Grand Rapids Board of Education recommends closures, sets input sessions

by (School News Network)

Submitted 12-04-2023 under NEWS

Grand Rapids — After two years of planning to restructure facilities, the Board of Education last month announced its recommendations for 10 building closures over the next five years.   The “Reimagine GRPS with Us!”...

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Community Updates: Friday, October 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-06-2023 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum and Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association to host special lecture in October On Wednesday, the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced that it will be hosting a special lecture in the Meijer Theater later this...

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Community Updates: Friday, September 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-22-2023 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum announces several upcoming cultural events On Tuesday, the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) announced that it will be "hosting a series of cultural celebrations this fall."  In celebration of National Hispanic...

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Community Updates: Friday, May 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-19-2023 under NEWS

Kent County Prosecutor Announces Charging Decision in Case of Seven-Year-Old Student Who Brought Unloaded Firearm to Cesar E. Chavez Elementary  On Wednesday, May 3, security personnel at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary School in Grand Rapids...

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Community Updates: Friday, August 5

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-05-2022 under NEWS

Two Concerts Left in the 2022 GRAM on the Green Series This year's GRAM on the Green series, a partnership between the Grand Rapids Art Museum and WYCE, is beginning to draw to a close. With only two concerts left to go, GRAM is...

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Dear GRPS - It's Time For A Big Change

by (Marta)

Submitted 06-03-2021 under OPINION

About four years ago I was spending my time in community conversations, encouraging fellow parents to consider Campus Elementary, our neighborhood school in the Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) district. In fact, every friend that was a parent...

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Grand Rapids Downtown Market Hosting Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Art Exhibit

by (Downtown Market GR)

Submitted 09-24-2019 under NONPROFITS

This October, the Downtown Market introduces “Feast for the Eyes: A K-12 Food + Art Exhibit,” a new event and competition featuring food-themed art from local students. The entry period is now open, through October 2, for creative...

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WMCAT Opens Fall Enrollment for 15th Year of Free Afterschool Programming

by (wmcat)

Submitted 08-29-2019 under NONPROFITS

The West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology (WMCAT) has opened its fall enrollment for arts and technology studios available to all Grand Rapids Public high school students. WMCAT will host an open enrollment information session for fall...

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Community members call for accountability from GRPS regarding assault investigations against personnel, heater issues at Union High

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 11-21-2018 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Board of Education held its bi-monthly meeting on Monday, November 19, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. in the Administration Building. Eleven community members spoke during the public comment time, most concerned with the investigations...

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GRPS parent group sponsors school board candidate forum

by (Elizabeth Hoffm...)

Submitted 10-22-2018 under NEWS

On Wednesday, October 24, the Parent Teacher Community Council (PTCC) at Congress Elementary School will be hosting a forum for the candidates for the Grand Rapids Board of Education on the November 6, 2018, ballot. The forum will take place from 6...

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