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Here’s your guide to what’s happening in East Grand Rapids the week of August 19-24, brought to you by the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation:

Schools: Monday is the first day of school, which is half happy and half sad, but it’s a half day, so it’s really a quarter happy and a quarter sad. There’s no school K-12 Friday.
High School: School starts Monday at 7:40am and ends at 11:05am. The Team Boosters meet Monday at 6:30pm in the Learning Commons.
Middle School: School starts Monday at 8am and ends at 11:30am. Monday is a 1 Day and every day this week is a Bridges Day.
Breton Downs: School starts Monday at 8:20am and ends at 11:24am. The Flag Raising Ceremony is Monday at 8:45am. And the PTO Back to School Carnival is Thursday from 4:30-6:30pm.
Lakeside: School starts Monday at 8:20am and ends at 11:24am. There’s an All School Assembly Monday at 9am.
Wealthy: School starts Monday at 8:20am and ends at 11:24am. There's a PTO Popcorn Social on the playground after school Monday at 11:30am (popcorn is 25 cents a bag). And there’s a PTO Meeting and New Parent Coffee in the Learning Commons Thursday at 8:30am.

Sports: For complete schedules, visit Here’s the varsity schedule (results are in italics):
Boys Soccer: Wed. 6:45pm@Forest Hills Northern
Boys Tennis: Mon. 12:30pm Home for Forest Hills Northern Quad, Fri. 9am@Okemos Quad
Boys Water Polo: Fri. TBA@Ann Arbor Pioneer Invite
Field Hockey: Sat. 12:30pm Home vs. Marian
Football: Wed. 5:30pm Home for scrimmage vs. DeWitt
Girls Golf: Fri. 12:30pm@Thornapple-Kellogg Invite

Arts: The Music Boosters meet Wednesday at 5:30 in the Cafe Conference room at the high school.

City: The City Commission meets Monday at 6pm in the Commission Chamber in the Community Center. 

Have a great week!
-The East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation

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The Cheat Sheet lists a limited number of events that we think will be of interest to many people in our community. We don’t list everything that’s happening, and that’s kind of the point. For more information, you may want to consult the calendars on these other sites:

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