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EGR Middle School - From the Principal

From: http://www.egrps.org/

Dear Parent/Guardian:

I would like to take this opportunity to remind you that the Michigan Educational Assessment Program, commonly referred to as the MEAP tests, will be administered to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students on October 12, 13, 14, 19, and 20, 2010.  If you would like to view a calendar of specific testing information, please click on this link: 


The MEAP tests, which are mandated by the Michigan Department of Education, assess essential skill development in Mathematics, Science, Language Arts, and Social Studies.  These tests are significant indicators of students’ progress in these areas.

The goal of the MEAP test is to assess students’ mastery of the knowledge and

Drama department announces the 2010-2011 season!

From: http://www.egrps.org

24 Hour Theatre - October 16, 7:30 p.m. in the Little Auditorium
Join us for our 3rd annual 24-hour theatre performance. Over the course of 24 hours EGRHS students will write, direct, rehearse, and perform 5-6 original one-act plays. Student playwrights start at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and stay up all night and write a play. Directors and actors come in Saturday morning and rehearse, rehearse, rehearse. Stage technicians assist in costuming, props, set, sound, and lights, and by 7:30 p.m. the students will astound you with their polished performances.

Fall Play: The Three Musketeers, by Max Bush - November 18-20, 7:30 p.m. in the PAC
EGRHS has commissioned local playwright, Max Bush, to adapt and write this version of the Alexandre Dumas classic novel.

East Grand Rapids Athletics Schedules

High School promotes Healthy High 2010

EAST GRAND RAPIDS - About 500 high school students Saturday will participate in Healthy High 2010, described by organizers as "a day dedicated to pure fun, showing us that by playing games and doing activities with others, we can still enjoy ourselves by simply staying drug and alcohol free."  Some of the activities will include ultimate frisbee, corn-hole, bocce and billiards.  John Morello will offer his one of a kind presentation of "Dirt (NOT "I am dirt").  The day is run by students with the help of Youth Development Director Kathy Szivan and many parents and community volunteers.  The day concludes with a dance.  The fee is $20.00.



Wind Energy Ordinance Hearing Upcoming


The East Grand Rapids Planning Commission is evaluating a proposed new Wind Energy Conversion Systems ordinance for the City of East Grand Rapids. The proposed ordinance can be reviewed by clicking here, or a copy can be obtained by calling the City Services Department at 940-4817.

Ballet at EGR Library

Family Sunday: CARE Ballet's "Hansel & Gretel." Sunday September 26, 2010. 2:00pm at the EGR LIbrary. Enjoy excerpts from CARE Ballet's upcoming performance of "Hansel & Gretel," crafts and fun! For all ages. Movie and Music Programs.

Kids Dance Party Monday

Monday September 27, 2010. 10:00am - 11:30am at the Library. Pure dancing fun as we rock out to tons of kid-friendly music! Burn off a little energy, have a lot of fun and share a special time with your child. Come and go as you please. For families with kids 6 and under.