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The Cheat Sheet

Here’s your guide to what’s happening this summer:

Schools: Wait! Before you move on to summer, take a look at what you did this year: You Did That!
June
Monday, June 10: Board of Education Meeting, 6pm in Middle School Library 
July
Wednesday, July 17: “Midsummer Ice Dream” Foundation Thank You to Community Event (Kona Ice truck, kids activities) from 1-4pm in the East Grand Rapids Middle School parking lot
August
Friday, August 2: Online registration begins for all students (Skyward information must be updated before school starts)
Monday, August 14: Middle school registration (8am for 6th grade, 12pm for 7th grade, 2pm for 8th grade)
Monday, August 19: First day of school (half day) for K-12
Wednesday, August 21: Wealthy Elementary New Family coffee on the playground at 8:15am

Sports: Electronic registration for high school fall sports begins on Final Forms June 1. All student athletes must have an updated physical dated 4/15/2023 or later. High school practices and tryouts begin August 12. 
June
Monday, June 3: PowerStrength summer lifting schedule for students entering grades 7-12 begins.
August
Monday, August 12: High school fall sports practices and tryouts begin

Arts
June

Monday, June 10: Concerts in John Collins Park, “Yacht Rocket”
Friday, June 14: Movies in John Collins Park, “Shazam”
Monday, June 17: Concerts in John Collins Park, “Rags and Riches”
Monday, June 24: Concerts in John Collins Park, “Cody Bouchard”
Friday, June 28: Movies in John Collins Park, “Barbie”
July
Monday, July 8: Concerts in John Collins Park, “St Sinner Orchestra”
Friday, July 12: Movies in John Collins Park, “Elemental”
Monday, July 15: Concerts in John Collins Park, “On the Lash”
Monday, July 22: Concerts in John Collins Park, “Deerfield Run”
August
Friday, August 2: Movies in John Collins Park, “Wonka”

City:
June
Tuesday, June 11: Planning Commission meets at 5:30pm in the Community Center
Thursday, June 13: Farmers Market in Community Center parking lot 8:30am-1pm
Monday, June 17: City Commission meets at 6pm in the Community Center
Thursday, June 20: Farmers Market in Community Center parking lot 8:30am-1pm
Saturday, June 22: Reeds Lake Run at 8am
Monday, June 24: Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6pm in the Community Center
Thursday, June 27: Farmers Market in Community Center parking lot 8:30am-1pm
July
Thursday, July 4: Independence Day Celebration (city offices closed, parade at 12pm, kids’ inflatables, food trucks, and water ski show in the afternoon, concert in the evening, fireworks at dusk)
Thursday, July 11: Farmers Market in Community Center parking lot 8:30am-1pm
Thursday, July 18: Farmers Market in Community Center parking lot 8:30am-1pm
Thursday, July 25: Farmers Market in Community Center parking lot 8:30am-1pm
August
Thursday, August 1: Farmers Market in Community Center parking lot 8:30am-1pm
Thursday, August 8: Farmers Market in Community Center parking lot 8:30am-1pm
Thursday, August 15: Farmers Market in Community Center parking lot 8:30am-1pm
Thursday, August 15: “Taste of East” in Gaslight Village from 5:30-8:30pm

Have a great summer! Email me with questions. Let me know if you’d like your students added to our email list. And seriously, take a look at what Foundation donors did for our kids this school year: You Did That!

Thank you, as always, for your support. Together, we’re investing in our students, because the future belongs to Pioneers!
-Your East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation

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