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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

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Christmas transforms Cascade home into 'Winterville'  WZZM13.com

Many of the displays we've featured this year have incredible lights on the outside, but at the Ward home in Cascade, the magic happens on the inside.



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 ...



'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 ...



Should City High-Middle School relocate to the Creston High campus?  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - There is momentum building for the Grand Rapids school board to relocate City High-Middle School to the Creston High School campus ...



Grand Rapids superintendent unveils pitch to close Creston, other schools as part of consolidation, reinvention plan  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Grand Rapids Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal on Monday, Oct. 29 unveiled a massive restructuring proposal that closes 10 ...



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 ...



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

Creston is a vibrant corridor filled with engaged residents, parks, bustling businesses and ongoing growth. Celebrate your Creston pride in this month's ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Students, neighborhood group react to Grand Rapids superintendent's proposal to close Creston High School  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

The city of Grand Rapids recently authorized a North Quarter Corridor Improvement District in the Creston area.



OK Conference commissioner Jim Haskins stepping down  MLive.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 .



Ex-football star sentenced for assaulting Wyoming High School student  WZZM13.com

The former dean of students at Wyoming High School pleaded no contest to assault and battery for the way he removed a disruptive 15-year-old student from ...



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 ...



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 ...



'GR Walks' app adds self-guided tour of black historical landmarks  MLive.com

Narrated by 2nd Ward City Commissioner Joe Jones, the 11-point Black History Tour starts in Lyon Square.



Q&A: Grand Rapids superintendent holding community meeting tonight at Union High School  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - For the fourth time this month, Grand Rapids Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal will be center stage tonight to present her plan to ...



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

Dominique Mitchell, an academic standout and honor roll student who graduated from Creston in June, died Wednesday in a car crash on I-96 median near M-6.



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 ...



Grand Rapids schools hosting East vs. West I-96 Holiday Classic basketball tournament  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Detroit area high school teams face off against those in Kent County Saturday, beginning at noon. The women's teams compete next weekend.



Power of truth: Ebony Road Players provides safe space to explore race, identity & ignored histories  Rapid Growth

The Ebony Road Players and its executive director, Edye Evans Hyde, are pushing the community forward with theater, prompting people to listen, really listen, ...



Some complain Grand Rapids schools' closing, consolidation plan unfairly targets West Side  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS -- In a school district that's lost 7,000 students in the last decade, West Siders complain they are taking the biggest hit in the latest plans for.



'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 Superintendent Teresa Weatherall Neal wins the 2016 Giant Among Giants Award  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - For 40 years, Teresa Weatherall Neal has dedicated her life to helping young people realize their potential, including tackling barriers that ...



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.



Summer wedding is special for West Michigan bride after health scare derails first ceremony  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Consider, for instance, what was in place: the reservation of the church and reception center; flowers, gowns and tuxes; food and beverage; the photographer ...



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.



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

GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- The year was 1977 and Mary Stiles Kimmell wasn't about to let her daughter Kathy ride in a Massachusetts horse show without a properly ...



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 ...



March Stop the Madness charity basketball game opens reporter's eyes to caring community  MLive.com

The participants and fans at Creston High School Saturday raised money to benefit the children of Grand Rapids.



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 ...



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

Matt Steigenga, Drew Neitzel and David Kool all won Mr. Basketball honors, so let's call those guys locks. But it gets complicated beyond those three. MLive is ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 Community Foundation awards $764500 to tackle education, housing needs  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The Grand Rapids Community Foundation's Board of Trustees has approved $764,500 in grants for education, housing, health, art and ...



'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 Drive set roster ahead of NBA-D League debut  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The Grand Rapids Drive trimmed its roster to 12 players, 10 of whom will be active, on Thursday to meet the NBA-D League requirement ...



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.



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

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and Tropical Storm Erika were among the top news stories of the day last Friday. Closer to ...



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 ...



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.



Wrongful rape conviction, 17-year prison term 'makes my stomach turn,' advocate says  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A University of Michigan Law School professor who has devoted his career to tracking wrongful convictions says the 17 years that a teen ...



Grand Rapids schools is making free meals available to needy kids this summer  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Grand Rapids schools will provide free lunch to kids beginning Monday, June 18.



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 ...



Two West Michigan coaches with standout high school records join forces at Ferris State  MLive.com

BIG RAPIDS, MI – Tony Annese remembered what Sparky McEwen used to do as a head coach at the high school level, and it made a lasting impression when ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Grand Rapids Union basketball coach identifies with players, leads from front  MLive.com

Grand Rapids Union head coach Brandoen Guyton shakes hands with Ottawa Hills players following a game at Grand Rapids Union High School on Friday, ...



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.



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 ...



Tony Annese builds a Grand Rapids feel to Ferris State football team  MLive.com

BIG RAPIDS, MI – It was raining at Ferris State just like it was raining in Grand Rapids on Friday as Tony Annese stood on the Bulldog logo on the second day of ...



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 ...



Police say driver who fled police, died in fatal Grand Rapids crash had cocaine, gun, past convictions on drug, gun charges  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS -- Police found cocaine, cash and a loaded .45-caliber pistol in a car that crashed after the 21-year-old driver fled police along Plainfield ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



Skelletones owner Mark Leech is a headbanger for God  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Press Photo/Delbridge Langdon Jr.Funny face: As a businessman, 37-year-old Mark Leech has a good head on his shoulders. Despite the shaved head, tattoos ...



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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