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Graduation 2019: West Ottawa High School  HollandSentinel.com

What are your plans now that you've graduated?"I'm going to Tulip City Beauty College to get my cosmetology license." — Victoria Prado"I'm going to Grand ...



UPDATED: Student with gun in custody; West Ottawa High locked down  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — A 17-year-old male West Ottawa High School student is in jail after bringing a gun to school, prompting a lockdown. The high school was briefly ...



West Ottawa's $97.9M bond would upgrade facilities, increase competitiveness  MLive.com

West Ottawa Public Schools is seeking support for a 25-year, $97.9 million school improvement bond on the May 7 election ballot.



Where Ottawa County kids can get free meals over summer break  MLive.com

Ottawa County aims to serve more than 40000 meals to kids this summer through Meet Up and Eat Up.



West Ottawa teen with gun also guilty of theft  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — A West Ottawa High School teen who recently pleaded guilty to bringing a stolen gun to school with him last September also pleaded guilty to petty ...



Holland-West Ottawa Rivalry Highlights Friday Prep Hoops Slate; Hope Women Home Tonight  WHTC News

The renewal of the Holland-West Ottawa rivalry tops tonight's high school basketball schedule, while the Post-Exam Jam begins at DeVos Fieldhouse this ...



West Ottawa to host Winter Wellness event  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — West Ottawa Public Schools will host a winter wellness event for students, parents and the community at large on Monday, Jan. 28.The event will ...



Two WO millages set for May ballot  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND TWP. — Ottawa County residents heading to the polls next month will be asked to approve over $100 million in bond money across two millage ...



West Ottawa teen guilty of gun charges  HollandSentinel.com

GRAND HAVEN — West Ottawa High School teen Davian Weston pleaded guilty Monday, April 8, to bringing a stolen gun to school with him last September.



West Ottawa teen with gun re-arrested for making threats  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND TWP. — A 17-year-old teen who prompted a lockdown at West Ottawa High School last week after bringing a gun to school has been arrested again ...



West Ottawa teacher awarded honorary diploma during graduation ceremony  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — During West Ottawa High School's graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 23, longtime teacher and commencement speaker Brian Taylor was ...



West Ottawa Links builds bonds between general ed, special ed students  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — West Ottawa special education teacher Jenna DeWaard said many of her students used to not go to school events like dances and games unless ...



West Ottawa teen who prompted lockdown facing felony charges, released on bond  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — West Ottawa High School student Davian Joseph Weston, 17, was arraigned Friday, Sept. 14, on weapons charges that prompted a lockdown at ...



Charges Filed After West Ottawa HS Gun Incident  WHTC News

HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- West Ottawa Public Schools passed a scary test with flying colors on Thursday, involving a student with a gun and an incident that ...



West Ottawa Jazz Band to perform at Michigan Music Conference  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — The West Ottawa High School Jazz Band has received one of the highest honors for high school musicians in Michigan. They will perform at the ...



West Ottawa graduate awarded with annual Panther Pride accolade for perseverance  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — It's been 10 years since Angel Verdusco was separated from his mother, and ever since he's been on a roller coaster of a ride to get where he is ...



West Ottawa student with gun denied bond again  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — The 17-year-old West Ottawa teen who prompted a lockdown at the high school will remain in jail for the foreseeable future. Davian Joseph ...



Six area high school seniors earn Eagle Scout rank together  Sentinel-Standard

Leadership can be a difficult thing to teach. More often than not, the trait is gained through experience rather than attentiveness.Ahead of their high school ...



Improbable journey: Man nominated for teacher of the year never graduated high school  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. -- Brian Taylor was once a troubled student. Now he is now up for Michigan's Teacher Of the Year. Taylor has been teaching history and ...



West Ottawa considers asking for new bond  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND TWP. — West Ottawa Public Schools is working with the community to determine if the district will seek a $98 million bond proposal in 2019.



