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Sunrise Sidelines: Forest Hills Northern

GRAND RAPIDS, TOWNSHIP, Mich. - It's the third Sunrise Sidelines of 2018 and this week we take a trip east of downtown Grand Rapids to Forest Hills ...

Forest Hills Northern celebrates 2018 prom 'Under the Stars'

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Forest Hills Northern High School students celebrated their 2018 prom at the Grand Rapids Public Museum on Saturday, May 12.

Forest Hills Northern notifies parents of student photographed in alleged 'blackface'  WZZM

After photos of a Forest Hills Northern High School student in alleged blackface surfaced over the weekend, the district addressed the situation with a letter to ...

Students, parents: Racism prevalent at this Michigan school  Detroit Free Press

Dozens of parents, students and others wanted to voice their concerns after they say a student portrayed blackface at Forest Hills Northern High School.

Forest Hills district, community react to Northern student photographed in blackface  WZZM

The Forest Hills Northern High School senior that was photographed in blackface on Thursday, Feb. 1 committed an offensive and unacceptable act, district ...

8 apply for vacant Forest Hills School Board seat, NAACP calls for diversity

Eight candidates have applied to fill a vacant seat on the Forest Hills School Board. The NAACP wants a person of color appointed to ensure diverse ...

Forest Hills students show solidarity and 'Black out against Blackface'

Forest Hills Northern High School students dressed in black in solidarity Tuesday for "Black Out Against Blackface,'' in response photos on social media of a ...

Meijer executive appointed to Forest Hills school board after 'blackface' controversy

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Vik Srinivasan, a Meijer executive and chairman of the Forest Hills Public Schools Foundation board, has been appointed to the Forest ...

Grand Rapids school officials call blackface photo 'unacceptable;' student didn't think it would be offensive  Detroit Free Press

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — District officials in western Michigan say that a senior photographed in blackface committed an offensive and unacceptable act.

'Blackface' incident sparks community debate for Forest Hills schools

More than 200 people attended the Forest Hills Public Schools Board of Education meeting on Monday, Feb. 19 at Meadow Brook Elementary School.

Former Spartan punter remembered  WILX-TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WILX) Mike Sadler's jersey #3 jersey was retired Friday night at Forest Hills Northern High School, permanently honoring someone who ...

West Michigan students weigh in on National School Walkout, Parkland victims

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Pearl McFall, a senior at Innovation Central High School, said she got teary eyed reading on Facebook about the 17 high school students ...

MSU punter Sadler to be honored Friday  WILX-TV

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WILX) -- Former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler lost control of his car, and crashed into a tree while driving with two other players on ...

A Michigan school devoted to innovation. Here's why others won't follow.  Bridge Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS – If you want to understand why Michigan K-12 education reform moves at a glacial pace, a good place to start is Kent Innovation High School.

Quadruplet high school graduates each to serve in the military  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

ADA, Mich. -- This year's graduating class at Forest Hills Northern High School is unique: seven children from one family in Ada will graduate, five of whom will ...

Forest Hills Northern's 2017 'Masquerade' prom inspires fun and mystery

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Forest Hills Northern High School students celebrated a "Masquerade'' that inspired loads of fun and mystery Saturday, May 13, at the ...

'Education is in my blood'  School News Network

Though new to Comstock Park's superintendent position, David Washburn has already been given some very important student instruction. “I've already been ...

March for Our Lives 2018 rally draws estimated 4,000 to downtown Grand Rapids

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- An estimated 4,000 people jammed into Rosa Parks Circle to advocate for gun control Saturday as part of the national March for Our ...

Students help refugee peers adjust to life, schools in the U.S.  School News Network

In one corner of a large, sunny room in the garden level of the Refugee Education Center, East Kentwood student Yasmin Alemayehu listened as siblings ...

Forest Hills selects new board member, adds diversity to leadership  WZZM

Vic Srinivasan is the vice president of distribution at Meijer Inc. He has lived in the district five years and his children attend Forest Hills Schools.

Forest Hills Schools, WMU, agreement allows students to earn Chinese minor

Under an agreement between Forest Hills Schools and Western Michigan University, students can earn a Chinese language minor and a diploma.

