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Ph.D.-bound college student shares her journey through science with high school students

The Ph.D. route is possible and rewarding, 2015 graduate tells Wyoming students. Wyoming High School Class of 2015 graduate Gabby Huizinga visited science classes recently to share the pathway she took from high school to a doctoral program...

A compass to college

When it comes to going to college, there’s a lot to know even for the most savvy families. And for Hispanic families without much experience in American education, knowing where to start can be daunting...

Social worker reaches out to students, parents to meet mental health needs

With one in five children experiencing a mental disorder nationally, extra support staff can help students and parents connect with the help they need...

Behind-the-scenes crew leader honored for character, graciousness

The biannual Alpha Wolf 11 program honors operations director who keeps things running...

Grant aims to ready middle schoolers for what comes after high school

Seventh-graders in four Wyoming school districts will receive tutoring, mentoring and career exploration opportunities via Grand Rapids Community College...
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A powerful message for adolescent girls: ‘Love yourself every day’

Girls from Grand Rapids, Kentwood and Wyoming Public Schools spent a day focused on self-esteem, health and wellness and just being themselves...

Educators learn to ‘stop the bleed’ in emergency situations

Preventing death requires quick action, trauma experts said during training. About 100 district educators recently went through special training. It is available free to schools...

Students deliver gifts to peers, fulfilling holiday wishes

Students spent $1,500 in council funds to grant 40 of 70 wishes. Several students and teachers made wishes to give to others...

Students recognized on diplomas for biliteracy

Michigan is one of more than 30 states to offer the seal. In Kent County, 113 students earned it, far more than any other Michigan county...

Figure this: numbers are like toys in Math Circle

‘It’s math for the sake of math – just for fun. In class you are taught math. Here you experience math’...
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Current events, social justice focus of film fest winner

When considering events that have shaped her generation, senior Quiana Wade thought of the killing of Trayvon Martin in 2012, and of U.S. Supreme Court decision to legalize same-sex marriage in 2015. She included images and messages about both events in her first-place-winning video for the student Mosaic Film Experience Mobile 2018 competition...

Walking through the ‘door of opportunity’

Wyoming high school students Mounahinde (Terry) Almame and Rohim Mohammed visited Lisa Monroe and Jodi VanDam’s fifth-grade class to talk about their experiences as refugees...

Design looks ‘like a campus,’ principal says

Construction will start in the spring on work that will eventually consist of $40 million in improvements at the high school...

Science unplugged

Seventh-graders, tasked with devising ways to generate electricity on their own, created windmills, water wheels and generators...

‘Holy hot course, Batman!’

Students at Wyoming High School dig into graphic novels as a way to scratch their itch for good stories combined with eye-catching art...

Grant will help prepare Wyoming area students for college

Grand Rapids Community College is the recipient of a $2.1 million, six-year grant from the U.S. Education Department to boost chances for all students to succeed in college and beyond...
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