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

Ada News - April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015 @ 4:30 pmPosted in: News

Take a look at this week’s news, events, and important information:

  • Preschool Spring Open Houses
  • Ada Elementary “Walk The Dogs”
  • JUNE 9 & JUNE 10  Child Care Registration Starts Now
  • Ada PTO General Meeting
  • Forest Hills Central Percussion Ensemble
  • Summer Day Camp Registration Has Begun!

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Mix-It-Up Lunch Volunteers Needed for April 22

April 16, 2015 @ 4:15 pmPosted in: News

Our students and staff are looking forward to our final Mix-It-Up lunch of the 2014-2015 school year on Wednesday, April 22, but at this time we only have a few adult volunteers to run the lunch groups.  We do not have enough volunteers to run this event. Please consider volunteering by the end of tomorrow, or we will have to cancel the Mix It Up Lunch.  Last fall’s lunch was a lot of fun, and we would love to have a great turnout of adult volunteers to help our students with their spring lunch. This lunch is an intentional time of helping our students understand and celebrate the fact that we—all of us together—are Ada Elementary—and Forest Hills!  Sign up today! Read more

April 2015 Kid Bits

March 30, 2015 @ 9:38 amPosted in: Kid Bits News, News

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

April News

March 30, 2015 @ 9:37 amPosted in: 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

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New Communication System on April 22nd

March 20, 2015 @ 1:09 pmPosted in: News

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!

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