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WYOMING, Mich. -- Just weeks after part of a school's wall collapsed, the second floor of Lee Middle and High School in Wyoming collapsed onto its first floor.
Lee High School nickname to become the ‘Legends’ WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WYOMING, Mich. - Godfrey-Lee High and Middle School has a new nickname and mascot - the Legends. The school board adopted the new name at their ...
Partial roof collapse closes Lee Middle & High School WOODTV.com
While engineers are assessing the damage, Godfrey Lee Public Schools has told staff not to report to the building.
Godfrey-Lee students hold walkout to protest mascot name change WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WYOMING, Mich. — Around 40 students walked out of Wyoming Godfrey-Lee High School to protest the decision to change the name of the school's mascot.
Godfrey-Lee phasing out 'Rebel' name, mascot MLive.com
WYOMING, MI — Godfrey-Lee Public Schools is phasing out its “Rebels” name and mascot, saying the Confederate symbol does not fit the district's goal of ...
Student robbed at gunpoint walking to school MLive.com
Police say a Lee High School student was robbed Tuesday, Jan. 15, walking to school.
Godfrey-Lee reconsidering Rebels mascot WOODTV.com
The Godfrey-Lee school board in Wyoming is considering changing the longtime Rebels mascot.
Inspection of Godfrey-Lee roof collapse continues WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WYOMING, Mich. — Wyoming Godfrey-Lee schools have started to figure out what caused the roof to partially collapse last week. Experts in construction ...
Godfrey-Lee Schools discusses possible mascot change from ‘Rebels’ WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WYOMING, Mich. -- Godfrey-Lee Public Schools is discussing possibly changing its mascot. For years, they've been known as The Rebels, but recently the ...
Wyoming high school student says he was robbed at gunpoint WZZM13.com
WYOMING, Mich. — The Wyoming Department of Public Safety is searching for the man who a student says robbed him at gunpoint Tuesday morning.
Godfrey Lee teacher, coach returns to school after being hospitalized WZZM13.com
On Nov. 7, a longtime Godfrey Lee High School coach and teacher, Tom DeGennaro, collapsed from a brain aneurysm while in his classroom. A group of staff ...
Godfrey-Lee dropping ‘Rebels’ mascot WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WYOMING, Mich. — The Godfrey-Lee Board of Education voted Monday to phase out the use of the school's Rebels mascot. The board also voted to appoint a ...
Wyoming Lee football coach Tom DeGennaro hospitalized MLive.com
Tom DeGennaro is in stable condition after experiencing a medical emergency at the school.
Greatest single-season scorers in Michigan high school basketball history MLive.com
A look at the highest-scoring individual basketball seasons according to the official Michigan high school record book.
An asset, not a burden School News Network
Step into Andrea Donovan's freshman English classroom at Lee High School for a minute, and listen. You're going to hear a lot of Spanish. This is not surprising ...
Wyoming High School senior honored for perfect attendance WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WYOMING, Mich. -- A senior from Wyoming High School received a special honor Tuesday evening for her dedication to school attendance and academics.
Grand Rapids one step closer to building new $20M school on Southwest side MLive.com
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Public Schools is one step closer to building its new $20 million Southwest Community Campus Middle/High School.
Godfrey-Lee selects 2 finalists in superintendent search MLive.com
The school district plans to interview the finalists on May 24 and hopes to fill the position on July 1.
To cap it off School News Network
The Thursday evening before graduation, Lee High School was abuzz with activity as 84 seniors — nervous, excited and anxious to finish the school year ...
Mood quiet, somber at Lee High School after shooting of basketball player outside gym MLive.com
Lee High school under heightened security Thursday, Dec. 18, the day after a basketball player was shot in the leg leaving practice.
'Your worst situation … can make you the best person that you can be' School News Network
When Tiana Studebaker took the stage Tuesday at Resurrection Life Church at the graduation ceremony for Godfrey-Lee Public Schools' Class of 2019, she ...
Grand Rapids school board buys Southwest Side land for new school MLive.com
The Grand Rapids school board voted Jan. 7 to buy land from Habitat for Humanity of Kent County to build a new school in the Roosevelt Park Neighborhood.
Will a Michigan prep basketball player ever have a 1000-point season? MLive.com
Players and coaches shed insight on to what it would take for someone to reach 1000 points in a single season.
Wyoming community mourns loss of mother who fell through ice trying to save dog WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WYOMING, Mich. --The loss of local mother Tracy Cashman is being felt around the Wyoming community. Investigators say the mother of three died after trying to ...
Godfrey-Lee selects new superintendent after previous choice backs out MLive.com
22343756-mmmain.jpg. Students take a reading workshop unit test on computers at Godfrey-Lee High School in Wyoming Tuesday, March 8, 2011. The class is ...
The little robotics team that could gets a helping hand, from humans School News Network
The Lee High School robotics team scored a win before the season even began when it received a funding boost from a local electrical contractor recently.
