Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Public School'


GRPS produces Turkey Trot downtown

November 23, 2015
It’s looking like one of the biggest Thanksgivings ever for the Turkey Trot 5K downtown. Read More

School district cuts $800K in health care costs

October 14, 2015
A school district will save more than $800,000 on health care costs this year, thanks to a recent benefits audit. Read More

Sustained GRPS improvements, achievements deserve community support

October 9, 2015
Grand Rapids Public Schools now achieves rankings an entire generation thought far beyond the capability of a public school district in an urban area. Read More

GRPS seeks support for $175M bond proposal

The school district is pursuing a bond proposal to invest in its future growth.

October 9, 2015
Grand Rapids Public Schools is encouraging community members to vote during election day Nov. 3 in support of its roughly $175 million bond proposal to “Secure, Connect and Transform” the district by investing in security, technology and facilities improvements. Read More

Letter: Creating healthier schools for our students

September 4, 2015
Editor: We all want our children to live, learn and play in healthy environments. Read More

Campaign raises $33.6M for Challenge Scholars program

Students from city’s west side now have a clearer path toward college.

May 29, 2015
Funding for an innovative program developed by the Grand Rapids Community Foundation and Grand Rapids Public Schools has surpassed the $32 million goal. Read More

Museum wins grant from National Endowment for the Arts

May 26, 2015
A downtown museum has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts for one of its programs. Read More

Schools construct Health Careers Pipeline program

MSU med school and GVSU partner with Grand Rapids students.

February 13, 2015
Three area academic institutions are rolling out an innovative program designed to empower high school students to pursue careers in the health professions with the help of college and medical student mentors. Read More

VAI partners with Grand Rapids school district

December 3, 2014
The “scientists on the hill” are partnering with public school educators to change how they teach science to students. Read More

GRPS: a remarkable reversal of trends

November 7, 2014
Grand Rapids Public Schools last month announced a reversal of trends and, in fact, likely set a record to be matched among Michigan’s urban public school districts. Read More