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It’s time for football! Teen hurt in rollover crash Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport Varsity Boys tennis begins new season Four tire tips for teen drivers Tips for taming back-to-school stress
 
It’s time for football!

It’s time for football!

Saturday, August 29, marks the first game of the 2015 season for the Cedar Springs Red Hawks, and you don’t want to miss it! They will host the Comstock Park Panthers at Grand Valley State University Lubbers Stadium, in the brand new GRidiron classic, at 4 p.m. The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) partnered with […]

It’s time for football!
Teen hurt in rollover crash

Teen hurt in rollover crash

A Plainfield Township teen was sent to the hospital Wednesday evening with life-threatening injuries after a collision in Courtland Township. The accident happened about 7 p.m. Wednesday, August 26, at 13 Mile and Myers Lake Roads. According to the Kent County Sheriff Department, a Chevrolet Trailblazer, driven by Matthew Gorkowski, 17, of Sparta, was traveling […]

Teen hurt in rollover crash
Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees

Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees

  by Judy Reed The churches in the Cedar Springs area are pretty good at making history. In 2009, eight area churches joined together in Morley Park to worship together, something rare in most communities. Last Saturday, August 23, the churches met together in Morley Park for their seventh UNITED service, and did something no […]

Churches UNITE to send audio bibles to refugees
Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge

Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge

Dean and Kristie Wall, owners of Dean’s Excavating in Sand Lake, attended a fundraiser at Frederik Meijer Gardens this past spring. At the auction there, they purchased a certificate allowing them the chance to go to the very top of the Mackinac Bridge.

Post travels to top of Mackinac Bridge
Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport

Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport

Roy Beasley grew up fishing, but when he discovered bowhunting, he changed his technique. He became a bowfisherman.

Bowfishing: combining two pastimes into one sport
Varsity Boys tennis begins new season

Varsity Boys tennis begins new season

The Cedar Springs varsity boy’s tennis team began their new season by traveling to Sparta on August 19, for the Sparta Invitational. The Red Hawk singles and doubles tennis players competed against Sparta, Coopersville and Fremont, which ended in a third place finish for the team.

Varsity Boys tennis begins new season
Four tire tips for teen drivers

Four tire tips for teen drivers

(BPT) – Getting a driver’s license is a pivotal moment for many teens, and with the privilege of driving comes greater freedom and independence. For parents, this can be both a moment of great pride and overwhelming anxiety. In 2012, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that drivers 19-years-old and younger were more […]

Four tire tips for teen drivers
Tips for taming back-to-school stress

Tips for taming back-to-school stress

What you can do to help your anxious student Do you or your child have the back-to-school blues? If so, you’re not the only ones. Saying goodbye to slower summer days can be difficult.

Tips for taming back-to-school stress

Food Service Information

20 August 2015

  Milk $.40 Student Breakfast $1.40 Elementary Lunch $2.35 Secondary Lunch $2.85 Free & Reduced Meal Forms are now available online at www.lunchapp.com

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2015-2016 School Year Calendar

20 August 2015

  September 8 1st Day for Students September 25 Student Early Release Day (2 hrs)  October 9 Student Early Release Day (2 hrs October 23 Student Early Release Day (2 hrs) November 6 Student Early Release Day (2 hrs)  November 6 End of Quarter 1 November 20 Student Early Release Day (2 hrs)  November 20 […]

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Start / Dismissal Times

20 August 2015

Building / Program START TIME DAILY DISMISSAL New Beginnings  8:25 2:22 High School 7:37 2:32 Middle School 7:25 2:20 Red Hawk 7:27 2:22 Beach   8:40 3:31 Cedar View   8:40 3:31 Cedar Trails  8:40 3:31 Great Start Readiness – Full Day  8:40 3:31 ECSE AM 8:40 11:30 ECSE PM 12:41 3:31 R1TS 7:37 2:32

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SCHOOL BUS STOPS

20 August 2015

SCHOOL BUS STOPS—School buses are like traffic signals When overhead lights are flashing yellow—PREPARE TO STOP! When overhead lights are flashing red—STOP When the hazard warning lights are flashing—PROCEED WITH CAUTION

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Athletic Information:

20 August 2015

Pay to Participate does not include event pass High School Athletes—$100 Middle School Athletes—$50 All Seasons Pass Family Pass—$225.00 Includes 2 Adult, 3 Children passes only. Does not include athletic participation fee. Adult Pass—$75.00 Student Pass—$50.00 Student Athlete—$25.00   Golden Age Pass If you are 60 years of age or older and are a resident […]

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Board of Education

20 August 2015

Board of Education – 2015-2016 Board of Education Meetings – 6:45 p.m. Patricia Eary – President Hilltop Community Resource Center(third floor) unless otherwise posted Matt Shoffner– Vice President September 14, 28* February 8, 22* Brook Nichols – Secretary October 12, 26* March 14, 28* Michelle Bayink – Treasurer November 9, 23* April 25 Jeff Gust […]

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Important First Dates!

20 August 2015

  K-12 Orientation and Open House Tuesday, September 1, 5:30 PM – 8 PM FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8

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CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIES ACADEMY SCHOOL CALENDAR – 2015-16 — 175 SCHOOL DAYS

20 August 2015

  Grades K-5: 8:00am – 3:00 pm  Grades 6-12: 7:45 am – 2:45 pm FlexTrac Grades 9-12: (7:45 am – 2:45 pm including 2 self-scheduled hours)    Aug. 26 New Teacher Orientation 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Aug. 31 Teacher PD day – 8 hours – 8 AM –  4 PM Sept. 1 Employee Orientation […]

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Creative Technologies Academy Annual Public Notices

20 August 2015

  PARENTS RIGHT TO KNOW The Creative Technologies Academy’s Board Policy Manual contains the following policy which is applicable to all Title I schools. CTA does NOT receive Title I funds, nevertheless it adheres to the following policy: In accordance with the requirement of Section 1111 of Title I, for each school receiving Title I […]

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On Voting … and not 

On Voting … and not 

20 August 2015

By Lee H. Hamilton The campaigning for next year’s elections is starting to draw more attention, and with it comes a focus on voters and their mood. Which is all well and good, but it leaves out of the equation one large bloc of citizens: people who are eligible to vote, but don’t. They give […]

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