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Elementary School Sisters Join Forces to Help Others

Sisters attending Page Elementary School practiced giving to others when they chose to write a grant to help Family Promise of Barry County and make sure the kids who stay there have outdoor play items. Their efforts paid off with a grant from the Youth Advisory Council of Barry Community Foundation to help homeless families in Barry County.

Young Writers Gather Inspiration From Author

Brayden Wilcox and Khloey Hallifax didn’t jump up and head outside with their classmates when it was time for recess. Instead, the two Page Elementary fourth graders remained enthralled in listening to bestselling author Max Brallier provide writing tips. They wanted to soak up all the advice they could as young writers.

Page Students Take Part in Groundbreaking Ceremony

Wearing hard hats and TK facial coverings and with shovels in hand, students from McFall, Lee and Page elementary schools, tossed up a bit of dirt to officially break ground on the first phase of the district’s $42.8 million bond projects.

Page Artist and Classmates Inspired to “Dream Big”

Amellia Williams may seem to be an average Page Elementary fifth-grade student, but she has learned an important lesson after receiving an exclusive video from a New York Times Best Selling author.
“Anyone can be noticed. Even just a normal person,” said Amellia.

Summer Brain Gain Courses Available

Kent Intermediate School District is offering free, two-week Summer Brain Gain courses for all students kindergarten through 12th grade. Sign up online now.

Fifth-Grader Completes 40-Book Reading Challenge

Camden Peter says he’s very competitive and likes a challenge. So when his fifth-grade teacher Teresa Michalski challenged every student in her class to read 40 books throughout the school year, Camden said it was game on.

11 OM Teams Compete at Regionals; 6 Advance to State

Thornapple Kellogg Schools were well represented with 11 teams at the regional Odyssey of the Mind competition in Wayland last weekend. The district will again be well represented by six teams advancing to the state finals March 14 hosted at TK Schools.
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