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Ray Flanders celebrated his 90 th B.D. on -8-26-2018

September 8, 2018 by Robert Stegmier (Register to contact)

Ray Flanders turned 90 years, still going strong square dancing at least once a week. He and Dick VabDyke

ALL YEAR REUNION/PICNIC

May 16, 2013 by Alan Maillet (Register to contact)

Creston High School - All Class Year Reunion
August 3 at 11:00am
2907 Monroe Ave. Riverside Park, Grand Rapids, MI

Celebration!

May 16, 2013 by Alan Maillet (Register to contact)

Creston High School Community Celebration
Calling all Polar Bears:
Join us as we celebrate the history of Creston High School!
Wednesday, May 29, 2013; 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Tour Creston, view archived trophies, awards, and banners, watch slide presentation of Creston - Through the Years, view and purchase yearbooks from previous years, mingle with alumni and past and present staff. Hotdogs and chips will be served in Creston’s cafeteria.

Creston High School News From Around The Web

Creston High School graduates last senior class in emotional ceremony  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Creston High School graduated its last senior class Saturday, 124 students, in what was perhaps the most emotional ceremony in 86 ...



Creston High School To Close After Friday  Fox17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich -- Friday is the final day students will attend Creston High School, part of Grand Rapids Public Schools. After eight decades, the northeast ...



A Look Back At Creston High In Final Days  Fox17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.--As students eagerly count the days until summer vacation, teachers are packing their boxes at Creston High in Grand Rapids. "One of ...



Could the Grand Rapids schools plan for Creston High students change again?  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI- The debate about the relocation of Creston High School students continued at Monday's Grand Rapids school board meeting. "I don't think ...



The story of Melvin 'Sugar' McLaughlin, and Presley Hudson breaking his all-time scoring record  Central Michigan Life

It was 1979. He was ready to sign his national letter of intent to play college basketball for the great Johnny Orr at the University of Michigan.



Creston High closure could impact business district | 2012-11-10  Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

While many parents in the Grand Rapids Public School district are up in arms about the possible closure of Creston High School, the businesses along the ...



Addix all-star football rosters expand across West Michigan in 4th year  MLive.com

The 4th annual all-star game features 87 players from Benzie to St. Joseph counties and takes place on June 7 at Hope College.



Matt Kirkwood  WOODTV.com

A native of Grand Rapids, Matt Kirkwood's fascination with weather was “sparked” as a young child who was afraid of thunderstorms. He was acutely aware ...



Student Advancement Foundation raises $500K for Grand Rapids students  MLive.com

The Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation, the strategic fundraising partner of Grand Rapids Public Schools, raised $500000 for students at its ...



What happened to the closed school in your neighborhood?  MLive.com

The Grand Rapids School Board voted to close 10 schools in 2013 as part of a Transformation Plan. Some buildings have reopened, others have sold or have ...



Business owner Michael B. Johnson honored as 2019 Giant Among Giants  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Michael B. Johnson Sr., a philanthropist and business owner whose wide-ranging interests range from sponsoring youth sports to interior ...



Retiring superintendent went from teen clerk to the corner office at Grand Rapids schools  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Grand Rapids Public Schools Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal is retiring Monday, stepping away from the district in which she has ...



'Such Good and Such Promise in Each of Them'  School News Network

Fourteen students form a semicircle, discussing in detail the meaning of a poem by Pablo Neruda, “I Like When You Are Quiet.” Witness the teaching of David ...



Neighborhoods of GR: Welcome to Creston—Be an active citizen  Rapid Growth

Welcome to Neighborhoods of GR, an informal series for Grand Rapidians, its visitors, and those considering calling the river city home. Each article in the series ...



The comeback kids: How Grand Rapids Public Schools are making a dramatic turnaround  Rapid Growth

For years, Grand Rapids Public Schools seemed to be sinking. Now, that's all changing. GRPS Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal explains how, and why, ...



