More than 2000 in attendance!
When the name "VanRavenswaay" comes to mind, venerable Hollanders picture are a conductor on the podium directing Holland High’s symphony orchestra. But not like this. The conductor’s baton passed to a new generation of VanRavenswaays at the Grand Rapids Symphony’s annual concert for West Michigan fifth-graders . . .
Journal Prompts and Rubrics
KNOTS IN MY YOYO STRING 7 th Grade Summer Reading By Jerry Spinelli Each response should be at least one well-developed paragraph (except the list of 16 things). There are twenty journal . . .
Middle school students are expected to participate.
All incoming 6th and 7th grade students are expected to join the Comm Arts Summer Reading Group. The assignments are all on Edmodo. Please email Mrs. Pratley at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. . . .
Holland students featured on Nickelodeon news show
Peer pressure is typically conceived as a negative behavior. A group of Holland High students recently discussed its positive side on a national television program. In late February, a production crew from Nickelodeon’s “ Nick . . .
1st & 2nd Graders give Reading Recommendations
The month of March is known as National Reading Month. Click the videos below to view book recommendations from our first graders and TWBI (spanish immersion) second grade students. TWBI Second Graders of Emma Kornelis . . .
Orchestra students perform Mariachi music
Middle school orchestra students got a taste of the Mexican Revolution (Mexican civil war) during their Spring Orchestra Concert at Holland West K-7 School, March 18, performing several songs from that era with West Michigan's premier . . .
Rights and Responsibilities in History
Students of Holland Public Schools' K-7 Idea Lab program, Holland New Tech and Holland High showed off their historical research projects at the annual History Fair, Feb. 5 at Holland New Tech School. Entries included exhibit boards, . . .
5th graders learn about music from high school musicians
Fifth grade students from West, East, Jefferson and Holland Heights schools had an oppurtunity to learn about the music instruments used by the high school's chamber orchestra and wind ensemble groups during an Informance concert at . . .
Holland Public Schools elementary music instruction deserves a fanfare. That’s what Dr. Gabriele Schellberg thought after observing Jim DeBoer teach on Monday, Sept. 16, at West K-7. Schellberg is a professor at the University . . .