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Pet posts give students ‘a reason to smile’

Darla England, the principal at South Elementary, has been asking students important questions accompanied by photos of staff pets to maintain communication with the community...

‘Every time we meet it’s a fun day’

The board game club is new to Grandville Middle School this year, 30 members strong...

High school junior, published poet

Daniel Lamboy already has plans for a second book...

Six houses, one family

The new initiative is aimed at team-building activities, to work on character trait development and to complete special projects...

Tossing for aces

Grandville High School senior Kyle Klein is involved in marching band, he’s a varsity swimmer and he’s the 2019 Amateur Disc Golf Champion...

Pen pals meet face-to-face

More than 300 third graders were paired throughout October and November as part of the annual Global Read-Aloud...

Most districts allow phones, but with restrictions

An informal School News Network survey of public school districts in Kent County besides Forest Hills showed cell-phone use is generally not permitted in elementary schools, and only allowed under strictly defined conditions in middle and high schools...

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...
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