About Us

Voyager Elementary
1450 Byron Road, Howell MI 48843

Principal: Mindy McGinn
School Hours: 8:50 a.m. - 3:40 p.m.
Main Office: 517.552.7500
Attendance: 517.552.7506
Fax: 517.552.7519

School Email Address:parentlink.voyager@howellschools.com

  Voyager Vision Statement

Voyager will be an exemplary school fostering higher level thinking and respect for individuality, thus preparing successful citizens for the 21st century.

 We believe…

…All students can learn and be successful.
…All students have something to contribute.
…Relationships foster learning.
…In holding high expectations.
…In educating the whole child.
...In collaboration.
…In joyful learning.

We will...

...Analyze, reflect and plan according to data.
...Use best practices.
...Share data with students.
...Create a PLC around student data.
...Teach students to reflect and set personal goals.
...Provide hands on, real-life instruction.
...Utilize a wide variety of resources.
...Build relationships with students.
...Celebrate success.
...Celebrate what's right in the world.
...Recognize the basic needs of students.
...Set clear expectations for all stakeholders.
...Implement differentiated instruction based upon student needs.
...Provide opportunities for students to think critically and solve problems.
...Continue to learn.

School Improvement:

PBIS Committee:                                                                                                   

  • Tracy Foltz - 5th Grade Teacher
  • Kristin Hoyes - 2nd Grade Teacher
  • Tonya Hutchens - Teacher Consultant
  • Marisa Hutchinson - School Psychologist 
  • Laura Kirchgessner - School Social Worker
  • Alissa McClimans - Resource Room Teacher
  • Mindy McGinn - Principal
  • Andrea Rickard - Student Teacher
  • Theresa Sawyer - 2nd Grade Teacher
  • Jennifer Starkey - School Counselor

Steering Committee:

  • Jennifer Hibbard - 5th Grade Teacher
  • Carol Holmes - 1st Grade Teacher
  • Ashley Jolin - Kindergarten Teacher
  • Peggy Gerrits - Parent Representative
  • Kristin Hoyes - 2nd Grade Teacher
  • Mindy McGinn - Principal
  • Tammy Meisel - Library Services Coordinator
  • Sue Rodman - 3rd Grade Teacher
  • Joy Williams - Instructional Coach
  • Theresa Sawyer - 2nd Grade Teacher
  • Jennifer Starkey - Counselor
  • Marisa Hutchinson - Psychologist
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