Student-led March for Our Lives event to protest gun violence in schools

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Around 2,000 students are expected to descend on Rosa Parks Circle Saturday, March 24, for the March for Our Lives rally to protest gun ...

Forest Hills senior makes classroom threat, will not return to school

A Forest Hills Northern High School senior is finishing the school year at home after he recently made a threat on school grounds, Principal Jon Gregory said on ...

Students march for their lives: 'If others aren't going to do it, I think we should'  School News Network

As Parkland, Florida, students continue to stand up, demand action and grab headlines in response to the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...

Mike Sadler honored at Forest Hills Northern Football game

Gone but not forgotten. That's what many faculty members, students and parents at Forest Hills Northern High School say about former punter Mike Sadler.

Local students use brain power to find mussels  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Students from across West Michigan went to Riverside Park Tuesday to learn about mussels and their role in the ecosystem. “We just ...

'March for Our Lives' an example of increasing youth activism, GVSU administrators say  Grand Valley Lanthorn

Local members of the West Michigan community, including current students, came together at the.

Best West Michigan high schools for STEM education  WZZM

To celebrate National STEM Day, we're highlighting some of the best high schools across West Michigan for STEM education, as ranked by

Forest Hills Northern community mourns, remembers Mike Sadler

Sports fans across the state of Michigan are in mourning after the weekend death of former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler.

Students march downtown Grand Rapids for National School Walkout

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A few dozen students took part in a National School Walkout event, marching about 2 miles to protest gun violence and support the push ...

March for Our Lives planned in Grand Rapids to protest gun violence  The Rapidian

Over 1,000 people expected to gather in Rosa Parks circle for march intended to advocate for gun control. Protests of gun-violence following Marjory Stoneman ...

Swastikas, slur drawn outside Forest Hills Central

Authorities are working to find out who was behind hate messages that were spray-painted outside Forest Hills Central High School.

NFL: Cardinals trade Jared Veldheer to Broncos  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have traded veteran offensive tackle Jared Veldheer to the Denver Broncos in exchange for a sixth-round pick in ...

Forest Hills Northern teacher helps student with cerebral palsy cross Bridge Run finish line

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- After 16-year-old Tony Bonofiglo crossed the Bridge Run's finish line on Sunday, the Forest Hills Northern High School junior yelled out in ...

Quadruplet siblings headed for 4 different branches of the military

These quadruplets from Michigan and another one of their siblings are joining the Air Force, Navy, Marines and Air National Guard after graduating from high ...

Martini to serve as interim associate provost of Extended University Programs | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Dr. Ed Martini, associate dean for Extended University Programs, will serve as interim associate provost of EUP following the resignation ...

New STEM Academy takes hands-on, collaborative approach

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Forest Hills Northern freshman Hanna Peterson says she applied to the district's new STEM Academy because she was seeking a greater ...

Quadruplets all to join military after graduation

The U.S. Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force and Air National Guard are getting five children from the same family, including a set of quadruplets.

Meet the teacher: Forest Hills Public Schools welcomes 14 new teachers  The Grand Rapids Press -

As a new school year is underway, MLive and The Grand Rapids Press asked area school districts to share information about new staff members.

Students take action, lend voices to honor Florida school victims and plead for violence to end  School News Network

While many students across the nation honored victims of the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Florida by walking out of their schools, some Kent County students ...

What it takes to be a National Merit semifinalist and what's next

About 16000 students nationwide have been named National Merit semifinalists, including 54 from Kent and Ottawa counties.

Principal's son identified as 22-year-old victim in fiery crash

Andrew Stephen Passinault was killed in a car crash in Polkton Township on October 19.

'Sadler Strong' takes on the Fifth Third River Bank Run

Forest Hills Northern grad Mike Sadler lived his life motto to the fullest: "He found a prize in every day of the journey,” said his mom.

85-year-old meets firefighter who helped save his life

Jim Bromley had a heart attack at his grandson's graduation. Two doctors, a nurse and an off-duty firefighters stepped in to help.

Forest Hills Northern girls soccer coach pulls double duty, has passion for teaching youth

First-year head coach Dan Siminski speaks to his team during the Forest Hills Northern girls varsity soccer practice at Forest Hills Northern High School on ...

