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Here’s your guide to what’s happening January 18-23:

Schools: There’s no school K-12 Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
High School: In-person instruction Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. All virtual Wednesday. And Thursday is make-up picture day during lunch, but honestly, the first one was fine.
Middle School: In-person instruction offered Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. All virtual Wednesday. Tuesday and Thursday are Day 1. Wednesday and Friday are Day 2. And toiletry drive for Family Promise begins Tuesday.
Breton Downs: In-person instruction offered Tuesday through Friday.
Lakeside: In-person instruction offered Tuesday through Friday.
Wealthy: In-person instruction offered Tuesday through Friday. 

Sports: Winter sports teams are practicing, but competitions (except skiing) are not allowed until February. For full schedules and information, visit egrathletics.org. 

Arts: Tickets are on sale for the February 6 Academic Boosters Progressive Dinner.  And the Kent District Library is offering curated Book Bundles at the East Grand Rapids Branch. You can learn more on the KDL website.

City: Mayor Favale has office hours Wednesday 1-3pm. The City Commission meets Tuesday at 6pm. And the city is restarting the COVID-19 Volunteer Task Force to connect people who have COVID-related specific needs with volunteers who can help. You can submit a need or sign up to volunteer on the city’s website.

Stay safe. Pioneers stand apart.
-The East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation

The money raised through One East last summer is bringing back elementary paraeducators in a new, improved way. Read all about it.

We recognized some outstanding teachers with our Excellence in Teaching Awards. Watch the video. 

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