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Charles Honey

Charles Honey
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Charles Honey is editor-in-chief of SNN, and covers Rockford and Grand Rapids. As a reporter for The Grand Rapids Press/mLive 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 and its columnist for 20. His freelance articles have appeared in Christianity Today, Religion News Service and Faith & Leadership magazine. Read Charles' full bio

Band performs for fifth time at statewide music conference

The Lowell Middle School eighth grade string orchestra and the Byron Center High School Jazz Orchestra also performed...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

Six districts in Kent ISD asking for funding on Tuesday ballot

Five school districts in Kent ISD have tax requests on the election ballot next Tuesday, Nov. 5. Here is a breakdown of what they’re asking for...

In need of bilingual teachers, recruiters head to Puerto Rico

To help meet the need for bilingual teachers for its growing Latino student population, GRPS is sending administrators to Puerto Rico to recruit teachers who are looking for jobs in the wake of recent hurricanes...
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