Welcome to Goodwillie Environmental 5/6 School!
Welcome to Goodwillie Environmental 5/6 School located within the Forest Hills School District, one of our Nation’s great public school systems! The staff at Goodwillie is committed to knowing every student’s interests and gifts, and to providing the educational opportunities that will maximize each one’s preparation for the future.
In addition, our mission is to support, engage, and have all students achieve their individual potential. We will accomplish this by providing all learners with 21st century skills that will ensure a meaningful and successful experience while at Goodwillie e as well as in the community.
We invite you to visit our main office, email us, or contact our main office number at 616-493-8633 where we will be happy to help you.
Thank you for your interest in and your support of Goodwillie Environmental 5/6 School.
Orientation Events & Letters
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6th Grade Orientation – September 1, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Please label EVERYTHING before school begins!
Waterproof winter boots
Warm outdoor clothing
Rainwear (durable & lightweight for camping)
Gloves and hat (labeled with names)
Comfortable walking shoes
Old clothing (for outdoor activities)
3 ring view binder 1 inch – with subject dividers and pencil holder (School will
have these available for $7.00 and we strongly recommend purchasing them.)
Water bottle – GES Hydro Flask will be available
Colored magic markers
Pencil top erasers
Scientiﬁc Calculator – TI30 (School will have available for $16.00)
Extra Fine Tipped Sharpies – black markers
Sketch book (8 X 10) with blank pages (Hard cover preferred)
*Please label all clothing and supplies with student’s name.
NOT WANTED: Any electronic equipment or games
AS MANY OF OUR ACTIVITIES ARE SPONTANEOUS, WE WOULD LIKE THE
STUDENTS TO BE PREPARED TO GO OUTDOORS EVERY DAY IN ALL
Latest Goodwillie 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.
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.
Because sudden life change is inevitable, the AAA team (Awareness, Acceptance and Advocacy of Mental Health) is bringing a free educational event: Monday, Nov. 30, 7 p.m., at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center. The program is titled, “Life Happens…Navigate the Emotions of Change” and will feature keynote speaker Nancy Colflesh, Ph.D., and several 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. Save the date, Nov. 30, and make plans to attend.