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December 15, 2017
Professional Soccer Player Lori Lindsey Visits CA Frost Middle High School

Lori Lindsey, former U.S. Women's National Team soccer player, visited CA Frost Middle High to speak to the 5th – 8th grade girls about empowerment and reaching their goals on Friday, December 15. 

December 5, 2017
Speed Networking with Innovation Central’s Academy of Business, Leadership & Entrepreneurship

The goal of the event is to assist students at Innovation Central High School’s Academy of Business, Leadership & Entrepreneurship with developing professional networking skills, while also building a local professional network of support.

December 4, 2017
GRPS & Ferris State University Launching New High School Academy of Teaching and Learning

‘Grow Our Own’ Talent Pipeline Approach to Increase Student Interest and Diversity in Education Profession

Grand Rapids Public Schools and Ferris State University’s School of Education are launching the Academy of Teaching and Learning at Innovation Central High School.  The Academy of Teaching and Learning will create a talent pipeline from K12 to higher education and back to GRPS. 

December 1, 2017
GRPS Hosting FIRST® LEGO® League Tournament

Grand Rapids Public Schools is hosting the annual “ROBO Battle of the Minds”, a FIRST® LEGO® League tournament, on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Nearly 30 teams from Grand Rapids Public Schools and other districts will compete. The competition will afford several outstanding teams an opportunity to advance to one of the state tournaments.

November 13, 2017
Community Delivers a New Civics Program for New Grand Rapidians

The City of Grand Rapids and Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) are launching an innovative program to help new residents better understand and participate in local government.

November 8, 2017
Thank you!

Dear Parents, Staff, and Community,

I am writing to thank you for your unwavering commitment to the future of our children. Last night, I was pleased to watch the election results and see our non-homestead operating millage renewal pass with 71% of the vote. This will allow GRPS to continue to collect a vital $30 million each year in operating funds.

November 3, 2017
Every first grader in GRPS to receive author Dan Santat’s book "After the Fall"

Good Things Happen to Readers will celebrate its fourth year on November 8, 2017.  Through a generous gift from an anonymous benefactor, each 1st grade student, 1,750 in all, will receive their own copy of the recently published book, After the Fall, by Dan Santat.