Grand Rapids Public School

CARE Ballet dance mom shares her favorite part of a performance

by (careballet)

Submitted 01-30-2017 under NONPROFITS

This weekend CARE Ballet brings to stage “The Pied Piper,” a family-friendly tale of a piper who rids the village of rats. CARE dancers have rehearsed for weeks. Seamstresses have altered costumes. Volunteer parents assembled sets at...

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DITA hosts Education Day for local students at Wealthy Theatre

by (wealthytheatre)

Submitted 05-16-2013 under NONPROFITS

April 30 marked the first ever Dance in the Annex (DITA) Education Day. On this day, three events drew students from around the city to Wealthy Theatre, to learn about the science of stage lighting, the importance of colors and costumes, and the...

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KVO / CBOT students share dance classes with volunteers from Northview High School

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 05-23-2012 under NONPROFITS

For the past ten or so years KVO/CBOT has partnered with Northview High School to bring together students with differing abilities to learn and dance together.  In preparation for the 2012 KVO/CBOT prom, three dance classes were organized at...

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School readiness

by (development)

Submitted 11-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

Back in September, I wrote a piece on how small the world is for inner city children. Lack of opportunities to experience activities children from more affluent families take for granted hinders less fortunate children scholastically. If an...

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GRPS: The Effect of Poverty on Educational Attainment

by (fikj)

Submitted 12-13-2009 under NEWS

Student and family poverty negatively effects educational proficiency and children ability to learn. Written by: Joshua Fik, Daina Salayon, Kenny Spicer, Bob Hutek; Frederik Meijer Honors College; Grand Valley State University. In the midst of...

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