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Here’s your guide to what’s happening October 26-31:

Schools:  The high school will be virtual-only Monday and Tuesday, in addition to virtual Wednesday. There’s no school for K-12 on Friday because of parent-teacher conferences.
Breton Downs: Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences are Wednesday from 4-7pm and Friday. Halloween celebrations begin Thursday at 1pm.
Lakeside: Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences are Wednesday from 4-7pm and Friday. Halloween celebrations begin Thursday at 1pm.
Wealthy: Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences are Wednesday from 4-7pm and Friday. Halloween celebrations begin Thursday at 1pm.
Middle School: Monday and Wednesday are Day 1. Tuesday and Thursday are Day 2. There’s no school Friday for parent-teacher conferences so you can make it whatever number day you want.
High School: Virtual-only learning Monday through Wednesday. Students will follow virtual Wednesday schedule on all three days. On Thursday, sophomores and juniors attend to take the PSAT, but freshmen and seniors do not attend in person. Parent-teacher conferences are Monday and Wednesday from 4-7pm and Friday during the day. And PSAT/NMSQT testing is Thursday.

Sports: Full schedules of high school sports, including freshmen and JV, are on egrathletics.org. Attendance is limited. To subscribe to live streams of games on Memorial Field, Mehney Field and in the gym, visit the NFHS Network. Here’s the varsity schedule:
Boys soccer: Tue. 5pm@Cedar Springs (playoffs)
Crew: Fri. TBA for Virtual Head of the North Regatta
Cross country: Sat.@Allendale for regionals
Field hockey: Tue. 6pm Home vs. Brighton (W 3-2 [SO] in state quarterfinals), Thu. 7pm vs. TBA in state semifinals at Brighton
Football: Fri. 7pm Home vs. GR Northview (playoffs) (radio 106.1FM, 1340 and 1490AM)
Girls swimming: Tue. 6pm Home vs. FHC
Volleyball: Tue. 6pm Home vs. FHN

Arts: The modified Homecoming Parade has been rescheduled for Tuesday has been canceled. Homecoming floats will be on display in front of the high school. The video production of EGR Drama production "A 24 hour Theatre" is available to purchase online at https://egrhsdrama.anywhereseat.com. And shout-outs are due for the program for the fall play.

City: There's a Public Safety Open House Saturday from 10am-noon at the Public Safety building. And the city has posted an FAQ about the upcoming election at https://www.eastgr.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=709.

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

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