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Board approves Legends as new name

No more Rebbie the Rebel. The Godfrey-Lee School Board approved a new name at its meeting Tuesday...

An asset, not a burden

A grant is training teachers to better serve and appreciate students who are learning English...

Collapsed roof at Middle and High School getting evaluated

Engineers and architects are assessing the situation after a portion of the roof collapsed at Lee Middle and High School on June 6. No one was injured during the overnight collapse...

Overcoming homelessness to get her degree, she’s ready to help others

Jordan Lovett, once homeless, graduated from Grand Valley State University with a bachelor’s degree in social work. She is eager to advocate for others facing similar struggles to her own...

To cap it off

Before donning caps and gowns, Lee High School seniors faced one final test: the capstone exhibition...

‘Your worst situation … can make you the best person that you can be’

Self-reliant since early childhood, Tiana Studebaker’s path to graduation was filled with instability. At commencement, she tipped her hat to her alternative school classmates for their perseverance...

Five percent of third-graders could face retention under cut score for reading M-STEP

The law was approved in 2016, requiring students more than one year behind grade-level in reading to repeat third grade and receive additional support...

A boon for books

A $30,000 challenge grant from the Guido A. and Elizabeth H. Binda Foundation funded the new books. The foundation put up $15,000 and the district raised an additional $15,000, thanks to several anonymous donors...

Record-breaking season shows what heart and hard work can do

Staring adversity straight in the face, the Godfrey-Lee wrestling team broke many records this season, including a first district championship...

Better together: high schoolers and second-graders tackle Plaster Creek

High school students partner with second-graders to learn about the waterway outside their doors...

School’s out, Spanish is in

The district, with help from the Steelcase Foundation, is piloting a language program after school to improve fluency in students who are 'heritage learners'...

Free to ReadGR

After one year of operation, the program has provided more than 10,000 free books to more than 3,500 students in 10 elementary schools, picking up where a defunded program left off...

District to phase out ‘Lee Rebels’ and introduce new name & mascot

The Board of Education on Monday voted unanimously in favor of the measure, following months of input from students, alumni, staff and community members...

Grant aims to ready middle schoolers for what comes after high school

Seventh-graders in four Wyoming school districts will receive tutoring, mentoring and career exploration opportunities via Grand Rapids Community College...

The little robotics team that could gets a helping hand, from humans

The Lee High School robotics team received a $3,000 boost ahead of the upcoming competition season...

Coach’s story goes beyond playbooks, is one for history books

Tom DeGennaro said that while Retired Zeeland Athletic Director Stan Jesky’s 52 years of coaching experience are worth noting, it’s his life story -- starting with birth -- that needs to be shared...
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