MILITARY

Van Splunter completes One Station Unit Training Army National Guard Pfc. Conner C. Van Splunter has graduated from One Station Unit Training (OSUT) at Fort Leonard Wood, Waynesville, Mo., which included basic military training and advanced individual training (AIT). During basic military training, the trainee received instruction in drill and ceremony, weapons qualification, map reading, […]

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR — March 10, 2011

Reader asks others to support D.A.R.E. Dear Chief Jones, Each afternoon, when my son walks in the door from Roguewood Elementary School, his main focus is how fast he can get to the snack pantry and sitting in front of ANY screen in the house. D.A.R.E. days are different. The front door is not even […]

Annual international photo exhibit to be held March 26

SowHope is an international, nonprofit, charitable organization dedicated to inspiring women around the world through wellness, education and economic opportunities. The public is invited to attend the fourth annual world class, international photo exhibit “Beauty & the Burden—Women of the Third World” to raise awareness of the plight of women in the developing world. This […]

Humane Society benefits from student fundraiser

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Valley View Elementary has big hearts! Not only for each other, but also for pets and animals. On February 14, 2011, Mrs. Reinert’s class hosted the Kent County Animal Shelter. The students listened to the presentation on what they do at the shelter and they learned how to handle and pet animals. The class also […]

Student artwork recognized

The Michigan Art Education Association Region 9 Annual Art Competition was held on Saturday, Feb. 19. Five pieces of artwork are accepted from each member of the Professional Association for Art Teachers, and pieces are judged by professional artist/educators in elementary, middle and high school divisions. Art pieces are chosen for regional show which, this […]