August 28, 2018: Ivywood's Board and Choice Schools' employees presented the Phase II application to a potential authorizing university.
December 6, 2018: Central Michigan University approved our charter agreement, officially granting Ivywood the ability to become a tuition-free, public charter classical school.
February 20, 2019: Ivywood board members attended their first organizational meeting with authorizer CMU.
April 4, 2019: Ivywood's Board is sworn in as official board members. We held our first Organizational Meeting. We found out Ivywood would officially open in the fall of 2019.
April 5, 2019: Ivywood announces the official building for the school and that we will be opening in fall 2019.
April 17, 2019: We were featured in the Plymouth Observer!
April 22, 2019: We received our district code number from the MI Dept. of Ed.
May 2019: Renovations on our building get started.
May 29, 2019: Stephanie Kookier is hired and announced as our school principal
June 23, 2019: We held our first family event and parking lot party at the school.
July 4, 2019: We walked in the Northville 4th of July parade.
August 5, 2019: All of our furniture was moved into our building.
August 9, 2019: Our playground is installed.
August 20, 2019: Our sign is installed on the side of our building.
August 22, 2019: Our ribbon-cutting ceremony and the first time families can tour our building.
September 3, 2019: The first day of school!
September 8, 2020: Ivywood doubles in enrollment and adds our first class of 6th graders.
April 8, 2022: Ivywood holds its first Soaring Home Gala and raises over $170,000.
Summer of 2021: Renovations begin on the second floor to add more classrooms and room for the middle school.
April 22, 2023: Ivywood Classical Academy hosts its second annual Soaring Home Gala and raises almost $300,000.
April 25, 2023: Our first class of 8th graders took a trip to Washington D.C.
Fall of 2023: Groundbreaking for the new Ivywood Classical Academy building.
Fall of 2024: Phase one of the new Ivywood Classical Academy building is completed
Spring of 2027: We celebrate Ivywood’s first graduating class!
Fall of 2029: Ivywood Classical Academy celebrates its 10 year anniversary.
Summer of 2029: Phase two of Ivywood Classical Academy building is completed.