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Erin Albanese

Erin Albanese is associate managing editor and reporter, covering Byron Center, Kentwood, Wyoming and Grand Rapids Community College. She was one of the original SNN staff writers, helping launch the site in 2013 and enjoys fulfilling the mission of sharing the stories of public education. She has worked as a journalist in the Grand Rapids area since 2000. A graduate of Central Michigan University, she has written for The Grand Rapids Press, Advance Newspapers, On-the-Town Magazine and Group Tour Media. Read Erin's full bio

Math Medic Foundation offering scholarships to seniors

The nonprofit Math Medic Foundation, created by math teachers from Kentwood, recently received a $30,000 grant from the Steelcase Foundation to support Kent County high school seniors who are interested in math or math-related careers...

Swimming laps & closing gaps

The Aquatics Center is home to the Falcons’ middle and high school swimming, diving and water polo teams, and to a community swim team. And all fifth-graders attend a water-safety program...