Board Appreciation Month at New Branches Charter Academy

January 7, 2022
January not only marks the beginning of a new year, it also signifies a time to recognize and appreciate vital members of our school community! As we celebrate School Board Appreciation Month, now more than ever is a wonderful time…

New Branches Charter Academy’s Latest Program is the Bee’s Knees

December 15, 2021
We at New Branches Charter Academy are proud to participate in our Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Program (PBIS). With our focus being on environmental education, the theme for this…

Giving Tuesday: Easy Ways to Give Back to your School Community

November 30, 2021
Parents, teachers, and students alike all love the holiday season. This time of year is a great way for everyone to reflect and be encouraged by the potential and talent of all our students!  As we commemorate this Giving Tuesday,…

School Mentoring Program

September 14, 2021
Sharalle with Mirror Me, Inc. kicked off our girls after school mentoring group with cookies, painting, affirmations, and beauty products! It’s not too late to join! Let Ms. Crawford know if you’d like to sign up your 3-8th grade girl(s).

NBCA featured on WZZM about bus safety

September 1, 2021
Editor’s note: The article below is from the WZZM website.   GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — According to the Michigan State Police website, school buses are the safest mode of transportation for getting children to and from school. But every year…

Welcome to the 2021/22 School Year

August 15, 2021
Dear NBCA Family, My favorite part of talking to parents during our enrollment interviews is when I ask them to tell me about their child(ren). I love to watch how the parents’ faces light up and they smile as they…

Meet our School Nutrition Director, Mr. Steve Sallese

November 9, 2020
How many grants have you received this school year? What were they for? “I took advantage of the Mooh Lah for Schools and was able to get the Cow Fridge which holds a variety of free milk for all students.…

Staff Spotlighting Staff: Landon Bell K-8 STEAM Educator And Technology Coordinator

October 27, 2020
Mr. Landon Bell was nominated by Mrs. Larkin as Choice Schools Associates’ Staff Spotlighting Staff feature! Landon is starting his fourth year at New Branches and currently serves as the K-8 STEAM Educator and Technology Coordinator. “Landon always goes above…

Backpack Donations

October 1, 2020
Each week, we are going to announce 10 backpack winners from a random drawing. The backpacks where donated by Grandville Baptist Church and were filled with school supplies! Here’s our in-person winners for this week and we’re waiting for our…

Staff Spotlighting Staff: Vonda Karnazes, ELL Coordinator

September 21, 2020
This photo was taken during the 19/20 school year. Mrs. Vonda Karnazes was nominated by Mrs. Larkin as Choice Schools Associates’ Staff Spotlighting Staff feature! Vonda is starting her 14th year at New Branches and currently serves as the ELL…