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I think we make a difference together. We are a freer people than if we hadn’t fought this good fight.” ~ Charlton Heston
Dear Charlton Heston Academy Community Members:
Sharing in the successes thus far at Charlton Heston Academy (CHA) has been nothing short of awesome! Each and every day it becomes more and more apparent that CHA has broken the mold of traditional education.
I had the opportunity to attend Charlton Heston Academy and graduate in 2018. It’s a rather long adventure as to how I ended up in St. Helen, Michigan walking across that stage on June 2nd, 2018. I was born and raised in Neenah, Wisconsin. I moved to Lakeland, Florida my junior year of high school to be with my Dad, and then moved to Michigan for my senior year.
Working at Charlton Heston Academy has changed my life. Growing up in Roscommon, I am very familiar with Saint Helen. I grew up with my older brother, Bob. My dad ran the local parts store, taught small engine repair and welding at Kirtland Community College, and also worked for the Roscommon County Road Commission until he retired.
My name is Jenny Wangler and I am a 2nd-grade teacher at CHA. I am a native of the area as I was born and raised in West Branch. I graduated from CMU with my degree in Elementary Education and an Early Childhood Endorsement in 2007. I then went on to teach 2nd grade in VA for a year before moving back home.
My two weeks in the Mediterranean with the CHA Travel Club were the best two weeks of my life. I saw countless unreal sights, met amazing people, and gained a deeper understanding of history's direct effect on the culture and everyday life of people today.
We promise families a school with a challenging academic program and a culture that values integrity, academic excellence, civic responsibility, and accountability that centers on college and career readiness.