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Nearly 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.
Dr. William Hudson, vice president of student affairs at Florida A&M, is visiting Ottawa Hills High School on Friday, May 19, at 11:00am to speak to Grand Rapids Public Schools’ students. Approximately 40 students from district high schools will attend to hear more about Florida A&M, the district’s partnership with historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), and the new pipeline between GRPS and Florida A&M.
This week's news reviews State of our Schools, the district art show, prom, and exciting outdoor field trips!
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.
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.
Grand Rapids Public Museum School 6th grade student Marie Milzarski won first place in the elementary division of the Dyer-Ives Poetry Competition.
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.