Monthly Archives: December 2014

NBAE and Cooper City Students Attend Mayor’s Chess Challenge

date December 24, 2014
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NBAE and Cooper City Students Attend Mayor’s Chess Challenge

CSUSA’s chess-loving students from North Broward Academy of Excellence (NBAE) and Renaissance Charter School at Cooper City attended the Mayor’s Chess Invitational to demonstrate their strategic, competitive prowess and kick off their weekend exercising their […]

Fox Sports Highlights TC Howe Hornets Varsity Basketball Team

date December 22, 2014
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Fox Sports Highlights TC Howe Hornets Varsity Basketball Team

School first. Basketball second. That’s the mentality behind the varsity basketball team at TC Howe High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mosi Barnes, head varsity basketball coach for the TC Howe Hornets, said winning games is […]

Charter Schools USA Opens First of Its Kind Training Facility for Charter Educators

date December 22, 2014
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Charter Schools USA Opens First of Its Kind Training Facility for Charter Educators

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Dec. 19, 2014) – Charter Schools USA (CSUSA) today announced the opening of Leading Edge, a new, first-of-its-kind training facility to be used for charter school teachers, principals, assistant principals and staff. […]

Grace Underwood is the 2014 CSUSA New American Hero

date December 15, 2014
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Grace Underwood is the 2014 CSUSA New American Hero

Click above for video of Grace Underwood being recognized as CSUSA’s New American Hero Winner In the eyes of every student, teachers offer hope. At the core of every school, teachers impact the culture of […]

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Visits Hollywood Academy of Arts & Science

date December 15, 2014
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Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Visits Hollywood Academy of Arts & Science

Dwayne Johnson, also known by his ring name “The Rock,” made a surprise visit to Hollywood Academy of Arts & Science to film an episode of TNT’s new TV show, “Wake Up Call.” The actor, […]

Renaissance Charter School at Wellington Students Honor the Fallen at Florida National Cemetery

date December 15, 2014
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Renaissance Charter School at Wellington Students Honor the Fallen at Florida National Cemetery

Renaissance Charter School at Wellington (RCSW) students laid wreaths across veterans’ tombstones at South Florida National Cemetery this past Saturday in honor of National Wreaths Across America Day. Prior to the ceremony, RCSW students presented […]

Veteran Soldier Overwhelmed by Cabarrus Charter Students’ Gift

date December 12, 2014
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Veteran Soldier Overwhelmed by Cabarrus Charter Students’ Gift

CONCORD, NC (Dec. 11, 2014)  –  What started out as a simple learning assignment for Veteran’s Day has turned into one of the holiday season’s most thoughtful and inspirational stories of giving.   Cabarrus Charter Academy students in Cathy Spruill’s fourth […]

CSUSA Receives Contract Extension for Three Indianapolis Turnaround Schools

date December 9, 2014
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CSUSA Receives Contract Extension for Three Indianapolis Turnaround Schools

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 5, 2014) – During its December meeting, the Indiana State Board of Education and its turnaround committee extended by two years Charter Schools USA’s contract to continue to operate Emma Donna Middle […]

CSUSA Schools Participate in Hour of Code Worldwide Event

date December 8, 2014
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CSUSA Schools Participate in Hour of Code Worldwide Event

While coding may come across as daunting to some, it’s actually as simple as drawing a snowflake with Elsa or helping an angry bird find a bad pig. In celebration of Computer Science Education Week, […]

Lake Charles Charter Academy Raises Funds for Local Food Pantry

date December 5, 2014
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Lake Charles Charter Academy Raises Funds for Local Food Pantry

Students at Lake Charles Charter Academy (LCCA) got their wobble on for the Gobble Wobble Turkey Drive this past Tuesday. The school’s student council organized the fundraiser that raised $736 for Abraham’s Tent, a local […]