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​​As our school helps to shape the lives of hundreds of children each year, we are often recognized as a leader in both education and community involvement. Below are articles and stories from local and national news sources about our school.

Excel Students Adopt Texas School to Send Supplies

9/28/2017 — When students and teachers at Excel Charter Academy saw pictures of Hurricane Harvey’s destruction a couple of weeks ago, they wanted to do something to help the storm’s victims. An Excel t

Music Teacher Holds Book Signing

3/10/2017 — Toni Nunemaker, a music teacher at Excel Charter Academy, published a book this year about her journey to healing and forgiveness after her grandson, Connor Verkerke, 9, was murdered by a 12-year-old

Excel Kinder Classes Visit Seniors

2/10/2017 — For the past eight years the young 5s class at Excel Charter Academy has traveled to SarahCare, an adult daycare facility for senior citizens, as a year-long project.  As part of their class servi

National Heritage Academies Names New CEO

11/22/2016 — ​Grand Rapids, Mich.—National Heritage Academies (NHA), a public charter school management company based in Grand Rapids, Mich., named Mr. Brian Britton its new president and chief executive officer.

Excellence in Teaching Winner at Excel Charter Academy

12/18/2015 — GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Dec. 18, 2015—A middle school teacher at Excel Charter Academy, Lindsey Lautenbach, won the Excellence in Teaching award from National Heritage Academies (NHA).  The pre

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