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G.R. Students Will Be Able to Get a Head Start in College

Starting this fall, some high school students will be able to take college courses.

The Grand Rapids Public School and Grand Rapids Community College teamed up to create an 'Early Middle College' program...

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Veronica D. Klavon
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SmartArt Student Art Competition Winners Announced

A Grand Rapids Public Schools senior’s painting depicting the evolution of electricity production in Michigan has earned her a $1,000 college scholarship and prominent display of her winning creation in downtown Grand Rapids as ArtPrize heads into its final week.

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City High Middle School Ranked #3 in the State by U.S. News & World Report

More honors are coming Grand Rapids Public Schools way, this time from U.S. News and World Report.

In February, I reported that Grand Rapids Public Schools City High Middle School has been ranked the #1 high school in the state on Bridge Magazine’s list of “2015 High School Academic State Champs”.

Now, City High Middle school has been ranked the #3 high school in the state of Michigan by U.S. News and World Report. It is the #1 high school in West Michigan and #47 in the nation, according to the report.

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The Ducks are Running at Ken-O-Sha Park Elementary

One kindergarten student said when asked what she thought about the ducks, "they are so cute and I so am excited for them to walk out because it will be like a parade."

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Today is ‘Count Day’ for Public Schools

Today, Wednesday, October 7 is one of two designated "count days" as required by the State School Aid Act to determine state funding for Michigan’s K-12 public school districts. Funding is based on the total student count/attendance on those two days. Obviously, it is vitally important that our schools have all of their students in attendance since their vital state funding counts the heads!

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ArtPrize 2014: Grand Rapids Public Schools Students’ Artwork on Display

Twenty student artists from Grand Rapids Public Schools are competing to have their energy-related artwork highlighted during ArtPrize.

The competition is a collaboration of Consumers Energy, Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) and the City of Grand Rapids.

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GVSU and MSU GR Campus Closed Monday + GRPS Update

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All campuses of GVSU will be closed Monday, January 6 due to extreme weather. Only essential employees should report. If you are a student or have a student at GVSU, the Fresh Food Company and Kleiner Commons are open Sunday and Monday to serve food

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Holiday Charity Concert for GRPS

Once again, yours truly Matt Hendricks and will be performing with my Duo - Ice on Fire for the Coit Creative Arts Academy!  We'll be raising money for the school as things are VERY tight at GRPS and they need all the help they can get. These are great kids, with great parents and a great staff and they need our support.

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