Points of pride
A Member of the Grand Valley State University Community
Location & Contact
No, Transportation is not Provided
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|Accepting New Students?||
Yes - Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
|Application Priorities||Siblings of Current Students, Former Students, Children of Staff, Children of Board Members|
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Academics & Activities
Personalized Learning: the tailoring of pedagogy, curriculum, and learning environments in order to meet the different learning needs and aspirations of students.
Blended Learning: Combining face-to-face instruction with personalized, engaging learning experiences powered by digital tools and technology.
Personalized Learning is our methodology; we use Blended Learning as a strategy to help us get there. View our Blended Learning profile here.
National Junior Honor Society program
One-of-a-kind Partner Morning program where professionals in the community join our classrooms and work one-on-one on projects with the students
Student Banking Program with Michigan First Credit Union
Retired teacher volunteer program that supports academic rigor
Engaged, supportive Parent Teacher Organization
Annual Career Awareness Week supported by leading employers
Educational travel to Washington, D.C. for 8th graders
Participation in regional art competitions
Excellent specials classrooms: art, PE, music, and technology to support students' creativity and passions
Basketball, volleyball, cross country, and track & field teams
Legacy club, Pretty Brown Girls, Service Squad, Safety Patrol, Boy Scouts, Karate, among other clubs
Pee-wee, junior varsity, and varsity cheerleading
|Leadership and Mentoring|
Is there a parent advisory council?Yes
School Safety Culture
We have developed an emergency operations plan for school buildings and trained all staff in school safety. All visitors to Cornerstone are scanned through an ID and real-time background check system. We have added additional security personnel for home athletic events and all schools use restorative justice practices.