Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Public School'

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High school anchors urban development

Southwest Community Campus High School to serve GRPS students graduating from Southwest Community Campus in Roosevelt Park neighborhood.

December 2, 2016
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) Days before Thanksgiving, Grand Rapids Public Schools announced it was granting a Grand Rapids neighborhood with one of its greatest wishes: a new high school. Read More

Partnership provides pipeline to college

T2C Studio opens to help first-generation college students and students of color.

November 25, 2016
Area education and municipal leaders said they are concerned not enough Grand Rapids Public Schools students make it to and through college — which means the region’s talent pool is not as strong as it could be. Read More

FSU program prepares minorities for college

Promesa, an eight-week summer course, features 95 percent success rate.

October 14, 2016
Approximately five years ago, Tony Baker noticed a troubling trend on the campus of Ferris State University. Read More

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