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Time For A Change

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 06-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

Bullying in school is a worldwide problem that can have negative consequences. Students have the right to learn in a safe environment without fear. Many people in the United States are getting bullied. Most of them are teenagers. Today, students are...

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SWCC student taunted in hallways

by (GAAH News Bureau)

Submitted 06-17-2013 under NONPROFITS

A SWCC [Southwest Community Campus] female student fell into a deep depression after months of listening to brutal remarks from fellow students. She was mocked repeatedly in the hallways. She was tired of all of the hurtful comments. They’d...

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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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GRAM Education Center supports lifetime learning

by (kmb53)

Submitted 11-29-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

  When visitors to the Grand Rapids Art Museum walk in the building, they are immediately greeted with elegant architecture and works of art. As visitors look around, to the right they see a hallway across the courtyard which ends with a bright...

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New mural to be celebrated at 106 S. Division

by (DwellingPlaceCo...)

Submitted 08-06-2012 under NONPROFITS

This summer has been a hot one—but there is no cooler place to beat the heat than the Avenue for the Arts. This Thursday, August 9 starting at 6:00 p.m. in the 106 South Division Parking lot, the Avenue will welcome its newest addition: a...

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Students use art and journalism to share thoughts on immigration

by (Steff)

Submitted 02-23-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Leer este artículo en español | Read this article in Spanish “Will this project help my brother come back to us after being deported?” This question was asked by an 8th grade student [whose identity has been removed to protect her family...

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Second annual "Party in the Parks" provides entertainment, back-to-school information for GRPS families

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 07-21-2011 under NONPROFITS

It’s back to school time and once again, GRPS is planning to kick off the school year with the second annual Back to School Party in the Parks. Last year, as many as 3,000 people attended each party and this year attendance is expected to...

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Expecting greatness: Corinthious Bowen's journey to graduation

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 07-14-2011 under NONPROFITS

“My granny is just hard on me. She has high expectations for me.” Corinthious Bowen was just not allowed to be a "slacker" when he was growing up. His mother, his grandmother, his coaches and his church family at Pilgrim Rest...

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Beating the odds: Michael Bates' journey to graduation

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 07-11-2011 under NONPROFITS

 “I didn’t depend on anybody for anything, I had to find it in myself.” As a kid, Michael Bates stayed with his grandparents most of the time. They were his caregivers, his protectors, his friends. When Michael was in the...

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GRPS Graduates Featured On Billboards; B2B Website

by (GRPScommunications)

Submitted 06-23-2011 under NONPROFITS

To congratulate the graduating Class of 2011 and recognize their tremendous success, five billboards recently went up around the City of Grand Rapids. The five billboards that are on display feature 23 graduates from Central, Creston, Ottawa Hills...

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