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May 24, 2017
Consumers Energy, GRPS Announce Semifinalists for Fifth Annual Student Art Competition
Top 10 and Overall Winner to be Announced During ArtPrize Nine this Fall

Top 20 students pose with teachers and staffNearly two dozen student artists from Grand Rapids Public Schools are vying to have their energy-related artwork highlighted during this fall’s ArtPrize competition through collaboration with the school district and Consumers Energy.

May 12, 2017
In the News- Week of May 8

This week's news reviews State of our Schools, the district art show, prom, and exciting outdoor field trips!

May 8, 2017
GRPS Presents 2017 Citywide Art Show

Artwork from all Grand Rapids Public Schools will be on display at the Western Michigan Conference Center May 8, 2017 through May 24, 2017. The artwork was made by students in kindergarten through 12th grade and selected by their teachers. During the exhibit, there will be two receptions to honor the artists. The reception for K-5, K-8 and center based programs will be held on May 9 from 5:30 to 7:00pm. The reception for secondary and non-public school students will be on May 10 from 5:30-7:00pm. Admission is free.

May 2, 2017
GRPS Student Wins Poetry Contest

Grand Rapids Public Museum School 6th grade student Marie Milzarski won first place in the elementary division of the Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition.

May 1, 2017
North Park Montessori Partners with Animation Outreach

Grand Valley’s Animation Outreach program extends the experiences students have in the classroom by connecting students to the international animation community and by providing opportunities to interact with real-world problems and clients. The intent of the program is to provide meaningful, authentic learning experiences in animation production. 

April 14, 2017
In the News- Week of April 10

This week's news is about reactions to proposed education funding changes, a profile of a student artist, and a feature about a recent student conference. 

March 24, 2017
In the News- Week of March 24

In this week's news, read about a big jump in graduation rates, businesses helping students, and students helping others.