‘Kids Need To Move Everyday’

Originally published July 13, 2019 in the Grand Rapids Herald-Review.

By Britta Arendt

Community members voice concerns about school district’s proposal to reduce elementary physical education time

The Grand Rapids community believes elementary students need daily physical education – that’s the message parents, teachers and other professionals stressed to the Independent School District (ISD) 318 School Board during a special workshop meeting on Monday, July 8.

The workshop was held to allow the public to relay thoughts on a proposed revised schedule for elementary students regarding special programming in preparation for the two new schools to be ready for the 2020-2021 school year. Read More