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Students speak out on protests, call for ‘a better America tomorrow’

For area students, the ongoing protests over police brutality could be a teachable moment, a call to action or both...

‘So many doors have opened’

With the aid of Kent ISD’s Project NorthStar, a new father made a choice that led him to not only graduate, but to do so early...

‘I’m a 2020 grad, and wouldn’t want it any other way’

Across Kent County schools had to scramble to revamp graduation activities in a time of COVID-19...

Students invited to climb aboard ‘The Reading Train’ once again

In a time of COVID-19, a resurrected show on a local community access TV station returns to the timelessness of storytelling...

A clean sweep: seven districts pass funding proposals

All seven school districts in Kent ISD that made funding requests to voters had them approved, despite the economic and health crises of the COVID-19 pandemic...

Middle schoolers try out acting chops in theater club

Students in art and theater after-school clubs at Kelloggsville Middle School prepared the backdrops and performed three short skits in the school cafeteria...

Districts come to voters with funding proposals May 5

Seven school districts in Kent ISD have funding requests on next week’s Tuesday, May 5 election ballot, ranging from major bond issues and sinking funds to non-homestead operating millage renewals...

She’s ‘small but mighty’ and ready to fly

Despite a time of homelessness in ninth grade, and the COVID-19 school closure as a senior, Kelloggsville senior Naudia Potts is set to graduate and has been accepted to Central Michigan University where she will major in social work...

Getting down to business

Through the inaugural Student StartUp Day, area high school students met with local professionals and learned what it takes to make an idea for a business a reality...

Suddenly serving up thousands of pick-up meals with a smile

Switching from serving students in their buildings to handing out food curbside is a whole new thing for schools...

Working from concrete to abstract in Algebra 2

Popsicle-stick Ferris wheels are just one more way to teach important mathematics concepts at Kelloggsville’s 54th Street Academy...

What does the 2020 Census have to do with school lunch?

With some funding dependent on census data, school districts help spread the word on this key count of residents...

Kelloggsville voters to decide sinking fund request

If approved on May 5, the request would mean about 96 cents a week for a $100,000 home but would allow the district to fund a long list of already-identified projects without borrowing or paying long term interest debt...

Pudding parfaits and pedagogy

For preschool students at the Kelloggsville Early Childhood Learning Center, Cooking Thursdays are a recipe for success...

‘Thinking about my world and deciding how to make it’

A middle school teacher is using gaming software to help his students learn about islands, archipelagos, peninsulas and more...

EL students: eager to learn, ‘masters of change’

English Learners classes at Kelloggsville High School serve students from myriad countries and offer a variety of teaching techniques to help them succeed...

‘Rice Bowls’ a Poem by Seventh-grader Christeen Nguyen

Rice Bowls by Christeen Nguyen I am Asian I am Hungry I wonder what my lunch will be I see a bowl of rice I wish I could eat it right now I am Asian I am hungry I pretend not to be hungry I feel really cranky right...
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