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New Comstock Park High School principal likes direction school is heading

Dan Holden is the new Comstock Park High school principal. He said the community and staff have been very supportive in helping him acclimate to his new ...

Michigan high school state soccer: Country Day wins 15th title  Detroit Free Press

Senior goalie Jon Dougherty made 19 saves in leading Birmingham Detroit Country Day to its state-leading 15th championship.

103-year-old leads Comstock Park's homecoming parade

Madelyn Klenk, 103, rode in a 1929 Ford convertible in the Comstock Park High school homecoming parade and called the homecoming game coin toss.

Michigan high school basketball: MHSAA boys regional scores  Detroit Free Press

Here are the MHSAA boys basketball regional semifinal scores.

Grand Rapids tech firm celebrates opening of new headquarters

Tech Defenders, which repairs and resells laptops, iPads and Chromebooks, spent $3 million to purchase and renovate a new building in Grand Rapids.

Los Angeles Rams RB John Kelly goes from Oak Park high school to Super Bowl in 4 years

On Nov. 7, 2014, John Kelly played his last game as a running back for the Oak Park High School football program. It marked the end of a great season and ...

Record-setting quarterback returns for Comstock Park

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. -- Opening night for high school football in Michigan is Thursday, August 23, which means the 13 ON YOUR SIDE sports department ...

Forest Hills Northern defeats Gull Lake, 1-0 in overtime  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich -- Both Jonathan Kliewer and Kaden McCloughan were incredible in the Division-II high school boys state semifinal at Grand Rapids ...

Senior quarterback leading the way at Comstock Park  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. -- Comstock Park High School averaged more than 40 point per game last season and finished 6-3 in the regular season before ...

Vote for Grand Rapids Press Player of the Week (Jan. 14-19)

Who was the Grand Rapids area's top player last week? MLive readers will decide.

Michigan high school football scores for Week 8  Detroit Free Press

Statewide scores from MHSAA football in Week 8. Addison 26, Vandercook Lake 7. Adrian Lenawee Christian 42, Blanchard Montabella 7. Algonac 28, Armada ...

Michigan high school boys basketball: MHSAA regional final parings  Detroit Free Press

Here is the MHSAA boys regional final schedule. All games played on Thursday: Division 1. Region 1 (Mt. Pleasant). Midland vs. Saginaw, 6. Region 2 (Howell).

Michigan high school football playoff scores: District championships  Detroit Free Press

Michigan high school football playoff scores from the district championships.

Michigan high school football playoffs: District final predictions  Detroit Free Press

The Son of Swami predicts the district final games around the state of Michigan.

Michigan high school football playoffs: Regional final predictions  Detroit Free Press

Here we are in the regional finals of the 2018 Michigan high school football state playoffs, the last opportunity schools have to host a game.

Michigan high school soccer state finals recap

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Michigan high school football playoffs: Regional finals (with times)  Detroit Free Press

Playoff pairings for the Michigan high school football region finals. Dates and times will be announced Monday.

A proud Wolf looks back on a career of service to Wyoming  School News Network

Superintendent Thomas Reeder knows how to direct students toward success: remove barriers. He has taken it upon himself to clear pathways, whether it be to ...

Michigan high school football playoffs: First round predictions  Detroit Free Press

Only one person we know is crazy enough to attempt to pick all 128 first-round playoff games and that is our Son of Swami. In each district, the No. 1 seed is ...

Paroled after 47 years in store clerk's execution, killer says: 'One split second has done a lifetime of damage'

When he was 17, Chester Patterson killed Frederick "Rick" Tholen, a teacher moonlighting at a party store during the 1970 Christmas break. Tholen, a forgiving ...

Michigan high school football: Mick McCabe's Week 8 state rankings  Detroit Free Press

The Super 10, plus the top 10 in each division after Week 8 of the 2018 Michigan high school football season.

Mean tweets aimed at Browns kicker befall wrong Zane Gonzalez

The Michigan native and current college baseball coach took it in stride, though.

MySchool@Kent students overcome obstacles to get to graduation  School News Network

Students choose online high school for a variety of reasons. Here, a few of this year's graduates reflect on why that type of learning, and the unique supports it ...

2018 boys soccer tournament brackets with state semifinal results

State final teams from all four divisions are set for Saturday.

Michigan high school football playoffs: Predicting each state winner  Detroit Free Press

The Son of Swami has picked each winner for the MHSAA state football championships.

National Signing Day 2019: Meet 33 newcomers to Grand Valley State

Grand Valley State announced the signing of 33 student-athletes for football on Wednesday's National Letter of Intent. The breakdown was balanced with 16 ...

'Tis the Season' every season for The Giving Closet

This is the season to give, but for the The Giving Closet in Comstock Park the season never ends. The Giving Closet was launched six years ago to help provide ...

