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For once-homeless mother and daughter graduates, ‘dreams do come true’

Ayjia Jones and her mother, Monique Williams, are both graduates of the Class of 2021. Their accomplishment comes after two years living in motels, searching for housing and pathways to stability...

The minds behind the designs

Next year, they will learn about innovations and their progressions. In fifth grade, they will become innovators themselves and design their own products...

‘I will always be a Falcon’

Superintendent Michael Zoerhoff retires from his position on June 30. He reflects on a career spent in a district where he feels immense pride...

Learning something new expands life, social skills

Students in an Autism Spectrum Disorder and Moderately Cognitively Impaired program explored many types of art and dance, thanks to a grant...

Mission accomplished: students design spacecraft

Bowen and Endeavor ARCH programs were selected to participate in engineering challenges...

What the bond buys: better food, arts, technology and a year-round school

Families, students and staff can look forward to new fine arts facilities, equitable nutrition and broader education opportunities, following the passage of a $192.15 million bond...

Your district’s summer programs at-a-glance

Area public school districts are gearing up to provide K-12 programs this summer to address learning loss impacted by the coronavirus pandemic...

Godfrey-Lee’s Kevin Polston selected to lead Kentwood Public Schools

The Kentwood Board of Education chooses the superintendent of a neighboring district to take the helm...

Voters give a strong ‘yes’ to $192 million bond request

District voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a proposed $192.15 million bond that will pay for substantial school upgrades and a new year-round K-8 school, all without a tax increase...

Sensory room helps preschoolers regulate brains and bodies

Students can begin their day in a special sensory room or visit when they feel overwhelmed or overstimulated...

Students reflect on personal experiences as Asian Americans

Students respond to the spike in hate crimes, reflect on experiences as Asian American students...

Second-round interviews set for Kentwood superintendent

Two finalists will interview for superintendent of Kentwood Public Schools Wednesday, May 5...

Voters to consider bond, millage renewal

Tuesday, May 4, is Election Day and voters have issues on the ballot in just two public school districts, Kentwood and Kelloggsville...

Six to interview for superintendent position

Interviews will be held April 28 and 29. Community members, staff and students are encouraged to watch the interviews online...

Poet uses words to empower others, inspire change

Senior Thang Lian’s award-winning poetry tells his story. His activism shows his passion for his home country and making a difference...

Students explore the globe, zoom in on where they are from

The ongoing project is a way for the school’s 137 ELL students to learn more about where they are from and share it with others...
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