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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.



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.



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 ...



Education Briefs - Entertainment & Life  HollandSentinel.com

History teacher given awardHudsonville High School social studies teacher Colin Sullivan finished in second place for the American History Teacher Award in a ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Classroom Spotlight: Shanna Meyer inspires math students at West Ottawa High School  HollandSentinel.com

PARK TWP. — Not long after school started, one of Shanna Meyer's students at West Ottawa High School asked when they would start to do math in math class.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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, ...



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 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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



School music programs perform well at district festivals  HollandSentinel.com

WEST MICHIGAN — Multiple snow days didn't slow down Holland-area middle school and high school band, orchestra and choir programs, who earned ...



Holland-area students give back to community with drives, fundraisers  HollandSentinel.com

Many local families in need will have a Merry Christmas, thanks to the efforts of generous students at Holland-area schools.Throughout the month of December, ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



Top News stories of 2018  HollandSentinel.com

They were the stories that captivated us, shocked us, made us think and pushed us forward. They pulled at our heartstrings, inspired pride in our communities ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Murder victim remembered for friendship, strength  HollandSentinel.com

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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/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 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 ...



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 ...



Graduation 2016: West Ottawa High School  HollandSentinel.com

Keynote quote: "You'll have an easy option and a hard option. The easy option is to give up, complain, be someone's else's fault, stay in the confines of what you ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 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.



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.



North side of Holland flocks to the Breslin Center  HollandSentinel.com

EAST LANSING — As 10030 fans filled nearly three-quarters of the Jack Breslin Student Events Center on the campus of Michigan State University Friday ...



East Kentwood stuns Muskegon in regional semifinal  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. -- East Kentwood junior Ja'moni Jones had the game-high 28 points on Tuesday night and shot seven-of-eight from the free throw line in the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



West Ottawa to induct 100th member into Athletic Hall of Fame  HollandSentinel.com

The West Ottawa Athletic Hall of Fame will be inducting their 100th member on their 20th anniversary. On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, the Panthers will induct ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Today in history: March 16  The Hillsdale Daily News

Today in history. In 1969: In an awesome display of “Panther Power,” the student body of West Ottawa High School held a Glory Day today to mark West Ottawa's ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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