Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Public School'


‘Climate of collaboration’ is making GRPS a national model

February 21, 2014
Various reports and projections on the West Michigan and Michigan economy are showing notable upticks, providing at least short-term confidence to further fuel growth. Read More

Wolverine steps up to help young builders

GRPS construction students partner with companies to learn trades.

January 31, 2014
Earlier this winter, Gideon Sanders watched as students loaded into buses wearing sweatshirts, baseball caps and sneakers. Read More

Inside Track: Mark Frost helps connect students to future careers

Leading West Michigan businesses cast their lot with GRPS Center of Innovation job-readiness program.

August 30, 2013
As Mark Frost guided Steelcase executives around Central High School, they stumbled upon a huge collection of yearbooks — all but three of the volumes since 1893. Read More

GRPS, Public Museum and Kendall team up to create a school

August 23, 2013
Grand Rapids Public Museum recently began a campaign to remind Grand Rapids residents that the museum’s extensive collection of artifacts belongs to them. Read More

Early Learning invests $350K in Roosevelt Park neighborhood

July 5, 2013
The Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative has taken another step in its mission to provide care for the children of Grand Rapids’ most-impoverished neighborhoods. Read More

Sweet music: St. Cecilia’s celebrates 130 years

June 21, 2013
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) St. Cecilia Music Center is the oldest arts organization in the region, celebrating its 130-year anniversary this year. Read More

Riverside Senior Care gets authority’s OK

Northern Michigan developer wants to convert school into senior housing.

May 3, 2013
A Harbor Springs multi-family housing developer had its plan amendment approved by the Grand Rapids Brownfield Redevelopment Authority for a new senior living center on the city’s northeast side. Read More

New high school to serve homeless and dropouts

May 3, 2013
Grand Rapids Mayor George Heartwell called Grand Valley State University’s latest educational offering “a charter school unlike other charter schools.” Read More

Triangle Associates works on array of projects

It is busy in the educational and retail sectors here and elsewhere.

May 3, 2013
Triangle Associates Inc. will be busy this construction season with seven projects already lined up that are worth nearly $70 million. Read More

Creston High closure could impact business district

Business owners would like to see the building used for something.

November 10, 2012
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) While many parents in the Grand Rapids Public School district are up in arms about the possible closure of Creston High School, the businesses along the Plainfield corridor where the school sits are less concerned. Read More