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Specials & Extracurricular Activities

Learning is a lifelong process that extends beyond the walls of the classroom. At Grand River Academy, students can explore their interests, learn new skills, and make new friends through a variety of extracurricular activities. Learn more about what we offer below. 

Specials

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Music
PE
Technology
Visual Arts
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Electives

Students in PE
Computer Science DiscoveriesLife Skills
DuolingoMath
Language Arts LabPersonal Health & Fitness
Life HacksStudy Skills
*Not all electives are available for all grades.
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In-School Programs

In addition to specials and electives, Grand River Academy also offers other in-school program activities such as: Black History Programs, Middle School Leadership Committee, and National Junior Honor Society.

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Technology

We offer one-to-one technology, with each student receiving their own Chromebook.

Athletics

Basketball

Basketball

5th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Soccer

Soccer

5th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Volleyball

Volleyball

5th - 8th Grade

Girls

Extracurricular Activities

K - 2nd Grade

Extracurricular activities are based on volunteer availability. Please call the school office for more information.
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3rd - 5th Grade

Extracurricular activities are based on volunteer availability. Please call the school office for more information.
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6th - 8th Grade

Extracurricular activities are based on volunteer availability. Please call the school office for more information.
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What Grand River Academy Parents Are Saying

"I love how Grand River is family oriented. From the brunches to lunches, to the field trips and in-school volunteering, there are so many ways to participate and be involved!"

- Grand River Academy Parent

 

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Events

Grand River Academy hosts a variety of events each year. Some examples of events are:

  • Book Fair
  • Concerts
  • Family Fun Night
  • Field Day
  • Jump Rope for Heart
  • Monster Mash
  • MOYA Celebrations
  • Read-A-Thon
  • Seasonal Dances
  • Veteran's Day Celebration

Field Trips

K - 2nd Grade

Field trips vary each year.
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3rd - 5th Grade

Field trips vary each year.
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6th - 8th Grade

Field trips vary each year.
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NHA Shines: Stanford Study Shows Our Students Surpass Their Peers by 3.5 Months Each Year

A recent Stanford study shows NHA partner-school students continue to outperform their traditional public school peers. They do so by gaining nearly three-and-a-half months of additional learning. NHA also earned the new “gap busters” designation for outstanding progress in eliminating learning disparities for minority and poverty students.

Learn More About Stanford's Study