Local Westside school collecting water for Flint Public Schools

by (jullianiemackey)

Submitted 02-02-2016 under NEWS

The Harrison Park School community is organizing in a collaboration between parents and school administrators to help our neighbors in Flint with their need for safe water. The Parent Action Leader, Petronila Solares, at Harrison Park School, was an...

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61Syx Street Dance Academy presents dance battle at Pyramid Scheme

by (lydiajoy)

Submitted 12-15-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Students of the 61Syx Teknique Street Dance Academy have been training and practicing for an age based dance battle, featuring 1 vs 1 dance offs from students as young as four years of age. This Saturday, December 19 from 11 a.m - 3:30 p.m. the...

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Leadership for Life Day Camp

by (grrtl)

Submitted 07-29-2015 under

Grand Rapids Students for Life is sponsoring Leadership for Life, a one-day training camp for teens.  The event will take place in downtown Grand Rapids at Life International (72 Ransom Avenue NE). During this camp, participants will meet new...

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Grand Rapids Learning Foundation to provide ACT prep courses this summer

by (GRLF)

Submitted 05-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Registration is now open for the Grand Rapids Learning Foundation’s Summer Series ACT prep courses! This summer, the Grand Rapids Learning Foundation (GRLF) will host ACT prep courses for students grades 8-12th at the Ronald McDonald House of...

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MFP Automation Engineering to Host Manufacturing Day

by (cknauf)

Submitted 09-29-2014 under

MFP to Open Doors to Students and Community   Grandville, Michigan, Monday, September 29, 2014 – MFP Automation Engineering will host an open house at its manufacturing facility located at 4556 Spartan Industrial Dr., SW, Grandville,...

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GVSU Student Seeks to Raise $39,000 for Kids Over Summer Break

by (KidsHopeUSA)

Submitted 06-25-2014 under NONPROFITS

Grand Valley State University sophomore, Megan Cloutier, has decided to use her summer break to raise money for at-risk student mentoring organization, KIDS HOPE USA. Starting July 2014 and ending in August, Megan will be campaigning to raise $39,...

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Ambassador Club Students at Union High School Urge Peers to Take Action Against Bullying

by (GR Initiative f...)

Submitted 02-12-2014 under NONPROFITS

The GR Initiative for Leaders Ambassador Club at Union High School held silent demonstrations throughout the school year, urging their peers to take action against bullying.  Students held signs with messages about bullying in the cafeteria and...

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Nearly 2,000 enjoy Halloween outreach at Calvin College apartments

by (nathang_999)

Submitted 11-08-2013 under NEWS

  What do you get when you cross 11 decorated apartments, more than 300 hours of work and 22,000 pieces of candy? A whole new world. At least, that’s what it felt like for the children trick-or-treating last Thursday night through the...

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Local journalism instructor reflects on The Rapidian's role in his development

by (David V. Urban)

Submitted 10-31-2013 under VOICES

I remember that late May phone call that turned my summer plans on their head. It was less than two weeks after Calvin's 2012 commencement ceremony, and I was hoping to settle into a peaceful but productive June through August that would balance...

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Shawnee Park CRC integrates students into leadership

by (nathang_999)

Submitted 10-25-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Four years ago, Shawnee Park Christian Reformed Church did not have a single college student involved in its ministries. Now, on any given Sunday, 40 to 60 students attend the church. More than a dozen serve in ministries, and one student even...

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