Who We Work With

The Westwood Heights School District (WHSD) serves more than 1,100 students between its Hamady High/Middle School and McMonagle Elementary School. The district boasts strong partnerships with area organizations including the University of Michigan-Flint’s School of Education and Human Services.

Beecher Community Schools (BCS) serves approximately 1,800 students through its K-12, alternative, and adult education programs.

Flint Community Schools, the newest district to become involved with Discovering Place, serves approximately 10,000 students.

The following schools participate in Discovering Place:

BCS: Tucker Elementary

BCS: Riley Alternative Education

BCS: Middle School

BCS: High School

BCS: Dailey Elementary

FCS: Holmes STEM Academy

FCS: Freeman Elementary

FCS: Washington Elementary (Closed in 2013)

FCS: Southwestern Academy

WHSD: McMonagle Elementary

WHSD: Hamady Middle/High School

The following Discovering Place community partners reflect a wide range of content knowledge and local expertise and represent a broad swath of topic areas, geographic reach, and size:

Beecher Community Development Council

Crim Fitness Foundation

Flint Children’s Museum

For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum/Genesee County Parks and Recreation

Genesee Conservation District

Harvesting Earth Education Farm (Karate Ka)

Flint Institute of Arts

Michigan Nature Association

Stockton Center at Spring Grove Museum and Library

Flint Police/Community Policing/Artist (Brian Willingham)

Genesee County Land Bank/Genesee Institute

Urban League of Flint (now closed)

Six Rivers Regional Land Conservancy

Keep Genesee County Beautiful

Ruth Mott Foundation, Applewood Estate