West Ottawa sophomores create outdoor maintenance business  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — Joe Elkins and Erek Pilarski have been best friends since the seventh grade.The students, now sophomores at West Ottawa High School, have ...



West Ottawa board approves administrative shuffle  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND TWP. — There will be many familiar faces in the West Ottawa Public Schools district this school year, but they will be in new locations.The West ...



West Ottawas Senior Survivor fundraiser helps classmates in need  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — Before 12 West Ottawa High School seniors go on winter break, they have to outwit, outplay and outlast each other in order to give back to their ...



Competency exam ordered for teen who prompted West Ottawa lockdown  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — The West Ottawa teenager who prompted a school lockdown in September will undergo a competency exam and criminal responsibility exam, ...



Court: Threat against West Ottawa gun reporter was a rap song  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — In a bond violation hearing Thursday, Sept. 20, details of a West Ottawa High School student's threats to another student came out. The court ...



Potential West Ottawa bond gets positive feedback  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — When the leaders of West Ottawa Public Schools announced they were considering a new bond, they said what issues the bond may address, ...



West Ottawa senior named Boys & Girls Club Youth of the Year  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — It was a momentous night on Thursday, Feb. 21, for West Ottawa High School senior Angel Verdusco, as he was named the 2019 Youth of the ...



Prep Hoops Doubleheaders Tonight; GVSU Splits in Houghton  WHTC News

Plenty of high school boys and girls basketball doubleheaders on tap along the Lakeshore this evening, while the Lakers had mixed results at Michigan Tech.



Solve the mystery with WO theater in Clue  HollandSentinel.com

The classic board game Clue will be brought to life as students of West Ottawa High School present "Clue On Stage." The production opens Friday and ...



Hope, local high schools to hold dance marathons for childrens hospital  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Hope College is set to hold the school's 20th annual Dance Marathon for Helen DeVos Children's Hospital on March 8-9. Affiliated with the ...



West Ottawas Britney Inthavong honors late father with Purple Power game  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — Four years ago, Britney Inthavong was faced with the most difficult time in her life — saying goodbye to her father.It is something most children ...



West Ottawa Holds First Public Meeting on Possible Bond Request  WHTC News

PARK TWP., MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - A Lakeshore school district figuratively gauged the winds last night to see if a bond proposal could fly. The first of four ...



West Ottawa junior raising funds to attend Stanford law program  HollandSentinel.com

A West Ottawa High School junior needs help raising funds to attend a prestigious law program this summer.Kaylyn Ripley was recently accepted to Stanford ...



Bush named MaxPreps Semer Fidelis High School Athlete of the Month  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Tyler Bush from West Ottawa High School was named the March male athlete for the Second Annual MaxPreps Semper Fidelis High School ...



Graduation 2018: West Ottawa High School  HollandSentinel.com

What are your plans now that you have graduated?"I am going to work full time at Gentex, save up a lot of money and then I am going to go to Grand Valley State ...



Teen sentenced to probation for WO lockdown  HollandSentinel.com

GRAND HAVEN — Former West Ottawa High School student Davian Weston, 17, was sentenced to two years of probation Monday, May 13, for bringing a gun to ...



Classroom Spotlight: Kelly DeWitt teaches college level chemistry at West Ottawa High School  HollandSentinel.com

Kelly DeWitt is technically a high school teacher, but most of his students at West Ottawa High School are getting a taste of college in his class."I basically run it ...



Michigan bill aims to add school counselors, but no new funding  HollandSentinel.com

LANSING — The latest report from the American School Counselor Association shows many states, including Michigan, are struggling with a very high ...



West Ottawa teen's rap song got him arrested for threatening another student for 'snitching'  WZZM13.com

The 17-year-old who was arrested for bringing a gun to school published a rap song threatening the student who turned him in.



Examinations, trial set for January courts  HollandSentinel.com

OTTAWA COUNTY — Ottawa County courts will be busy in the new year, with several high-profile court cases on the docket for January.First, West Ottawa High ...



