We Achieved Green Schools’ Evergreen Status for the Third Year in a Row!

August 11, 2020
We have been intentional about dedicating our efforts to ensure our students are doing their part for our planet. In order to become a Michigan Green School, a school and its students must perform a required number of activities to…

A Message from Our Principals

July 21, 2020
Keep a lookout for a survey from Principal Larkin and Vice Principal Crawford next week with more information about returning to school in the fall.

Mentorship Programs – Grades K-8th

June 19, 2020
New Branches Charter Academy is proud to offer mentorship programs to our K-8 students! This fall, both the Better Wiser Stronger program (for males) and the Mirror Me program (for females) will be available for our students. Both programs were…

Computer Donation from PADNOS

April 22, 2020
PADNOS, a local recycling company, just donated 50 Dell Venue laptops to New Branches! We are so grateful to for their donation. This will allow even more of our students to continue their learning online. “We are proud to be…

A letter from Pogona

April 2, 2020
Dear Students, Pogona misses all of you and hopes all is well with each of you. She would like to provide you with a helpful, fun tip for the day: Spend some time outside each day for fresh air and…

An Interactive Sensory Pathway Comes To New Branches Charter Academy

February 21, 2020
Ten students from Grand Rapids Community College’s Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA Club) designed, created, and sought-out community partners to bring an interactive sensory pathway to New Branches Charter Academy. “When we discussed the idea of installing a sensory hallway…

The Spirit of Giving

December 19, 2019
The New Branches school community has a genuine spirit of giving this year and the staff has been instrumental in teaching students what this truly means. It is truly remarkable to see the outpouring of compassion from the entire school…

Ms. Hasenbank’s leadership, helping New Branches reach new heights as an environmentally focused school

December 3, 2019
At New Branches Charter Academy students are passionate about taking care of their environment and helping their community, all while learning about some of the most significant environmental issues currently facing our planet. Leading the way to build an engaging…

Fun Rivalry for a Great Cause

November 22, 2019
At New Branches, the competition between the University of Michigan and Michigan State fans is serious! Many students have a deep passion and commitment to either Blue or Green. With this in mind, the staff decided to create a competition…

New Branches Parent Overcomes Adversity and Shares Her Story of Inspiration and Hope With Others

November 19, 2019
New Branches parent overcomes adversity and shares her story of inspiration and hope with others Kyrstin Russau was a charter school graduate and wanted something similar for her own family. After researching and exploring many different schools, New Branches became…