Leadership Visit

Van Andel Institute hosted several West Michigan schools at a Leadership Lunch & Learn event who are involved in their Purple Community cause. Students heard from two of Purple Community's major supporters, Lake Michigan Credit Union and SpartanNash about community relations and involvement and why they support the cause.

Kazoo Clean-up

For the third year, AP Biology teacher Kristin Alkire has asked her students to participate in a local clean-up effort of the Kalamazoo River. They learn about the contaminants in the Kalamazoo River as well as dig in to see all the trash people dump into it that doesn't help its condition.

Homecoming 2016 Details

Homecoming 2016 isn't too far away! Float decorating has already begun and the week gets underway on October 3rd. Look for dress-up days from your building principal's newsletter. (A few schools are listed below.)

Connected to the Cause

Before the football players go head to head on the field Friday, the Otsego and Three Rivers crowd will pause to recognize the impact of cancer of our families and our community for the Purple Community Event. Leading the ceremony will be former WKZO radio host and now producer and host of WWMT/CW7’s Lori Moore show, Lori Moore.