Graduation 2017: West Ottawa High School  HollandSentinel.com

What are you looking forward to now that you have graduated?"Definitely starting school again. I'm going to Aveda cosmetology school in Grand Rapids.



Special education program creates lifelong friendship  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. — High School seniors Dylan Hill and Derek McNitt are very close. Like all best friends, they give each other advice about love, laughter and ...



Zeeland Public Schools hosts first unified sports day  HollandSentinel.com

ZEELAND — The gym at Zeeland East High School was as loud as it is for any other Chix basketball game as students took the court for the district's Unified Day ...



West Ottawa will start school year before Labor Day in 2018  HollandSentinel.com

West Ottawa Public Schools will be the latest Holland-area school district to start before Labor Day starting in the 2018-19 school year.In a 6-0 vote Monday, Aug ...



Ottawa County court docket set for May  HollandSentinel.com

OTTAWA COUNTY — Several sentencings, trials and preliminary examination hearings are set for a busy month of May in Ottawa County courts.First, Zeeland ...



Ensuring student safety: Sheriffs office school resource officer program grows  HollandSentinel.com

OTTAWA COUNTY — When school staff told Deputy Kristina Workman there was a student at West Ottawa High School with a gun, she and fellow Deputy Tonya ...



School leaders seek enhancement millage for Ottawa, Allegan schools  HollandSentinel.com

OTTAWA COUNTY — School funding in Michigan has steadily been increasing in recent years. However, school leaders say that years of cuts, increases not ...



Community angered by West Ottawa bullying video  HollandSentinel.com

Holland-area community members are voicing serious concerns about bullying in schools after a video of a bullying incident at West Ottawa Public Schools ...



Boys & Girls Club to name 2019 Youth of the Year  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holland will select one of its members the 2019 Youth of the Year in February.The award recognizes a member's ...



Ottawa, Allegan County college enrollment trends up, state down  HollandSentinel.com

OTTAWA COUNTY — College enrollment is trending down in the state of Michigan, but Ottawa County graduates are attending college in greater numbers.



West Ottawa celebrates AP, International Baccalaureate students  HollandSentinel.com

West Ottawa senior Isaac Sierra has taken full advantage of his school's college preparation opportunities. Throughout his high school years, he's taken six ...



Ottawa Co. teen pleads guilty to bringing gun to school  WOODTV.com

A West Ottawa High School student who was arrested with a gun at school has pleaded guilty to three charges he faced.



West Ottawa Public Schools Extends Teacher Contract to 2021  WHTC

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - West Ottawa Public Schools has reached a four-year agreement with the West Ottawa Education Association for a new teacher ...



West Ottawa mourns the loss of 2017 graduate Bryce Thomas  HollandSentinel.com

The last time I saw him, he still talked about how excited he was — he was the light in everyone's life and he's going to be very missed.”West Ottawa graduate ...



Champion Gymnastics seniors shine at Tulip City  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — There is nothing quite like a senior day meet.For Champion Gymnastics seniors, Saturday's Tulip City Invitational is even more special. It is the ...



Parents want action after West Ottawa School Board hid contaminated water results  Fox17

HOLLAND, Mich. -- Parents of students at Sheldon Woods Elementary School want answers from the school board after it went nearly five months without telling ...



WO-Stock 2017 set to rock West Ottawa High School this weekend with 32 acts on two stages  HollandSentinel.com

When lo-fi indie-rock band Lipstick Jodi of Grand Rapids played the Holland-area WOStock festival for the first time last year, the group found a new, teenage ...



Teen in school gun case held after rap song seen as threat  WILX-TV

A 17-year-old western Michigan high school student charged with bringing a gun to school has been jailed after posting a video of himself performing a rap song ...



Holland-area robotics teams prepare for space-themed competition  HollandSentinel.com

High school students get involved in robotics for many different reasons. Fennville juniors like Ally Miscikoski and Austin Steenwyk joined just because it looked ...



