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Job Hunting 101 class offered in Grand Rapids

Job Hunting 101 class offered in Grand Rapids

From the Grand Rapids Public Library:

Job Hunting 101

Tuesday, March 22
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Adult Computer Training Center, Lower Level of the Main Library located at 111 Library NE, Grand Rapids

This class is designed for those who already have a working knowledge of computers and the Internet. Learn the basics of how to search and apply for jobs online, including how to create an online resume, search for jobs online using job search engines, and the basics of filling out online job applications.

 

Introduction to Computers course offered at the Main Library Saturday

Introduction to Computers course offered at the Main Library Saturday

From http://www.grpl.org/

Introduction to Computers
Saturday, March 19
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Adult Computer Training Center, Lower Level
Main Library
111 Library NE
Grand Rapids

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction to various aspects of personal computing. Attention will be focused on understanding the basic hardware components, operating systems, how to use the mouse, and saving files to storage devices. If you are just beginning to use computers, start with this class before trying one of our other classes. 

Call 616.988.5400 for more information

 

RapidBlog: Schools of Hope, by Lindsay McHolme

RapidBlog: Schools of Hope, by Lindsay McHolme

Lindsay McHolme is the Community Literacy Liaison at the Literacy Center of West Michigan.  Over the past few years, she has been involved in improving literacy in the community as a Volunteer Tutor and Literacy Coordinator for the Literacy Center's Adult Tutoring Program.
 
As Community Literacy Liaison at the Literacy Center of West Michigan, Lindsay McHolme is involved in affecting improved literacy in Grand Rapids.  She writes about organizations that provide literacy in the community.

Summer Fun Can Improve School Achievement

Summer Fun Can Improve School Achievement

News Release:

Experts Say Urban Students Keep Up During School Year, Fall Behind During Summer Break

 

WHO:     Katie Willse and Ashley Stewart of National Summer Learning Association

 

WHAT:     Workshop on summer learning loss with Grand Rapids education, nonprofit and congregational leaders

 

WHEN:     9:30 to 1:30 p.m.

GRPS Central High School Celebrates 100th Anniversary!

GRPS Central High School Celebrates 100th Anniversary!

From: Grand Rapids Public Schools

Today, Monday January 31, 2011 marks the 100th Anniversary of the current Central High School building that was dedicated and opened to students on January 31, 1911. Central was built from 1910-1911 and is rooted in tradition and history.  It was built as a state-of-the-art building that would propel Grand Rapids into the 20th century. Back then Central’s building not only incorporated grades ninth through twelfth, but also the beginning classes of what would later become Grand Rapids Community College.

Haute Lunch Devours School Lunches

Haute Lunch Devours School Lunches

By: VICTORIA MULLEN

With a staggering 25 million children either overweight or obese, entrepreneur Christopher Mier hopes to turn the tide with Haute Lunch -- a service offering schools healthy, locally-sourced meals.

GRPS Winter Parties and School Choice Open Houses

GRPS Winter Parties and School Choice Open Houses

News Release:

GRPS Winter Parties and School Choice Open Houses
 
 
WHAT:                    GRPS Winter Parties and School Choice Open Houses
                                
GRPS students, parents, friends, families and staff are encouraged to attend the GRPS Winter Parties and School Choice Open Houses to learn more about school choices in the district and enjoy free food and entertainment.