Elected officials, parents, educators bid GRPS superintendent farewell at final meeting  MLive.com

Grand Rapids Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal's retirement is effective to July 1 but Monday, June 17 was her final school board meeting. elected ...



Creston High School grad Jerrell Sanders looks to beat the odds with Grand Rapids Drive  MLive.com

-6122375e741f7eb4.JPG. Jerrell Sanders, right, who played at Creston High School and Ferris State, jokes with Ronaldo Woolridge before the Drive's first ...



Grand Rapids Creston athletics: Thanks for the memories  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS – Grand Rapids Creston High School closed its doors forever when the 2012-2013 school year came to an end last Friday. Memories have no ...



Grand Rapids schools graduation rates reveal highs and lows  MLive.com

Grand Rapids Public Schools overall graduation rate improved for a third year to 49.56 but still lags behind the state average. Individual high schools saw ...



What Grand Rapids schools Superintendent Teresa Neal changed in her restructuring plan and why  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Creston High School students were not able to persuade Grand Rapids Schools Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal to remove the ...



Grand Rapids superintendent says merging Creston and City High-Middle School is an option  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A week after Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal pitched her proposal to close 10 Grand Rapids schools as part of a restructuring ...



Health center opening on GRPS high school campus  MLive.com

Cherry Health anticipates opening a new school-based health center at Innovation Central High School on Wednesday, Sept. 21.



Roger Wilkins, civil rights activist who grew up in Grand Rapids, dies  MLive.com

Roger Wilkins, a former Grand Rapids resident and well-known civil rights activist, died at 85 years old .



Search back on for new Wyoming Lee boys basketball coach  MLive.com

For the second time this year, Wyoming Lee High School is searching for a new boys varsity basketball coach. The Rebels announced in July that they hired ...



For the first time in more than 10 years, enrollment up at Grand Rapids Public Schools  Michigan Radio

Leaders of Grand Rapids Public Schools say they've gained 160 students this school year, finally reversing a downward trend that's lasted more than a decade.



OK Conference commissioner Jim Haskins stepping down  MLive.com

Jim Haskins has served as OK Conference commissioner for the past 12 years.



Free summer school, LOOP program spots available for Grand Rapids students  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Grand Rapids Public Schools is encouraging families to take advantage of its free summer school program to help students get back on ...



Covell Elementary teachers present Grand Rapids superintendent with other options to closing school  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Covell Elementary teachers Thursday presented Grand Rapids Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal with two options as alternatives to ...



Grand Rapids Creston graduate, killed in crash, remembered as 'shining star'  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS -- As she talked about the last moments of her son -- a Creston High School academic standout and recent Eastern Michigan University student ...



Mom, sister hear pleas: 'Then they got to shooting'  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Kaharee McIntosh-Williams was supposed to coach his AAU basketball team this weekend in their first tournament. They just got new ...



Covenant House Academy Grand Rapids opens its doors to students seeking chance for success  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Jazmine Smith is hoping a new charter high school targeting at-risk, dropout and homeless youths can help her master the math concepts ...



Let's debate: Who is the greatest boys basketball player in Grand Rapids history?  MLive.com

MLive readers are asked to nominate, discuss and debate the greatest basketball players in Grand Rapids history.



City High-Middle School student starts petition against Grand Rapids phasing in uniforms  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Ninth-grader Tim Graham wasted no time starting a petition on Monday, Oct. 29 when he found out that Grand Rapids Superintendent ...



Jamie Hosford, 58, Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame member and Grand Valley State standout, dies  MLive.com

jamiehosford.jpg. Jamie Hosford, a longtime administrator with Rockford Public Schools, was inducted into the Grand Rapids Sports Hall of Fame in 2011.



A GVSU Legend Loses His Battle With Cancer  Fox17

BELMONT, Mich. (March 8, 2014)- Jamie Hosford, a legend at Grand Valley State University passed away on Tuesday after his battle with cancer. He was ...



Jamie Hosford: A Gentle Giant is Mourned  School News Network

In the end, it was his loyalty for which he was remembered – to his faith, his family, his beloved alma maters, and to a community whose collective heart both ...



