RB Talks Teen Leadership

Any WMU football player will get a middle school student’s eyes to open wide. They just made it to the Cotton Bowl and for the last four years, West Michigan has learned how to “row the boat.” Today, middle school students in the Teen Leadership class got to hear what’s behind row the boat and how these MAC championship players are leaders on and off the field.

Books for Danny

You may remember in early December, Washington Street Elementary students and staff showed their support for a first grade student, Danny Truong, who had to undergo brain surgery, by wearing neck ties to school. This young man dresses up for school. The surgery went well, but there is more treatment to go.

Published Poet

Olivia Stam’s love for writing started in elementary school, about 3rd grade, “I would get applauded for it and used as an example in class,” she explains. And it just kept rolling. She started keeping a journal and her writing just kept improving.