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Making school from home work for everyone

Districts scrambled to aid families with connectivity and tech support from March to the end of the school year...

Taking a musical trip, all the way to California

Musical theater student gets the nod to play at the 2021 Rose Bowl, selected to play with Bands of America Honors Band...

Food service director leads by loading students up with nutritious foods

With two decades of experience in the school kitchens, this food director continues to find ways to feed the community she loves...

Athletes Stay in Shape During Time Off School

An at-home athletic training program helps keep all students on the go during the school shutdown...

Student writers, we want to hear from you

Budding journalists, poets and writers of all genres, now is the time for sharing your work on our many School News Network platforms...

Chalk up this neighborhood to hope

Neighborhood with teachers and students from one district cheer each other up during school closures from the Covid 19 pandemic with a chalk walk...

Taking alternate roads to success

A unique classroom option gives struggling students a new way to prepare for high school...

Come SEA what we are learning

Coral reef activities help accomplish a Great Start Readiness Program goal of learning to predict, observe and record through drawing and writing...

Choose a chair and grab a new book

First year teacher got off to a great start with new classroom seating and new books provided by a Michigan Literacy Grant through Grand Valley State University...

For first-year teachers, challenge changes to wow when ‘one thing works’

First-year teachers find challenges and rewards as they rely on Leaders of Tomorrow support from Kent ISD...

Stretch, hold, relax, get ready to learn

A Kent City school social worker uses yoga to help students with emotional challenges face the school day...

Honoring those who served, all year long

For decades Kent City Community Schools has hosted a Veterans Day extravaganza for local veterans, complete with large donations for the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans...

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...

‘Their absolute best’

After a nearly flawless season, the Kent City High School Marching Band brought home the school’s first state championship, while the Rockford Marching Band won top honors for the third straight year...

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...

‘Doing art well is what matters’

A young artist took home a national award and has pledged to put his winnings toward his family’s future home...
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