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May 4, 2018
GRPS Student Wins Grand Rapids Youth Symphony Competition

Karl Falb, a senior at City High Middle School, won the annual Skip Gates Concerto Competition. The competition is held by the Grand Rapids Youth Symphony and Classical Orchestra. As the winner, he will perform a solo at the symphony’s spring concert on Sunday, May 6 at 3:00pm at DeVos Performance Hall. He will be performing Tchaikovsky's "Violin Concerto in D Major".

May 2, 2018
GRPS Presents 2018 Citywide Art Show

Artwork from all Grand Rapids Public Schools will be on display at the Western Michigan Conference Center May 4, 2018 through May 30, 2018. 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 8 from 5:30 to 7:00pm. The reception for secondary and non-public school students will be on May 9 from 5:30-7:00pm. Admission is free.

August 3, 2017
GRPS Back to School Celebration

Grand Rapids Public Schools is hosting its annual Back to School Celebration on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at John Ball Park from 4:00 – 7:00 pm. This exciting event brings together GRPS students, their families, and prospective families to get ready for the coming school year.

June 16, 2017
In the News

This week's news covers a little bit of everything, from murals and music to field trips and free meals. 

June 12, 2017
GRPS Announces Winners of Back to School Jingle Writing Contest

As students in Grand Rapids Public Schools are scheduled to go back to school before Labor Day, the district reached out to its talented students to create a jingle to help spread the word.

June 9, 2017
In the News

This week's news is about 3D printers, field trips, the proposed budget, and more. 

June 2, 2017
GRPS Students Spread the Word about First Day of School through Creative Jingle Writing Contest

As students in Grand Rapids Public Schools are scheduled to go back to school before Labor Day, the district reached out to its talented students to create a jingle to help spread the word.