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On August 21, Ryan VanOeveren was approved to guide the baseball program at Hamilton Heights High School. Ryan graduated from Grandville High School.



Check out the bodies at Grand Rapids bodybuilding championship  MLive.com

The Grand Rapids Bodybuilding show was held before a packed house Saturday at Grandville High School.



Michigan teen suffers seizure after vaping  WILX-TV

GRANDVILLE, MI. (WILX) - A Michigan teen is speaking out about the dangers of vaping. WILX has been tracking the federal government's investigation into ...



High school football 2019 kicks off in Grand Rapids area  MLive.com

Rockford Rams lineman hit a bag during the first football practice of the 2019 season at Rockford High School in Rockford, Michigan on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.



Teens injured in car-bus crash from Grandville HS  WOODTV.com

GRANDVILLE, Mich. (WOOD) — Three teenage girls injured when the car they were riding in collided with a Rapid bus are students of Grandville High School.



Grandville High School's mannequin lip dub is online hit  MLive.com

Grandville High School's mannequin challenge-lip dub hybrid video is less than 24 hours old but has already garnered the school district a lot of attention.



Midshipman inspired by death of Grandville teenager  WZZM13.com

U.S Naval Academy junior Erick Bleakly says he was inspired to seek an appointment to the school by the death of a Grandville teenager in 2014. Ryan Fischer ...



Grandville pulls off awesome Gatsby themed 2018 prom  MLive.com

Grandville High School's prom was held Saturday, April 21, at Noto's Old World Italian Dining.



Former Grandville principal dies after leukemia battle  MLive.com

Former Grandville High School Principal Chris VanderSlice died this weekend following an extended battle with leukemia.



Lacrosse Photos: Forest Hills Eastern defeats East Grand Rapids 9-6  MLive.com

GRANDVILLE, MI-- Forest Hills Eastern defeated East Grand Rapids in boys lacrosse Thursday night 9-6 at Grandville High School. They will compete in ...



Community gathers to dedicate gym to late principal  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRANDVILLE, Mich. — The Grandville community remembered one of their own Friday night at a high school basketball game. Grandville High School ...



Grandville High School hockey team co-captain Ryan Fischer found dead hours before tournament  MLive.com

The Fischer family and Grandville High School have made the decision that tonight's tournament game should be played as scheduled.



Grandville High School hosts memorial for Principal Chris VanderSlice  Fox17

GRANDVILLE, Mich. -- Hundreds of people attended memorial services for Chris VanderSlice, principal of Grandville High School. “It's overwhelming to see the ...



Students turn out to protect the Earth: 'This is an issue for humanity'  School News Network

It was a rainy day when West Michigan's youth decided to fight back, but the passion at the Grand Rapids Climate Strike was far from clouded. Calvin Olson, a ...



Grand Rapids FC kicks off 2019 season on Saturday  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

Whether you call it soccer or football, we can all agree we have a good time when we go to a game. With the season starting up again, The Grand Rapids ...



Grandville High principal fighting cancer again, as he takes on new district job  MLive.com

Grandville high school has a new principal this fall as Chris VanderSlice prepares to take on a central office job after his latest cancer battle.



Ravenna school board names 2 superintendent finalists  MLive.com

Daniel Remenap (left), Allendale High School principal; and Greg Helmer (right), Ravenna Middle School principal, are finalists for the Ravenna Public Schools ...



Michigan’s top high schools: Where W. MI districts rank  WOODTV.com

A Grand Rapids school is among the top five best high schools in the state, according to new rankings from U.S. News & World Report.



Grandville graduation celebrates seniors, reflects on deaths of Ryan Fischer, Roman Aguilar-Emmons  MLive.com

The siblings of fallen seniors Ryan Fischer and Roman Aguilar-Emmons accepted the diplomas on their behalf during the school's graduation ceremony at ...



Ravenna school board picks Allendale principal to be superintendent  MLive.com

RAVENNA, MI – The Ravenna Public Schools Board of Education selected the current Allendale High School principal to fill the district's top job. However ...



Lingerie store opening near Grandville High School draws mixed reaction after viral sex photos  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Nice and Naughty will occupy the end retail space in a strip mall that includes a tanning , nail and spa and men's hair salons, an eyeglass shop, and a video ...



Teachers do the snow-day shuffle, trying to make up for lost instruction time  School News Network

School closing announcements due to inclement weather are typically greeted with cheers of “Let it snow!” But, after 10 or more snow days, Kent County ...



Memorial service for beloved Grandville educator Thursday  MLive.com

A public memorial *service* is planned for former Grandville High School principal, Chris VanderSlice, for 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2, at the high school.



Grandville schools adds new staff for school year  MLive.com

Grandville Public Schools has hired five people for administrative/supervisory positions for the 2017-18 school year, which began Aug. 21. They are Emily ...



