Avondale Academy gets Michigan College Access Network Support

Avondale Academy gets Michigan College Access Network Support from Near-Peers Recent college Grads Add Personal Touch to Help Students Decide Their Futures This school year, students in the Avondale School District alternative high school, Avondale Academy, have a unique opportunity to work with a College and Career Counselor provided by Michigan College Access Network (MCAN). Candace Holcomb, joins Avondale Academy after receiving training for her counseling role during an intensive … [Read more...]

An Alternative to Alternative High Schools

Avondale School District is working to change the perception that alternative high schools are for students with behavior issues or low academic performance. To that end, the district has restructured its alternative program as a school conducive to different learners as well as a school that is a useful stepping stone to a productive future. “We’re aware of the preconceived notions about alternative high schools,” explained Avondale Superintendent Dr. James Schwarz “we want to change those … [Read more...]

Post High School Options Made Possible by Fiat Chrysler

FCA Grant Provides Opportunity for Avondale Academy Students to Explore Post High School Options AH UCAN, an affiliate of the Michigan College Access Network, works to create a college-going culture among Avondale School District students, their families and the entire community with an end goal of increasing post high school education participation and completion rates. The success of the organization’s mission is linked to receiving funding support from community business members and … [Read more...]