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Learning by doing

Every student receives a total group grade at the end of each project, as well as an individual, daily work ethic score...

Remembering their sacrifice

With cards, visits, songs and poems, students took time on Veterans Day to honor those who have served...

C.C.’s super powers: to calm, listen & bring on smiles

The newest employee at Grandville’s South Elementary has four paws, a tail and goes by the name 'C.C.' The 2-year-old golden retriever lab mix started work as a comfort dog this month...

Five districts win tax approvals, one weathers defeat

Five Kent ISD school districts are breathing easier following voter approval of tax requests in Tuesday's election, but one, Cedar Springs, is weighing options after its proposed bond issue was defeated...

Six districts in Kent ISD asking for funding on Tuesday ballot

Five school districts in Kent ISD have tax requests on the election ballot next Tuesday, Nov. 5. Here is a breakdown of what they’re asking for...

Students take to streets to help feed other students

Eighth grade students at Grandville Middle School raised $2,419 for Kids’ Food Basket as part of a three-mile walk to raise awareness about the issue of hunger in the community...

Students take pledge to #erasemeanness

Jennifer Ward’s ninth and tenth grade english classes are taking a pledge to be kind...

Most important thing we do is ‘have a belief in our own bright future’

On the road with family or in the stands with fellow Cubs fans, this new school chief is a Yooper who wants students to shine in their own best way...

Bond proposals would fund new schools, pool, safety and technology upgrades

New bond proposals totaling $123.4 million will focus on accommodating the community’s growth and providing more student resources...

‘Bruno makes me feel happy and safe’

Cherry Creek third graders have taken a liking to newcomer Bruno, a therapy dog-in-training owned by teacher Brook Beaufait...

Diagnosis, robotics shape her confidence, drive & compassion

Senior Ellie Clark keeps herself busy helping run her organization, Ellie’s Elephants, which has raised more than $350,000 for diabetes research since 2004. She was diagnosed with the condition when she was 4...

Seating for safety and success

To reduce the tipping over of chairs in his classroom, Henry Stallings received funding from the Grandville Education Foundation for alternative seating, including red exercise balls and bases...

Take a break, read a book, head over to the sensory nook

The new calming area at South Elementary was funded through a $500 donation from Ridge Point Community Church in Holland...

Local students recognized nationally for innovative artworks

Three students from Kent ISD high schools were awarded Gold Medals for their art entries in the national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards...

Students turn out to protect the Earth: ‘This is an issue for humanity’

Students from Grandville High School organize the Grand Rapids Youth Climate Strike, which reached as far as Muskegon and Kalamazoo...

A great read gets better with student presentations

As 'experts' on 'The Great Gatsby,' English students share their literary takes on a classic tale, hopefully enriching the read for all...
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