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Kenowa Hills has succession plan for high school principal's departure

Kenowa Hills High School Principal Brett Zuver is in contract negotiations with the Grant Board of Education to become superintendent, effective July 1.

Kenowa Hills wins first 2019 Prom of the Week for Grand Rapids

Kenowa Hills High School emerged as the winner in a 3-way battle for Prom of the Week for proms being held April 19 and 20. The district was competing ...

Kenowa Hills goes to prom 2019 with Golden Glitz theme

Scenes from the Kenowa Hills prom at Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park in Grand Rapids on Friday, April 19, 2019. (Cory Morse |

A window into two graduations!  School News Network

Editor's note: Whether you're a high school student heading off to college or career, or a preschooler taking that next step toward kindergarten, graduation is a ...

Grant selects Grand Rapids-area principal to be next superintendent

GRANT, MI – Grant Public Schools is ready to welcome its new superintendent on July 1. The Grant board of education voted unanimously to begin contract ...

Grant schools names 2 superintendent finalists

One finalist comes from the Grand Rapids area while the other is a Newaygo County superintendent.

Annual Robert Kozminski Basketball games to raise funds to raise funds for local family  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Local police and high school teachers will take to the basketball court for the Annual Robert Kozminski Basketball Games this ...

Kenowa Hills wins first 2018 Prom of the Week for Grand Rapids area

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Kenowa Hills High School beat out three other schools to win the first 2018 Prom of the Week for the Grand Rapids area. In a poll on ...

Kenowa Hills goes to prom 2018 at the Downtown Market

Kenowa Hills High School held its 2018 prom at the Grand Rapids Downtown Market on Friday, April 20.

Everyone wins at Robert Kozminski Memorial Basketball tournament  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- The Kent County Sheriff's Office and Grand Rapids Police Department went to overtime at Kenowa Hills High School on Saturday night ...

Dad banned from Kenowa Hills graduation

The graduating class of Kenowa Hills High School celebrated their commencement ceremony Wednesday evening, but the parent of one of the students was not ...

Grant schools to interview Grand Rapids-area administrators for top job

Grant Public Schools is searching for a new superintendent.

Learning about Korea off the book, from one who knows  School News Network

Born and raised in West Michigan, where he made his way through the Grandville school system, Derek Stelma moved to Seoul, Korea in 2008 to pursue a ...

Teen charged in October crash that killed Kenowa Hills High School student

A Walker teen has been charged with moving violation causing death for a fatal accident last month that killed a Kenowa Hills High School junior and critically ...

PD: Teen who threatened to ‘shoot up’ school in custody

Walker police said the student behind the threat to Kenowa Hills Middle School was taken into custody without incident.

'Such Good and Such Promise in Each of Them'  School News Network

Fourteen students form a semicircle, discussing in detail the meaning of a poem by Pablo Neruda, “I Like When You Are Quiet.” Witness the teaching of David ...

Kent, Ottawa high school SAT scores from lowest to highest

The Michigan Department of Education recently released the results for the 2017 SAT exam, which is taken by 11th graders.

2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.

Kenowa Hills High School to resume Sept. 7; middle school remains closed

Students at Kenowa Hills middle and high schools didn't celebrate the beginning of the school year today, as school was canceled for the schools due to mold ...

Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...

Kenowa Hills seniors suspended after school calls bike ride a prank

WALKER, MI – Sabrena Hall and more than 60 other Kenowa Hills High School seniors are upset that a bike ride to school this morning got them suspended on ...

Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools  Bridge Michigan

The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...

Early Morning Rush: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Here's a look at what's making headlines this morning.

Memorable Kenowa Hills 'Masquerade Ball'-themed prom

Kenowa Hills High School held its prom on Friday at the Grand Rapids Public Museum.

Kozminski Basketball Night raises nearly $15k for Kent County deputies' son

This year's Kozminski Basketball Night was all about Wyatt Gilbert, the son of two deputies at the Kent County Sheriff Department.

