We Are GR School Choice Expo                       

WHEN: Thursday, January 29, 2015
4:00-7:00 pm                            
WHERE: City High Middle School
1720 Plainfield Ave NE
COST: Free


We Are GR News


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.

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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.

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8th Grade Students Study President Ford

Students at the Ford LibraryThe 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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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GRPS Athletics Hosts Annual Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament

Grand Rapids Public Schools Athletics is hosting the 3rd Annual East vs. West Battle of I-96 Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament on Dec. 20, 2014. The tournament brings together some of the state’s top talent, including top 25 players and state finalists.

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Proud Parents

Congress Elementary School Proud Parents: Jono & Emily

We feel so great about the staff and leadership at Congress and at GRPS. More...

Innovation Central High School Proud Parents: Scott & Suzanne

We chose Innovation Central because of the multiple college-career pathways. More...

Gerald R. Ford Academic Center Proud Family: Teresa, Denishea, & Kerby

I'm Nana first and as Nana, Ford Academic Center is perfect for CJ. More...

C.A. Frost Environmental Science Academy Proud Parents: Nancy & Brian

Every time they walk outside at school...they're on another adventure. More...

Grand Rapids Public Museum School Proud Parents: Tom

My daughter is so excited about the Museum School! It's unique and hands-on. More...

Grand Rapids Montessori Proud Parents: Stacy & Daniel

We did the research, and Montessori set her up for success. More...

Coit Creative Arts Academy Proud Parents: Phil & Lavonne

We love the arts focus…Coit is a gem. More...

City High Middle School Proud Parents: John & Gretchen

International Baccalaureate at City teaches our kids to be critical thinkers. More...

Southwest Community Campus Proud Parents: Steve & Nora

It's dual immersion, so they're learning English and Spanish speaking skills. More...