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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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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 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 ...



West Ottawa Public School Officials Dispel Rumors, Snapchat Threat  WHTC News

HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- Parents of West Ottawa High School students have gotten a third message from district officials this morning -- this time dispelling ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 $95 million bond proposal in 2019.



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 ...



West Ottawa seniors celebrate next steps on Decision Day  HollandSentinel.com

Over 500 West Ottawa High School seniors gathered on Tuesday, May 1, to celebrate their change from Panthers to Wolverines, Spartans, Lakers and Flying ...



West Ottawa students receive HATS off honors - News  HollandSentinel.com

West Ottawa High School freshmen Sarah Brown and Erilyn Mann were two of 325 students honored at the 20th annual HATS off recognition ceremony held on ...



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 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 ...



WO set to have enrollment drops, some deficits in 2018-19  HollandSentinel.com

There's good news and bad news for West Ottawa Public Schools financially in the 2018-19 school year.The West Ottawa board of education passed a general ...



Food Fight Fridays — West Ottawa High School  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

WEST OTTAWA -- FOX 17 launched its newest segment Food Fight Fridays. Partnered with Feeding America West Michigan, FOX 17 is challenging West ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Classroom Spotlight: Eric McCourt teaches life skills in West Ottawa woodshop  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — There are many things a student takes away from a high school education, like work ethic, critical thinking and other skills to help them succeed ...



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.



West Ottawas Danny deForest honored with Scholar Athlete award  HollandSentinel.com

EAST LANSING - Danny deForest did his best Clark Kent-to-Superman impression on Saturday evening. But without the telephone booth.The West Ottawa High ...



West Ottawa hoping to build off successful 2017 season  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich -- The West Ottawa football team won and outright OK Red title for the first time in school history. The Panthers set a school record for wins with ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



West Ottawa band, orchestra to perform at Michigan Music Conference  HollandSentinel.com

The West Ottawa High School Symphony Band and Chamber Orchestra will perform at the Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids on Friday, Jan. 26.



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 ...



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.



West Ottawa High Student Wins MHSAA Honor  WHTC

EAST LANSING, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - A senior at West Ottawa High School has earned a statewide honor. Danny deForest was named by the Michigan High ...



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 ...



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.



Murder victim remembered for friendship, strength  HollandSentinel.com

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



Similar heart conditions bond pair of West Ottawa football players  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. -- Two West Ottawa football players formed a bond on and off the field after learning they share a unique experience. However, they say that ...



West Ottawa Faces East Lansing Tonight; Tigers Fall, Pistons Win  WHTC

UNDATED (WHTC-AM/FM) - West Ottawa takes on the East Lansing Trojans this evening in the Panthers' first-ever MHSAA boys basketball tournament ...



West Ottawa senior named Agritek student of the year  HollandSentinel.com

Agritek Industries has named West Ottawa High School senior Jake Wiggins as the 2017 student of the year.Wiggins was honored for "exhibiting outstanding ...



Holland area salutes vets with Veterans Day events  HollandSentinel.com

Military veterans will be honored at several events taking place in the Holland area on Friday, Sunday and Monday, Nov. 12.Three high schools will host ...



West Ottawa's Boys Down East Lansing, Heads to State Hoops Semis  WHTC

LANSING, MI (WHTC-AM/FM) - West Ottawa advanced to the MHSAA Class A boys basketball tournament semifinals with a 58-55 victory over East Lansing in a ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 faces FHN on Monday; MSU, U-M Earn #3 NCAA Seeds  WHTC

UNDATED (WHTC-AM/FM) - West Ottawa takes on Forest Hills Northern in a Michigan High School Athletic Association Class A boys' basketball tournament ...



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 ...



Get to know the candidates in local races  Grand Haven Tribune

The Tribune distributed questionnaires to candidates in contested races in the upcoming Aug. 7 primary elections. Their responses are listed below. Note: The ...



West Ottawa grad named oustanding NASA intern  HollandSentinel.com

Jacob Duckworth, a 2015 West Ottawa High School graduate, was named an outstanding intern by NASA for his fall internship at NASA's Johnson Space Center ...



