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Charles Honey
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Charles Honey is a freelance writer and former columnist for The Grand Rapids Press/ MLive.com. As a reporter for The Press from 1985 to 2009, his beats included Grand Rapids Public Schools, local colleges and education issues. Honey served as editor of The Press’ award-winning Religion section for 15 years. His freelance articles have appeared in Christianity Today magazine, Religion News Service and the Aquinas College alumni magazine. Read Charles' full bio or email Charles.

Students restore greenhouse for healthy food, tranquil space

Students from a new health and wellness class helped transform a long-neglected greenhouse into a place providing healthy food and quiet reflection...

Challenge Scholars near the finish line

Seniors Leslie Torres and Francisco McKnight are among the first class of Union High Challenge Scholars, assured of four-year college scholarships from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation...

‘A wonderful day’ for Grand Rapids: scholarship promise for students citywide

In addition to the Challenge Scholars scholarships available to Union High School graduates, students throughout Grand Rapids will be eligible for fully funded scholarships to Grand Rapids Community College thanks to the Grand Rapids Promise Zone development plan...

He loves welding, building new things & fixing older things

As a child he loved building things with Legos and wood, but as he got older he found working with metal to be even cooler...

Teaching history as history is happening

In Bill Crane’s 26 years of teaching U.S. history at Rockford High School, rarely has the subject been so immediately relevant to his students’ lives...

A creature to comfort students: ‘She brings me happiness’

At North Rockford Middle School, a trained counseling assistance dog is helping students manage their stress, focus on their work and feel better about themselves...

He loves welding, building new things & fixing older things

As a child he loved building things with Legos and wood, but as he got older he found working with metal to be even cooler...

Most districts allow phones, but with restrictions

An informal School News Network survey of public school districts in Kent County besides Forest Hills showed cell-phone use is generally not permitted in elementary schools, and only allowed under strictly defined conditions in middle and high schools...

State honors bus driver for caring service to students: ‘They’re my friends’

Russ Clark was selected from 255 nominees statewide for his caring and skilled ferrying to and from school of students with cognitive impairments...

‘We didn’t notice they’re gone’

A West Side resident with two children in Grand Rapids Public Schools, Jim Davis worries about the families who can’t afford to live in that booming area and the impact on schools...

Top Honors

City High/Middle School earned a first for GRPS when it was named a 2019 National Blue Ribbon School, one of only three high schools in Michigan so honored this year...
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Award-winning student videos explore cultural identity

Two area students won awards for their short videos exploring their cultural identity – and how others perceive them – in the 2019 Mosaic Mobile film contest...

Teaching history as history is happening

In Bill Crane’s 26 years of teaching U.S. history at Rockford High School, rarely has the subject been so immediately relevant to his students’ lives...

New dual immersion school an ‘impressive investment’ in students, community

Construction is well under way for a new middle and high school for Southwest Community Campus, a dual-immersion, English/Spanish pre-K-8 program for bilingual students...

‘Their absolute best’

After a nearly flawless season, the Kent City High School Marching Band brought home the school’s first state championship, while the Rockford Marching Band won top honors for the third straight year...

Enthusiast of sports, students and the outdoors who won’t stop believing

Aaron Roussey is the new Union High School School principal...
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Students restore greenhouse for healthy food, tranquil space

Students from a new health and wellness class helped transform a long-neglected greenhouse into a place providing healthy food and quiet reflection...

Challenge Scholars near the finish line

Seniors Leslie Torres and Francisco McKnight are among the first class of Union High Challenge Scholars, assured of four-year college scholarships from the Grand Rapids Community Foundation...

‘A wonderful day’ for Grand Rapids: scholarship promise for students citywide

In addition to the Challenge Scholars scholarships available to Union High School graduates, students throughout Grand Rapids will be eligible for fully funded scholarships to Grand Rapids Community College thanks to the Grand Rapids Promise Zone development plan...
Sponsorship