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New program aims to get students to graduation, expand career pathways

Last year the program had 70 students. This year, after restructuring, the program has 135 and counting...

New coordinator will be face of career-work experience effort

Her role includes creating job opportunities, serving as a liaison with businesses and helping students hone skills employers want them to master...
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Class is in session in the great outdoors

Field School, in its second year at Northview Public Schools, aims to foster mastery of core subjects and to encourage curiosity, stewardship, community, leadership and adventure in students in grades K-4...

Crash courses offer a smorgasbord of learning

Administrators and teachers called planning and implementing two weeks of nearly 40 classes both energizing and exhausting...

Want a book? Take a book. Have a book? Leave a book.

Resource room teacher Krysta King put out a single request for donations. Hundreds poured in...

Students tackle big issues through research, advocacy

In one language arts class at Crossroads Middle, eighth graders worked in groups to take on social justice issues through research and advocacy...

Third grade PureMichigan

Students learned the three aspects of product development: natural resources, human resources and capital resources...

Elvis, meet Malala

Teachers bumped up the presentation portion of fourth grade nonfiction learning objectives to include a biography 'wax museum' ...

They’ll huff & they’ll puff & they’ll become storytellers

Teacher Angela Burns uses the Read It Once Again curriculum she acquired a few years ago, thanks to a grant from the Northview Education Foundation...

Plant whisperer, reptile rescuer, amphibian aficionado

Creative, innovative, imaginative ... Many of today's students are all that and more in a vast variety of interest areas. This series features students with exceptional and unusual gifts...

Step by step toward the perfect shoe

Students learn how to use design thinking in their creative process through a semester-long class called Creative Problem-Solving. Open to any grade, it was introduced about five years ago...

Army of youth march to ‘fight for the world we will be living in’

Students from across Kent County put their science learning to work by taking part in the worldwide marches calling for action on climate change...

‘I want to change the world’

Ja'Kaurie Kirkland makes an impression on pretty much everyone he meets, including us. Learn what’s behind his positive outlook...

Not one, but two local high school bands to play Detroit Jazz Fest

The pair of West Michigan jazz bands will be two of just six high school ensembles to play at the internationally renowned four-day festival, in its 40th year...

Listening to stories: not just for elementary kids

Read-alouds are pretty much a daily standard in elementary schools. But in middle school? Not as much. SNN visited classrooms in two districts where students are all ears for them...

Student wins second straight grand prize in Congressional Art Competition

Northview senior Nick Ensing captures second straight grand prize in ArtFest 2019, the Congressional Art Competition for Michigan’s 3rd district...
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