Meet Up and Eat Up provides summer meals to kids  HollandSentinel.com

Approximately 771000 Michigan school children rely on the federal school lunch program to eat during the school year. With the end of the school year right ...



First generation college-bound graduate shares harrowing story  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. -- Thursday's graduation ceremony at West Ottawa High School will be extra special for one student. Not only is Michael Cruise graduating ...



West Ottawa officials disregarded initial complaint on teacher who groped student  HollandSentinel.com

West Ottawa Public Schools administrators withheld evidence that suggests Athletic Director Pat Marsman knew about an inappropriate relationship between ...



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 ...



West Ottawa wins first district title in boys basketball  HollandSentinel.com

Leading Wyoming by 21 points late in the third quarter, the West Ottawa Panthers were closing in on their first boys district championship in school history.



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.



West Ottawa seniors raising thousands of dollars for peers in need  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. -- West Ottawa High School kicked off its largest annual fundraiser of the year on Monday to help students in the community, taking some cues ...



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 ...



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 ...



West Ottawa athletic director denies telling police he knew of teachers indiscretions  HollandSentinel.com

Marsman, in a phone interview with The Sentinel on Wednesday, Jan. 20, said he never told police an anonymous caller mentioned a female student and that ...



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 ...



Clarkston rallies past Holland West Ottawa with three four-quarter touchdowns  MLive.com

Clarkston advances to the Division 1 state semis with a 29-22 win over Holland West Ottawa.



West Ottawa baseball tops Bryon Center in regional finals  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. -- The West Ottawa baseball team overcame a four run deficit on Saturday to come back and beat Byron Center 11-7 to capture the ...



Zeeland wins robotics contest  HollandSentinel.com

The Holland-Zeeland area was well represented at the FIRST Robotics West Michigan District Event on Saturday, March 24, at Grand Valley State University.



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.



Armed robbery suspect connected to 2014 hit-and-run victim  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND TWP. — Holland resident Jerad Kluting, 31, said he refuses to be another victim of gun violence after a stranger fired shots at him and tried to steal ...



Rory Zegunis let go as West Ottawa football coach  HollandSentinel.com

Rory Zegunis is no longer the varsity football coach at West Ottawa High School.The school parted ways with Zegunis following his fourth season leading the ...



Minor involvement: West Ottawa junior, 15, seeks to express political voice with two PACs  HollandSentinel.com

Hunter Ihrman, 15, recently filed paperwork for two political action committees. The West Ottawa High School junior, along with several peers, hopes to fundraise ...



West Ottawa school board fires teacher/coach Matt Powell accused of sex assault crime  Holland Sentinel

The West Ottawa Board of Education fired teacher and varsity wrestling coach Matt Powell Monday, May 11, after reviewing evidence related to an ongoing court ...



Holland Chorale preparing for showcase concert  HollandSentinel.com

The Holland Chorale will kick off its 59th season with an evening of music by artists of all ages. The Adventures in Harmony Showcase Concert, “Our Gift to the ...



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 ...



Train hits, kills 30-year-old man in Holland  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. - A man was fatally struck by a train in the City of Holland late Thursday night, but investigators don't know yet whether it was a suicide.



Jury trials, sentencings to take place next month  HollandSentinel.com

WEST MICHIGAN — A series of high-profile jury trials and upcoming sentencings will keep Ottawa County courts particularly busy in October. Most notably, two ...



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 ...



Local schools work to address bullying  HollandSentinel.com

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, a campaign that remains incredibly important for American schools. While there is greater awareness and ...



Class of 2017 prepares to graduate from Holland-area schools  HollandSentinel.com

After 13 years of school — or sometimes a little bit longer — hundreds of Holland-area students are about to earn their high school diploma.From West Ottawa's ...



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 ...



Two charges added as teenage student testifies against West Ottawa teacher Matthew Powell  Holland Sentinel

During a more than hour-long testimony, a 16-year-old female student described three separate instances in which she claims West Ottawa teacher and coach ...



Proposal to move 17-year-old offenders to juvenile system raises cost concerns  HollandSentinel.com

LANSING — Michigan lawmakers are considering moving 17-year-olds from the adult to juvenile court system.Supporters say the change is needed to protect ...



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 ...



