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Students paddle into learning with ‘floating classroom’ on the Grand River

Students from Highlands Middle School, Northview High School East Campus and fifth-graders in the Adventure Leadership Program converged on Riverside Park last month to learn about canoeing safety, the river and environmental issues.

Hopes, Dreams and Here We Go

To help seniors prepare for “life’s next step,” Northview’s English 12 classes teach students employability skills such as résumés, job interviews and public speaking...

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...

Seniors share school experience, future plans before heading off

From résumés and influential books to college and career plans, seniors share their school experiences and future aspirations in this annual capstone of English 12 classes...

Dedicated educator retiring after 44-year career, during which “I knew ‘em all”

When the school bells ring and they throw open the doors at Northview Public Schools this coming autumn, it’s likely Dan Duba, principal at Crossroads Middle School, will be elsewhere. For the first time in 44 years...

Haunting photo of ‘classy’ young woman takes top prize in Congressional competition

Nick Ensing’s photo “Classy,” taken of his good friend Mariah Jennings, was named grand prize winner and will hang in the U.S. Capitol for a year

Release the salmon!

The Salmon in the Classroom program teaches students about the life history of fish, natural resources conservation and the importance of the Great Lakes and fishing to Michigan culture...

Director takes joy in teaching student musicians, ‘to see what they can do and...

Band director Greg Wells grew up as part of Northview’s proud tradition, in a family of music educators, and feels honored to carry it on

A student’s perspective on March for Our Lives: ‘I helped make that happen’

Northview High School junior Morgan King shares her perspective on the March for Our Lives and the student movement to make schools safer

Students take action, lend voices to honor Florida school victims and plead for violence...

The number 17 served as a marker not only for moments of silence in honor of those killed, but for students’ thoughts on how to make schools safer and kinder

Rattled by false threat rumors, students share anxieties and ideas on school safety

On the same day that Northview High School students gathered to discuss ways to improve school safety, many went home because of false rumors of a threat against the school

Local students push for change in wake of Florida school shooting

Students at City High/Middle School are joining the ranks of a national student-led movement to make their schools safer, stepping up where adults have failed to act

Signing for Children Opens ‘Window to Information’

Early on a Monday morning, Kari Chapin’s kindergartners sit on the floor as she leads them through lively exercises -- singing the days of the week, counting the date with pennies -- then announces they’ll soon have their 100th...

From Ireland to India, Students Tour Holidays Around the Globe

Yes, Christmas is coming, and Hanukkah just happened, to the delight of kids across America. How are other children around the world celebrating the holidays? A couple of local classrooms sent their students on a quest to find out. Forest...

Love’s Labor’s Not Lost in Earning This Ph.D.

Her love of teaching Shakespeare led high school English teacher Sheridan Steelman to write a doctoral dissertation on a new way to do just that – and, she hopes, to write a book to help fellow teachers. Steelman planned to...

Student Writings for Theatre by the Numbers: A Sampling

Student submissions from Nancy Hoffman’s Advanced Theatre Arts Class, highlighted in the related story: The Play’s the Thing; So’s the Writing "Side Effects" by Heaven Rademaker Hello, over-the-counter medication. Hi, it's me again. I know I keep calling with complaints but poison...
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