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Noah Herron -- Tiger Trek Celebrity Host

We are very pleased to announce that Noah Herron, former NFL Running Back for the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers, will be our Tiger Trek Celebrity Host! Noah is a graduate of Mattawan High School and played NCAA Division One Football at Northwestern University where he was named All-Big Ten Conference second team honoree, the team Co-MVP, and Chicago Tribune Big Ten Conference Back of the Year. We are excited to have Noah serve as a role model and motivate our students during Tiger Trek!

Tiger Trek 2016 Pledge Form | click here

Tiger Trek is May 5th!  Get your pledges!  
"Open the Door! Run and Roar!  We've Got it Made! The Tigers Are On Parade!"

Annual Education Report and Letter

Spring Michigan Department of Education Testing -- Grades 3, 4 & 5
The Michigan Department of Education will once again have students participate in the M-Step (Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress) this spring. All students in grades 3, 4 and 5 at Amberly Elementary will participate in this assessment.  The test will be staggered given to different grade levels from April 11th through May 27th.  Key information regarding this test and your child’s participation is:
  • All components of the test will be given on –line. It is a computer based test.
  • Grades 3, 4 and 5 will be tested in ELA (reading, writing & listening comprehension) and Mathematics. Grade 4 and 5 will also be tested in Science and Social Studies respectively.
  • Testing will consist of a Computer Adaptive Test (test questions get more difficult or easy pending student’s previous answer).
  • The computer adaptive test will be 1 hour and 30 minutes in both ELA and Mathematics. The classroom activity will be followed by the performance task test that is 2 hours for ELA and 1 hour for Mathematics.  Social Studies and Science will be two 50 minute sections each (total of 1 hour and 40 minutes.
  • The test will be administered in the classroom on Chromebooks.
  • Fifth Grade will test on April 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21.
  • Third Grade will test on April 26 & 27 and May 3 & 4.
  • Fourth Grade will test on May 10, 11, 17, 18, 19.

  Letter from MDE Superintendent Brian Whiston regarding Spring 2106 M-Step


School Calendar | April May Calendar

  • May 5 -- Tiger Trek

  • May 6 -- 1/2 Day for Students


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Amberly PTA | March Meeting Minutes | Click here for more information.


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