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The Battle is ON!

Did you know you have 1 in 9.2 Quintillion (that’s 18 zeroes!) of filling out a perfect bracket for March Madness? Seems possible, don’t you think? We thought so too… Well kind of. Wanting to embrace the Grand Rapids workforce’s competitive spirit, while also raising money for GRPS K-8 student ...
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Anniversaries.  Anniversaries are a time to celebrate… a time to reflect.  Anniversaries are also a time to look forward. 2018 marks two very special anniversaries for the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation (GRSAF).  25 years from our founding and 15 years for our signature community event, MindShare! First, join me ...
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High School Choir Students Enjoy Hamilton – An American Musical!

Who will tell the intriguing story about one of America’s Founding Fathers’ Alexander Hamilton? 45 students from CA Frost and University Prep High Schools will! Recipients of a special grant from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History - a nonprofit organization that promotes K-12 American history education - CA ...
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GRPS Teachers and Staff are the BEST!

“I heard your teacher is the best!” exclaimed the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation’s executive director Michele Suchovsky as she entered a 2nd grade classroom carrying a special gift. “Don’t you agree?” Cheers erupt from the students as their teacher looked on in curiosity. Passing the gift over to the ...
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Community Partners Making Santa Squad 2017 a Success!

GRPS Toy Giveaway 2017 from Lake Michigan Credit Union on Vimeo. On Monday, December 18 the Grand Rapids Student Advancement Foundation had the privilege of working alongside Lake Michigan Credit Union for LMCUs Santa Squad 2017! Watch the video to see the fun, holiday spirit Santa's Helpers were able to ...
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