Newsweek ranks 5 Grand Rapids-area high schools among top in the nation  The Grand Rapids Press -

WEST MICHIGAN -- Five Grand Rapids-area high schools are among the top public high schools in the nation, according to the latest report released by ...

Forest Hills senior coping with mom's suicide wants others to know 'You're not alone'  The Grand Rapids Press -

Griffin Kragt hopes the benefit game, You're Not Alone/LAX Cares, on Saturday will reach people who are hurting and encourage them to reach out for help.

Grand Rapids native Devin Booker on fast track to becoming NBA star

Phoenix Suns' second-year pro sets records with consecutive 39-point games in Mexico City.

West Michigan school district officials: Bullying behavior decreasing with newer 'be nice' programs  The Grand Rapids Press -

WEST MICHIGAN -- The term “bullying” is so widely overused in today's schools that many students no longer take it seriously, educators say. But in the past ...

Court records: 17-year-old arrested in Ada stabbing had prior run-ins with police  The Grand Rapids Press -

Samuel King is expected to be arraigned Thursday, Oct. 3 in Kent County District Court on charges related to Wednesday's stabbing.

Grand Rapids Whitewater co-founders bonded over love of Grand River, nature  Michigan Business Review -

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Chip Richards and Chris Muller say their love of natural areas and the Grand River led them to create Grand Rapids Whitewater. Muller ...

Founders Brewing releases beer honoring Michigan State punter Mike Sadler

The spartan logo at 50 yard line pages homage to former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler during the celebration of his life at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, ...

Hey Teacher, How Did You Spend Your Summer Vacation?  School News Network

As choir teachers passionate about music, Jed and Mandy Scott found themselves in Nirvana this summer by studying under renowned choral composer Alice ...

UPDATE: Speed a factor in crash that killed former MSU punter Mike Sadler  WILX-TV

Former Michigan State University punter Mike Sadler has been killed following a car accident in Wisconsin.

Vans footwear and fashion coming to Ann Arbor's Briarwood Mall

Vans are widely recognized for their slip-on shoes, now available in multiple colors and patterns along with the iconic checkerboard design.

In other mistaken identity case, families share hope and pain

Patrick Bement sits between his father, Ed Bement, and guardian, Beverly Stone, before starting therapy Wednesday near Rockford. Patrick Bement is the other ...

MSU's Mike Sadler honored with Founders brew

The life of a West Michigan native and former Michigan State University football player who died in a crash last year was celebrated Sunday with a new beer ...

The Many Sides of Mike Sadler  Michigan State Athletics

Oct. 11, 2014 By Nick Barnowski, MSU Athletic Communications Student AssistantIt's Mike Sadler's world - everyone else is just living in it.The Michigan State ...

Plenty of performance of 'The Nutcracker' happening this weekend in Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo

West Michigan Youth Ballet and Michigan Ballet Academy gives separate performances in Grand Rapids, and Grand Rapids Ballet Company travels to ...

2017 Sutton Foster Ovation Awards Set for Sunday at Wharton Center  Broadway World

The best of Michigan's high school theatre students are coming together Sunday, May 21, at Wharton Center's Cobb Great Hall for the 6th Annual Sutton Foster ...

Teens react to '13 Reasons Why'; What parents should know

13 Reasons Why” is a hit Netflix series that's become extremely popular with teens and pre-teens. But it's the subject matter that has parents concerned and ...

See what's new in plan for YMCA proposed on Leonard Street NE  The Grand Rapids Press -

View full sizeThe YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids plans a new 118,500-square-foot facility on 28 acres at Leonard Street and Crahen Avenue NE.courtesy of the ...

Florida School Revamps Classroom to Study Best Active Learning Practices  T.H.E. Journal

A classroom at a Gainesville, FL, research school is part of a Steelcase-funded study to find the best way to leverage physical classroom space to implement ...

Kent County developer James Rosendall pleads guilty in Detroit sludge recycling scandal  Muskegon Chronicle -

DETROIT -- An Alpine Township developer pleaded guilty Monday to federal bribery conspiracy, admitting to a multiyear scheme to win a sludge recycling ...

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