The Rapidian

Education

Help for Marriages in Crisis

Submitted 09-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

The story of Julie and Tony, participants of Retrouvaille, which is a marriage intervention program with a proven 80% success rate.

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Glance at the Past - Raising Canal Street

Submitted 09-08-2011 under NONPROFITS

The first S-Curve was not on 131, but at Canal Street and Pearl in downtown Grand Rapids.

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Varnum employees donate school supplies to Buchanan Elementary

Submitted 09-06-2011 under NONPROFITS

Varnum employees collected and donated school supplies to GRPS Buchanan Elementary. Their donation will save each teacher roughly $500-$1,000 this school year.

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Glance at the Past - Prohibition

Submitted 08-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

[AUDIO] Grand Rapids tried to keep alcohol out of the city, but with 58 saloons and five breweries, it was impossible.

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Going places - Thanh Vo's journey to graduation

Submitted 08-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Thanh Vo wants to travel the world. He also plans on attending Grand Rapids Community College in the fall.

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Shining bright - Kaniquia Williams' journey to graduation

Submitted 08-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Kaniquia Williams overcame hurdles in school with the help of three educators.

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“I Believe I Become” ArtPrize entry highlights student aspirations

Submitted 08-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Thanks to the generosity of a number of local businesses, GRPS art students will have the chance to participate in ArtPrize this upcoming Fall.

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Singing strong - Breanna Toliver-Reed's journey to graduation

Submitted 08-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Breanna Toliver-Reed seeks to further her Spanish education and fluency at Ferris State Unveristy. However, her first loves are musical theater and choir.

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Rising star - Lamarr Sherills's journey to graduation

Submitted 08-29-2011 under NONPROFITS

Lamarr wants to continue being a role model and make his family proud as he graduates high school and goes to Ferris State University.

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Engineering a career - Fernando Pichardo's journey to graduation

Submitted 08-26-2011 under NONPROFITS

As a skilled athlete and student, Fernando Pichardo wants to pursue engineering at the University of Michigan.

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