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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

'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 ...

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.

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 ...

'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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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., ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

Michael Sadler Foundation to announce new initiative

The Michael Sadler Foundation will announce a new initiative during the Spartan Winter Tailgate in downtown Grand Rapids Wednesday.

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.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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.

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 ...

'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.

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

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

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.

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.

March for Our Lives 2018 rally draws estimated 4000 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Michigan Blood holds 'Season of Giving' blood drive

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

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.

A look at West Michigan players in NFL training camps

Veterans get ready and rookies look to make impact as camps open.

The 50 Michigan public schools with highest average SAT scores in 2016

This slideshow features the 50 Michigan public high schools with the highest average SAT scores in spring 2016.

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

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Founders Brewing Company is following a Colorado brewery's lead in honoring former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler. Sadler ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

Mitch Lyons, MSU trustee and former Spartans tight end, always ready to defend program

-857be2e02ae2ab49.JPG. Mitch Lyons mingles with the crowd Tuesday at the Michigan State Winter Tailgate at the JW Marriott. (Emily Rose Bennett | MLive).

Private equity firm headquarters move from California to Grand Rapids  Michigan Business Review -

GRAND RAPIDS — A Grand Rapids native who has been running a private equity firm in California for the past 10 years has moved the company's ...

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 ...

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

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, nominated 20 students to be considered for military academies and Rep. Bill Huizenga, R-Zeeland, 10.

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.

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 ...

New YMCA would build atop part of Grand Rapids golf course

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

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

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- It's the season for “The Nutcracker.” Tchaikovsky's beloved ballet, the story of Clara, who gets a nutcracker doll from her Uncle ...

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 ...

Engineering projects wow high school students at GVSU (photos, video)  The Grand Rapids Press -

Remote control in hand, Matthew Dickerson's face lit up as the toy car sped across the room at Grand Valley State University's Kennedy Hall of Engineering.

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 -

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

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