The Rapidian

Cook Arts Center

Cub reporters review Fiddler on the Roof

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 03-28-2013 under NONPROFITS

Samaria, 11 On Thursday, February 28, the Press Club went to see "Fiddler on the Roof" at the Grand Rapids Civic Theater. The thing I liked was when the dad had a weird dream about the wedding. And when the dad was singing "If I Was a...

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Youth reporters rename Press Club to honor Andy Angelo

by (GAAH)

Submitted 12-17-2012 under NONPROFITS

Regular readers of The Rapidian have seen a number of postings from the GAAH Press Club in recent years. The GAAH Press Club was recently renamed the Andy Angelo Press Club in honor of our dear friend and longtime board member who passed away on...

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Dance dance rehearsal at Calvin

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

Giselle Age 11 On Thursday November 15th, at 8:30 p.m. the GAAH Press Club went to a performance called "Skills Dance" at Calvin College Covenant Fine Arts Center. They were doing a dress rehearsal by Calvin College dancers. The GAAH Press...

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How GiveCamp gives

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 11-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

For this article, the Press Club members were asked to focus on planning what they were going to write prior to writing it. They first wrote an outline, and then put their article on paper. Some of the GiveCamp volunteers that were interviewed were...

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The GAAH Press Club is flying high at the circus

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 10-09-2012 under NONPROFITS

For this article, the Press Club was asked to review their experience at the circus, as well as try to include researched background information about Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey.    Donny Age 12 It was September 1, 2012 (the date...

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"Num, Num!" GAAH Press Club meets What the Truck

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 09-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

What the Truck provided three days of lunch for the Cook Arts summer program this August. The Press Club got to help the chefs prepare the food and then wrote about the event. Some of the Press Club kids wrote news articles and focused on including...

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What the Truck supports local youth programs

by (Steff)

Submitted 09-07-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“Tacos!” “Chinese food!” “Ice cream!” The lunch menu suggestions from students at the Cook Arts Center’s summer program were not surprising: when you ask kids what they want to eat responses like these are...

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Arrr, Matey! The GAAH Press Club reviews "Treasure Island"

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 07-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

For these reviews, the students were instructed to create a title for their review, do a brief summary of the play, and give their opinion. The Press Club also welcomes new reporter, Brian!   Antonio (Age 12) Jim Hawkins and his mother lived in...

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Hope Anita Smith visits GAAH Press Club

by (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 06-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club spent a morning talking to award winning poet, Hope Anita Smith and wrote about their experience meeting her. The GAAH Press Club thanks the Grand Rapids Public Library for this wonderful opportunity! The GAAH Press Club also...

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Cook Arts Center hosts student exhibit of artwork centered on immigration, injustice

by (GAAH)

Submitted 05-30-2012 under NONPROFITS

Almost three months ago, teacher Alex Escamilla's 8th grade journalism students sat in the art studio at the Cook Arts Center, waiting to be introduced to local artist Reyna Garcia. Some of them chatted while others goofed off, and a few waited...

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