Terry Larkin presenting Betsy Bell with certificate

An interactive sensory pathway comes to New Branches Charter Academy

Ten students from Grand Rapids Community College’s Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA Club) designed, created, and sought-out community partners to bring an interactive sensory pathway to New Branches Charter Academy.  “When we discussed the idea of installing a sensory hallway…

BCMA Student hugging his military father with santa clapping in the background

The school was all smiles and tears when student Conor Grandstaff received a surprise visit at his school’s holiday assembly

At Battle Creek Montessori Academy, kindergartener Conor Grandstaff received a surprise visit from his dad, Shawn Grandstaff, who has spent the last 10 weeks at Fort Leonard Wood, MS in Army boot camp. Conor had no idea that his dad…