Grand Rapids Public Schools

Kent County Parks Foundation partners with GRPS on sustainability project

by (shannoncunningham)

Submitted 05-24-2013 under NEWS

The Kent County Parks Foundation (KCPF) continues its community education partnership with Sibley Elementary as part of Grand Rapids Public Schools' (GRPS) Transformation Plan.  On May 14 from 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at Millennium...

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KVO/CBOT working in collaboration with 5/3rd Riverbank Run

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 04-19-2013 under NONPROFITS

For many years now, KVO/CBOT has been working in collaboration with the 5/3rd Riverbank Run assisting them in assembling the many packets for participants and volunteers.  As the popularity of the Riverbank Run grows, so does the order for bags...

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Remembering a special friend of the CBOT Bowlers

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 10-04-2012 under NONPROFITS

The Community Based Occupational Training (CBOT) Bowling leagues began in the early 90’s at the old Fanatorium bowling alley on Jefferson Avenue SE and later moved to the Northfield Lanes on Plainfield. At the time, these leagues were created...

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KVO/CBOT students remember 9-11

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 09-13-2012 under NONPROFITS

KVO/CBOT, along with the entire Grand Rapids Public School, were asked, by Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal, M.Ed, to participate and remember the victims of 911 with a moment of silence.  With classrooms throughout the greater Grand...

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KVO/CBOT thanks One Stop Coney Shop

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 09-05-2012 under NONPROFITS

KVO and CBOT would like to give a special thanks to the One Stop Coney Shop of Grand Rapids for their generous donation to our First Place 1 and First Place 2 classrooms. Located at154 Fulton Street East, Grand Rapids, it sits diagonal from...

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One person can change the world

by (LINC News Bureau)

Submitted 07-24-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

LINC Community Revitalization Inc.: What compels you to take such an active part in the I Believe I Become movement? Minnie Dentmond: I like meeting people and talking with them. The I Believe I Become meetings provide a great opportunity for me to...

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Catalyst Radio: Kids Food Basket addressing food insecurity in school-aged youth

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-18-2012 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this edition of Catalyst Radio, we learn what it takes for Kid’s Food Basket to feed nearly 4,800 kids dinner each weekday. Our...

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Kent County joins 120 communities nationwide in the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

by (Community Liter...)

Submitted 03-16-2012 under NONPROFITS

Kent County, under the umbrella of the Community Literacy Initiative (CLI) of the Literacy Center of West Michigan, has joined the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. The national campaign, spearheaded by United Way Worldwide, the National League of...

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KVO & CBOT student celebrates LaughFest with world record attempt at chicken dance

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 03-12-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, March 8, the kickoff party for the 2012 LaughFest event took place downtown Grand Rapids in the Rosa Parks Circle. This party involving over 600 people might sound like a lot of fun and many of the Rapidian readers may...

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C.A.R.E. Ballet opens the arts to KVO and CBOT students

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 02-03-2012 under NONPROFITS

Kent Vocational Options and Community Based Occupational Training (KVO & CBOT), part of the Grand Rapids Public Schools, would like to thank the Creative Arts Repertoire Ensemble (C.A.R.E.) and their sponsors for the wonderful ballet performance...

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