Grand Rapids Community College growing middle college partnerships

Next school year, Grand Rapids Community College will launch its sixth early/middle college program at East Kentwood High School, allowing students to earn ...

Students take action, lend voices to honor Florida school victims and plead for violence to end  School News Network

While many students across the nation honored victims of the Feb. 14 mass shooting in Florida by walking out of their schools, some Kent County students ...

Holland schools, Davenport University partner on early college

Beginning the 2018-19 school year, Holland Public Schools and Davenport University will launch an early college partnership that will allow graduates to earn a ...

Sports Nut, Zamboni Driver, Dedicated Educator  School News Network

School: Central Elementary. Other positions you have held in education: I spent the past 11 years as an English teacher at Kenowa Hills High School. During ...

Lockdown drills becoming 'thing of the past;' bill would require active shooter drills

Some West Michigan schools already conduct active shooter drills.

Prom 2014: Kenowa Hills students dance the night away at Bridgewater Place  The Grand Rapids Press -

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – As they arrived in fancy gowns and sharp tuxedos, Kenowa Hills High School students were set to make prom night memories that will ...

Rotary BBQ Today

Today is the first of three summer fundraising BBQs put on by the Comstock Park Rotary Club.

Kenowa Hills principal apologizes for suspending senior bike riders on their last day of school

WALKER, MI - The Kenowa Hills High School principal who suspended 65 seniors Tuesday for an unauthorized bike ride to school and banned them from their ...

Kenowa Hills student, 16, killed in Alpine Township crash

A 16 year old is dead after a late night crash in Alpine Township.

After 65 Kenowa Hills seniors suspended for riding bikes to school, parents bring anger, gift for principal at board meeting

Those who missed final exams Tuesday will be allowed to come back and take them at a later date.

Funeral arrangements announced for Kenowa Hills student who died in car crash

The funeral for Aubrey Marie Staple, 16, is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 13.

Kenowa Hills student killed in head-on collision had 'a contagious spirit'  The Grand Rapids Press -

Jacob Daniel Freybler, 17, a senior at Kenowa Hills High School died Wednesday, June 18, after crashing head-on into another vehicle in Marne.

Kenowa Hills senior who organized controversial bike ride said it was 'not a prank'

Sixty-five seniors were suspended Tuesday for an unauthorized bike ride that administrators say disrupted school.

Discouraged by Failures, Students Take New Route to Success  School News Network

Trinity Clark would like to follow in the footsteps of her great-grandfather, who was an aerospace engineer for the NASA Gemini space program. But she's ...

Toys for Tots drop-off locations - 2018

Full Toys for Tots, county-by-county drop-off lists for 2018 holiday season.

Students Hope to Save Lives with Honored Video  School News Network

Brooke Buchanan and Molly Growney admit they sort of assumed their teacher was giving them busy work when he assigned them a project at the end of last ...

Esky state gymnasts | News, Sports, Jobs  Escanaba Daily Press

The following Escanaba gymnasts have qualified for state regionals in Grand Rapids. From left: Natalie Monkevich (vault/beam/floor), Jasmine Clark (beam), ...

Everything you need to know for Jackson's Gus Macker

We're less than 3 days from Gus Macker's return to Jackson and this time the courts will be in the heart of downtown.

Youngest Board Member Wants to 'Help Fix Things'  School News Network

Eric-John Szczepaniak remembers leaving his job at the Alpine Township polling place last March with a novel idea formulating in his mind. Having completed ...

A History Lesson Taught with a Song  School News Network

Dozens of students sat scrunched in a hallway as Jason Hammond sang them a history lesson. “With a load of iron ore twenty-six thousand tons more. Than the ...

Decades after GR murders, ‘Scorecard Killer’ still on death row

When Randy Kraft was arrested in 1983, investigators found a notebook filled with cryptic notes on his murders. Among them: 'GR2.'

Free Books for Students 'Means the World to Them'  School News Network

When she and her classmates recently gave more than 2,700 books to Gerald R. Ford Academic Center, Chianne TerHaar was happy to know she'd donated ...

