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July 13, 2017
GRPS and GREA Announce Contract Agreement

The Grand Rapids Board of Education unanimously approved a two-year contract between Grand Rapids Public Schools and its’ teachers on Monday, July 10.

“The process was a collaborative, cooperative, amicable process that allowed us to meet the needs of both parties and increase our competitiveness to attract quality candidates,” said Joe Washington, Michigan Education Association (MEA) Uniserv Director.

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 16, 2017
Meet Up and Eat Up - Summer Meals for Kids

Michigan children in low-income communities need to continue receiving healthy meals when school is out for the summer and the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is announcing multiple ways for families to find the nearest locations of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) for children across the state.

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 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 8, 2017
Ada Raising Road & ICHS Students Get Front Row Seat

Students walk near construction siteNearly one hundred students from GRPS's Innovation Central HS's Academies of Modern Engineering and Design & Construction spent the morning in Ada, Michigan speaking to lead engineers, construction managers, and town officials about the Envision Ada reconstruction project.