Washington-Parks Academy - Cornerstone Schools

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About Washington-Parks Academy

Established in 2009, the Washington-Parks Academy is located in Redford Township, just south of the Detroit border and provides an excellent education to students in grades K-8 in a clean, safe, nurturing environment. Highly-qualified, passionate faculty and staff create challenging, relevant, and meaningful lessons, while caring for the whole child.

Cornerstone utilizes technology to ensure students are competitive, and have many opportunities to master material at their own pace. Building good character is infused in everything we do. We expose students to career options from an early age, so they may explore occupations that align with their purpose and passion. Academic achievement, excellent character, and career awareness provide our students with the tools they will need to pursue complete lives.

Washington-Parks has these wonderful programs and more:

  • Robust Parent-Teacher Organization that supports students and teachers
  • Student financial literacy and banking programs through Michigan First Credit Union
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • After school programming and sports

Your Child Belongs at Cornerstone

At Cornerstone Schools, our highly-qualified, passionate faculty and staff create challenging, relevant and meaningful lessons to help students live a complete life. Cornerstone uses technology to ensure students are competitive and have many opportunities to master material at their own pace. Building good character is infused in everything we do. We expose students to career options from an early age, so that they may explore occupations that align with their purpose and passions. Academic achievement, excellent character, and career awareness provide our students with the tools they will need to lead fulfilling lives.

1:1 Chromebooks for all students
Strong parent and community engagement
Robust character and culture program at every grade level
Career curriculum introduces students to various jobs and business leaders as early as kindergarten
Parent Portal is accessible 24-7 to track student progress and grades
Diverse and comprehensive afterschool programs
Our son has grown by leaps and bounds in his educational development because the teachers make every effort to challenge and encourage him.

Board Meetings

This is a Public Notice that The Board of Directors of the Washington-Parks Academy School District is conducting a Special Board Meeting on Wednesday, July 14th at 7:30 a.m. via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/94730219661 The minutes will be available for public inspection via email request to Kaly Bhatt at Kalyani.bhatt@cegschools.org. The meeting will be conducted in accordance with the Open Meetings Act.

The Board Meeting is being held virtually via zoom pursuant Sections 3 and 3a of the Michigan Open Meetings Act, being MCL 15.263 and MCL 15.263a, and the March 30, 2021 local State of Emergency declared by the City of Detroit Health Department.

2021-2022 Board Meeting Dates: All meetings are on Wednesday at 7:30 a.m.

• July 13, 2021 (Special Meeting)
• September 15, 2021
• November 17, 2021
• January 19, 2022
• March 16, 2022
• May 18, 2022
• June 15, 2022

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