Muskegon Heights Public School Academy Charter District Slips Onto Deficit Watch List

This is not to be confused with the deficit that Muskegon Heights Public Schools continues to carry from before it outsourced educational and other services to Mosaica Education in 2012.

Read more

New Emergency Manager, Student Board Member Introduced at Heights Academy Meeting

Regional VP Alena Zachery-Ross introduced Jeremie Harris, Jr., the Muskegon Heights student who will serve as the board’s new student representative through the end of the 2013-2014 academic year.

Read more

Heights Enrollment Increases By Over 300 Since First Day of Classes

“We don’t want the barrier of a uniform, of transportation, to be in the way,” said Alena Zachery-Ross, Regional VP for Mosaica Education. “We will work with them to take that barrier away.”

Read more

Hundreds of Muskegon Heights Academy Students Absent From First Week of Class

When less than 600 students showed up for class last Monday, the district used its parent liaisons to determine where the missing students were instead of in school, according to Alena Zachery-Ross, regional VP for Mosaica Education.

Read more

Muskegon Heights Charter System the First in County to Run Classes Year-Round

District educational services operator Mosaica Education has repeatedly stated that a year-round school year will help students retain knowledge that otherwise is lost in a 3-month summer break.

Read more

Muskegon Heights Academy High School Uniforms Revealed, Parent Meeting To Follow

Initial sketches and details regarding a new high school uniform dress code at Muskegon Heights public school academy system were revealed at the district’s board meeting Monday night.

Read more

Heights Schools Emergency Financial Manager Claims Water Plant Is Key To School System Debt Payoff

Currently, the multi-million dollar debt the school district holds is being slowly serviced by a millage off of non-homestead property values, including businesses and apartments.

Read more

Muskegon Heights Academy System Budget Picture Holding Together

The news about finances could have been better if it was not offset by hundreds of thousands of dollars in cost overruns due to needed maintenance on the buildings that the charter operator uses.

Read more

Heights Academy Board Passes Several Policies Including One On Cameras In Classrooms

According to Ross, the camera policy strikes “an acceptable balance between student privacy and an acceptable level of security in our buildings.”

Read more
%d bloggers like this: