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SPRING ARBOR — Spring Arbor University (SAU) will offer the "Bridging the Gap" program for the second time this January, with both Oberlin College and Cornerstone University participating.

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In preparation for his 24th season as head coach, Mike Reed has yet to face the kind of challenge this year presents for his highly touted Grand Haven High School Science Olympiad team.

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FRUITPORT — Fruitport Community Schools will go to all virtual learning effective Monday, partly in response to state requirements, but also because of staffing problems caused by community spread of COVID-19.

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Grand Haven Area Public Schools will move to 100 percent virtual learning for all of its preschool through 12th-grade students beginning Thursday, Nov. 19.

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Grand Haven Christian School Principal Tim Annema was looking for a way to provide incentive to his students prior to this fall’s Walk By Faith campaign.

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Trailing in the electoral college to Joe Biden, and with a handful of battleground states expected to count votes possibly late into the week, President Donald Trump prematurely declared victory in the 2020 election Wednesday morning. And as he has threatened before, he said he plans to take…

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Kirsten Terborg was passionate about kids, education and Jesus. She used those passions to influence the lives of countless youngsters who came through her classroom at Grand Haven Christian School over the past three decades.

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PARK TOWNSHIP — There was a time when people would get a job and decide to keep it for their entire working life, but that rarely happens anymore – unless you’re a crossing guard at West Ottawa Public School’s Woodside Elementary School.

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FRUITPORT — Students at Edgewood Elementary School have a new source of motivation this fall – a book vending machine.

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A hybrid schedule at the secondary school level is helping keep the number of positive COVID-19 cases down, Fruitport Community Schools Superintendent Bob Szymoniak said after announcing new cases identified in the school system earlier this week.

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ALLENDALE — Grand Valley State University professor Stephen Mattox has been recognized as one of the state’s three recipients of this year’s Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year Award, recognizing the dedication and outstanding efforts exhibited by faculty from Michigan’s 15 public u…

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NORTON SHORES — Western Michigan Christian schools were closed Thursday and Friday after two of their students tested positive for COVID-19.

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WEST OLIVE — During a special meeting Tuesday, the Ottawa Area Intermediate School District Board voted unanimously to begin contract negotiations with Dr. Kyle Mayer to be its next superintendent.

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Spring Lake High School’s Homecoming king and queen were crowned during a ceremony in the school’s auditorium Friday morning.

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The Ottawa County Department of Public Health has been conducting surveillance of COVID-19 cases associated with Grand Valley State University and said Thursday that it has found a marked improvement since issuing a Staying Safe order Sept. 17.

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Schools all over Michigan and the country are reimagining how to offer instruction amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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It was with varying degrees of excitement and trepidation that the four DeYoung children returned to the classroom at various Grand Haven Area Public Schools buildings earlier this month.

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Ian Rant had a big smile on his face as he rode a wave toward the shore Thursday morning.

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Grand Haven High School education class students spent Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at Grand Haven City Beach, where they took advantage of the waves to learn how to surf. 

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Strong winds couldn’t take the wind out of a local teacher’s sails when it blew her new outdoor classroom over the school during the Labor Day weekend.

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Grand Haven Area Public Schools students returned to the classroom Tuesday, their first day of in-person learning since last March. 

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This past March, when K-12 schools across the state were abruptly closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local educators were forced to scramble to figure out how to teach remotely.

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This past March, when K-12 schools across the state were abruptly closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, local educators were forced to scramble to figure out how to teach remotely.