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!


Jo Ellen Anderson

Latest Ada Elementary News

No school tomorrow, Wednesday, November 25

November 24, 2015 @ 3:09 pmPosted in: News

Please note that there will be no school tomorrow through Friday, due to the Thanksgiving Recess.   Enjoy your extra long weekend.

Monday After Break: Free Community Event, "Life Happens...Navigate the Emotions of Change"

November 24, 2015 @ 11:28 amPosted in: District News, News

Please join us Monday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m., at the Fine Arts Center for a free community event featuring Nancy Colflesh, Ph.D. She will discuss ways in which people can successfully navigate all kinds of changes in their lives. Following her presentation, there will be smaller breakout sessions covering topics such as: grief and death; divorce and family changes; health challenges; peer breakups and friendships; and empty nesters and identity changes. The event is organized by the Forest Hills Public Schools parent group for the Awareness, Acceptance and Advocacy of Mental Health, and is underwritten by a grant from the Forest Hills Public Schools Foundation.

Volunteers Needed for Mix It Up Lunch

November 23, 2015 @ 3:07 pmPosted in: News

Ada Elementary’s Mix It Up Lunch is scheduled for Tuesday, December 1.  Many volunteers are needed to make this event a success.  If you would like to consider helping over the lunch hour, please access the following link to sign up.   We apppreciate your continued support of Ada Elementary.   http://www.signupgenius.com/go/508044AACAF29A46-mixitup



Thanksgiving Recess

November 20, 2015 @ 9:59 amPosted in: News

This is to remind you that there will be no school next Wednesday through Friday, November 25, 26 & 27 due to the Thanksgiving recess.  Enjoy this time with your families.

Life Happens...Navigate the Emotions of Change

November 16, 2015 @ 2:27 pmPosted in: District Buildings, News

Whether you’re experiencing grief, loss, family changes, health challenges, financial challenges, peer breakups and friendship changes, there’s something for everyone at the upcoming AAA speaker series, “Life Happens…Navigate the Emotions of Change.” Everyone experiences change or goes through various transitions in life. Changes in life bring a whirlwind of emotions and how we respond during these times can have a cascading effect on other individuals and future events. Mark your calendar for Monday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m., at the Fine Arts Center, to attend the fall “Our Kids’ Well-Being” speaker series featuring Nancy Colflesh followed by several small group sessions.