Disc golf course opens at Harvest Chapel in West Olive  HollandSentinel.com

WEST OLIVE — The Breakers Disc Golf Course will be hosting a grand opening event on Saturday, August 25th from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. This “free to play” ...



Black River 3rd-best high school in state  HollandSentinel.com

Black River Public School, a college preparatory charter school in Holland, has been named the third-best public high school in Michigan by US News & World ...



Must-see Grand Rapids football games that you might not know are coming  MLive.com

There are plenty of intriguing non-conference games coming up this football season.



28 vehicles have tires punctured at Holland mobile home park  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. -- Nearly 30 vehicles were found with flat tires Thursday at the Lincoln Estates Mobile Home Park. The Holland Department of Public Safety ...



Controversial Parkside Marina project to open next year  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. -Ottawa County expects to spend nearly $2.5 million to downsize Parkside Marina and expand a small park along Lake Macatawa.



Students become the doctors at Spectrum Health’s first outreach program  Fox17

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. -- Spectrum Health opened their doors to 25 West Ottawa high school students to work alongside medical professionals while training ...



West Ottawa High School student struck, killed by car; driver left, called police from work  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, MI – Police identified Jonathan Bracamontes, 15, a student at West Ottawa High School, as the victim of a crash this morning at U.S. 31 ...



Ottawa Co. sheriff’s detectives arrest suspect in home invasion  Fox17

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- A 54-year-old Park Township woman managed to break free from some restraints and call police, after a man broke into her ...



Playwright, music director Adam Wachter remembers local beginnings  Holland Sentinel

He wrote a musical, “Tarrytown,” which recently won an award for best new musical in San Diego. He was featured on TV as music director on ABC's “Encore!



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.



Rising teen vaping trends are led by the Juul  HollandSentinel.com

OTTAWA COUNTY - The sleek, 3.5-inch aluminum device looks similar to any run-of-the-mill flash drive. It can be easily concealed in the palm of a hand, and ...



West Ottawa Schools Receive Financial Award | News | 1450 99.7 WHTC  WHTC

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) - The West Ottawa School District has received an award by an international business management organization for transparency in ...



Hear the music of Peter and the Wolf at family concert  HollandSentinel.com

The music of "Peter and the Wolf" will be presented by the Holland Symphony Orchestra in its annual Family Concert. Under the direction of Music Director ...



Suspect arraigned in Holland Township stabbing and chase  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. -- The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office says the suspect in last Thursday's stabbing and subsequent police chase in Holland Township now ...



West Ottawa Recognized by Bridge Magazine for Academics  WHTC

HOLLAND, MI (WHTC) - Bridge magazine recognized West Ottawa High School as one of its 44 Academic State Champions for 2015, placing them in the top ...



Spencer Carl to Transfer to Michigan After 1 Year at Louisville  SwimSwam

Holland, Michigan-native Spencer Carl will transfer to the University of Michigan in the fall. He swam his freshman year at Louisville.



Holland cheerleaders receive social justice award for demonstration during national anthem  HollandSentinel.com

All members of the Holland High School varsity cheerleading team, most of whom knelt during the national anthem before a football game in October, have been ...



West Ottawa High School students pilot new drone  Fox17

HOLLAND, Mich. – West Ottawa High School has a new high tech tool that's helping with everything from robotics to yearbook club. Students are piloting a DJI ...



Police: man who allegedly shot wife, self faces open-murder charge  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

West Olive, Mich. -- The Ottawa County Prosecutor's Office has issued an Open Murder warrant for a man suspected of fatally shooting his wife, before turning ...



Car shot up at Ottawa County Meijer store  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

GEORGETOWN TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- The Ottawa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the shooting of a vehicle that happened outside a Meijer store early ...



Area students qualify for National Merit scholarship consideration  HollandSentinel.com

Fifteen West Ottawa High School juniors recently qualified for National Merit Scholarship consideration.Qualification is based on the students' fall 2016 ...



Busy Friday Night in Prep Hoops; Hope, GVSU in Roundball Action Today  WHTC

UNDATED (WHTC-AM/FM) - In high school basketball results reported from last night: Holland was swept at East Grand Rapids by scores of 67-39 for the boys ...



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