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
ORIENTATION LETTER OPEN HERE
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
The 2015-2016 school calendar for Forest Hills Public Schools has changed to reflect a recent announcement made by the Michigan Department of Education. Although the change directly impacts our high school students, we wanted all of our families to know of the change and to make sure families have the most accurate copy of the school calendar. No longer is April 12, 2016, a state test day only for 11th-grade students. It is now a state test day for 9th- and 10th-grade students. April 12, 2016, is a full day for all students in all grades except 12th-grade. On this day, the SAT will be given to 11th-graders, and the PSAT will be given to 9th- and 10th-graders. If you have any questions, please contact your school. For an updated school calendar, click here.
School is back in session, and that means drivers are sharing the roads with school buses. WZZM13 stopped by our transportation office yesterday and talked with staff about bus safety Click here to view the video.
It is difficult to believe that summer is almost over and the new school year is approaching quickly. We hope everyone has enjoyed a relaxing summer and is looking forward to an exciting year at Goodwillie Environmental School. There will be many opportunities for all of us to get together throughout the school year and we are anxious to meet everyone so we can begin to build our “2015 GES Family”. Read more
It is difficult to believe that August is almost here and the new school year is quickly
approaching. We hope everyone is enjoying a relaxing summer and is looking forward to
another exciting year at Goodwillie Environmental School. There are many opportunities
for all of us to get together again this school year and we are anxious to see everyone so
we can continue to build our GES Family. Read more
New Member Purchase Program Announced for Computers and Select Electronic Devices Offering Discounts to FHPS Families
Forest Hills Public Schools is pleased to offer all families access to a technology purchasing program which provides discounts on the purchase of Dell products, including laptops, desktop computers, select electronics and accessories. Through the Dell Member Purchase Program for Forest Hills Public Schools, families can take advantage of savings and special financing options. To access the program, go to the Dell Member Purchase Program website: http://dell.com/mpp/foresthills and use member ID: US241580. On this site you can compare devices and electronics, see monthly specials, and use an online chat feature for additional sales and service information. To see a recent flier about the program, click here.