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Celebrate Black History Month!

Celebrate Black Histor...

Join us to celebrate Black History Month - hip hop style! All of the Above will lead us in breakdancing, graffiti art, emceeing and more. Learn new hip hop skills with your friends and neighbors! Light snacks and refreshments provided. This is an assembly type event, so please plan on coming for the whole event!

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Coffee with the Principal

Coffee with the Princi...

Join Principal Hillary for coffee! This is another chance to get an update on school news and have your questions answered. We look forward to seeing you!

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Graduating Soon?

Graduating Soon?

At Wellspring Preparatory High School we offer AP and dual-enrollment courses, as well as many electives, clubs, and sports. We also emphasize ways to give back to the community. Our goal is to develop people of character—students who can work through life's toughest problems and come out ahead.

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Open Enrollment ends February 28 at 5 p.m. Apply today for your student to be included in the 2019-20 lottery.

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Welcome to River City Scholars

Success means something different to everybody. Here at River City Scholars Charter Academy, it means creating endless opportunities for your child to become their best. We shape instruction to build on the strengths and abilities of each child, teaching the importance of making wise choices and excelling in school. Children are equipped to solve life’s toughest challenges and come out ahead.

Success means something different to everybody. Here at River City Scholars, see how we help your child become their best.

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Spotlight: Zoo On the Go

More than 150 students and families at River City Scholars Charter Academy attended a fun evening with free pizza, a petting zoo with farm animals, tattoos, and music.

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We are a Charter School

River City Scholars Charter Academy is a tuition-free, public charter school open to all children who live in the state of Michigan. If you are seeking a ‘private’ school education with the tuition-free benefit of a public school, then you are in the right place.

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Spotlight: Middle School Visits Universities

Our middle school students got a sneak peak at what it’s like to go to college and visited Cornerstone University, Western Michigan University, and Michigan State University.
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We know there are a lot of factors in deciding where your child will go to school and we want to help. Use our live chat or leave your information and we will be in touch.

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We would love to show you our world so contact us to schedule a tour. We also hold open houses where you can meet our amazing teachers.

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We can’t wait to share your child’s journey! Apply online, in person, or over the phone and don’t hesitate to ask us questions along the way! We are here for you.

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