Ottawa Hills

Ottawa Hills: From Pig Farm to Thriving Neighborhood

by (Grand Rapids Hi...)

Submitted 03-28-2019 under NEWS

On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Fred Davison will present the story of the beginnings, development, and struggles of the Ottawa Hills Neighborhood; see the varied and beautiful architecture of the houses, meet the prominent citizens who have added to...

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Students explore hip-hop as 'something that you live'

by (Charguitar)

Submitted 03-30-2017 under NEWS

Matthew Duncan lightly shakes a can of spray paint and, like the serious aerosol artist he is, deftly sprays an immaculate orange “o” on a canvas. And so begins a lesson on graffiti – or more properly called “writing,...

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Open letter to Forest Hills Public Schools superintendent from equity leaders, parents and alumni

by (Jeremy Moore)

Submitted 09-20-2016 under OPINION

Dear Superintendent Daniel Behm & the Forest Hills Board of Education:   Mary Vonck Martha Atwater Susan Lenhardt Walter F. Perschbacher III Suzanne Callahan Michael Seekell Douglas Josephson It is with great concern that we write you...

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Our Infertility Story: Struggling to find support in the #1 city to raise a family

by (mnovotny)

Submitted 11-14-2013 under VOICES

Kevin and I are relatively new to Grand Rapids. In the summer of 2010, we discovered that Kevin’s job would be moving us from Milwaukee to Grand Rapids. Recently married and excited to start our lives together, we packed up our things and...

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Ottawa Hills students pay it forward

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 04-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

Ambassador Club students at Ottawa Hills High School (OHHS) showed some love to a kindergarten class at Shawnee Park Elementary School on Valentine’s Day, and again just before spring break. The Grand Rapids Initiative for Leaders (GRIL) OHHS...

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