Honorees announced for 2019 Recognition Plaza  Rockford Squire

At the March meeting of the Rockford Area Community Endowment the 2019 Recognition Plaza honorees were chosen from several excellent nominees.



Family blames gangs for Detroit teen's death in Grand Rapids, broadcast 'RIP' on Facebook  MLive.com

Family members of a Detroit man found murdered behind a Grand Rapids home this weekend say he was lured to his death by friends mixed up in gang ...



Grand Rapids schools look at energy audit on buildings for cost-savings, better efficiency  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

A mechanical engineer would conduct an audit of 10 buildings for free through the Rebuild Michigan program, after an agreement is signed.



Former Grand Rapids Union principal now leading Holland High School  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Former Grand Rapids Union High School Principal Justin M. Jennings has started as the new principal at Holland High School.



'It is what I was meant to do. These are my kids.'  School News Network

Whitley Morse greets her first-hour Monday history class with smiles at the door – “I love your glasses!” – then with a chat-around about their weekends. A couple ...



Grand Rapids school board approves Superintendent Neal's transformation plan to improve achievement  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The Grand Rapids school board on Monday, Dec. 17 unanimously approved a district restructuring plan recommended by Superintendent ...



Marcia Jean Barstow | Obituaries  Cadillac News

CADILLAC — Marcia Jean Barstow, of Cadillac, passed away Saturday, September 22, 2018. She was 81. Marcia was born December 15, 1936, in Muskegon, ...



Why Opera Grand Rapids' Duane Davis is departing after 31 years as chorus master  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Duane Davis, music teacher, conductor and director, has held more musical posts over a 45-year career in West Michigan than even he ...



KenOSha Elementary teachers, student ask school board not to close school  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Teachers from KenOSha Elementary's POHI (Physical impairment or Other Health Impairment)program told the school board on Monday, ...



Former GRCC President Richard Calkins, who led school for 23 years, dies  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Former Grand Rapids Community College President Richard Calkins, who led the college for more than two decades and oversaw a period of tremendous ...



A brewery to reach across many divides | 2015-12-04 | Grand Rapids Business Journal  Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Molly Bouwsma-Schultz wants people to dance at Creston Brewery when it opens next year. She hopes it will be a place people will come to interact and be ...



Musician who rode wrecking ball in Old City Hall protest dies at 80  MLive.com

"If jail was what was in store for me, I would do it and accept it."



Grand Rapids Fish Window Cleaning franchise owner hired as company president  Mlive Kalamazoo

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A little over a decade after buying a Grand Rapids area franchise of Fish Window Cleaning *Service* Inc., Randy Cross has been hired to ...



Holland High School principal resigns after year on the job  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

HOLLAND, MI – Holland High School is looking for a new principal after Justin Jennings resigned after just one year on the job. Jennings, a Grand Rapids native ...



Grand Rapids man who died after Afghanistan injury was 'great role model'  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A 24-year-old Grand Rapids man -- who died from injuries in an Afghanistan accident as he served as an Army combat medic -- was a ...



Jerrell Sanders finds 30 seconds of game time with Drive worth season of waiting  MLive.com

Former Creston and Ferris State star admired for dedication and commitment to team despite lack of playing time.



Update on locals in NFL: Trying season for sudden starter Cameron Bradfield in Jacksonville  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

A look at how Grand Rapids area players are faring in the NFL.



Former Ottawa Hills basketball player, killed in shooting, remembered for his determination  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Brian Martinez was a former Ottawa Hills basketball player. He was killed in a shooting Wednesday on Camelot Drive SE.



Former coach of Grand Rapids Rampage resurfaces with Ferris State  MLive.com

BIG RAPIDS, MI - Sparky McEwen, the former coach of the now-defunct Grand Rapids Rampage in the Arena Football League, will coach receivers at Ferris ...



