Author Archives: Ginger Smith

Futures 2025: Community working together

Futures 2025: Community working together

Nearly 100 educators, parents, students and community members gave a full day of their time September 19 to discuss the future of Zeeland Public Schools.  The event was called Futures 2025 and took place at the Howard Miller Community Center in Zeeland.  Guided by Bill DeJong, a West Michigan native and global consultant who has… Continue Reading

Three Participants of the I Challenge U Program Honored

The Board of Education honored three ZHS students at the September 16 meeting for their involvement and success with the I Challenge U summer program. Honored were: Taylor Frazee, ZWHS, received the MVII Award of $1,000 scholarship. He was part of the team for the Center for Women In Transition organization Audrey Walters, ZEHS, received… Continue Reading

ZPS Welcomes New Staff

ZPS is proud to introduce our new staff! Danielle Ash, Roosevelt Marlene Bredeway, Woodbridge Aaron Chew, New Groningen Dawn Collins, ZWHS Kelsey Curlett, ZWHS Michelle Fuller, Elementary Michael Garland, ZEHS Stephanie Gregoire, Cityside Jacob Hedges, Adams Jenna Hop, Lincoln Lindsay Jipping, Creekside Dayana Kaboos, New Groningen Aaron Kenemer, Woodbridge Melissa Lambers, New Groningen Matt Lawton,… Continue Reading

ZWHS earns Silver Medal Ranking

ZWHS earns Silver Medal Ranking

Zeeland West High School (ZWHS) is ranked among the top 5% of U.S. public high schools, according to 2013 annual rankings published by US News and World Report. ZWHS ranked 23rd in Michigan and 908th nationally. Rankings are based on data collected from more than 21,035 public U.S. high schools. U.S. News designated the top 500… Continue Reading

De Kuiper Chosen as Superintendent

De Kuiper Chosen as Superintendent

Calvin De Kuiper, Superintendent of Ludington Public Schools, was unanimously selected in a 7-0 vote by the ZPS Board of Education as the next superintendent of Zeeland Public Schools at a board meeting and final interview Thursday at Zeeland West High School. De Kuiper officially signed into contract with the District, with a likely start… Continue Reading