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Latest Knapp Forest News

October 9, 201411 days ago

An Evening with Jeff Yalden

Jeff Yalden, highly acclaimed life coach and #1 youth motivational speaker, will be presenting a special, inspiring evening for the Grand Rapids community, Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 7 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center.  This is one event you definitely won’t want to miss! 

Click here to see more information!

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October 20, 201410 hours ago

Gala for True Success

These students were chosen to represent their class at the 2014 Gala for True Success. This program is being piloted in Mrs.Damstra’s class this year. It focuses on building essential life skills so that kids learn the importance once they graduate from high school when entering the workforce or going to college. The pieces that were submitted for the Gala was about respect and the importance of this life long skill.

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June 5, 20144 months ago

Happy summer Knapp Forest! - (we love our jobs)

Although we take education very seriously here at Knapp Forest, we have been known to get a little bit silly once in a while…

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May 9, 20145 months ago

Springtime at KF

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April 24, 20145 months ago

Wow - what a musical finale for the 5th graders!

We want to thank our fabulous fifth graders, and of course Mrs. Stroh, for their amazing finale performance at the Fine Arts Center. It was an amazing show!

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March 26, 20146 months ago

Congratulations KF Fourth Grade for a MAGICAL Musical!

Our Knapp Forest Fourth Graders performed ‘Once Upon a Dream’ ( a Cinderella Story) as their musical this year.