Five years of high school can net East Kentwood students a college degree

Grand Rapids Community College and Kentwood schools plan to offer a Middle College program to high school students next year in which they could earn a ...

Grand Rapids 2017 high school football previews, schedules, more

The 2017 high school football season will kick off Aug. 24-26 for teams across Grand Rapids. Here's a rundown of area teams.

New Middle College Program to Provide Associate Degrees  School News Network

A goal at the high school is for every student to receive college credit from at least one class before they graduate, said Evan Hordyk, the district's executive ...

Wrap-Up on Severe Weather Sunday

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was in effect for much of West Michigan Sunday PM. Fortunately, we didn't get much severe weather. There was one small EF0 ...

Father of killed teen warns of texting while driving danger  Fox17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- After his teenage son was killed while texting and driving, the father of 17-year-old Jacob Freybler is hoping his warning to other teens ...

Deadline to sign up for Jackson's Gus Macker basketball tournament approaching

The world's largest 3-on-3 basketball tournament is coming back to Jackson and time is running out to get in on the action.

Migrant students: Summer school program helping kids overcome mobile lifestyle  The Grand Rapids Press -

Kent City Schools is hosting migrant students from six school districts in a summer school program to compensate for educational disruption resulting from their ...

Crash victims' families urge teen to be 'best person you can be' at sentencing

Kassidy Corner, 19, was sentenced Monday, April 17 for a two-vehicle crash that killed her 16-year-old passenger and severely injured another woman.

Annual Robert Kozminski Memorial Basketball Games pits Kenowa Hills teachers against police

ALPINE TOWNSHIP, MI -- Kenowa Hills teachers will go up against local police officers and firefighters on the basketball court later this month for the 8th Annual ...

See the top 10 prom venues in Michigan

Scenes from the Montague High School prom on Saturday May 15, 2016 at The Block in downtown Muskegon, Mich. (Joel Bissell | Joel Bissell ...

Bozo is 80 years old

Nearly 80 people gathered at Amore's in Comstock Park to wish longtime Bozo the Clown and television personality Dick Richards a happy 80th birthday.

Why Was the Sky Purple

Pictures sent to Storm Team 8 of a Purple Sky Monday evening.

Negaunee's 'Team Bridge Builders' secures spot in national competition

The team of builders from Negaunee secured a spot in the TRAC Program National Bridge Challenge in mid-May in Franklin, Tennessee as a result of their wins ...

Great Lakes – Record Water Levels and Still Rising!

Lakes Superior, Erie, Ontario and St. Clair are all at record high water levels for June.

Bill Steffen marks 44 years doing weather in GR

Bill Steffen starts the 45th year of doing weather on TV in G.R..

USS Indianapolis survivor says 'never give up'  WZZM

99 sailors from Michigan, including eight from Grand Rapids, were part of the crew when the USS Indianapolis was sunk in 1945 during World War II.

Among Top 10 Grads, Girls Top Boys (Again)  School News Network

Soon after arriving at Harvard University this fall, Kanon Dean realized he was going to have to buckle down big-time in order to hack it at the prestigious Ivy ...

Deputy whose baby has two rare disorders to benefit from Kozminski fundraiser

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- After Hayden Pavolvic was born, he spent his first four months of life in the hospital. He's home now, but his parents must deal with ...

Kozminski memorial games to benefit deputies’ son

This year's Robert Kozminski memorial basketball game between GRPD and the Kent County Sheriff's Department will help two of their own.

Jersey Mike's Subs opens; free sandwich with school donation

Jersey Mike's Subs is opening just its second West Michigan location Wednesday, April 20, and they're looking to help local schools in the process.

Married father of 3 young kids killed in fiery Sparta crash

KENT COUNTY, MI -- Police have confirmed the identity of a 25-year-old man killed Friday night, Oct. 30, on M-37 north of 15 Mile Road in Sparta Township.

Crowded field of nine vie for 4 Grand Rapids School Board seats

Nine candidates are vying for four, four-year seats on the nine-member Grand Rapids Board of Education in November.