Grand Rapids man lost an arm, but not his artistic skills  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Amanda Loman photos | The Grand Rapids PressJack Klooster, 72, sits with granddaugher Jazmyne AuFrance, 22, and great-granddaughter Izabelle AuFrance ...



Inside Track: Mark Frost helps connect students to future careers  Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

As Mark Frost guided Steelcase executives around Central High School, they stumbled upon a huge collection of yearbooks — all but three of the volumes since ...



Renters beware: Don’t fall victim to unsafe living conditions  Fox17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Here's a story that drives home a simple message for anyone looking for a new place to live: renters beware. Many people rent ...



WOOD TV8 names new anchor for 'Daybreak' morning news  MLive.com

Anchor Casey Jones is a Grand Rapids native through and through.



West Siders excited that Stocking Elementary could reopen  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

The school district is planning five community meetings, including one Thursday, Nov. 15 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Union High School, 1800 Tremont Blvd. NW.



Photos: Rosa Parks statue dedicated in downtown Grand Rapids  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS -- "At last," sang soloist Carolyn Pinder at the corner of Pearl Street and Monroe Avenue NW during Thursday's dedication of a statue of civil ...



Private donors pay for new public school building at Grand Rapids nature preserve  Michigan Radio

Walk up to the new school inside the Blandford Nature Center and a flock of brown hens will quietly greet you. The hens are part of a business lesson about.



A new era for Dodds Records  Rapid Growth

Reverend Charles Preston Smith acquires Dodds Records and breathes new life into a treasure trove of musical memories on South Division.



'End of an Era': Closing of D'Amico's Food Mart ends family business that began a century ago  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS — “Your Neighborhood Grocery Store,” reads the sign on D'Amico's Food Mart, a reminder the grocer opened in a time when it was easier for ...



Grand Rapids schools partner with Spectrum Health, Life EMS to train students as EMTs  Michigan Business Review - MLive.com

Taught at the School of Health, Science and Technology within Central High School, the course will offer hands-on training at Life EMS Ambulance and area ...



Police identify woman, 27, as victim in northern Kent County crash  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

COURTLAND TOWNSHIP, MI -- Police have identified Maria Colleen Boggiano, 27, as the woman killed in a crash Thursday on M-57 near Northland Drive.



Mother says of son shot, killed in Grand Rapids street altercation: 'He wanted to change -- the streets didn't want him to change'  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS -- A neighbor boy toting a football walked Monday into the Willard Street front yard of Marshawn Dwayne Vinson, ready to play catch. Vinson's ...



Local-federal effort targets 'worst of the worst' illegal firearm offenders in Grand Rapids  Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS — His hand on his firearm, Grand Rapids Police Officer Chad McKersie talks to the young driver he has just pulled over for speeding. Nearby ...



Grand jury system helps send Wealthy Street Gang leader to prison for 7 years  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS -- The alleged leader of a local street gang, suspected in shootings, robberies and drug trafficking, has been sentenced to prison as part of a ...



Grand Rapids Hall of Fame athlete Jim Command dies at 85  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

C3-COMMAN_SU_C_^_SUNIQ. Jim Command of Grand Rapids played for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1954 and 1955 and played for several minor leagues.



Inside Track: Judo inspires Grand Rapids lawyer in and out of court  Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Whether he's defending a client inside a courtroom or slamming an opponent on a judo mat, one thing about Eric Richards remains consistent. He's a fighter.



Jack Lovell  Yakima Herald-Republic

Emmick Family Funeral Home & Cremation *Service*. Former Yakima resident Jack Lovell passed away on July 16, 2018, at the age of 72. Jack will be lovingly ...



Army specialist Zachary Shanafelt showed others how to live, friends say at funeral  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Spc. Zachary Shanafelt, of Grand Rapids, was remembered Friday at a funeral *service* in Rockford.



Tom Noreen  cedarspringspost

Two people are running for two City Council seats in the City of Cedar Springs: incumbent Rose Powell, and Jerry Gross, who was recently appointed to fill the ...



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