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She got an early jump on college in high school; now she’s on campus

Wyoming Middle College students like Lauren Kramer start classes on the GRCC campus with an understanding of college rigor and expectations – and many credits already completed for free...

Free meals for all mean no more lunch-money worries, or breakfast either

Approximately 4,400 students at Wyoming’s four elementary schools, the fifth- and sixth-grade Intermediate School, the junior high and Wyoming High School now have the opportunity to eat school meals at no charge...

New superintendent looks to ‘significantly impact’ district

New Superintendent Craig Hoekstra has the opportunity to lead major investment in the district where he grew up, serving generations of Wolves to come...

New shoes for a new school year — for free

In the Image’s annual “Shoes Help Our Elementary Students” program put shoes on the feet of 1,700 students from more than 39 elementary schools...

New books, more connections, teacher says

Students last school year wrote recommendation letters for VanderGalien to receive the grant. The Book Love Foundation awarded 60 classroom library grants totaling $120,000 to teachers in the U.S. and Canada in 2018...

Leadership program put teens on track for summer jobs

Teen Outreach, which meets weekly during the school year, has three components: life-skills development; job placement and community service...

A proud Wolf looks back on a career of service to Wyoming

From removing pay-to-play fees for athletics to starting the Wyoming Middle College dual enrollment program so students can earn a tuition-free associate’s degree in high school, retiring Superintendent Thomas Reeder has kept his eye on giving students opportunities they need to thrive...

If you give a kid a 3D printer he will want to be a...

Graduate Bryan Rosello Lizardo overcame challenges and struggles, and is headed to the University of Michigan...

New schools chief worked his way up to leadership

Craig Hoekstra is set to begin in his new role July 1, following Superintendent Thomas Reeder, who announced his retirement last month after serving in the position for seven years...

Mariachi band adds festive cultural tradition to music program

With a plan to someday play in the community, the new Wyoming Mariachi Band is lifting up Hispanic Heritage through music

Statewide reading decline: how some high-poverty schools buck the trend

Principals in Wyoming and Grand Rapids identified how to use data to improve instruction, build teacher leaders and zero in on reading instruction practices

Wyoming, EGR and TK superintendents announce retirements

Tom Reeder, superintendent of Wyoming Public Schools, and Sara Shubel, superintendent of East Grand Rapids Public Schools, announced their retirements last week, after Tom Enslen of Thornapple Kellogg announced his last month

School shooting protests provide teachable moment on touchy topic

Wyoming Junior High eighth-graders read and discussed different perspectives -- right, left and center -- on the Second Amendment, gun rights and what measures should be taken to stop mass shootings

New play includes many firsts

Student cast members say the play has allowed them to go deep into character development, while recognizing strong themes of isolation, anxiety and abandonment

Teens gather messages for Parkland peers, say they must speak up

The Wyoming High students said they wanted to reach out to Florida peers who experienced the Feb. 14 mass shooting at their school

Technology turns biography reports into multimedia efforts

After researching and writing about historical figures and famous people, third-graders recorded their work like mini-broadcasters