We Are GR School Choice Expo
WHEN: Thursday, January 29, 2015
WHERE: City High Middle School
1720 Plainfield Ave NE
We Are GR News
Recycling and Refuse Collections – Holiday Schedule
Refuse/Recycle Services will be collected Wednesday, December 24, 2014. In observance of the Christmas holiday on December 25, there will be a one (1) day delay in Grand Rapids City Refuse/ Recycling Services Thursday through Friday.
3 GRPS Students Win Art Contest
Three students from Grand Rapids’ Southwest Community Campus have won the 16th annual Latino Youth Conference Student Art Contest.
TRiO Educational Talent Search and Boy Scouts of America Assist Burton Middle Honor Roll
On Thursday, December 11, Burton Middle School recognized their honor roll students for their strong, academic accomplishments. With the help of Grand Valley State University’s TRiO Educational Talent Search program, and the Boy Scouts of America, Burton Middle School invited students and their families to attend the formal assembly as well as an ice cream social immediately after.
8th Grade Students Study President Ford
The 8th grade class at Gerald R. Ford Academic Center just finished an intensive study into the life and presidency of the former President Gerald R. Ford. Each year, 8th graders who attend Grand Rapids Public Schools get to take a trip to the Ford Museum, which coincides with the social studies curriculum. Gerald R. Ford Academic Center, however, in partnership with the Ford Museum, took this study a little farther.
Flu Illness on the Rise in Kent County
The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) is seeing an increase in the number of suspected flu cases reported from area emergency departments and health care providers, in comparison to what is typical this time of year. More than 10% of people visiting emergency departments in Kent County last week were suffering from flu-like illness, and 6 out of ten patients presenting with flu-like illness were under the age of 18.
Volunteers needed for Holiday Classic
As the Holiday Season approaches, why not consider starting it off with an exciting day of basketball? We are still looking for volunteers for the 3rd Annual Battle of I-96 Holiday Classic this Saturday, December 20th, 2014 located at Ottawa Hills.
Grand Rapids’ Leadership and Green Transformation Highlighted in National Publications
The city’s leadership in sustainability continues to garner national attention as two leading publications recently shined the light on Grand Rapids’ environmental achievements.