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Meteorologist? Business owner? Investor? Students explore careers

Kent City annually brings in professionals in multiple fields to expose students to future careers and get them thinking about the future...

Passion for dance, hometown values will follow this grad to college and beyond

Coping with loss, yet this graduate heads to college with confidence and hometown values...

Just learn the rules and stay safe

School resource officers demonstrate they are all in for students, even when it comes to offering after school hunting safety courses...

Boating course helps get students ready — safely — for summer fun

In this class, all seventh-graders earn a boating safety certificate, required to drive any watercraft under parent supervision or on own at age of 16...

Are you one too? Cool Teachers create ‘something very special’

For two decades, teachers around West Michigan have been honored by WGVU’s “Cool Teacher’ program. Kent City’s Anita Kosak has joined the list...

Getting along, helping out are keys for this born leader

This high school junior takes pride in keeping up her grades, but isn’t limited to classroom excellence...

Athletes, civic group support district readers

A recent book drive and pancake supper took in books and funds to help stock elementary library shelves...

From trash talk to recycling action

Kent City science classes make sure everything that can be recycled or composted gets to the proper place...

Map-making a fun way to learn about Michigan

Third-graders learn about their Mitten State creating their own Michigan maps...

Eagle-eyed reporters

New class teaches journalism skills as students make contributions to school website...

Drones have students flying high

Learning about and operating drones is just one of the newest technologies used in summer and after-school programming for students from migrating families...

Red carpet party rewards reading

Elementary students read all summer for chance to celebrate with VIP treatment when they return to school in the fall

Stress test: students speak their minds on the M-STEP

Rather than go back to the same hand-wringing sources about M-STEP scores, we decided to ask the people most directly affected by these tests: the students who take them...

MySchool@Kent students overcome obstacles to get to graduation

Students choose online high school for a variety of reasons. Here, a few of this year’s graduates reflect...

Family and friends pushed her to excel, grad says

To some, using a wheelchair might mean marching band was out, but not for Sarah Abma...

Annual contest keeps veterans in students’ minds

“It seemed like a perfect fit to get our young students involved and thinking about those who came long before them and sacrificed their lives for us today”...
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