Project Unify/LINKS Program Successful

Meadow Brook Elementary's Project Unify/LINKS Program has gained state recognition and honors.
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Teacher of the Year

This year's FHPS Teacher of the Year teaches fourth grade at Ada Elementary School.
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Orchestra Performs at DeVos Performance Hall

FHE's orchestra performed at DeVos Performance Hall, and they were one of two school orchestras from Michigan to receive this honor.
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Forest Hills' Special Olympics BB Teams Are Winners

Forest Hills' three SOMI basketball teams enjoyed another record season.
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Odyssey of the Mind Teams Win Big

Forest Hills had 14 OM teams compete in the State Finals, and seven teams advanced to World Finals.
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Track Season in Full Swing

Track season and spring sports are in full swing throughout our three high schools.
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Every Day Our Teachers Make a Positive Difference

In Forest Hills Public Schools, we help all learners achieve their individual potential.
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Middle School Students Show School Spirit

Northern Middle School students have fun cheering on their teammates and displaying school pride.
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Welcome to Forest Hills Public Schools!

Forest Hills Public Schools is a place where ALL learners achieve their individual potential.  We are a school district whose success is rooted in its residents coming together to do what is best for children and their future.  Forest Hills continues to set the standards of excellence in education and it is where education transcends classroom boundaries.  Excellence happens daily in our classrooms, on our playing fields, on our stages and performance halls, in our community and beyond.  Take a closer look at Forest Hills Public Schools, and experience the Forest Hills pride that resonates throughout our schools.

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Students Release Salmon Raised From Eggs Into Local Watershed

May 20, 2015 @ 1:02 pmPosted in: District News

Fourth-graders from Pine Ridge Elementary School recently released their classroom’s hand-raised Chinook salmon on the shore of the Thornapple River in Ada.  They released their smolts into their new natal stream as the culmination of this year’s Department of Natural Resources Salmon in the Classroom Program.  This release added another hands-on component to the Great Lakes, watershed, and ecosystem lessons learned throughout the school year. Read more

Kent ISD Maintenance Staff Joined Meadow Brook Students for Some Bocce Ball Fun

May 20, 2015 @ 9:48 amPosted in: District News

Meadow Brook Elementary School students received a treat when guests from Kent Intermediate School District maintenance department showed up to try their skills at bocce ball.  Although no scores were kept, everyone was a winner.  The day was extra special too since all participants received cookie medals supplied by the culinary class at the KISD Tech Center. The bocce ball fun helps foster teamwork and so much more through Meadow Brook’s program called Project Unify and LINKS.  To read more about this event, covered by School News Network, click here.

Awareness, Acceptance and Advocacy of Mental Health Team Highlighted in SNN

May 18, 2015 @ 11:03 amPosted in: District News

The Forest Hills parents who lead the AAA Team (Awareness, Acceptance, and Advocacy of Mental Health), were recently highlighted in School News Network.  Click here to read more about this team and the positive impact they are having on our youth, our schools and our community.

All Three FHPS High Schools Make "U.S. News'" Best High Schools Rankings

May 12, 2015 @ 3:33 pmPosted in: District News

“U.S. News and World Report” just released their 2015 rankings that include data on more than 21,000 public high schools in 50 states and the District of Columbia.  All three Forest Hills High Schools–Central, Eastern and Northern–made the list based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college.  All three high schools continue to rank among the top public schools in the state and nation.  To read more about the rankings and methodology, click here. 

Forest Hills Northern Awarded an Active Learning Grant

May 12, 2015 @ 3:09 pmPosted in: District News
The Forest Hills Northern High School teachers and staff who are spearheading the STEM Academy at Northern High, recently were awarded an Active Learning Center Grant from Steelcase for over $40,000.  Forest Hills Northern was one of 12 schools, out of 535 applicants, to be awarded this grant.  The Active Learning Center grant will cover the furniture, integrated technology, design, installation and post-occupancy evaluation for one of three classroom types designed for up to 32 students.  Congratulations to Northern’s STEM Academy team.  Click here to read more about the Active Learning Center Grant.


Congratulations to FHPS Assistant Superintendent on Being Named the New Northview Superintendent

May 11, 2015 @ 3:19 pmPosted in: District News

Please join us in congratulating Scott Korpak, Ed.D., assistant superintendent for instruction, on being named the superintendent for Northview Public Schools, effective July 1, 2015.  According to Superintendent Dan Behm, “Northview will be gaining a humble and hard-working educator who leads through service to others and always with a keen focus on the needs of children.  Forest Hills will be forever grateful for Scott’s service to our school district and his leadership of numerous programs, initiatives, and innovations.  Scott is a man of deep character and steadfast integrity.”  To read more about Korpak, click here.

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