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Specials & Extracurricular Activities

Learning is a lifelong process that extends beyond the walls of the classroom. At Walker 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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Library
Music
PE
Technology
Visual Arts
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Electives

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BandGames & PuzzlesMindstorm
Book ClubHabitudesMusical Theater
Career ExplorationHealth & FitnessNet Sports
ChoirJazz BandPhilosophy of Sports
Exploration
ConundrumJournalingWildcat Workshop
Cultural StudiesLet's CollaborateYearbook
Divide & ConquerMath Art 
*Not all electives are available for all grades.
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In-School Programs

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

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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

Cheerleading

Cheerleading

6th - 8th Grade

Girls

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

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

Girls on the Run
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6th - 8th Grade

Community Service
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What Walker Charter Academy Parents Are Saying

"Walker Charter Academy gives my children a safe, caring, and fun environment to learn in."

- Walker Charter Academy Parent
 

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Events

Walker Charter Academy hosts a variety of events each year. Some examples of events are:

  • Book Fair
  • Concerts
  • Craft Show
  • Family Nights
  • Musicals
  • School Carnival
  • Seasonal Dances
  • Talen Show
  • Wellspring Preparatory High School Events

Field Trips

K - 2nd Grade

Chicago
Lansing
Michigan's Adventure
Museums
Orchards
Parks
Science Camp
Symphony
Washington DC
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3rd - 5th Grade

Chicago
Lansing
Michigan's Adventure
Museums
Orchards
Parks
Science Camp
Symphony
Washington DC
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6th - 8th Grade

Chicago
Lansing
Michigan's Adventure
Museums
Orchards
Parks
Science Camp
Symphony
Washington DC
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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