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Pottery studio to renovate aging Grand Rapids building  MLive.com

Pottery Lane, a business owned by Grand Rapids Township resident Kelly Kermode, plans to purchase and renovate the building at 710 Wealthy St. SE.



Forest Hills Northern goes to prom 2019 with theme “Capture the Moment.”  MLive.com

Forest Hills Northern High School goes to prom on Saturday, May 11 at the Grand Rapids Public Museum with the theme "Capture the Moment."



Sunrise Sidelines: Forest Hills Northern  WZZM13.com

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'  MLive.com

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



School notifies parents after Forest Hills Northern student was photographed in blackface  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- A letter was sent home Sunday evening to families whose children attend Forest Hills Northern High School, following an incident on ...



Innovation Central wins fourth Prom of the Week for Grand Rapids  MLive.com

Innovation Central High School edged out Forest Hills Northern and East Kentwood in the Grand Rapids-area prom poll to guarantee The Grand Rapids Press ...



Nick Minnema – special and driven, for all the right reasons  School News Network

Nick Minnema may never get his face on the cover of Sports Illustrated, but he represented West Michigan in a once-in-a-lifetime kind of way when he competed ...



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.



'Blackface' incident sparks community debate for Forest Hills schools  MLive.com

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



Forest Hills students show solidarity and 'Black out against Blackface'  MLive.com

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 ...



Mike Sadler 'left a tremendous legacy' at Forest Hills Northern High School  MLive.com

Mike Sadler, who starred at Forest Hills Northern and Michigan State, died in a Saturday night car accident in Wisconsin.



'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 ...



Michigan’s top high schools: Where W. MI districts rank  WOODTV.com

A Grand Rapids school is among the top five best high schools in the state, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report.



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

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



Two classes, two ways to learn about refugees  School News Network

Cherry Creek Elementary. When teacher Shelly Severt's fifth-graders were reading a book about a Sudanese refugee who came to live in the Midwestern U.S., ...



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

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 ...



New STEM Academy takes hands-on, collaborative approach  MLive.com

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 ...



Experienced administrator, professor to lead Extended University Programs | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Dr. Edwin Martini has been appointed associate provost of Western Michigan University's Extended University Programs. Martini ...



'Stay in the Game': Jared Veldheer brings football camp back home  WZZM13.com

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Grand Rapids native and former NFL offensive tackle Jared Veldheer is bringing "Stay in the Game" to Grand Rapids. From 5:30 to 8:30 ...



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.



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 ...



Kent, Ottawa high school SAT scores from lowest to highest  MLive.com

The Michigan Department of Education recently released the results for the 2017 SAT exam, which is taken by 11th graders.



Fundraisers tonight for Forest Hills teen who died after being diagnosed with cancer  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Quiniece Henry, a Forest Hills Central Middle School seventh grader, died a week after being diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma, a fast growing non-Hodgkins ...



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

Board members say they selected the best available candidate to fill a vacancy on the Forest Hills School Board. And the unanimous selection of Vik Srinivasan ...



Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 niche.com.



Final comments taken in K-12 Social Studies Standards debate  School News Network

Local educators and students weighed in on the proposed revision of State Social Studies Standards — under debate and hotly contested for the past five years ...



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

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 ...



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

Andrew Stephen Passinault, 22, was identified Monday, Oct. 24, as the person who died at the scene of a single vehicle accident on Oct. 19 along I-96 near 88th ...



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

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



WMU to launch Collegiate Pathways program with Forest Hills Public Schools | WMU News  WMU News

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—On Thursday, March 2, Western Michigan University Extended University Programs entered into an agreement with Forest Hills Public ...



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 ...



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

Thousands of people congregated at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday, March 24, to call for gun-control reform. The “March for Our ...



These are the best 50 public high schools for athletics in Michigan, report says  MLive.com

A new report from Niche ranks more than 12000 public schools in the nation based on five different factors.



March for Our Lives 2018 rally draws estimated 4000 to downtown Grand Rapids  MLive.com

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 ...



Michigan Blood holds 'Season of Giving' blood drive  WZZM13.com

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - It's the "season for giving" and scores of people in Grand Rapids are spending the day giving the gift of life. Michigan Blood is holding a ...



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 ...



Kent County high school students form one team to win academic games  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

A joint team of Kent County high school students recently won at the National Academic Games Tournament. From left to right, Dan Scherphorn, 16; Jack Culp, ...



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

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.



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 ...



Report: GR charter high school is No. 1 in Michigan  WOODTV.com

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The top high school in the state is right in West Michigan, according to 2017 rankings by U.S. News & World Report.



85-year-old meets firefighter who helped save his life  WOODTV.com

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



A look at Grand Rapids-area players who made NFL rosters  MLive.com

Holland Christian's Kirk Cousins gets another shot at starting quarterback in Washington.



YMCA on Leonard Street in Grand Rapids Township would open in 2014  Mlive Kalamazoo

A zoning application for a facility across from Forest Hills Northern High School, next to Grand Rapids Golf Club, is expected to be filed with the township this ...



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

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 - MLive.com

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 ...



Michigan's 2016 National Merit semifinalists: Which high schools have the most?  MLive.com

A total of 578 students from 233 high schools and 33 counties have been named in the 2016-17 National Merit Scholarship Program.



East Jackson School Board will interview two finalists in its search for new superintendent  The Jackson Citizen Patriot - MLive.com

Candy Wawro, of Grand Rapids' Forest Hills Public Schools, and Patrick Little, current East Jackson secondary principal, were picked by the school board from a ...



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 ...



New YMCA would build atop part of Grand Rapids golf course  MLive.com

The course owner might try to reopen holes closed several years ago.



Grand Rapids man killed in fiery I-96 crash near Coopersville  WOODTV.com

A Grand Rapids man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on I-96 near Coopersville Wednesday morning.



In other mistaken identity case, families share hope and pain  MLive.com

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



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

Vans store opening in Ann Arbor's Briarwood Mall. Forest Hills Northern High School students show off customized shoe designs as part of the Vans Custom ...



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.



Sports signups: Find teams to play for this summer  MLive.com

The signup list is available to announce community sporting events, teams looking for players and schools or teams looking for coaches.



West Michigan Congressmen nominate 30 students for acceptance to military service academies  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

File Photo: Cadets toss their hats in the air at the completion of a graduation ceremony at the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. This week U.S. ...



2001 story captures West Michigan's shock, anger hours after 9/11 attacks (From the archives)  MLive.com

At schools, businesses, coffee shops, people dropped what they were doing and watched the tragedies unfold in New York and Washington, D.C..



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



Update on locals in NFL: Trying season for sudden starter Cameron Bradfield in Jacksonville  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

A look at how Grand Rapids area players are faring in the NFL.



East Jackson School Board votes 7-0 to hire Patrick Little as new superintendent  The Jackson Citizen Patriot - MLive.com

The East Jackson School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract for new superintendent Patrick Little on Thursday.



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