Press Room

  • Business suit icon"My daughter graduated in 2012, and I was more than confident that she had all the skills needed to succeed in whatever she chose to do after WMAES. I am proud to be a WMAES Eagle Mom."
    -- April Nelson - Parent and Staff

Press Releases

March 18, 2015 - MDE Recognizes WMAES as a Rewards School

September 15, 2014 - WMAES Receives State Recognition as Reward School

September 16, 2013 - Environmental Teacher Presents Research in Switzerland

September 6, 2013 - WMAES Receives Local Land Donation

September 4, 2013 - WMAES Named Michigan Reward School

July 16, 2013 - Summer Adventure Camps Underway

May 15, 2012- Camera Launch

May 5, 2011 - Project Care for the Coastline

February 22, 2011 - Local School to Host British Educators

September 29, 2010 - Principal Named Administrator of the Year

August 16, 2010 - Two Students Acknowledged in Local Essay Contest

May 11, 2010 - BMX Rider to Visit Local Elementary School

May 11, 2010 - FOODPLAY Performed at Local Elementary School


In the News


April 2016 - WMAES HS #4 Charter in Michigan by US NEWS

February 2016 - Recognition by Choice Schools Associates

February 2016 - WMAES High School #3 Academic State Champs by Bridge Magazine  ---> Video here!

January 2016 - WMAES High School Ranked #9 in State of Michigan by Niche

May 2015- Ranked #47 High School in State of Michigan by US News

March 2015 - WMAES Recognized as an MDE Reward School

February 2015 - WMAES Ranks 7 Overall Michigan School

February 2015 - WMAES Outperforms Other Schools

August 2014 - 20th Anniversary Celebration

January 2014 - Ranked Top Ten Charter School

October 2013 - Charter School Teacher of the Year Finalist

July 2013 - Highest Ranked Charter in Kent County

May 2013 - WMAES Top Scholars

May 2013 - WMAES Student Food Activist Recognized

April 2013 - Ranked the #15 High School in Michigan by US News

January 2013- Presenting Bridge Magazine's Academic State Champs 2012

August 2012- Top 10 Charter High Schools

June 2012-  Michigan students learn about Schroon Lake


October 2013 - CMU Recognizes WMAES

September 2010- CMU CSO eNews (page 5)


WMAES Takes 5 on WZZM

Mr. Eric Johnson and students joined John Ball Zoo assistant to discuss Party for the Planet and fun ways to create environmental products. Click here to view the video.

WGVU Cool Teacher

A student at WMAES nominated her teacher, Mrs. Emshanov as one of WGVU's Cool teachers. Click here to view the full article and video.

FOX 17 School of the Week

This is the first in a series of five videos for our time as School of the Week. To view the rest of the videos, click here.


Maranda TV