Charter High School for Homeless Hosts Open House in Newly Renovated Building


The Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids, a year-round charter high school working with homeless, dropout and at-risk youth, will be holding an open house for community and business leaders, supporters, and students.

The charter school will be occupying the former Grand Rapids Campau Park Elementary to showcase the $500,000-worth of recently completed renovations. The school offers support services to youth by addressing homelessness, unemployment, violence, and drug-related issues.


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