Due to inclement weather, the Grand Rapids Public Schools’ annual School Choice Expo and Family Winter Carnival is rescheduled for Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 4:30 to 6:30 PM at City High Middle School. It is a free, family friendly event offering GRPS students, their families, and prospective families the opportunity to learn about school choices while enjoying a fun winter celebration. Children’s activities include bounce house, winter themed games and activities, and prizes. Free dinner is also provided.
Ottawa Hills High School welcomes the public to another exciting day of basketball with the Annual Floyd Mayweather Basketball Classic on Saturday, January 19, 2019. This event serves as a major fundraiser for the Ottawa Hills boys’ basketball program.
The Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) announced today that Grand Rapids University Preparatory Academy received a $20,000 Reach Higher System Impact grant to enhance college and career readiness. The school will focus on two strategies: 1) providing all students an opportunity to receive college credit in high school through AP courses and dual enrollment courses and 2) assisting with academic strategies to avoid remedial classes at the college level.