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Hunting for clues to crimes in nature

Students in Central Middle School’s Natural Expressions class examined simulated crimes in nature to help them determine “whodunit” and what, if any, local conservation laws were broken...

History curriculums around the world are in dire need of an update

This high-school junior thinks fuller, more expansive coverage also would improve empathy and compassion...

‘I am at a loss’

A Forest Hills student isn’t just scared about the number of U.S. school shootings. She’s angry...

Her two No. 1 priorities: ‘keep them safe and keep them learning’

She still gets to interact with students, and will help craft professional development for her colleagues...

Kent Transition Center students make pies, learn life skills

The annual sale gives students math and science practice, and experience in real-life work environments...

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...

Sixth-graders fish for ways to rid lakes of invasive species

An October trip to Suttons Bay brought their Great Lakes ecosystem unit to life...

New spaces make for maximum creativity, collaboration

This year the industrial arts and visual art programs are in a new, state-of-the-art addition at one high school, and project-based learning rooms at another, thanks to a 2018 bond improvement project...

District leaders: equalized state funding historic step toward equity

A $17 billion school spending plan for the first time equalizes per-pupil funding for all schools in Michigan – a prime goal of Proposal A more than 25 years ago...

Students learn job-interview skills by practicing with business, industry leaders

Students in the Project NEXT project-based learning program interviewed with business and industry leaders to help educate them about effective job-interview skills...

Students muse on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

The discussion was part of the high school’s History vs. Hollywood class, a semester-long look at the historical accuracy of nearly 20 films...

New building heads include a car DJ, a Pizza Hut fan & a magician

There are three new principals in the district this year. SNN gets to know them in this edition of Meet Your Administrators...

Need they remind? Be kind

The mural is the creation of 2021 Forest Hills Central High graduates Ayesha Jeddy, Ana Ahmed and Valerie Greenwood, all of whom attended Ada Elementary...

It pays to get vaccinated, two local students learn

Two area students were scholarship winners in the MI Shot to Win Sweepstakes...

Math whiz, student surveyor, star-gazer

This Eastern High School sophomore developed a survey this year to learn what areas her peers struggle with most. Programs to address what she found have already started...

Invasion of the artistic kind

A wooded area east of the middle school that is often traversed by neighbors and students is being taken over by aggressive invaders. Here’s how students are tackling them...
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