'White Tiger' QB Casey Therriault unretires and signs with German team

Grand Rapids native was a three-time German Bowl MVP.

Leland soccer wins first state title after knocking off defending champs

Leland defeated Ann Arbor Greenhills 1-0 at Comstock Park.

Feb. 10: Jim Olson, Comstock Park High School  Fox17

Classroom of the Week, Feb. 10, 2017: Jim Olson, Comstock Park HS Retired Teacher and Wrestling coach Comstock Park HS students observing Black History ...

3 candidates vying for 2 seats on Wyoming Public Schools Board of Education

With two current school board members choosing not to run for reelection this fall, the door is open for two new faces to join the Wyoming Public Schools Board ...

Grand Rapids rapper Steven Malcolm emerging as national Christian hip hop star

Steven Malcolm didn't set out to be a Christian rapper, let alone a rising national star in the genre.Indeed, the Grand Rapids hip hop artist and Wyoming Park ...

Hot start enough for Detroit King basketball to top Woodhaven, 60-49

Detroit King #1 Omar Zeigler Jr. tries to pass the ball around Woodhaven's defense in the regional division 1 semifinals between Woodhaven and Detroit Martin ...

“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 ...

Hundreds of Michigan schools don't have a gym teacher. Does yours?  Bridge Michigan

Funding cuts have left 500 schools without physical education. Use this database to see if your school has a gym teacher.

Comstock Park High School students going 'old school' with cell phones

Walk in to any Comstock Park High School classroom or the cafeteria during any lunch period and something appears to be different.

Comstock Park High School announces top graduates

Caitlyn ChuaSupplied Comstock Park High School announces the following top graduates for 2018: Caitlyn Chua Parent: Dante Chua Activities and awards: ...

Division 3 state track finals: All the best stories, photos and videos

Hanover-Horton's Judy Rector, who won the 800 and 1,600 enjoys a moment to celebrate with longtime coach Dean Blackledge during Saturday's Division 3 ...

See complete brackets for 2018 boys state soccer tournament

Flint Powers Catholic's Bryan Lendzion (11) controls the ball during Ludington's game against Flint Powers Catholic in the Division 3 state soccer championship ...

Meet the 2018 Detroit Free Press high school football Dream Team  Detroit Free Press

The 2018 Detroit Free Press All-State Dream Team, selected by Free Press special writer Mick McCabe. Capsules compiled by Free Press special writer Keith ...

Creative Montessori Academy growing in size and ambition  Southgate News Herald

With the recent completion of a 5000-square-foot expansion, the Creative Montessori Academy in Southgate plans to further harness an underutilized ...

No more jail time for student who used Facebook to threaten Comstock Park High School  The Grand Rapids Press -

Malachino was arrested, although Kent County Sheriff's Department investigators did not believe that Malachino had the capacity to carry out the threats.

Student who planned murder and rape at Comstock Park High School pleads guilty to terror threat  The Grand Rapids Press -

Benjamin Christopher Malachino sent text messages in March to a female student whom he threatened to sexually assault in front of her friends while at the ...

Rutgers flips Michigan State RB commit Aaron Young

Young had been committed to Michigan State since October but signed with Rutgers on Wednesday.

Defending Division 2 champ Warren De La Salle headed back to Ford Field

De La Salle beat Birmingham Groves 28-0 in one of Saturday's semifinal games.

Top statewide girls track and field marks after regionals

Lansing Catholic's Olivia Theis wins the girls 3200m at the MHSAA Division 3 track and field state championships at Comstock Park High School in Comstock ...

Last Wyoming Park senior class shares thoughts on graduation after heartbreaking loss of classmate

The class is Wyoming Parks 75th to graduate, and will be the school's last.

Jim McElwain signs 17 at Central Michigan, pulls in former SEC QB  Detroit Free Press

New Central Michigan football coch Jim McElwain inked part of his first class on Wednesday.

Leland spoils Kalamazoo Hackett comeback try in D4 boys soccer semifinals

HOLLAND, MI - Kalamazoo Hackett shut out its opponents in five playoff games leading up to Wednesday's Division 4 state semifinal showdown with Leland.

Students, business sponsors, honor veterans with series of ceremonies and activities  School News Network

“Get gutsy.” That was the message from Vernice Armour at the third annual Armed Forces Thanksgiving luncheon. Armour flew the AH-1W Super Cobra attack ...

Former Wyoming Park student is sentenced to prison for drunken crash that killed classmates  The Grand Rapids Press -

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Former Wyoming Park High School student Takunda Mavima is headed to prison, less than a month after pleading guilty to a drunken ...

Grand Rapids high school football teams discuss helmets, walk-up songs, slogans in Media Day 2

Get to know some of the Grand Rapids area high school football teams as training camp nears.

