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Godfrey-Lee board names new superintendent

The search for the new Godfrey-Lee superintendent is over...

Two finalists named in superintendent search

Following the interviews of three potential candidates for superintendent, the Godfrey-Lee Public Schools Board of Education invited two finalists for interviews on Wednesday, Nov. 17...

Listening, believing in students

Johana Rodriguez-Quist is the new Godfrey Elementary School principal...

Three to interview for Godfrey-Lee superintendent post

After receiving completed applications from 14 educators in Michigan, Illinois and as far as California and Canada, the Godfrey Lee Board of Education has selected three candidates for a first round of interviews...

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...

Athletics provide ‘sense of community’

SNN gets to know the new athletic director at Godfrey-Lee Public Schools...

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...

A cross-country trip to remember

This summer, a Godfrey-Lee teacher embarked on a cross-country roadtrip with her three kids to visit over 41 state and national parks in 19 states...

Determined leader sprints past K-12 finish line, pushed by her little ‘star’

Growing up, DaJa West always knew she was going to graduate from high school. But when she became pregnant, “some people doubted me,” she said. They shouldn’t have...

Board names interim superintendent to succeed Polston

The Godfrey-Lee Public Schools Board of Education has tapped Dirk Weeldreyer to take over as interim superintendent, beginning July 1...

Is there a place where no one gets sick? Yes, inside children’s minds

After a year of virus-related ups and downs, Godfrey Elementary third-graders recently had the opportunity to meet an author who knows just how they’re feeling...

Your district’s summer programs at-a-glance

Area public school districts are gearing up to provide K-12 programs this summer to address learning loss impacted by the coronavirus pandemic...

Fighting illness with air handling

Across Kent ISD, schools are finding ways to provide more and cleaner air to students and staff...

Superintendent pinpoints funding needs during pandemic and beyond

Federal COVID relief funding will help, but larger needs remain in Godfrey-Lee Public Schools, Kent County’s poorest school district, says Superintendent Kevin Polston...

Thankful for parents, thankful for teachers

The pandemic has expanded parents’ role in education, from homework helper and field trip chaperone to full-time teacher and Zoom monitor. Educators, too, have adapted...
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