Author Archives: Ginger Smith

District Announces Changes for 2016

District Announces Changes for 2016

In an effort to promote continuous academic gains, Zeeland Public Schools has announced a rearranging of positions at the secondary level and aligning various position descriptions throughout the district. Changes being announced will be effective July 1, 2016 following Colleen Johnson’s retirement on June 30. Johnson has served ZPS for 16 years and is the… Continue Reading

ZPS at ArtPrize

ZPS at ArtPrize

When visiting ArtPrize this year, be sure to check out two entries from the students and staff of ZPS! Michelle Fuller, elementary art teacher, has a piece titled Every Child Matters (vote code 62275) on display at Palatte Coffee & Art, 150 Fulton Street, E. The entry is a collaboration of 1,190 students who placed… Continue Reading

Hope Bridge Sept. 28

Hope Bridge Sept. 28

BooBoo Stewart is coming to Zeeland Public Schools! BooBoo Stewart will be visiting Zeeland’s DeWitt Auditorium for the Monday, September 28th showing of Hope Bridge, a free movie sponsored by Jeff & Cherie Elhart and family. The event begins at 6:30 with the movie starting at 7:00. Stewart plays the lead role as Jackson in… Continue Reading

Graduation 2015

Graduation 2015

Upcoming Events: Baccalaureate:  Tuesday, May 26 at Community Reformed Church Graduation ZWHS: Wednesday, May 27 at 7:00 pm at Zeeland Stadium Graduation ZEHS: Thursday, May 28 at 7:00 pm at Zeeland Stadium Graduation Snapshots from ZEHS: Graduation Snapshots from ZWHS:     Graduation Ceremony Videos (Thanks to ZHS Broadcasting): Photos from Tuesday, May 26:  … Continue Reading

Bond / Construction Updates

Bond / Construction Updates

        View the construction blog to stay up to date on district-wide progress!           11.16.15 Update on bond projects, as presented to the Board of Education on Monday, November 16, 2015. Click to view.   3.27.15:  Below is a proposed draft schedule for the bond construction projects. 2.24.15: … Continue Reading

Enrollment 2017

Enrollment 2017

ZPS Preschool Our youngest learners attend the Early Childhood Center, 140 W. McKinley. A wide variety of programs are available including GSRP, Head Start, tuition-free and tuition based preschool. If you have questions, please call 616.748.3275. Young Fives & Kindergarten Young Fives is available at Woodbridge, New Groningen, Adams, Roosevelt, and Quincy Elementary. Traditional kindergarten… Continue Reading

100 Tables Project

Creekside Middle School art teacher Tami Draper started what is now a school-wide initiative: build 100 tables before June. Proceeds from the sale of the tables will be used to assist families in need within the school. The project has garnered media attention both locally and nationally. Creekside students are also developing a web page… Continue Reading