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Partnership continues focus on student emotional, mental health

A group is working to identify trauma and provide support early in order to increase student success...

A familiar face returns to lead Kent ISD

Retired Kent ISD Assistant Superintendent Ron Koehler officially took the helm as interim superintendent on Jan. 1...

Kent ISD Superintendent Ron Caniff retires

After almost 40 years in education, five as superintendent of Kent ISD, Ron Caniff announced his retirement at the July Kent ISD Board of Education meeting...

Career education expert takes on new Kent ISD assistant superintendent position

Amid COVID-19, Sue Gardner took on a brand new role as Kent ISD assistant superintendent helping to administer and support the existing high school programs and help start new ones...

Have cart, will travel

A Southeast Kelloggsville Elementary music teacher has a new cart for her ukuleles, thanks to her school, her husband and the Kent Career Tech Center...

KCTC and KTC Core students roll up their sleeves to help reduce water runoff at Kent ISD

The water from the Kent ISD area feeds into the Lamberton Creek watershed. The plants will aid in reducing the amount added to the creek...

Essential workers get high school diplomas thanks to state program

Futures for Frontliners offers free community college tuition to essential workers. The program also helps people earn a high-school GED...

Culinary, design departments partner to make chocolate violins

GRCC’s Mechanical and Architectural Design and Secchia Institute for Culinary Arts are partnering to use (literally) cutting-edge laser technology to create intricate molds for use in the Cake Decorating Basics course...

Great Start Readiness Program now offers a variety of preschool class options

With guidance from the state, Kent ISD was able to create more flexibility for parents of preschoolers in the Great Start Readiness Program...

Operation Face Shield: complete

The nine-week project resulted in 10,000 pieces of PPE that were distributed in West Michigan to more than 100 organizations...

Home schooling inquiries grow as parents ponder how to meet children’s needs

The pandemic has caused parents to seek options for schooling and socialization. For some, home schooling becomes an option, while others create new ways to help their children...

KCTC moves some programs to virtual format

Due to two of its staff people having been impacted by COVID-19, the Kent Career Tech Center has moved several of its programs to virtual/remote learning until Monday, Oct. 26...

CARES funding helps schools meet COVID-related costs

Across Kent County, schools are benefitting from an infusion of funds thanks to $2 million from the Kent County Board of Commissioners via the Kent County CARES Act School Grant Program...

Dashboard tracks COVID-19 cases in Kent County Schools

Parents and community members now have a new tool to use in tracking COVID-19 cases in Kent County schools and districts...

‘We are here to help’

The tri-colored posters along the walls of the Kent Career Tech Center offer a simple reminder to students who walk the facility’s halls: 'We are here to help'...
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