UPDATE: Former West Ottawa High School teacher and coach sentenced  WHTC

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) - Former West Ottawa High School teacher and coach Matthew Allan Powell has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and 24 months of ...



Murder victim remembered for friendship, strength  HollandSentinel.com

McNeal was allegedly killed by her husband, who then shot himself.



West Ottawa LINKS program hosts Special Olympics tournament  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TOWNSHIP — The West Ottawa LINKS program has helped build a stronger community.The program pairs high school students with special education ...



Hundreds of area students participate in career expo  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — We want you.That was the message dozens of lakeshore businesses, uniformed services and universities presented to hundreds of seniors from ...



Area students named National Merit semifinalists - News  HollandSentinel.com

Nine Holland-area students are among the 16000 semifinalists in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.Local students are Black River High ...



West Ottawa High School teen killed in crash was 'friendly, kind'  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Counselors and a crisis team were at West Ottawa High School Tuesday as students there mourn their classmate, Jonathan Bracamontes, who was killed ...



Holland-area musicians impress at state solo/ensemble  HollandSentinel.com

Holland and Zeeland-area musicians represented the area well with performances that received high marks at the Michigan School Band and Orchestra ...



Class of 2018 prepares to graduate from local high schools  HollandSentinel.com

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct location of Holland VR Tech's graduation ceremony.It's a high school senior's favorite time of ...



51 photos from regional games featuring East Kentwood, Muskegon, Hudsonville, Northview  MLive.com

West Ottawa hosts Division 1 basketball regional tournament on Tuesday, March 5, 2019.



Fennville, iCademy Global win West Michigan robotics event  HollandSentinel.com

ALLENDALE — The Holland area had a strong showing in the FIRST Robotics West Michigan event March 21-23 at Grand Valley State University.Fennville ...



Graduation 2014: West Ottawa High School  HollandSentinel.com

What are you looking forward to now that you have graduated?“I'm looking forward to going to GRCC and getting my two years and then transferring to Western ...



Jury trials, hearings scheduled for September  HollandSentinel.com

OTTAWA COUNTY — Three preliminary examination hearings, three jury trials and a sentencing will keep Ottawa Courts busy throughout September.First on ...



East Kentwood wins regional championship over Hudsonville in third meeting of the season  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. -- It was a thrilling Division 1 regional championship between two OK Red foes in East Kentwood and Rockford at West Ottawa high school.



National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Named | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC  WHTC News

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - Five West Ottawa High School students have been named National Merit Scholarship semifinalists. That's tied for the most of ...



Sentencings, hearings to fill courts in December  HollandSentinel.com

WEST MICHIGAN — Rounding out a busy year in Ottawa and Allegan county courts, two sentencings and two preliminary exam hearings will take place in ...



West Ottawa senior awarded $40,000 from Elks National Foundation  HollandSentinel.com

Aleah Hahn placed second nationally, receiving a $40000 scholarship through the Elks National Foundation.



Holland man jailed for raping fellow high schooler  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND TWP. — A former West Ottawa High School student has been sentenced to three-15 years in prison for raping a fellow high school student in 2016.



Jury trials, sentencings to take place in April  HollandSentinel.com

WEST MICHIGAN — Several scheduled jury trials and sentencings in notable Ottawa County and Allegan County court cases are on the docket for April.First, on ...



West Ottawa seniors compete for charity in Senior Survivor  HollandSentinel.com

On the "Survivor" TV show, contestants compete to win money for themselves. West Ottawa High School survivors, on the other hand, are competing to win ...



2019 Academic State Champs honors Michigan schools where college is the norm  Bridge Michigan

Dearborn Public Schools has two early-college programs at Henry Ford College, helping the district's high schools snare Academic State Champs honors.



How West Ottawa's 2015 graduating class breaks all-time school records  MLive.com

West Ottawa High School class of 2015 set a myriad of records at the school, including the largest graduating class, largest group of students who will be the first ...



Today in history: March 16  HollandSentinel.com

Take a step back in time through the pages of The Sentinel.



