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Holly Park Academy Students Celebrate Excellent Attendance

Scholars from Holly Park Academy held a successful first career fair for its 130 middle school scholars. Organizers arranged for eight professionals to speak with students. celebrated excellent attendance for the 2023-24 school year with a trip to a Lansing Lugnuts game.
 
The trip came at no cost for the 83 scholars who were eligible to attend the trip. Eligibility was determined based on attendance from March 1 through April 21. Transportation, a ticket, and lunch were all included. For most of the scholars, it was their first baseball game.
 
Lessons were tied into the event with each grade level going over a unit of lessons that would apply to baseball. Each grade level learned one unit about a different subject to get ready for the event.
 
These lessons included: examining how math concepts apply to baseball and the real world, analyzing maps to recognize impact of population on an area, identifying leadership responsibilities and styles and how to apply them, and positive decision-making to maintain healthy lifestyles.
 
Dean of Lower Elementary Keith Stradley said the scholars had a great time and that Holly Park Academy held a successful first career fair for its 130 middle school scholars. Organizers arranged for eight professionals to speak with students., which has outperformed the local district for nine years, plans to implement the trip again next year after seeing better attendance in the eight-week qualification window.

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About Holly Park Academy
Holly Park Academy  is a tuition-free, public charter school in Lansing, Michigan, serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade. It is part of the National Heritage Academies network, which includes over 100 tuition-free, public charter schools serving more than 65,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade across nine states. For more information, visit nhaschools.com.

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