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Fourth-grade hockey fan gets a magical hour on ice: ‘I made the shot!’

Raised as a Red Wings and Grand Rapids Griffins hockey fan, Jackson Solow lights up while skating on an ice rink wearing his favorite hockey jersey...

Nurses administering COVID tests at school, working with families

Now stationed in all Kenowa Hills Public Schools, eight nurses are caring for students and administering Covid-19 testing...

Learning from a place full of living things

Rebecca Perry and her class of eager kindergartners spent their morning exploring the newly redone Living Lab at Zinser Elementary...

‘We’re educators; we always make it work’

Kelly VanDyke’s roots in Kenowa Hills reach back to her days as a student teacher there in the Resource Room. Entering her eleventh school year as a special education teacher at Central Elementary, she is preparing for new students, safety protocols and classroom learning, reimagined...

New online academy looks to provide paced learning, support

Approximately 25 percent of Kenowa Hills students -- about 300 -- opted for virtual learning to start the year...

Schools start remotely, offer choice of plans

Kenowa Hills Public Schools developed two options for the 2020-2021 school year: allowing families to choose between 100% face-to-face instruction or 100% virtual learning...

Teachers agree: virtual classroom has its pluses, but ‘much of the joy is missing’

Two Kenowa Hills teachers reflect on the good and bad of virtual education during the school closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

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...
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