Throughout the past week, nearly 500 students from White Pines Middle School helped clean up and remove invasive species at local parks during the Greater Ottawa County United Way's fourth annual Junior Days of Caring.
During the Kentwood district competition, the Techno Trojans took home the Creativity Trophy and received the Spirit Award. The team also earned first place and received the Safety Award during the West Michigan district competition.
The Grand Haven High School newspaper staff received 33 individual awards, a Gold Award for its online website, and the prestigious Spartan Award for its print publication during the Michigan Interscholastic Press Association spring conference.
Third-grade students in Grand Haven schools learn about Michigan history each year, so Peach Plains Elementary School third-graders invited someone in to speak to them about the state’s lumbering days.