Grandville High School's prom full of flair, fashion and fun  MLive.com

Grandville High School held its prom Saturday, April 23, at the Pinnacle Center in Hudsonville. More than 600 students attended the event.



Ravenna school board to interview 6 for superintendent job  MLive.com

RAVENNA, MI – Six candidates will be interviewed this week for the superintendent position at Ravenna Public Schools. The semi-finalist field includes two with ...



Once he knew the why, 'Everything fell into place'  School News Network

Jeff Bush, the new principal at Kent Innovation High School, is passionate about helping his students discover their path in life. But his own career as a high ...



Walkathon delivers peer connections, outside experiences  School News Network

On a chilly fall morning, student volunteers from several school districts converged on Pine Grove Learning Center to participate in what is shaping up to be an ...



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.



Grandville teen who died from cancer remembered for strength; district to hold benefit  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Grandville High School freshman Alyssa Arends, died Sunday, March 2 -- three days after giving a presentation to students at East Elementary about being ...



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 ...



A great read gets better with student presentations  School News Network

Examining the lengths one goes for love and money in reading F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic jazz-age novel “The Great Gatsby” has been a time-honored tradition ...



High school students accused in public sex act, viral photos detail actions to police  MLive.com

WYOMING, MI – Three 16-year-olds facing felony charges related to sexually explicit photos involving Grandville High School students taken near the school will ...



Bulldogs at West Point: a community tradition and point of pride  School News Network

Though far from West Michigan, the United States Military Academy at West Point has a little bit of home among its ranks. Grandville Public Schools currently has ...



Report: Grandville coach Mike Lapciuk sat out practices for MHSAA, school violations  MLive.com

Third-year coach was back on the field for opener after determination by Grandville Public School Superintendent Ron Caniff.



Plea deal reached for former Grandville student involved in viral ‘sex act’  Fox17

WEST MICHIGAN -- A former Grandville High School student reached a plea deal following a sex scandal that went viral in September 2014. The post, which ...



‘Invisible Injuries’ — What parents need to know  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

WEST MICHIGAN - Chances are, if your child plays a sport, they've suffered some sort of injury, but there are plenty of things parents, coaches, and doctors are ...



Grandville schools launching new Robotics & Engineering Center  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRANDVILLE, MI - Grandville Public Schools is opening a new Robotics & Engineering Center that will house the high school's internationally recognized ...



Grandville High School Does Lip Dub  Fox17

GRANDVILLE, Mich. -- Students at Grandville High School put their choreography skills to the test when they did a lip dub that they posted on YouTube this ...



Man charged in crash that killed Grandville High School senior, cousin  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Grandville High School and Kent Career Technical Center student, Roman Aguilar-Emmons, 18, (left) and his cousin, Michael Aguilar, 22, were killed in a car ...



Five candidates run for three open Grandville City Council seats  MLive.com

Five candidates vie for three open seats on the council, mayor runs unopposed for re-election.



Adult lingerie and novelty shop opening next to Grandville High School  Fox17

GRANDVILLE, Mich. -- An adult lingerie and novelty store is moving in next to Grandville High School, and some parents in the community are asking how that ...



Grandville teen charged with making threat to ‘blow up’ school  Fox17

GRANDVILLE, Mich. - A Grandville teen who told police that she "hates that school" was charged late last month with threatening to blow up Grandville High ...



A Bulldog's legacy  School News Network

After Chris VanderSlice passed away from leukemia last year, the Bulldog community brainstormed ways to honor the former principal's legacy. For several art ...



West Ottawa edged by Grandville on fourth down at buzzer  HollandSentinel.com

GRANDVILLE — With nearly three minutes remaining in the game, down by seven points, the West Ottawa Panthers needed to find the end zone.Without any ...



See high schools where each Michigan college draws the most students  MLive.com

Of the 102,334 public school students in Michigan's Class of 2017, about 61 percent -- 62,806 -- enrolled in college with six months of leaving high school, ...



Grandville plans to shut down Orion alternative high school, which also serves Jenison and Hudsonville  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

With Orion's closing, Grandville Public Schools will save about $550000. Students attending Orion will be invited to transfer to Grandville High School.



Food Fight Fridays  Fox17

PLAINWELL, Mich. — We visited our final school this morning for our FOX 17 Food Fight Fridays and officially have our winner! Plainwell High School took home ...



Grand Rapids native Devin Booker on fast track to becoming NBA star  MLive.com

x-default. Phoenix Suns Devin Booker, left, drives the ball as San Antonio Spurs LaMarcus Aldridge attempts to block him, in the first half of their regular-season ...



7th Annual Play for Melanoma Games  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

WYOMING, Mich. -- Wyoming high school hosted the 7th Annual Play for Melanoma baseball and softball games Friday night between Grandville and Wyoming.



