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Village Oaks has been recognized as a State School of Character by

Village Oaks was one of three schools in Michigan and 67 in the country to earn the distinction. 

"We are thrilled to be recognized as a State School of Character," said Village Oaks Principal Alex Ofili. "We are all very proud to be part of an inclusive learning community where we celebrate our diverse population and work collaboratively to promote great character in each one of our student leaders.

"As a school, we are committed to leading with HEART; this award is a testament to our daily efforts to develop the whole child."



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NCSD surveyed families about furniture needs and delivered to nearly 200 families in late October

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Village Oaks student advances to national competition

Four of the top six prizes at the Invention Convention State competition were awarded to NCSD students. A total of 39 schools in Michigan competed, including three schools from NCSD – Novi Meadows, Parkview and Village Oaks. The four winning teams from NCSD will compete in the virtual Invention Convention national competition next month.

Grades 3-5

2nd place: Dispens-a-Ramp -- Diya Ural, Village Oaks Elementary

3rd place: Falcon – (Saiabhiram Akkaraju, Rishi Kanmani Raja, Kavin Vinoth, Hemanshu Viswanathan), Novi Meadows

Grades 6-8

2nd place: Porch Pirate Preventer (P3) – Akhilesh Shenoy, David Tauro, Novi Meadows Elementary

3rd place: Piezo Power – Samvith Mahesh, Anik Roy, Anushka Roy, Raima Saha, Novi Meadows

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