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June 16, 2017
Ottawa Hills Grad Wins State Meet, Signs with Western

High school female prepares to throw shotputAniya Davis, a 2017 graduate of Ottawa Hills High School, won the Division I State Championship in shot-put, at the state track meet held on June 3. She also placed 5th in the discus throw at the state meet.

June 15, 2017
Coldbrook trail opens to water's edge

The City of Grand Rapids, its Parks and Recreation Department, Downtown Grand Rapids, Inc. (DGRI), the Michigan Department of Transportation, Monroe North Tax Increment Finance Authority and the West Michigan Trails & Greenways Coalition officially opened the Coldbrook Edge trail this afternoon.



June 2, 2017
Crowdfunding campaign launched to 'Rebuild Grand Rapids Sigsbee Playscape'

The Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation and Michigan Economic Development Corporation announced a new crowdfunding campaign through Michigan-based crowdfunding platform Patronicity. The campaign will create a communal playspace to replace a degraded structure that was well-loved by the neighborhood.

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
Discover! at Hansen Nature Trail at Millennium Park

Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 20, 2017 for Discover! at Hansen Nature Trail at Millennium Park. This free outdoor program for visitors of all ages includes a trail walk with hosted nature stations, a scavenger hunt, live animal presentations, cool giveaways and more!

May 8, 2017
Parks and Recreation/Wilderness Inquiry provides river experience for GRPS students

More than 1,000 students are looking at Grand Rapids in a whole new way. The Grand Rapids Public School eighth graders are seeing the city while navigating the Grand River in a canoe provided by the Parks and Recreation Department.

April 28, 2017
GRPS Athletics Hosts 2nd Annual Elite Challenge Track & Field Invitational

Grand Rapids Public Schools Athletics is hosting the 2nd Annual Grand Rapids Elite Challenge Track & Field Invitational.