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Student spreads her passion for music through Girl Scouts project

A rising senior at City High Middle has won the Girl Scouts Gold Award, the organization’s highest honor...

Post high school, she’s pursuing big dreams in the Big Apple

A year after graduating from high school during the pandemic lockdown, Mariah Barrera is wrapping up her first year at Columbia University in New York City...

Students envision the ideal community: ‘divine and unique’

The Diatribe conducted a class at Ottawa Hills High School focusing on how racist policies contributed to segregated housing patterns in Grand Rapids...

Wanted: teens who can inspire change, spark passions

Local middle- and high-school students are invited to apply by June 4...

Challenge Scholars program to phase out with Class of 2028

A college scholarship program for students on the West Side of Grand Rapids will phase out over the next decade...

Student vaccine ambassadors spread the message: ‘do your part’

Six students from GRPS schools were chosen to be COVID-19 vaccine ambassadors by the state of Michigan...

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...

GRPS to ask for operating millage buffer in August

Voters in the City of Grand Rapids will be asked Aug. 3 by GRPS to approve a non-homestead millage proposal...

GRPS high schools will not expand in-person days this school year

GRPS students in grades 9-12 will not see an expansion of in-person learning this school year...

State grants to help students explore education careers

A staffing shortage comes at a time when districts not only need more educators in general to replace an aging workforce, but also more diverse educators...

For this longtime family, GRPS is part of their ‘family forever’

The district’s 150th anniversary has crept up quietly due to the pandemic, but celebrations are coming later in the year...

A promise fulfilled: first grad from scholarship program already in workforce

The first student to graduate from Grand Rapids Community College as part of the Promise Zone scholarship program already has a job and big things lined up for the future...

The year of learning virtually: a challenge for students and teachers alike

Local districts are making adjustments to better serve their online students, even as more return to classrooms...

New director named to lead arts and technology center

Jamon Alexander, the new president and CEO of West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT), says he aims to lead the nonprofit’s programs for teens and adults through the challenges of cultural change brought on by the pandemic...

Move to four days a week in person delayed by one week due to increased COVID cases

GRPS students in grades K-8 who were in person for learning just two days a week will have a choice to be in class four days a week or go to all-virtual learning starting in April...

Fighting illness with air handling

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