Luke Wilcox, who has been teaching math at East Kentwood for 14 years and currently teaches 12th grade AP statistics, was honored with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching</a> earlier this month.
The Holland Christian elementary principal who recently presented the school's new #MakersMovement #STEM -- science, technology, engineering and mathematics – program at The White House in Washington,D.C., will be featured on the syndicated statewide Steve Gruber radio show later this week.
Holland Christian South Side Elementary Principal Miska Rynsburger will be live on the Steve Gruber talk radio show, to discuss the school's Makers Week program held earlier this year, as well as her White House presentation last month.
Holland Christian South Side Elementary School Principal Miska Rynsburger recently discussed the school's weeklong STEM program, called Makers Week, during an invitation-only, closed press event at the White House in Washington D.C.
Students from more than a dozen #WestMichigan#schools are spending a week of their summer vacation learning how to create a start-up company centered on the arts during #GVSU Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy. #entrepreneurship
Thirty-three students are participating in the 9th annual Teen Entrepreneur Summer Academy at Grand Valley State University's L. Willliam Seidman Center in downtown Grand Rapids. The weeklong academy is sponsored by the Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at GVSU.
East Grand Rapids elementary students will continue to sing in music class, paint in art class and run and skip in gym class in the upcoming school year, thanks to donations and a community yard sale.
The East Grand Rapids Public Schools board adopted its 2015-2016 budget, which initially called for restructuring music, gym and foreign language in the three elementary schools on a rotating schedule each month.
Bales, the daughter of Grand Rapids native and former President Gerald R. Ford and first lady Betty Ford, and several of her classmates from the Bethesda, Md., all-girl school recalled memories from their White House prom held 40 years ago for a Vanity Fair story.
Thanks to the box office success of the #MagicMike movies, theater audiences everywhere have been offered a glimpse into the male entertainment world. But how much of that is real, and how much is #Hollywood ?
Dancers from Perfect 10 Men and #MagicMen by +MLive.com say while +Magic Mike XXL reflects some of their reality, everyone's lifestyle and approach to the job is different.
#Marquette photographer Shawn Malone did not set out to photograph variations of Michigan's sky within a 24-hour period. But on June 22, it just kind of happened. Weather conditions in the #Upperpeninsula for capturing stunning photos of the starry #milkyway morning's first glow, a passing storm, a double rainbow, dusk and the #auroraborealis #northernlights -- all during a single day at a #LakeSuperior#beach about a mile from Malone's home
Weather conditions in Marquette were ripe for capturing stunning photos of the starry Milky Way, morning's first glow, a passing storm, a double rainbow, dusk and the aurora borealis -- all during a single day at a Lake Superior beach.
The Supreme Court has found a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage, striking down bans in 14 states and handing a historic victory to the gay rights movement that would have been unthinkable just 10 years ago.
After graduating from East Grand Rapids High School in 2012, James Keane was eager to begin his pre-med studies at Northwestern University. The freshman dream didn't play out as Keane expected. He struggled to adjust to college life and he disguised his difficulty by forcing a smile and playing the role others expected. Keane wrote a column about his collegiate struggles, that was recently published in +TIME
Michael Sandoval was among 580 West Ottawa High School graduates this year, the largest class in the school's history, according to Principal Todd Tulgestke. The 18-year-old is also part of another record-setting group as 180 West Ottawa students will be the first in their families to attend college, more than tripling last year's group of an estimated 55 students.
"I know that it would mean a better future for myself and have the opportunities that a higher education brings," the teen said. "I've always dreamed big."
West Ottawa High School class of 2015 set a myriad of records at the school, including the largest graduating class, largest group of students who will be the first in their family to attend college, largest number of represented colleges and the highest amount of scholarships and awards offered from higher education institutions.
This is absolutely precious: Grandville Public Schools fifth-grader Preston Lillis has never won a ribbon at his school's annual spring field day. Each year, the days leading up to the schoolwide event brought anxiousness to the 10-year-old boy with autism. But the boy's classmates hatched a surprise for this year's field day – bringing a bright smile to Preston's face and a pool of tears to his parents' eyes.
South Elementary School fifth grader Preston Lillis has never won a ribbon at his school's annual spring field day. Each year, the days leading up to the schoolwide event brought extreme anxiousness to the 10-year-old boy with autism. But the boy's classmates hatched a surprise for this year's field day – bringing bright smiles to Preston's face and a pool of tears to his parents' eyes.