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It's a good week to be a good friend

Donation is the largest individual gift ever to the Foundation

Classroom enhancements will benefit students at every level

The power of your donation will be doubled

That's up to you.

"Life is long. Take time to figure out who you are and what you want to do with your life."

Students shared their experience with alumni-donated Tower Gardens

What will your legacy be?

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"Treasure your time at East, but go out and see the world! Try new things and find your passion!" 

Credit cards, credit scores, and the differences between banks and credit unions

"East Grand Rapids encouraged and supported my love of music, visual art and theatre."

The grants will help students at all grade levels

Honorees represent all our incredible teachers

New position created ten years after elementary school librarians were eliminated in budget cuts

Marilyn once quit her job to write a book about buttons. And one of her job titles was "Cool Hunter." Intrigued?

Thank you, donors, for making this possible!

Making everything the district has to offer available to everyone in the district

Fountas and Pinnell Classroom Libraries help kids become lifelong readers

The kids themselves describe how the grant is helping them

Seat cushions and headphones help them get comfortable

Grant will give middle school students studio experience

Professional musicians join student orchestra for musical

Thanks to our donors, author Gary Schmidt led workshops with students

Hundreds of new books will revitalize Learning Commons collections

Thanks to donors, students got to be in the room where it happened

Now students and teachers can find the music they need

Digital art classes created banners thanks to Foundation grant

Hominid skull replicas enable hands-on learning

Curriculum materials for middle school will be used by varsity football team too

Supplies will be organized and shared between classrooms

Instruments will replace ones that have seen better days

Foundation grant helps students live the dream Develops Student Writing Skills

Biology students are using them to study Reeds Lake

Interactive program makes spelling fun. Really.

New instruments for drumline get a lot of bang for the buck

Foundation "friend raiser" was an incredible apres ski party to benefit our students and our schools

"I would honestly encourage young alums to take good risks and be willing to try something new."

Four hundred people supporting our schools in a tent in the middle of a blizzard.

To find out about some of the exciting things happening in our schools, visit the East Grand Rapids page on the School News Network.

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    Ray and Kristin Abraham
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    Dennis and Jennifer Bruce
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    Damian and Sara deGoa
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    The Iakiri Family
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    Brian Schwartz and Elizabeth Welch
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    Beth Skaggs
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    Nick Thole and Amy Turner-Thole
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    Christopherson Orthodontics