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Groundbreaking Set for New CA Frost Environmental Science Academy High Middle School Campus
As part of the GRPS Transformation Plan, CA Frost Environmental Science Academy is being expanded from a K-8 to a PK-12 school. The former Covell Elementary that was closed five years ago is currently undergoing renovations to serve as the middle and high school site for CA Frost Environmental Science Academy.
GRPS Announces Reforestation Partnership with PrintReleaf, Via Applied Imaging
In celebration of Arbor Day, Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) announced that it is now part of PrintReleaf. Thanks to Applied Imaging, GRPS now has access to the PrintReleaf Exchange (PRX). PRX is the first technology platform to enable cloud-based tracking and reforestation of printed paper.
GRPS Athletics Hosts Elite Challenge Track & Field Invitational
Grand Rapids Public School Athletics is hosting the 2016 Grand Rapids Elite Challenge Track & Field Invitational.
Record year for Vital Streets projects on tap to preserve, restore and rebuild roadways
Grand Rapids’ third Vital Streets construction season gets underway with a record 362 projects planned, totaling just over $24 million.
CHALLENGE SCHOLARS EXPANDS, OFFERING GRAND RAPIDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE TO INCOMING 9TH GRADERS AT UNION
Grand Rapids Community Foundation’s Challenge Scholars program is expanding to include students who graduate from Union High School with up to two years of tuition-free college at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC), beginning with the class of 2020.
Five recommendations emerge from the second annual Grand Rapids Neighborhood Summit
On Tuesday, the Grand Rapids City Commission received a report detailing two distinct themes that emerged from the 2016 Neighborhood Summit: “resident voice” and “racial equity.” The Neighborhood Summit Committee shared five recommendations drawn from the 350 Summit participants.
FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES EDUCATORS OF THE YEAR
Two West Michigan teachers will be receiving the Down Syndrome Association of West Michigan Foundation “Educator of the Year” Award for “exemplifying the dedication of an educational professional and advocate for each student’s educational and social success.”