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GVSU Symphony Orchestra Concert

by (GVSUmtd)

Submitted 11-10-2016 under

For their annual Side by Side Concert, the GVSU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Henry Duitman, will share the concert with the excellent Forest Hills Central High School Orchestra, conducted by Andrew Pool.  On their part of the...

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Open letter to Forest Hills Public Schools superintendent from equity leaders, parents and alumni

by (Jeremy Moore)

Submitted 09-20-2016 under OPINION

Dear Superintendent Daniel Behm & the Forest Hills Board of Education:   Mary Vonck Martha Atwater Susan Lenhardt Walter F. Perschbacher III Suzanne Callahan Michael Seekell Douglas Josephson It is with great concern that we write you...

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Forest Hills flag incident is teachable moment for adults: Consider the realities of others before acting

by (balexander)

Submitted 09-20-2016 under OPINION

Growing up, I was never allowed to play with toy guns; this restriction came without explanation or justification. That was the way it was. I was once gifted this really cool wooden rubber band gun – it was placed in the trash. Anything...

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The big picture: When you teach your kids racism, they will perform

by (balexander)

Submitted 09-13-2016 under OPINION

This past weekend I found myself at a conference in New York City discussing economic mobility for young people and scratching my head at the rhetoric being pushed by presenters and how conference planners seemingly erased the fact that disparity...

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Voters to decide on Forest Hills Public School proposal

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 10-22-2013 under NEWS

On November 5, voters will have the opportunity to decide on a bond proposal that would allow Forest Hills Public Schools to borrow up to $45 million dollars over the next six to eight years. The proposal would require an additional tax of .38 mil....

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