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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...

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...

The show might go on

Months of preparation and rehearsal suddenly seem for naught as school plays and musicals are postponed...
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STEM teachers step up to make masks, face shields using 3D printers

STEM teachers are doing their part to supply personal protective equipment to health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic...
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School bus delivers so much more than meals during school closure

Kenowa Hills is one of many districts who are making sure their students receive the daily meals that they normally rely on their schools to provide...
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Online story time, virtual PE keep students connected during shutdown

'They need to see we’re smiling and happy and that we’re OK, and that they’re going to be OK too'...

Voters to decide May 5 on $67 million bond proposal

Modernized classrooms, including a new STEM room in the high school, a renovated Performing Arts Center, new band and orchestra instruments, and upgraded technology are some highlights of a proposed $67 million bond on the ballot Tuesday, May 5...

Zinser-GVSU partnership a win-win for third graders, college students

For the second straight year, Zinser is partnering with GVSU to benefit both college and elementary school students...

Incorporating science standards, having a blast

Students join millions of peers in 180 countries for annual Hour of Code...

Alternative school helped alums find pathways to success

Two Pathways grads flip the switch to successful careers...

Class project: give

A new Kenowa Hills High School class allows students to impact charities with real dollars...

Student leaders recognized with scholarships

Three area high school students were awarded the $500 Helen Claytor Achievement Scholarship last month at the YWCA’s 2019 Tribute Awards ceremony...

Sophomore wins honorable mention in fiction competition

The horror story is a prologue for a novel she is writing, said Lydia Garcia...

‘Much more meaningful when it’s directed by kids’

The program is a branch of Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports...

Courses lead the way into engineering and computer science

Teacher Ed Beickman utilizes Project Lead The Way to instruct his high school engineering and computer science classes...
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‘Be The Change’

Kenowa Hills High School senior Carlos Velazquez created a compelling and inspirational anti-bullying video titled "Be the Change." It was inspired by Carlos' belief that bullying victims often turn into perpetrators themselves, and this cycle continues until someone reaches...

Shades of Life

Editor's note: Students in Grace Bollman's English class at Kenowa Hills High School were assigned to write a poem reflecting on the book "Tuesdays with Morrie" by Mitch Albom. This one was written by 10th-grader Haily Raupp. A morning following...
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