Tom DeGennaro discusses near-death experience, recovery and coaching future MLive.com
Tom DeGennaro suffered a brain aneurysm in November, and it stopped his heart and left him fighting for his life. Wyoming Lee's varsity football and track coach ...
25-year-old digital discovery uncovered at Godfrey Lee High School The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
WYOMING, MI -- A Godfrey Lee High School maintenance worker this week uncovered an archaic piece of digital history older than some of its staff members.
Meet the Associated Press Division 4 boys basketball all-state team MLive.com
Michigan's Associated Press has selected the Division 4 all-state teams.
GR tech company donates laptops, iPads to Wyoming school WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WYOMING, Mich. — A Grand Rapids-based tech company donated computers and iPads to a Kent County school on Friday. Tech Defenders, a technology ...
2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm Bridge Michigan
Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.
MSU finance study finds education funding going backwards, with Michigan dead last among the states — and the disinvestment shows School News Network
In light of a new report on Michigan school finances, Kent County area superintendents say there's no doubt more equitable school funding is needed. Findings ...
Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college Bridge Michigan
Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...
BWW Feature: HAMILTON Celebrates History Education By Giving Back to 3,900 Students with EDUHAM in Detroit! Broadway World
When you see a high student support another high school student that is one of the best moments you can ever witness, but when you see over 2000 students ...
6Cs and project-based learning gain international attention School News Network
The district received some international attention this month when a film crew from South Korea shot a segment for an upcoming documentary at Lee Middle and ...
Kalamazoo-area sends 12 to Associated Press boys hoops all-state teams MLive.com
Dylan Jergens' Player of the Year nod led the Kalamazoo-area players on the 2019 Associated Press All-State team.
GRPS City High Middle School presents,”Cinderella” WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
The students at GRPS City High Middle School have been rehearsing for countless hours, and now they're ready to life the curtain to present their latest ...
New Godfrey-Lee superintendent 'an American success story' MLive.com
Carlos Lopez is drawing on his own experience in public schools and making it his mission to help students in one of Kent County's most diverse districts attain ...
Kent, Ottawa high school SAT scores from lowest to highest MLive.com
The Michigan Department of Education recently released the results for the 2017 SAT exam, which is taken by 11th graders.
School's out, Spanish is in School News Network
Jocelyn Medina has been a group leader for the TEAM 21 after-school program at the district's Early Childhood Center for three years. Since the beginning of ...
Students earn credits, gain jobs through GRCC training program School News Network
It wasn't long ago that Gybran Vazquez decided he needed a change. He was applying stripes to parking lots for an asphalt company, but dreamed of what else ...
“I realize what a privilege it is” School News Network
Rockstar Teachers Series: There's just something about certain teachers that draws students to them in droves and keeps them checking in years, even decades ...
Dylan Jergens scores 59 points in Howardsville Christian’s 78-68 win over Calvary Christian WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WYOMING, Mich -- Howardsville Christian senior and Central Michigan basketball commit Dylan Jergens has become a big name in West Michigan due to his ...
Troy VanTuinen chosen at Lee Middle/High School Fox17
Troy VanTuinen, Lee Middle/High School Teacher and students proud of school's greenhouse: Student Ambassadors are collecting supplies for hospitalized ...
Why Godfrey-Lee Superintendent David Britten is retiring MLive.com
WYOMING, MI - Godfrey-Lee Superintendent David Britten is retiring, effective June 30, 2017. Hired in 2008, Britten said he informed the school board of his ...
Overcoming homelessness to get her degree, she's ready to help others School News Network
Editor's note: While our series Grads with Grit focuses on students who have overcome formidable struggles to graduate from high school, today we highlight a ...
Unvaccinated student rates rise for third straight year in Michigan schools Bridge Michigan
The unvaccinated rate is still lower than in 2014, but the increase comes as Michigan battles a measles outbreak. A bill that would require schools with higher ...
New $20M Southwest Side high school expected to open in 2020 MLive.com
Grand Rapids Public Schools anticipates opening a new $20 million English/Spanish immersion high school on the Southwest Side the 2020-21 school year.
How to spark school sports spirit? Ask students School News Network
Cosplay night. A raffle. “Reb Fest,” complete with music, food, go-karts, a dunk tank and bounce houses. These were some of the ideas students proposed last ...
Small numbers and no practice field, no problem for Tri-Unity Christian WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
WYOMING, Mich -- Football at Tri-Unity Christian is not like football anywhere else. “We have twelve players on our team so we get to play the majority of the ...
After 2 teen homicides, Wyoming students say 'it affected a whole community' MLive.com
WYOMING, MI - A 17-year-old was gunned down moments after stepping off a Rapid bus in January - a robbery that ended with him lying face-down in the snow.
Community Celebration draws a big crowd School News Network
The district hosted its annual Community Celebration on Sept. 14 in front of the middle school. Students, their families and members of the community came out ...
Historic performances headline Friday's Kalamazoo-area hoops action MLive.com
Plainwell's Isaac Davis set a school record, and Dylan Jergens moved into 10th place on the MHSAA career scoring list.
