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Inaugural junior class surpasses national average ACT scores

Inaugural junior class surpasses national average ACT scores

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.-- Wellspring Preparatory High School’s junior class averaged a 23.4 score on the ACT, a curriculum and standards-based tool that assesses readiness for college.

The 2012 ACT report indicated the national average at 21.1 and state average at 20.1 out of a possible 36.

“This average truly reflects the hard work and dedication of our students and faculty,” said Wellspring Preparatory High School Principal Koree Woodward.  “We are dedicated to guiding our students down a path that will lead to life-long success and they are committed to putting in the effort that will help to position them for college.”

Wellspring Preparatory High School promotes academic excellence that directly leads to college readiness and success.

Library collecting juice boxes for children in need

Library collecting juice boxes for children in need

(Kent District Library)-- Help address childhood hunger in Kent County by supporting Kids’ Food Basket

During the month of April, KDL Gives Back will sponsor juice box collection and bag decorating stations at all 18 branches.

Drop off juice boxes and bring the family in to decorate sacks:
Monday, April 1 – Tuesday, April 30

Kids’ Food Basket is a nonprofit West Michigan organization whose mission is to make sure children in our community do not go to bed hungry. The group began more than nine years ago by serving 125 kids every school day through its Sack Supper program, and

Toy and Comic Expo - March 30

Toy and Comic Expo - March 30

Toy & Comic enthusiast & their families are invited the HSB Building located at 5625 Burlingame SW in Wyoming, Michigan to this Toy & Comic Expo on Saturday, March 30 from 9am to 3pm.

Special guest features DC Comic Artist, Uko Smith, along with many vendors, an artist alley, a film festival & a gaming room. There will also be Hot Wheelz Trophy Racing all day & costumes are encouraged with Adult & Youth awards. Bring the whole family out for food, fun & door prizes!

Admission is $3.00 per person at the door.

Call: (616)261-5664 or go on-line to www.grtoycomicexpo.com for more information.

Check Out New Wyoming Parks & Recreation Brochure!

Check Out New Wyoming Parks & Recreation Brochure!

The Wyoming Parks and Recreation Summer Brochure is now available, and registration begins this Thursday. Available activities include cooking, fitness, concerts, music lessons, computers, sports, events, and park information. The online version of Summer Brochure is also available online.

Easter Egg Hunt in Wyoming - March 30

Easter Egg Hunt in Wyoming - March 30

 

March 30, 11:00am

Easter Egg Hunt and Lunch, Grace Lutheran Church, 150 50th St. SW, Wyoming. 11 am. Sign up requested. 534-0805.

Please join us for a hot dog lunch, children's message from Pastor Diener, and the egg hunt! Please sign up here or with the church 616-534-0805 or gracelc.karen@gmail.com

Single Parenting Expo Covered Several Topics

Single Parenting Expo Covered Several Topics

Single parents now outnumber married parents, according to the organizers of the recent Grand Rapids Single Parenting Expo. It happened on March 9 to celebrate National Single Parents Day at The Dock Ministry in Wyoming.

More than twenty different organizations were there, all involving single parenting to some degree. Organizations represented including, A Father's Walk, Divorce Care/DC4K, Greenpath (Financial Group), SMORE for women, Family Futures, Compassion This Way, Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative/Baby Scholars, Bridging Brokenness, Young Lives, and The Life of a Single Mom.

The goal of the expo was to reach the single parent community and present them with many options for assistance.

Grand Rapids Single Parenting Expo This Weekend

Grand Rapids Single Parenting Expo This Weekend

Second Annual Grand Rapids Single Parenting Expo
 

Grand Rapids Single Parenting Expo

What: A one day expo-style event to promote and celebrate National Single Parents Day

When: Saturday March 9th, 2013 (10am-4pm)

Where: The DOCK Ministry, 4669 S Division St, Wyoming, MI 49548

Who: Open to the public. Over twenty different organizations will be participating, all involving single parenting to some degree.