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Historic barn burns Fire in garage spreads to home Community cleans up on Earth Day CBDT Grand Gala a huge success Community Night 2017 Construction at Velzy Park Public lands are Earth Day’s unsung heroes Fundraiser for Ricker brothers
 
Historic barn burns

Historic barn burns

A beautiful old barn burned to the ground Saturday evening, April 22, in Solon Township, and the smoke could be seen rising in the sky from as far away as Grand Rapids

Historic barn burns
Fire in garage spreads to home

Fire in garage spreads to home

The Kent City/Tyrone Township Fire Department was called to the scene of a garage fire at 720 17 Mile Road, just east of Paine, at 9:42 a.m. Monday, April 25.

Fire in garage spreads to home
Community cleans up on Earth Day

Community cleans up on Earth Day

In honor of National Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, the City of Cedar Springs and the Community Building Development Team (CBDT) volunteers took to cleaning up

Community cleans up on Earth Day
CBDT Grand Gala a huge success

CBDT Grand Gala a huge success

Saturday, April 15, marked the date of the second Community Building Development Team (CBDT) Grand Gala.

CBDT Grand Gala a huge success
Community Night 2017

Community Night 2017

The Community Action Network held their 31st Annual Community Night on April 20. Over 80 booths were reserved from a wide range of vendors.

Community Night 2017
Construction at Velzy Park

Construction at Velzy Park

Construction on a new walking trail is underway at Velzy Park, located at 15185 Algoma Ave NE. The park surrounds Solon Township Hall, and is named for what the area used to be called.

Construction at Velzy Park
Public lands are Earth Day’s unsung heroes

Public lands are Earth Day’s unsung heroes

Pollution prevention, water filtration among the natural benefits… Want to celebrate an Earth Day hero? Look no further than the nearest parcel of state-managed public land in any corner of Michigan.

Public lands are Earth Day’s unsung heroes
Fundraiser for Ricker brothers

Fundraiser for Ricker brothers

There will be a fundraiser for Brison and Preston Ricker on Sunday, May 7, at Patterson Ice Arena, 2550 Patterson Ave SE, in Grand Rapids.

Fundraiser for Ricker brothers

Spiritual Sticking Points

20 April 2017

Have you ever had a spiritual sticking point? A spiritual sticking point is something that blocks your spiritual journey.

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Earth Week Celebration

20 April 2017

  By Ranger Steve Mueller   Earth Week is an annual kick-off to remind us how we can have a positive impact throughout the year. How we live impacts the survival of all creatures great and small. We inherited a world rich with biodiversity. There are utilitarian uses that are essential for our survival and […]

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Michigan fire season builds during Wildfire Prevention Week

Michigan fire season builds during Wildfire Prevention Week

20 April 2017

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and its cooperators are observing Wildfire Prevention Week April 16-22. Most wildfires on Michigan’s 20 million acres of state and private forest land occur in April, May and June. “Michigan typically experiences some of its higher fire conditions during the spring,” said Bryce Avery, DNR fire prevention specialist. “The […]

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Business owners: keep this Crisis Control Summary in your files: 

20 April 2017

  lessons from United Airlines Los Angeles, CA. United Airlines has scared potential passengers and created a multi-layered lesson on what not to do in a crisis situation so it doesn’t become a PR crisis. Keep this information handy. Every company has a crisis from time to time; here’s what you need to know and […]

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What to do when an IRS letter arrives in the mail

20 April 2017

  The IRS mails millions of pieces of correspondence every year to taxpayers for a variety of reasons. Below are some suggestions on how to best handle a letter or notice from the IRS: Do not panic. Simply responding will take care of most IRS letters and notices. Most IRS notices are about federal tax […]

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Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books

20 April 2017

CTA students in grades 3-6 were separated into mixed-grade level teams in an effort to face off against other teams in their second annual Battle of the Books!

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Just Keep Reading, Just Keep Reading!

Just Keep Reading, Just Keep Reading!

20 April 2017

This year, to celebrate Reading Month our CTA Elementary students read their tails off as they filled our Reading Fish Tank!

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Students Showcase Their Talents

Students Showcase Their Talents

20 April 2017

This years CTA talent show featured the cheerleading team and 10 students ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade who took to the stage to share their talents. Student performances included the reading of poetry, writing and singing of an original song about being optimistic, playing the piano and several students showcasing their vocal talents. It […]

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Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit

20 April 2017

Spring Theater Production May 18 & 20… Announcing CTA’s spring play, Law and Order: Fairy Tale Unit.

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SCHOOL CALENDAR

20 April 2017

  APRIL 17 4th & 5th Grade Health Curriculum Parent Meeting 20PA Meeting 24 Town Hall Meeting 6-7:00 p.m. – CTA Auditorium 24-27K-8 Student-Led Conferences Book Sale 28 Early Release Prom Popcorn Day MAY 1-5 Teacher Appreciation Week 2 Elementary Spring Concert 8 Coffee Time with the School Leader/ Superintendent 12 Early Release 18&20CTA Drama […]

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