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KVO & CBOT work in collaboration with Kent County Health Department

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 01-10-2012 under NONPROFITS

Life skills are a large part of the KVO & CBOT’s curriculum. What are life skills? These are skills that many of us may take for granted. Yet the students in Grand Rapids Public Schools Kent Vocational Options program, serving student with...

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Continuum of instruction provided for local special education services

by (KVO and CBOT)

Submitted 12-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

As you may have read in our December 2nd article, Kent Vocational Options and Community Based Occupational Training (KVO & CBOT) works in cooperation with Grand Rapids Public Schools Nutrition Services to provide vocational training to...

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Students from ADC, Mulick Park participate in Santa Parade

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 11-22-2011 under NONPROFITS

Students from the Academy of Design and Construction at Union High School participated in this year’s Art Van Santa Parade presented by the Grand Rapids Jaycees this past weekend. This is the second consecutive year that the Academy of Design...

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Burton Teacher Selected as FOX 17 Teacher of the Week

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 11-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

  On November 4th, FOX-17 selected Deb Pena as the Teacher of the Week. Mrs. Pena is a first grade teacher at Burton Elementary who has been with the school for 17 years. As a bi-lingual teacher in both English and Spanish, Mrs. Pena...

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Community forum discussed future of GRPS

by (alexfluegel)

Submitted 11-03-2011 under NEWS

On Tuesday, November 1, GR V.O.I.C.E. (Volunteer Opportunities and Involvement with Community Education)  hosted a community forum at Gerald R. Ford Middle School to discuss the future of Grand Rapids Public Schools, including the upcoming...

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UPREP Principal Daniel Williams included in Grand Rapids Business Journal's 40 Under Forty Class of 2011

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 10-31-2011 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, the Grand Rapids Business Journal announced the 40 Under Forty Class of 2011. Among them was Grand Rapids Public Schools' very own, Daniel Williams, Principal of Grand Rapids University Prepatory Academy.  On behalf...

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North East Schools and the Affect of the Warm, Safe, and Dry Schools for Kids

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 10-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

The future of our students, schools and the district as a whole is not just an education issue or a city issue. It is about economic development. As we look into how each individual school is in need of some tender loving care, each area of our...

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GRPS Service Project at Campus Elementary

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 10-24-2011 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, October 8, 40 volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints - Grand Valley Ward went to Campus Elementary School to cleanup and revitalized the school's exterior.   The group cleaned up the playground,...

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Liesha Crawford Receives WMU’s Golden Apple Award

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 10-17-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Golden Apple Award is given to an outstanding individual who attended or graduated from Western Michigan University’s College of Education and Human Development.  Liesha Crawford, a special education teacher at Alger Middle School,...

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Zulema Moret comes to Burton Elementary to present a book in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 10-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

On Thursday, October 6, Zulema Moret, Ph.D, came to Burton Elementary to read a story to a classroom of 2nd grade students.  Her visit marks one of the first in a series in which GRPS is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. Moret started her...

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