Click the Subscribe button. A confirmation message should appear noting that your request was successful and to check your inbox. Go to your email inbox and open the email from Ada Elementary regarding your subscription. Click the “Yes, subscribe me to the list” box.  It’s that simple! Read more

Posted in: News
March 27, 2015 @ 4:00 pm

April News

April Information

Take a look at Ada’s upcoming April events and important information.

  • Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
  • Spring Progress Reports
  • Kindergarten Kickoff
  • Walk with the Dogs
  • Are You Leaving Us?
  • Preschool Enrollment
  • Dress Code
  • Class Placement

Read more

Posted in: News
March 20, 2015 @ 1:09 pm

New Communication System on April 22nd

Ada will be transitioning to a new communication service that will replace Listserv on April 22nd, 2015. Subscribing to our new system will allow news and information to feed into your email like it has in the past. By subscribing to Ada News, you will receive an email when an important announcement or news item has been posted, usually once a week.

  1. To subscribe to Ada News, visit our web page at www.fhps.net/ada.
  2. Find the “Subscribe to Ada News” link on the right-hand side of our website.
  3. Fill in your first name, last name, and email address in the appropriate fields.
  4. Click the Subscribe button.
  5. A confirmation message should appear noting that your request was successful and to check your inbox.
  6. Go to your email inbox and open the email from Ada Elementary regarding your subscription.
  7. Click the “Yes, subscribe me to the list” box.

It’s that simple!

Posted in: Kid Bits News, News
March 7, 2015 @ 1:13 pm

March 2015 Kid Bits

Dear Ada Families,

Have you noticed how the world is becoming more globally connected? Today’s students will interact with all types of people from all over the globe. They will need to be able to get along, understand, and work well with people who are different from us. Maya Angelou emphasized, “Human beings are more alike than unalike. The realization of this fact would lead to an abatement of violence, the disappearance of cruelty, and the elevation of every human being.” To help our students increase their cultural competency, Ada’s Global Learner’s Initiative (GLI) team is excited about two learning opportunities planned in the coming months: Read more

Posted in: News
March 6, 2015 @ 10:11 am

March Reading Month Information and Calendar

March is Reading Month and we want to encourage Ada kids and their families to READ!

The attached calendar has many activities for you to do with your children at home as well as a few activities that will be done at school. I will try to clarify those activities below. Read more

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