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Dianne Carroll Burdick

Dianne Carroll Burdick
Dianne Carroll Burdick has worked as a photojournalist in the West Michigan area since 1991. A graduate of Western Michigan University, she has photographed for The Grand Rapids Press, USA Today, Sports Illustrated, Detroit Free Press, Advance Newspapers, Grand Rapids Magazine, BLUE Magazine and On-the-Town Magazine. She has been covering the many exciting and thought provoking stories of K-12 public education for School News Network since 2016.

Many helpings of thanks

Lasagna, mac and cheese, fruit, fried chicken, carrots and broccoli, cheese, chips, dips, mashed potatoes and desserts– all contributed by parents– made for a fantastic first-grade Thanksgiving feast...

Nonprofit gets supplies to schools in need

Hundreds of teachers have received an average of $750 in school supplies thanks to nonprofit The StoreHouse, 4411 Plainfield Ave. NE in Grand Rapids, which runs a resource store for teachers...

Taking Open House to families over Zoom

How do you replace an annual spring event that draws thousands? That was the challenge creatively answered by staff and students at the high school programs of Kent ISD...

The Best of Jazz

Trumpeter Marcus Printup brought the jazzy notes of Duke Ellington to Byron Center High School recently, where he spent a full school day with the jazz band rehearsing classics...