West Ottawa High School to host career and job fair  MLive.com

West Ottawa High School will host its first annual job and career fair on Tuesday, April 11, for its 500 seniors.



Kent, Ottawa high school SAT scores from lowest to highest  MLive.com

The Michigan Department of Education recently released the results for the 2017 SAT exam, which is taken by 11th graders.



Schools to hold open houses, orientations  HollandSentinel.com

With the school year starting in just a few short weeks, several Holland- and Zeeland-area school are hosting open houses and orientations. Open houses are ...



Drowning Victim Was From West Ottawa High School  Fox17

HOLLAND, Mich. -- The teen who died after being retrieved from the cold Lake Michigan waters off the Holland pier Wednesday was Jose Moreno, a senior at ...



Photos: GALLERY: Princess Tea Party  HollandSentinel.com

The Tulip Time Princess Tea Party took place Sunday, May 5, at the Yacht Basin Marina in Park Township. Buy Photo. [1/16]. The Tulip Time Princess Tea Party ...



West Ottawa graduate Brandon Postma allowed to wear Marine dress blues to graduation  HollandSentinel.com

A West Ottawa High School senior will be allowed to wear his Marine dress blues to high school graduation, after being asked to wear a cap and gown over ...



High school students place in concerto competition  HollandSentinel.com

This past weekend, 10 of the area's top high school musicians took part in the 2019 Norbert Mueller High School Concerto Competition. Sponsored by the ...



Search Michigan schools to see how they compare in sending grads to college  Bridge Michigan

Use this database to search for your Michigan high school and see how it compares in sending graduates to college to others nearby and of similar economic ...



Photos: GALLERY: OK Green Conference Track & Field  HollandSentinel.com

OK Green Conference Track & Field on Friday at Hudsonville Unity Christian. Dan D'Addona/Sentinel staff. Buy Photo. [2/91]. OK Green Conference Track ...



Hope students raise record-breaking $340K at 20th Dance Marathon  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Hope College students had yet another record-breaking year with the school's 20th Dance Marathon, raising $340172.20 on March 8-9.



West Ottawa promotes two high school assistant principals, teachers  Holland Sentinel

Two of four assistant principals at West Ottawa High School have been promoted to positions within the district.



Holland/Zeeland Community Foundation to Grow The Promise scholarship  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — In 2010, three couples from the Holland area — Bob and Colette DeNooyer, Bob and Deb Sterken and Tim and Anne Hemingway — created the ...



West Ottawas teacher investigation had limited interviews; unused by board  HollandSentinel.com

West Ottawa's investigation of Matt Powell's misconduct — conducted by Assistant Superintendent of Employee Relations Greg Warsen and high school ...



Hope Colleges TRIO Upward Bound program celebrates 50 years  HollandSentinel.com

Editor's note: This article has been updated to reflect more recent Upward Bound statisticsEric Solis came to Hope College's TRIO Upward Bound program a shy ...



Letter: Shame on West Ottawa for not taking MLK Day off  HollandSentinel.com

As an alumnus of West Ottawa High School and a citizen of the United States, I find it ridiculous that West Ottawa Public Schools does not recognize Martin ...



West Ottawa Schools designated as a Google Reference District  WHTC

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) - The West Ottawa School District is one of the first districts in the country to be designated as a Google Reference District.



West Ottawa school board candidates talk district needs at forum  HollandSentinel.com

West Ottawa Board of Education candidates fielded questions on enrollment numbers, the role of a school board and their own personal involvement in the ...



Build Season: Holland-area high school robotics teams prep for competition  HollandSentinel.com

Emmett Altena's eyes light up as he explains the different workings of last year's Team R.O.B.O.T.I.C.S robot, and how the team will build on their prior ...



Michigan bill would prohibit minors from vaping  HollandSentinel.com

LANSING — A new bill in the Michigan House would prohibit minors from using e-cigarettes and other alternative nicotine products.Federal law prohibits the ...



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