Top statewide girls track and field marks as of May 10

Lansing Catholic's Olivia Theis wins the girls 3200m at the MHSAA Division 3 track and field state championships at Comstock Park High School in Comstock ...

Ex-convict, realtor gives back in mentor's memory

Now that his mentor is gone, Anthony Lambers wants to continue Richard Pullen's legacy at Wyoming Public Schools with a scholarship fund.

Michigan State flips 3-star QB Payton Thorne from Western Michigan

Thorne had been committed to Western Michigan since May but picked up an offer from the Spartans last week.

US School Violence Fast Facts  WDEL 1150AM

Here is a list of random incidents of elementary, middle and high school (excludes colleges and universities) violence with fatalities, from 1927 to the present.

Wyoming Park students expelled for vandalism  The Grand Rapids Press -

WYOMING -- Four students who broke into Wyoming Park High School and caused extensive damage have been expelled permanently. Three broke into ...

Looking back at Michigan's memorable girls track and field dynasties

MLive highlights some of the state's biggest, baddest girls Michigan Lower Peninsula track dynasties.

Dia de los Muertos a Celebration of Life  School News Network

Schools throughout Kent ISD this week studied and celebrated Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a a Nov. 2 holiday to honor the dead that originated in ...

Looking back, ahead at Michigan's high school boys soccer scene

The Michigan High School Athletic Association's 2016 boys soccer season was an unforgettable one, and this is shaping up to be memorable, too.

Garden Fresh founders work to feed thirst for literacy  Crain's Detroit Business

Garden *Fresh* Gourmet founders Jack and Annette Aronson are looking to take a classroom literacy program that's shown early success in Ferndale and Hazel ...

Three Comstock Park students expelled for fight uploaded to YouTube

PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP -- Three Comstock Park High School students involved in a hallway fight viewed thousands of times on YouTube were expelled ...

2018 All-News-Herald Football 1st Team | MIPrepZone  Southgate News Herald

Offense. Jalin Pitchford, Roosevelt: In just his sophomore season, Pitchford won the starting quarterback job. He threw for 1,142 yards and 15 touchdowns and ...

Wyoming schools ready to celebrate end of restructuring, rebranding process  The Grand Rapids Press -

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Wyoming Public Schools is ready to celebrate completing a restructuring and rebranding process this month that puts the district in a ...

Michigan high school girls track defending champs and top contenders for 2017

Lansing Waverly girls team finished in first place with 42 points during the MHSAA Division 2 State Track Finals on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Zeeland Stadium in ...

Highland Park losing its high school to low enrollment  Detroit Free Press

State officials cited low enrollment for the decision to close the school.

Allen Park cheer edges Gibraltar Carlson for regional title w/ PHOTO GALLERY  Southgate News Herald

After both winning district titles last week, Allen Park and Gibraltar Carlson met up in Division 2, Region 4 on Saturday at Fenton.

Michigan State still looking for a QB in the 2019 recruiting class

Four-star quarterback Dwan Mathis flipped his commitment from Michigan State to Ohio State on June 24.

It's no surprise that Clarkston's Foster Loyer is a Mr. Basketball finalist

Loyer has done everything you can ask of a high school basketball player. All that's left is Mr. Basketball.

Michigan high school soccer highlights from the state finals

Holland's Landyn Beal (5) and East Lansing's Petrus Martens (14) go to head the ball during the Division 2 Boys State Soccer Finals between East Lansing and ...

Tech Center's 3D Autism Project a national finalist in Samsung 'Solve for Tomorrow' contest  School News Network

Students in 3D Animation are working on a huge project to help those with autism become more successful in social situations. These efforts are drawing ...

Notorious Michigan serial killers: Who were they?  Grand Haven Tribune

If Arthur Ream — who bragged in prison about killing 4-6 people — turns out to be the latest Michigan serial killer, he'll have plenty of company. Here are other.

Grand Rapids 2017 high school football previews, schedules, more

The 2017 high school football season will kick off Aug. 24-26 for teams across Grand Rapids. Here's a rundown of area teams.

Check out this week's Michigan high school boys state soccer rankings

Find out the top 20 high school boys soccer teams in each division.

Wyoming schools holding contest to choose new mascot and colors for its new high school  The Grand Rapids Press -

The school board has retained GMB Architectural firm to determine the status of all school sites.

Complete guide to 2018 high school competitive cheer state finals

The Allen Park competitive cheer team competes in the Division 2 state finals at The DeltaPlex Arena in Grand Rapids Saturday, March 4, 2017. (Cory Olsen ...

7 days in jail for 7 high school lacrosse players who trashed teachers' home

GRAND RAPIDS TOWNSHIP, MI - It will be seven days in jail for the seven Comstock Park High School seniors who illegally entered the home of two teachers ...