Record book revisited: Softball was like 'beach ball' for Amanda Emelander on 5-home run day MLive.com
Her five-home run performance in consecutive at-bats is still a Michigan High School Athletic Association state record.
Tom Izzo presents local teacher with 'Excellence in Education' award MLive.com
Lee High School teacher Andrea Donovan is this week's recipient of the Michigan Lottery-sponsored award.
See high school graduation rates in Kent, Ottawa MLive.com
MLive.com. See high school graduation rates for Kent, Ottawa districts & charters. The Michigan Center for Educational Performance and Information released ...
'This opportunity is priceless' School News Network
About 20 Lee High School students are getting up early this summer, catching the bus to head to Ferris State University's downtown campus to attend class and ...
Turning barber chair into therapist’s couch; Godwin Heights High School creates barbershop Fox17
WYOMING, Mich.-- For many people, getting a hair cut gives them much more than just a *fresh* look, it's an opportunity to vent and turn the barber chair into a ...
Principal Stresses 'Education Is the Road Out of Poverty' School News Network
As a child growing up in inner-city Chicago, Kathryn Curry had friends who were at school one day and gone the next, after their families were evicted from their ...
In prison in brother's slaying, man charged in killing of victim's ex-girlfriend MLive.com
Royale Gold Runyon is in prison for second-degree murder in the Dec. 20, 2012, killing of his half-brother, Mahdi Hayes.
Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish MileSplit
10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.
The Burden of Poverty Archives School News Network
A series on poverty in the schools and how it affects students' learning. We examine the problems poverty creates for students and their families and the schools ...
Several Memorial Day 2018 events planned in Grand Rapids area MLive.com
Most of the events are on May 28, but Grand Rapids' parade is set for May 30.
2017 Top Grads: Kent County-area public schools MLive.com
MLive Media Group and The Grand Rapids recognizes the top scholars in Kent County area for 2017 announced by public schools in the area, including Barry ...
Engaging Students Through Community Connections School News Network
During Steve Rierson's Lee High School physics class, students become pretend members of the Wyoming City Council, researching alternative energy sources ...
Emotions run high in court as authorities detail theory on how girlfriend stabbed boyfriend to death MLive.com
WYOMING -- Tears turned to anger for some, and relief for others, who packed Wyoming District Court Thursday where a medical examiner cast doubt on a ...
Michigan high school athletes with national records MLive.com
Follow along as we take a look at the Michigan high school teams, athletes and coaches who are currently national record holders.
Student wins free car pledging to not text and drive WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan
FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- One West Michigan student is being rewarded for pledging to put the phone down while driving. It's all part of the 'Ride with ...
Student Describes Experiences, Obstacles of Living in Poverty School News Network
Lee High School senior Jordan Lovett headed to cross-country practice after her final class of the day. Along the way, she stopped to listen to a middle school ...
9 West Michigan events honoring Veterans Day this weekend MLive.com
Veterans Day related events happening this week throughout West Michigan.
Victims of separate Grand Rapids homicides were friends; police have not publicly linked deaths The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Madhi Hayes, a 20-year-old U.S. Army reservist found shot to death in a Grand Rapids alley early Thursday, was friends with a woman ...
Killer's family decries sentence in death of Wyoming man The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
GRAND RAPIDS – Chiquita Fizer, after serving between 14 ½ and 45 years in prison for stabbing her boyfriend, Jeffrey Dryden, to death last July, will someday ...
Upstart Eidex helping school districts become data-driven to improve performance The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Grand Rapids-based Eidex was founded in 2011 to help school districts find answers within a slew of academic and financial data to improve performance and ...
Students rap, rhyme their way through U.S. history, 'Hamilton'-style School News Network
Lee High School sophomore Tavien Bradley knows a good beat and flow when he hears them, but could he do justice through a freestyle rap to describe the ...
Murder suspect 'loved his brother,' wasn't involved in December shooting death, relative says The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Police allege Royale Runyon shot and killed Mahdi Hayes on Dec. 20, and investigators also consider the Grand Rapids man a prime suspect in the Dec.
Memorial Day parades and ceremonies around West Michigan Fox17
WEST MICHIGAN, -- A number of communities will hold Memorial Day parades and events to honor those who gave their lives for their country. They are listed in ...
Army National Combine participants 247Sports
Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 3.
In remembrance: Locals who passed on in September Bloomington Pantagraph
September 2017 obituaries and announcements in the Bloomington–Normal area. View obituaries any time at Pantagraph.com/Obituaries.
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Man killed in crash involving two semi trucks Fox17
HOLLAND, Mich. -- One man is dead following a crash involving two semi trucks early Tuesday afternoon. The crash happened on 120th Avenue, between Riley ...
Two arrested in connection to Hillsdale County homicide Fox17
HILLSDALE, Mich. -- Police say two people have been arrested following the murder of a man earlier this month. Jeremy Alan Barron was found dead off ...
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