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Catalyst Radio: Creative Youth Center & centering student voices

by Catalyst Radio (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-17-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Katie Gordon speaks with Kristin Brace, Executive Director of Creative Youth Center, preparing kids for life’s adventures by supporting their writing and amplifying their voices.  GR Creative Youth Center will host an all-ages improv...

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Grand Rapids youth review holiday events at John Ball Zoo

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 12-08-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities.  On Saturday, October 25th, the AAPC visited the annual "Zoo Goes Boo" event at John Ball Zoo. Each student...

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ArtPrize examined from a youth perspective

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NONPROFITS

The Andy Angelo Press Club (AAPC) is a program of the GR Creative Youth Center and Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities. On Sunday, September 28 and Friday, October 3, the AAPC visited ArtPrize and each student wrote about what stood out to them...

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Cub reporters enjoy LaughFest

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 04-03-2013 under NONPROFITS

The Press Club now has two levels for our young journalists. Students start out as cub reporters, and work toward full reporter status in the Andy Angelo Press Club. Cub reporters who have published 10 stories on The Rapidian are then graduated to...

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Cub reporters review Fiddler on the Roof

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 03-28-2013 under NONPROFITS

Samaria, 11 On Thursday, February 28, the Press Club went to see "Fiddler on the Roof" at the Grand Rapids Civic Theater. The thing I liked was when the dad had a weird dream about the wedding. And when the dad was singing "If I Was a...

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How GiveCamp gives

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 11-14-2012 under NONPROFITS

For this article, the Press Club members were asked to focus on planning what they were going to write prior to writing it. They first wrote an outline, and then put their article on paper. Some of the GiveCamp volunteers that were interviewed were...

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The GAAH Press Club is flying high at the circus

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 10-09-2012 under NONPROFITS

For this article, the Press Club was asked to review their experience at the circus, as well as try to include researched background information about Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey.    Donny Age 12 It was September 1, 2012 (the date...

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What the Truck supports local youth programs

by Steffanie Rosalez (Steff)

Submitted 09-07-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

“Tacos!” “Chinese food!” “Ice cream!” The lunch menu suggestions from students at the Cook Arts Center’s summer program were not surprising: when you ask kids what they want to eat responses like these are...

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Hope Anita Smith visits GAAH Press Club

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 06-21-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club spent a morning talking to award winning poet, Hope Anita Smith and wrote about their experience meeting her. The GAAH Press Club thanks the Grand Rapids Public Library for this wonderful opportunity! The GAAH Press Club also...

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Meet Mayor Heartwell....twice!

by Andy Angelo Press Club (Andy Angelo Pre...)

Submitted 03-27-2012 under NONPROFITS

The GAAH Press Club was invited to meet Mayor Heartwell in his office at City Hall, but the mayor had to leave for a family situation shortly after we arrived. He rescheduled for March 23rd, and met the students at The Cook Arts Center to finish...

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