Michigan high school basketball: Boys, girls rankings, Feb. 18, 2018  Detroit Free Press

Former longtime Free Press columnist and current special writer Mick McCabe provides his weekly boys and girls high school basketball rankings.

Clarkston leaves no doubt with dominant 70-39 win over Hazel Park

Clarkston #1 Foster Loyer looks for a teammate to pass to as Hazel Park #10 Khari Adams defends. Clarkston leads Hazel Park 37-16 after the first half at Hazel ...

Eagle Scout project brightens, preserves Hudsonville's Elmwood Pathway bridge

A Walker teen's Eagle Scout project is a lasting benefit to hikers and cyclists who use the Hudsonville Elmwood Lake pathway bridge, and even to the city itself.

Midland Dow girls, Flint Powers boys named top Saginaw Valley League programs

The 2017-18 Dick Leach Award winners were named Wednesday at the Saginaw Valley League Fall Dinner.

Reaction to gun incident at Wyoming Park High School shows how much has changed in 10 years since Columbine school shootings  The Grand Rapids Press -

A Wyoming Park High student came to school Friday with a handgun, and staff immediately followed a plan they have practiced for a decade -- one created after ...

What it takes to be a National Merit semifinalist and what's next

About 16000 students nationwide have been named National Merit semifinalists, including 54 from Kent and Ottawa counties.

South County Fab Five advance to state championship meet  Star-News

Their names are Justin Mulvany, Mariana Beltran-Picos, Luz Mercado, Estela Bustillos and Drake Prince. What they have in common is they will all be ...

Erin Brockovich speaks with worried residents

The PFAS contamination plaguing Northern Kent County has caught the attention of environmental activist Erin Brockovich.

Grand Rapids Schools employee accused of sexual misconduct: personnel file raises questions  The Grand Rapids Press -

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — A Grand Rapids Public Schools paraprofessional accused of inappropriately touching students once was let go from the district, then ...

See SAT scores for Kent, Ottawa high schools from lowest to highest

See SAT scores from lowest to highest for Kent, Ottawa schools. For the first time this year, Michigan added the SAT to the Michigan Student Test of Educational ...

Kalamazoo-area girls high school track and field leaderboard

See the Kalamazoo-area's top runners, throwers, jumpers and vaulters from early in the 2018 girls track and field season.

So, What's Your Job Like?  School News Network

Cold weather can sometimes be a plumber's ally. That was one of the first things Nathan Bush and Ben Smith learned as they stomped their work boots against ...

Pheasant Fest leads outdoor shows list for Chicago outdoors: Update No. 8  Chicago Sun-Times

Steven Rinella and the National Pheasant Fest & Quail Classic lead the annual list of outdoor shows, swap meets and classes around Chicago outdoors.

Hazel Park High School's miracle revival -- and what may kill it

Hazel Park High's academic turnaround plan transformed it from one of the state's worst high schools to one of the best in just two years. Will district finances halt ...

Comstock Park teen to stand trial for April crash that killed 1, injured 3

A Comstock Park teen has been ordered to stand trial for a deadly crash in April that killed a passenger and critically injured three others when his car slammed ...

Why Comstock Park schools superintendent is out of running for top job in Grandville

Comstock Park Public Schools Superintendent Ethan Ebenstein has decided to stay where he is and not pursue the same position in Grandville.

Sparta High School honors student killed in crash with blood drive

16-year-old Alyssa Eggerding died a day after she was in a car that police say crashed into a tree at 110 miles per hour in April. Several other students from ...

Full Michigan high school track and field results  Detroit Free Press

See how your favorite athlete, school fared Saturday across the state.

We are losing our school with consolidation, but not our identities (guest column)  The Grand Rapids Press -

In Wyoming, worlds are crashing together as two rival high schools prepare to merge.

Up close with Coopersville's Nick Dekkenga

Coopersville's Nicholas Dekkenga (23) goes up for a shot during Coopersville's 62-48 win over Comstock Park at Comstock Park High School in Comstock Park ...

Seven Comstock Park students charged with illegal entry into teacher’s home  Fox17

COMSTOCK PARK, Mich. --Seven Comstock Park students are expected to plead guilty to one count each of illegal entry after charged with entering the home of ...

When Being a Nerd is 'More Than OK'  School News Network

Being a “nerd” at Comstock Park High School is about doing what you enjoy, taking pride in being smart and sharing quirky passions with others. “It's a beautiful ...

Teen enters pleas in April crash that killed 1, injured 3 passengers

A Comstock Park teen is facing a minimum of nearly 2½ years in prison after pleading no contest to four felony charges stemming from a deadly crash in April ...

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