The Grand Rapids Public Schools Athletics Department announced a new addition to their elementary sports program. Beginning this fall, students in 3rd through 5th grade will be able to participate in a developmental soccer program aimed at providing an opportunity for students to be introduced to the skills of the game of soccer. This will provide students with a new opportunity to stay physically fit while building confidence, teamwork, and soccer skills through a fun sport environment.
The GRPS Office of Extended Learning is pleased to announce that LOOP and LOFT after school program applications are now available for the 2013-14 school year. The program start date for year round schools is September 5. The program start date for regular calendar schools is October 1.
The Grand Rapids Public Schools announced today that Zoo School was named among the top 25 "Coolest Schools in America" by Scholastic "Parent & Child Magazine". Published in the August/September print version of the "Parent & Child Magazine" and online at www.scholastic.com, the article also touts Zoo School as being "one of three truly innovative schools in Grand Rapids" citing Blandford School and the 6th Grade Center for Economicology at City.