Taking the stage: teaching duo shares passion for theater arts  School News Network

From the classroom to the spotlight, teachers Amanda and Jay Fischer know a thing or two about making the most of a summer. Both avid fans of the theater arts, ...



Stepping up to Eleven  School News Network

At Grandville Middle School a while back, they lifted up a beautiful bunch of Somebodys. But these six seventh- and eighth-graders weren't elevated for their ...



Connor Hoke named Grandville girls basketball coach  MLive.com

Grandville's Kaitlyn Orme (22) passes against East Grand Rapids in a game at Grandville High School in Grandville on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016. (Allison Farrand ...



Investigation underway after photos of West Michigan students involved in sex acts go viral  Fox17

WYOMING, Mich. — FOX 17 has confirmed police in Wyoming have launched an investigation after sexually explicit pictures allegedly involving Grandville High ...



One year later, how Ryan Fischer's family deals with star athlete, student's death  MLive.com

GRANDVILLE, MI -- Roni Fischer's right ankle serves as a simple reminder of how her life has changed in the year since her son, star Grandville athlete and ...



Grandville elementary principal 'passes torch' in hot air balloon celebration  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRANDVILLE, MI -- South Elementary School recently said goodbye to its longtime principal, Chuck Shultz, and welcomed its incoming principal in a celebration ...



Flooded roads in Grandville: High school musical is canceled tonight  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

People can catch "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" on Friday or Saturday.



At GRCC, nearly half of recent high school graduates unprepared for college-level work  MLive.com

Forty-seven percent of Kent County public high school graduates who enrolled at Grand Rapids Community College last fall weren't prepared for college-level ...



Bubba Gritter helps Grandville wrestling regain power status  MLive.com

GRANDVILLE, MI – Bubba Gritter admits that at the start of his wrestling career he was actually scared to get on the mat. It's hard to believe coming from ...



Grandville heavyweight learns from championship coach, and helps his team to tournament championship Saturday  MLive.com

Gallery: Area schools compete in a wrestling tournament at Grandville High School on Saturday, December 28, 2013. By jchaney ...



Kent, Ottawa high school SAT scores from lowest to highest  MLive.com

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



Local educators on school shootings: 'Arming teachers is not the answer'  School News Network

Ingrid Fournier keeps the blinds closed in her classroom so no one can see in. The Spanish teacher at Central Woodlands 5/6 School in Forest Hills Public ...



East Kentwood 39, Grandville 38: Falcons score in closing seconds to stun Bulldogs  MLive.com

GRANDVILLE, MI -- If Grandville fans were hoping for a thrilling football game on Homecoming, they got what they were after - the only problem is that visiting ...



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 ...



In its first year, high school orchestra makes 'magical' music  School News Network

Sophomore Charlotte Best had just finished playing a soothing melody on her double bass, and felt as mellow as the music sounded. “It really calms me down.



West Ottawa Downs Muskegon, Heads to State Quarterfinals  WHTC

GRANDVILLE, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - West Ottawa earned its first-ever MHSAA boys basketball tournament regional title on Wednesday night by downing ...



Opioid crisis grows in West Michigan, experts offer help to parents  MLive.com

A presentation on Monday, March 19, in Grandville is intended to help parents keep their kids away from heroin.



Grandville wrestler Collin Tomkins heads to Augustana College  MLive.com

Four-year varsity winner finished second at state at 135 pounds as a senior.



Hailey Hernandez, Lyle Yost Named NISCA National High School Diving Champions  SwimSwam

The National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Association (NISCA) has announced 200 divers as high school All-Americans for the 2018-2019 season.



Davenport baseball adds Brent Gates to coaching staff  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich -- Davenport baseball coach Kevin Tidey has announced the hiring of Brent Gates as the team's hitting coach. Gates played 7 years in ...



Former Grandville Superintendent Takes Kent ISD Reins  School News Network

When Kelly Souten was preparing to teach Advanced Placement calculus, Grandville Public Schools Superintendent Ron Caniff directed the class' retiring ...



Grand Rapids FC women look to defend national title in front of home fans  MLive.com

GRFC will face the Inferno Rush in the United Women's Soccer semifinals on Saturday at Grandville High School.



Panthers Look to Advance, but Hawkeyes Fall in March Magic  WHTC

UNDATED (WHTC-AM/FM) - West Ottawa tries for a second straight year to garner its first-ever boys basketball state tournament regional title when the Panthers ...



High school baseball state rankings send two new teams to the top  MLive.com

Portland St. Patrick's Brandon Scheurer (3) dives back to first base during their MHSAA Division 4 semifinal baseball game against Unionville-Sebewaing at ...



Grandville to host 2 downtown holiday events  MLive.com

Grandville's annual Downtown Tree Lighting Ceremony and Christmas Parade will be held on two different days this year. The Christmas Parade will be held ...



