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Teaching the future teachers

Kent Career Tech Center students get hands-on teaching experience as part of the new Teacher Academy program...

Regular school, meet real world

Students at Kelloggsville High School get a chance to explore careers, gain valuable experience and make money as juniors and seniors...

Confidence-boosting books from local authors draw crowds

Three district authors sold, signed and read from their own books recently at Ada Vista Elementary’s Scholastic book fair...

Science through toys, squirrels and boats

Kent County was included in research that shows students in PBL classrooms across the U.S. significantly outperformed students in typical classrooms...

Cast resurrects ‘Young Frankenstein’

More cast members were added to give current students the opportunity to perform...

Marching band racks up another national parade performance

For the second time in four years, the Rockford High School marching band has learned that they’ll be performing for a national audience...

New math program a hit with elementary students, teachers

More rigor, an engaging format and digital resources impress users so far. The new K-5 curriculum cost the district $114.000...

CTE changed his life – he wants more students to benefit

He went to Washington D.C. to plead the case to lawmakers for more career and technical ed program funding...

Kitchen prep is career prep for high school senior

Godwin’s Keonna Foster is getting hands-on culinary training at a downtown restaurant with an accomplished head chef...

Mosaic Film Experience’s 10th anniversary event to award student filmmakers

City High School graduate Mariah Barrera will speak at the 10th anniversary celebration of The Mosaic Film Experience on Wednesday, Nov. 3...

Kent ISD program ‘feeds my teacher soul’

Area teachers are taking part in a cohort model of professional development, and are returning to the classroom fired up...

Learning in full force

Students tossed balls, rang bells, pushed targets and learned the concepts of energy and force during the Cardboard Energy Fair...

A joyful noise for all

A new program is putting a musical instrument in the hands of every district fifth-grader...

Push A4, read “The Boy Next Door”

Godfrey Elementary is now home to a book vending machine, where students can earn coins for new books by exhibiting positive behavior...

IT, culinary arts launching as middle-college options

The Kent ISD middle-college program, Launch U, is offering two new programs, IT and culinary arts, as pathways to earn GRCC college credits...

Pink Arrow Ts bring community together again, artfully

A community art project, now on display at ArtPrize, has helped Lowell students start the school year on the right foot...
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