Lost Boy of Sudan earns master's degree from Western Michigan  The Grand Rapids Press -

Grand Rapids Press News *Service* Photo/Jennifer HarnishProud graduate: William Chol will receive his master's degree from Western Michigan University today ...

Police hoops tourney to help Kent County detective who underwent double-lung transplant  The Grand Rapids Press -

Area police officers are taking on Kenowa Hills teachers, other cops and firefighters, in benefit for Kent County sheriff's detective who underwent double-lung ...

Aquinas women's hockey signs Brooke Forgar

Grand Rapids, MI- Aquinas College women's hockey coach Katie O'Brien has announced that Brooke Forgar will continue her hockey career as a Saint. Forgar ...

Heavy Snow Causes Roof Collapses in the U.P.

Above pic. is the Negaunee Schools bus garage in Marquette Co., Michigan. The roof collapsed under the weight of heavy snow over the weekend. There were ...

Labor historian: Grand Rapids, furniture city, was a union city

The Grand Rapids Press asked Michael Johnston, long known for archiving labor's history here, to write about the union legacy in the city.

Longtime local actress Jean Reed Bahle to be honored at Actors' Theatre Spotlight Gala  The Grand Rapids Press -

GRAND RAPIDS — She's been the queen of England and a gay Christian looking for understanding in West Michigan. She's sung about the hills being alive ...

Tom Rademacher: Haven for young people with Asperger's reminds us quirks are good  The Grand Rapids Press -

A group of young adults with mild autism/Asperger's get together in a social way regularly and create boats that they will float down the Grand River at the end of ...

April 2018 on track to be the coldest ever

>>App users: Tap here for full story with maps and graphics. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The question most members of Storm Team 8 had to field lately ...

Grand Haven 3, Mona Shores 0: Bucs win eighth straight volleyball district title and 12th out of 13 with sweep of Sailors  The Muskegon Chronicle

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – There's still no slowing the Grand Haven volleyball team down in the district tournament. The Bucs have rattled off eight straight district ...

From cotton candy to new head groundskeeper, Whitecaps vendor makes sweet leap

Gapczynski is familiar with the park, and not just as a vendor. He was a grounds intern with the Whitecaps in 2012.

Mom Reaches 99 years old!

The picture above is my mother, Louise Steffen in her senior year at New Trier High School (probably 1937). She had the lead in the opera the school did that ...

Brothers open Nomad Anglers, an Orvis fly-fishing shop, in Grand Rapids  The Flint Journal -

The 1200-square foot shop will have fly fishing accessories and fly tying materials. It is their second Nomad Anglers store.

WMU recognizes 2016-17 Presidential Scholars | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Fifty students in Western Michigan University's 5,900-member senior class were named a 2017 Presidential Scholar. The annual ...

50 Years: Palm Sunday tornado outbreak  Fox17

WEST MICHIGAN -- Saturday April 11, 2015 marks the 50 year anniversary of the infamous Palm Sunday tornado outbreak across the Upper Midwest and Great ...

Petoskey's wrestling team splits matches at BNC meet  Petoskey News-Review

PETOSKEY—Petoskey wrestling coach Nate Gross knew facing Gaylord would be a tough task for his Northmen squad. The Northmen faced off against the ...

Bill’s Blog: 62nd anniversary of Hudsonville-Standale tornado

Today is the 62nd Anniversary of the Hudsonville-Standale tornado.

Coldwater, Union City bow out of MHSAA Girls Basketball Tournament during a busy sports weekend  WTVB

COLDWATER, MI (WTVB) -The girls basketball season ended for Branch County teams came to an end Friday night, while at the MHSAA Individual Wrestling ...

Rockford's Wolverine World Wide bets barefoot shoes will be a hit for its outdoor brand, Merrell  Kalamazoo Gazette -

Cory Morse | The Grand Rapids PressEmily Zoladz, a staff photographer at The Press, models a Merrell Pace Glove shoe last week at John Collins Park in East ...

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