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
Turnitin.com 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.
"Seizing the moment and living in the present is the way to go!"
Students are learning valuable lessons from classroom gardens
Thanks to you, two grants from the Foundation are making reading more fun and accessible
Send winter out with a bang with a party in a heated tent high atop the Gaslight Village parking deck
Foundation awards nearly $100,000 in grants
Program is critical to students' success
Congressman Peter Meijer has some advice for young East alumni: "Grand Rapids is a grand place. It’s big enough to have everything you need but not so big that you can’t make a difference. "
What's the artist and filmmaker's advice for young East alumni? "To have a good balance. Work hard to achieve your goals, but don't let it consume you."
Comprehensible Input Readers will also teach students about the Spanish-speaking world
"Have a 'get to' attitude, not a 'have to' attitude.
To find out about some of the exciting things happening in our schools, visit the East Grand Rapids page on the School News Network.