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MUSKEGON — With declining COVID-19 positivity rates in the region, Muskegon Community College announced its transition on Monday to Phase 5 of its six-phase Campus Plan to Reunite.

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Holland resident Robyn Afrik and incumbent Carol Slagh, a Zeeland resident, were elected Monday to fill two seats on the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District Board of Education.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Peach Plains Elementary School students had a hand in creating a new ice cream flavor that will help celebrate the Grand Haven Area Community Foundation’s 50th anniversary.

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KALAMAZOO — Western Michigan University has received a $550 million donation, the largest single gift ever given to any public university in the nation, the school will announce at a 1 p.m. Tuesday news conference.

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FRUITPORT — Jenna Springstead, the senior speaker for Friday night’s commencement, challenged her classmates at Fruitport High School to continue to choose kindness every day, no matter the circumstances.

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SPRING LAKE — Fourth-graders wore red and white shirts and red caps as they walked behind their teachers around their school on Thursday. The sidewalk was covered with chalk, saying “Goodbye Jeffers” in multiple kids’ handwriting.

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With the sun prying through the pinnacle of stadium seats at Lakeshore Middle School on Wednesday evening, Central High School and Grand Haven CyberSchool’s Class of 2021 was ignited with their own ray of sunshine – earning their high school diplomas.

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NORTON SHORES — Benjamin Sandoval, Class of 2021 valedictorian, encouraged his Western Michigan Christian classmates to continue to persevere throughout the next chapter of their lives.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Even as squalls of rain loomed and occasionally barraged against Grand Haven High School’s Fieldhouse on Thursday evening, inside, the Class of 2021 was with swelling energy that could weather any storm that they crossed paths with.

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Grand Haven High School's Class of 2021 celebrated its graduation during a ceremony Thursday in the school's fieldhouse. More than 400 students received their diplomas, and 107 of those were named Distinguished Academic Leaders, graduating with a GPA of 3.9 or above. 

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Buccaneer seniors paraded through the streets of Grand Haven on Wednesday night, the day before the school’s graduation ceremony.

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Grand Haven High School seniors paraded through town Wednesday night, the day before their graduation. The senior parade was debuted last year as a chance for seniors to reconnect after having missed the final few months of their senior year due to COVID-19. The event was a hit, and the trad…

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Grand Rapids Community College is launching a free summer program for graduating high school seniors to help boost math and reading skills before they attend GRCC or another college.

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Students, along with families and friends of loved ones who were lost, walked eight laps around the Grand Haven High School track Wednesday morning – one lap for each of their classmates who died by suicide over the past 10 years.

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LANSING — Michigan legislators gave final approval Tuesday to a bill that would exempt high school graduation ceremonies from a state order that restricts crowd sizes due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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WEST OLIVE — The Ottawa Area Center (OAC), a public school serving the unique educational needs of students with cognitive impairments supported by the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District (OAISD), recently hosted the 31st annual Festival of the Arts.

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WEST OLIVE — The Careerline Tech Center recognized 34 students for their combined post-secondary scholarship earnings of more than $373,000 at the center’s Scholarship Awards Ceremony on April 30.

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LANSING — Three of Michigan's 15 public universities have announced COVID-19 vaccine mandates, while others are evaluating plans or implementing other strategies to increase immunizations among students.

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The Grand Haven Science Olympiad program is accustomed to winning. So, it felt odd to coach Mike Reed and his team when the high school squad finished seventh out of 56 schools, along with Lakeshore Middle School taking third and White Pines Intermediate finishing 19th out of 51 middle schoo…

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GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Some Ferry Elementary School students recently collaborated with Health Pointe to help encourage mask-wearing for patients and visitors at the Grand Haven Township medical facility.

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The high school graduating class of 2021 has endured more than a year of uncertainty, in which traditional activities and events have been severely altered or canceled altogether.