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Specials & Extracurricular Activities

Learning is a lifelong process that extends beyond the walls of the classroom. At Vista Charter 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

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Language ArtsScience
MathSocial Studies
MusicVisual Arts
PE 
*Not all electives are available for all grades.
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In-School Programs

In addition to specials and electives, Vista Charter Academy also offers other in-school program activities such as: National Junior Honor Society and Student Ambassadors.

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Technology

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

Athletics

Basketball

Basketball

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Bowling

Bowling

6th - 8th Grade

Boys

Cross Country

Cross Country

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Soccer

Soccer

6th - 8th Grade

Boys & Girls

Volleyball

Volleyball

6th - 8th Grade

Girls

Extracurricular Activities

K - 2nd Grade

Boy Scouts
Girl Scouts
Robotics
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3rd - 5th Grade

Boy Scouts
Girl Scouts
Girls on the Run
Robotics
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6th - 8th Grade

Boy Scouts
Coding
Girl Scouts
Kent County Youth Coalition
Robotics
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What Vista Charter Academy Parents Are Saying

"I appreciate the events that involve the whole family so we can all get to know each other. This helps to build a community."

- Vista Charter Academy Parent


 

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Events

Vista Charter Academy hosts a variety of events each year. Some examples of events are:
  • Book Fair
  • Community Events
  • Family Dance
  • Literacy Night
  • Math and Science Night
  • World Party

Field Trips

K - 2nd Grade

Children's Museum
Frederik Meijer Gardens
John Ball Zoo
Picnic in the Park
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3rd - 5th Grade

Air Zoo
Civic Theater
Greenfield Village
Henry Ford Museum
Mackinac Island
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6th - 8th Grade

3 Mile Project
Cedar Point
Michigan's Adventure
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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