Caroline Streeter scores 23 points in Grandville's 46-39 win against Calvin Christian Tuesday  MLive.com

Gallery: Photos from the girls varsity basketball game between Grandville and Calvin Christian at Grandville High School on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.



Students help refugee peers adjust to life, schools in the U.S.  School News Network

In one corner of a large, sunny room in the garden level of the Refugee Education Center, East Kentwood student Yasmin Alemayehu listened as siblings ...



First-day highlights from Grand Rapids Press' High School Football Media Day  MLive.com

From left, Calvin Christian High School's Blake Thomasma, Eric Hoogland, Sam Elliott and Brandon Steenstra pose for a portrait during MLive High School ...



Wimbledon Apartments pledges to evict tenants involved in Grandville homicide  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

The current tenants had lived in the apartment since 2010.



High School Senior One of Four Killed in Mecosta Co. Weekend Crashes  Fox17

GRANDVILLE, Mich. - (May 5, 2014) - Two Kent County school districts are mourning the death of a high school senior who was preparing to graduate in just ...



Michigan's 60 largest high schools in 2016-17 and their demographics  MLive.com

Below is a list of Michigan's 60 largest high schools, based on fall 2016 student counts recently posted on the state website,



Here's what's next for Grand Rapids area athletes on national signing day  MLive.com

MLive is making a list of Grand Rapids area signings. Find out where athletes are headed.



'We're Living His Dream'  School News Network

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the *content* of their character.



Grand Rapids FC women's schedule for 2018 announced  MLive.com

The Grand Rapids FC women's team, the defending champs of the United Women's Soccer in its first season, opens year No. 2 on May 13. The Ladies in Blue ...



Grandville teacher hopes new Osgood Brewing Co. will help newly-improved downtown 'flourish'  MLive.com

New brewery aims to be centerpiece of newly-streetscaped Chicago Drive.



These are the best 50 public high schools for athletics in Michigan, report says  MLive.com

A new report from Niche ranks more than 12000 public schools in the nation based on five different factors.



Michigan's top 25 girls high school soccer players for the 2017 season - mlive.com  MLive.com

Before the postseason kicks off in a week, let's take a look at 25 of the state's best players lacing up their soccer spikes this year.



Incoming students win $60,000 Medallion Scholarships | WMU News  WMU News

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Twenty freshmen have won coveted Medallion Scholarships to begin their studies at Western Michigan University this fall. Medallion ...



'Every school has drugs in it': West Michigan districts use random canine searches to find contraband  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- From alcohol stored inside plastic food containers and marijuana pipes fashioned out of produce, West Michigan school leaders routinely ...



Osgood Brewing Co. brings first craft brewery, gourmet pizzeria to Grandville  The Rapidian

Grandville High School teacher and owner of Osgood Brewing Company, Ron Denning would like to enhance the atmosphere of downtown Grandville.



Bagger Dave's to open in Grandville near Lowe's  Michigan Business Review - MLive.com

GRANDVILLE, MI - The area's second Bagger Dave's Legendary Burger Tavern is planned near a Lowe's store across from Grandville High School.



Grandville golfers share bond earned on ice  MLive.com

GRANDVILLE, MI — A handful of golfers on the Grandville High School boys team have created a brotherhood earned on the ice. Six of the ten players are also ...



High school girl in viral sex act video takes plea deal, on probation  MLive.com

The act was witnessed by several other students who gathered to watch the act in the Costco parking lot adjacent to the Grandville High School.



Best West Michigan high schools for STEM education  WZZM

To celebrate National STEM Day, we're highlighting some of the best high schools across West Michigan for STEM education, as ranked by niche.com.



Kyleigh Miles threatened to blow up Michigan high school 'because she was bullied'  Daily Mail

Kyleigh Miles (pictured), 17, made an online threat to blow up Grandville High School 'because she was being bullied and felt like no one was doing anything ...



2 Democrats vie for nomination in Kent County Commission's 6th District  MLive.com

They seek to challenge Republican incumbent Stan Stek in the November election.



Students march for their lives: 'If others aren't going to do it, I think we should'  School News Network

As Parkland, Florida, students continue to stand up, demand action and grab headlines in response to the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...



Mother joins son in West Michigan bodybuilding competition  MLive.com

Kunst is no stranger to the competition. She was the 1981 Miss Grand Rapids bodybuilding winner, the first year the competition was held in Grand Rapids.



Girls: Curious About Sports? Bring It  School News Network

What if you could try out a sport before trying out for the team? For girls at Grandville Public Schools, it's possible. The Women's Varsity Leadership Club is ...



Devin Booker, who grew up in Grand Rapids, goes to Phoenix Suns with 13th pick  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Devin Booker, who grew up in Grand Rapids before he moved as a young teen, was selected by the Phoenix Suns on Thursday with the ...



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