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West Ottawa to host girls lacrosse clinic  HollandSentinel.com

West Ottawa High School's girls lacrosse program is hosting its first ever lacrosse clinic on August 10.The free clinic, for girls kindergarten through 12th grade in ...



Teaching the Big Ideas  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — A new math curriculum at West Ottawa High School will encourage students to work more collaboratively and provide more online resources.



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 ...



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'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 students recognized for high scores  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. - The principal at West Ottawa High School spent Monday recognizing some special students. Jason Reinecke spent Monday putting up yard ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 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 ...



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 ...



One Good Thing: West Ottawa teacher gets honorary high school diploma  WZZM13.com

HOLLAND, Mich. — It's graduation season. You may have already been to one or two commencements. Graduates taking that walk across the stage, accepting ...



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

The teen has been charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor for bringing a stolen gun to school. HOLLAND — West Ottawa High School student Davian ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Teen who took gun to West Ottawa HS to undergo competency exam  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

HOLLAND, Mich. - A West Ottawa High School student accused of bringing a gun to school has been ordered to undergo a competency exam. Davian Weston ...



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 ...



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 Eric Paauwe named Holland Sentinel Rugby Player of the Year  HollandSentinel.com

Eric Paauwe grew up watching his older brother play rugby for West Ottawa High School. He saw him fall in love with the sport and it was only a matter of time ...



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 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 ...



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.



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.



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.



Amazing teachers honored at Sentinel banquet  HollandSentinel.com

HOLLAND — Over 60 teachers nominated by community members were honored at the second annual Amazing Teachers banquet Thursday, May 23.



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.



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 ...



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 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 doubles up Loy Norrix for opening night win  WXMI FOX 17 West Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich -- West Ottawa continues to add to their 48 wins over the past two seasons as they defeat Loy Norrix on the road Friday night, 60-29.…



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Six area high school seniors earn Eagle Scout rank together  HollandSentinel.com

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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



WO board OKs roof replacement, property buy  Monroe Evening News

HOLLAND — Due to intense winds this spring, West Ottawa Public Schools has added another project to an already busy summer. The district's Board of ...



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 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 ...



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.



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 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 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 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Murder victim remembered for friendship, strength  HollandSentinel.com

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



‘A true hero’: West Ottawa pays tribute to fallen Holland Marine, veterans  HollandSentinel.com

Once upon a time ... there was a true hero that walked those halls,” Gunnery Sgt. David Pizana said to the students and staff at West Ottawa High School on ...



West Ottawa senior survivor raises $26k - News  HollandSentinel.com

West Ottawa High School's fourth annual "Senior Survivor" competition raised $26375 for the When In Need West Ottawa fund, shattering the goal of $20000.



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.



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 ...



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 senior who drowned in Lake Michigan was 'a great kid'  The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

The 17-year-old was pulled Wednesday night from more than 20 feet of water near the end of Holland State Park pier.



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 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 ...



Central Michigans Margo Jonker retires after 40 years  HollandSentinel.com

MOUNT PLEASANT — Central Michigan softball head coach Margo Jonker announced her retirement from softball after 40 years, leaving as one of the greatest ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Addix All-Star Football Game is back for a 4th year  WZZM13.com

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Creators of the Football Addix All-Star Game, along with area high school varsity football coaches, will announce details for the fourth ...



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